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2 | “Celebrate endings — for they precede new beginnings.” — Jonathan Huie
3 | “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis
4 | “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day” — Edith Lovejoy Pierce.
6 | “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” — T.S. Eliot
8 | “Although no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.” — Carl Bard
9 | “The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” — Socrates
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10 | “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” — Melody Beattie
11 | “I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings.” — Nick Frederickson
12 | “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
13 | “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each year find you a better man.” — Benjamin Franklin
14 | “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” — J.P. Morgan
15 | “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you go. They merely determine where you start.” — Nido Qubein.
16 | “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” — David Bowie.
17 | “No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” — Buddha.
18 | “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” — Robin Sharma.
19 | “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” — Sir Winston Churchill.
20 | “Enter this new year with a gratitude for this new chance to create your dreams.” — Avina Celeste.
21 | “You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” — Steve Harvey.
22 | “We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives … not looking for flaws but for potential.” — Ellen Goodman.
23 | “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” — Martin Luther King.
24 | “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” — William Shakespeare.
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25 | “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” — Abraham Lincoln.
26 | “What the new years bring to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” — Vern McLellan.
27 | “Celebrate what you want to see more of.” — Tom Peters.
28 | “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson.
29 | “You do not find the happy life. You make it.” — Camilla Eyring Kimball.
30 | “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” — Thomas Jefferson.
31 | “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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32 | “Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas.” — Charles Kettering.
33 | “Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” — Neil Gaiman.
34 | “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” — Meister Eckhart.
34 | “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” — Meister Eckhart.
35 | “Each year’s regret are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the new year.” — John R. Dallas.
36 | “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” — Maya Angelou.
37 | “Resolve to keep happy, and your joy, and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” — Helen Keller.
38 | “Listen. I wish I could tell you it gets better. But, it doesn’t get better. You get better.” — Joan Rivers.
39 | “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.” — Henry David Thoreau.
40 | “The most important thing to remember is this: To be ready at any moment to give up what you are for what you might become.” — W.E.B. Du Bois.
41 | “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” — Hal Borland.
42 | “Strength shows not only the ability to persist, but the ability to start over.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald.
43 | “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt.
44 | “Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” — Cavett Robert.
45 | “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela.
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46 | “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” — Charles Lamb.
47 | “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” — Bill Vaughan.
48 | “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Abraham Lincoln.
49 | “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot.
50 | “Each of us has that right, that possibility, to invent ourselves daily. If a person does not invent herself, she will be invented. So, to be bodacious enough to invent ourselves is wise.” — Maya Angelou.
51 | “Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” — Kristin Kreuk.
52 | “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” — Germany Kent.
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53 | “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” — Neil Gaiman.
54 | “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — William E Vaughan.
55 | “You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” — Hillary De Piano.
56 | “The New Year is a painting not yet painted; a path not yet stepped on; a wing not yet taken off! Things haven’t happened as yet! Before the clock strikes twelve, remember that you are blessed with the ability to reshape your life.” — Mehmet Murat Ildan.
57 | “Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time.” — Catherine Pulsifer.
58 | “Tonight’s December thirty-first,
Something is about to burst.
The clock is crouching, dark and small,
like a time bomb in the hall.
Hark, its midnight, children dear.
Duck! Here comes another year!” — Ogden Nash.
59 | “Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.” — Steven Spielberg.
60 | “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” — Paulo Coehlo.
61 | “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” — Seneca.
62 | “It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald.
63 | “Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” — Oscar Wilde.
64 | “Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she became a butterfly.” — Unknown.
69 | “Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” — Frank Scully.
70 | “A New Year has tiptoed in. Let’s go forward to meet it.” — Anusha Atukorala.
71 | “Cheers to a gracious New Year. May we uphold the fullness of God’s grace, goodness and goodwill.” — Lailah Gifty Akita.
72 | “New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way.” — Auliq Ice.
73 | “As the year comes to a close, it is a time for reflection — a time to release old thoughts and beliefs and forgive old hurts. Whatever has happened in the past year, the New Year brings fresh beginnings. Exciting new experiences and relationships await. Let us be thankful for the blessings of the past and the promise of the future.” — Peggy Toney Horton.
74 | “Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming.” — Mike Dooley.
75 | “Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” — Michael Josephson.
76 | “The priceless lesson in the New Year is that endings birth beginnings and beginnings birth endings. And in this elegantly choreographed dance of life, neither ever find an end in the other.” — Craig D. Lounsbrough.
77 | “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions!” — Joey Adams.
78 | “The attraction of New Year is this: The year changes, and in that change we believe that we can change with it. It is far more difficult, however, to change yourself than turn the calendar to a new page.” — R. Joseph Hoffmann.
79 | “He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; he who makes one is a fool.” — F. M. Knowles.
80 | “I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings.” — Nick Frederickson.
81 | “Making New Year resolutions is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another.” — Alex Morritt.
82 | “There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.” — C.S. Lewis.
83 | “This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” — Taylor Swift.
84 | “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” — Albert Einstein.
85 | “We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” — Hillary De Piano.
86 | “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” — Brad Paisley.
87 | “And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” — Rainer Maria Rilke.
88 | “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” — Oprah Winfrey.
89 | “Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” — Sarah Ban Breathnach
90 | “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘it will be happier.’” — Alfred Lord Tennyson
91 | “New year — a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” — Alex Morritt