New Year quotes

  • Dear Mr. and Mrs. Obama, Thank you for sending me Christmas and New Year greetings yet again. Welcome back to India... Would have loved to host you at my concert in Baroda on the 26th!
    -- A. R. Rahman

    #New Year #Years #India

  • Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I`m stronger.
    -- Aaron Carter

    #New Year #Dream #Feelings

  • To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
    -- Akhenaton

    #Wisdom #New Year #Careers

  • Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
    -- Akhenaton

    #Wise #New Year #Art

  • That's the great thing about New Year's, you get to be a year older. For me, that wasn't such a joke, because my birthday was always around this time. When I was a kid, my father used to tell me that everybody was celebrating my birthday. That's what the trees are all about.
    -- Alan King

    #New Year #Father #Kids

  • All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Inspirational #Motivational #New Year

  • May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early!
    -- Aleister Crowley

    #New Year #Years #May

  • May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall!
    -- Aleister Crowley

    #New Year #Courage #Fall

  • Ring out the false, ring in the true.
    -- Alfred Lord Tennyson

    #Happy #New Year #Rings

  • Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...
    -- Alfred Lord Tennyson

    #Happiness #Hope #New Year

  • Ring out false pride in place and blood, The civic slander and the spite; Ring in the love of truth and right, Ring in the common love of good. Ring out old shapes of foul disease; Ring out the narrowing lust of gold; Ring out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace.
    -- Alfred the Great

    #New Year #War #Pride

  • I want to be around people that do things. I don't want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people who dream and support and do things.
    -- Amy Poehler

    #New Year #Dream #Judging

  • On the third day after someone dies, the soul comes back to settle scores. In my mother's case, this would be the first day of the lunar new year. And because it is the new year, all debts must be paid, or disaster and misfortune will follow.
    -- Amy Tan

    #Mother #New Year #Years

  • I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Inspirational #Funny #New Year

  • But can one still make resolutions when one is over forty? I live according to twenty-year-old habits.
    -- Andre Gide

    #New Year #Years #Old Habits

  • I'm usually at home and in bed by 10 o'clock. I do not want to be out at anybody's New Year's Eve party.
    -- Andre Leon Talley

    #New Year #Party #Home

  • Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow to do some of the things you have always wanted to do but could not find the time. Call up a forgotten friend. Drop an old grudge, and replace it with some pleasant memories. Vow not to make a promise you do not think you can keep. Walk tall, and smile more. You will look 10 years younger. Do not be afraid to say, I love you. Say it again. They are the sweetest words in the world.
    -- Ann Landers

    #New Year #Memories #Love You

  • For years, I worked seven-day weeks, through birthdays and most public holidays, Christmases and New Year’s Eves included. I worked mornings and afternoons, resuming work after dinner. I remember feeling as if life were a protracted exercise in pulling myself out of a well by a rope, and that rope was work.
    -- Antonella Gambotto-Burke

    #New Year #Morning #Holiday

  • In the 20 long, hungry years between my late teens and late 30s I bought in to virtually every new diet and/or exercise regime that hoved into view, particularly at this most vulnerable time for those of us prone to poor body image - a new year.
    -- Arabella Weir

    #New Year #Exercise #Views

  • The book is closed, the year is done, the pages full of tasks begun. A little joy, a little care, along with dreams, are written there. This new day brings another year, Renewing hope, dispelling fear. And we may find before the end, a deep content, another friend.
    -- Arch Ward

    #New Year #Dream #Book

  • The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance. The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life. You can turn over a new leaf every hour if you choose.
    -- Arnold Bennett

    #Motivational #New Year #Lying

  • For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year, we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others, but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own. It is a good habit.
    -- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

    #New Year #Time #Years

  • A New Year's resolution that I can never keep? To be able to make decisions.
    -- Ashanti

    #New Year #Years #Decision

  • A lot of sequins for New Year's! Red, green, white - I fail at all of that because I'm always in black. But for Christmas, I do love wearing cute dresses with tights and a pair of boots.
    -- Ashley Benson

    #Cute #New Year #Years

  • On Easter or Christmas Day, my mother might drag me to church, just as she dragged me to the Buddhist temple, the Chinese New Year celebration, the Shinto shrine, and ancient Hawaiian burial sites.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Mother #New Year #Easter

  • New Year's Eve, we're going to be doing a concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Symphony Hall. It makes me feel good, because of all the people they could have had, they wanted me! We do have to do a little work with the rhythm section.
    -- Barbara Cook

    #New Year #Years #Symphony

  • Deep breaths are very helpful at shallow parties.
    -- Barbara Walters

    #New Year #Party #Literature

  • We've made mistakes, But we've made good friends too. Remember all the nights we spent with them? And all our plans, Who says they can't come true? Tonight's another chance to start again. It's just another New Year's Eve, Another night like all the rest.
    -- Barry Manilow

    #New Year #Mistake #Good Friend

  • Matt and I have set a date. Matt and I will tie the knot New Years Day in the town of Swampscott, Massachusetts. Reserve your hotel rooms now. I will be having a gay marriage.
    -- Ben Affleck

    #New Year #Gay #Ties

  • My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.
    -- Ben Stiller

    #New Year #Party #Years

  • I was a total nerd growing up. I'd rather sit home and read a novel on New Year's Eve and say, 'Wow, I read the whole thing in one night!' That was my idea of a big time.
    -- Beth Broderick

    #New Year #Growing Up #Home

  • An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #New Year #Fun #New Beginnings

  • I'm from Minnesota! I used to work Knuckleheads at the Mall of America as a stand-up. I spent New Year's there once. I'm not trying to namedrop.
    -- Billy Gardell

    #New Year #Years #America

  • When we live apart from God, our lives get out of tune - out of harmony with others and with God. But if we live in tune with the Master, we, too, will find ourselves surrounded by His beautiful music. As this new year begins, ask God to help you tune your life every day to His Word, so you can bring harmony and joy to those around you.
    -- Billy Graham

    #Beautiful #New Year #Years

  • As this New Year begins, ask God to help you tune your life every day to His Word, so you can bring harmony and joy to those around you.
    -- Billy Graham

    #New Year #Years #Joy

  • When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open.
    -- Bob Marley

    #Life #Music #New Year

  • To have the kind of year you want to have, something has to happen that you can't explain why it happened. Something has to happen that you can't coach.
    -- Bobby Bowden

    #Happy #New Year #Years

  • Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.
    -- Brad Paisley

    #New Year #Book #Writing

  • You can develop any habit or thought or behavior that you consider desirable or necessary.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Inspirational #New Year #Behavior

  • Your ability to concentrate single-mindedly on one thing, the most important thing, and stay at it until it is complete, is an essential prerequisite for success.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #New Year #Important #Essentials

  • I think if there's something one needs to change with oneself, it doesn't have to happen in the New Year. You can do that any time you please - not that it's not a good inspirational tactic for the people that it works for.
    -- Brittany Murphy

    #New Year #Thinking #Years

  • Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.
    -- Brooks Atkinson

    #New Year #Memories #Holiday

  • A year of ending and beginning, a year of loss and finding... and all of you were with me through the storm. I drink your health, your wealth, your fortune for long years to come, and I hope for many more days in which we can gather like this.
    -- C. J. Cherryh

    #Inspirational #New Year #Loss

  • I have always had the same New Year resolutions: To stop smoking, to start wearing a bra, and to stop shopping.
    -- Cameron Diaz

    #New Year #Years #Shopping

  • Every New Year's Eve, I have a pact to do something I never thought I'd do. So I created this list. You have to free your mind to do things you wouldn't think of doing. Don't ever say no.
    -- Carl Lewis

    #New Year #Thinking #Years

  • I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor.
    -- Carl Sandburg

    #New Year #Party #Doubt

  • You must avoid blindness of mind by setting goals. ... I have long contended that the person who sets goals and who strives to attain such is the master of his own fate.
    -- Carlos E. Asay

    #Happy #New Year #Fate

  • I'm laughing because I know the secret of life. And the secret of life is that I have validated my existence. I know that I am worth more than my house, my bank account, or any physical thing.
    -- Carlos Santana

    #Inspirational #Success #New Year

  • I had two cups of coffee, put Eric's jeans in the washer, read a romance for awhile, and studied my brand-new Word of the Day calendar, a Christmas gift from Arlene. My first word of the New Year was 'exsanguinate.' This was probably not a good omen.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #New Year #Coffee #Years

  • My first word for the New Year was 'exsanguinate.' This was probably not a good omen.
    -- Charlaine Harris

    #New Year #Years #Firsts

  • New Year's Eve always terrifies me.
    -- Charles Bukowski

    #New Year #Years

  • A new heart for a New Year, always!
    -- Charles Dickens

    #Inspiring #New Year #Heart

  • I don't know what to do!" cried Scrooge, laughing and crying in the same breath; and making a perfect Laocoön of himself with his stockings. "I am as light as a feather, I am as happy as an angel, I am as merry as a school-boy. I am as giddy as a drunken man. A merry Christmas to every-body! A happy New Year to all the world! Hallo here! Whoop! Hallo!
    -- Charles Dickens

    #New Year #Angel #School

  • Many merry Christmases, many happy New Years. Unbroken friendships, great accumulations of cheerful recollections and affections on earth, and heaven for us all.
    -- Charles Dickens

    #Friendship #Christmas #New Year

  • A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to the world!
    -- Charles Dickens

    #Christmas #New Year #Years

  • The New Year, like an Infant Heir to the whole world, was waited for, with welcomes, presents, and rejoicings.
    -- Charles Dickens

    #New Year #Years #World

  • Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.
    -- Charles Kettering

    #New Year #Reality #Ideas

  • No one ever regarded the First of January with indifference. It is that from which all date their time, and count upon what is left. It is the nativity of our common Adam.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #New Year #Firsts #Common

  • Of all sound of all bells... most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year.
    -- Charles Lamb

    #New Year #Holiday #Years

  • Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.
    -- Charles Stanley

    #New Year #Fear #Opportunity

  • Hot Plants enhance sexual experience. They increase sensitivity and make sex more urgent. Men get better erections. Women benefit, too. Your ***** are like Chinese New Year fireworks.
    -- Chris Kilham

    #New Year #Sex #Men

  • Do what you do. This Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Eve, Twelfth Night, Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras, St. Paddy's Day, and every day henceforth. Just do what you do. Live out your life and your traditions on your own terms. If it offends others, so be it. That's their problem.
    -- Chris Rose

    #New Year #Valentine #Night

  • And to remember both our triumphs and our missteps, our promises made and broken, the times we opened ourselves up to great adventures or closed ourselves down for fear of getting hurt, because that's what new year's all about, getting another chance, a chance to forgive. to do better, to do more, to give more, to love more, and to stop worrying about what if and start embracing what will be. so when that ball drops at midnight, and it will drop, let's remember to be nice to each other, kind to each other, and not just tonight but all year long.
    -- Claire Morgan

    #New Year #Hurt #Nice

  • Some people swear there's no beauty left in the world, no magic. Then how do you explain the entire world coming together on one night to celebrate the hope of a new year?
    -- Claire Morgan

    #New Year #Night #Years

  • I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions because I don’t think you should have to wait until December to start working on how to change yourself. I think if you’ve got a problem, you need to fix it now.
    -- Clay Aiken

    #New Year #Thinking #Years

  • I realized this weak that I just cannot do it all. So I will choose to do what i can, fabulously.
    -- Clinton Kelly

    #Inspirational #New Year #Weak

  • If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am.
    -- Cyril Cusack

    #Inspirational #New Year #Who I Am

  • Today, as we wish each other a Happy New Year, let us determine to be more sincere, compassionate, warm-hearted human beings, trying to make our world a more equal place. That way we'll actually make it a happy year.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #New Year #Our World #Years

  • The new year always brings us what we want Simply by bringing us along—to see A calendar with every day uncrossed, A field of snow without a single footprint.
    -- Dana Gioia

    #New Year #Years #Snow

  • Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since.
    -- Dave Beard

    #New Year #Years #Resolution

  • We all want to break our orbits, float like a satellite gone wild in space, run the risk of disintegration. We all want to take our lives in our own hands and hurl them out among the stars.
    -- David Bottoms

    #Running #New Year #Stars

  • I've had some lovely extraordinary experiences on New Year's Eve.
    -- Debbie Harry

    #New Year #Years #Lovely

  • And New Year's Eve is very, very important to me.
    -- Debbie Harry

    #New Year #Years #Important

  • I am not very comfortable about dancing at weddings and New Year parties. Maybe it's because of the way I have been brought up; I wouldn't want my family to feel that cringe moment. Dance is an art for me.
    -- Deepika Padukone

    #New Year #Art #Years

  • Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
    -- Delmore Schwartz

    #New Year #Time #School

  • You don't have to wait till the beginning of a new year to make resolutions for yourself. It's all about loving and taking care of the only body you will ever have...cherish it, love it, embrace it...Because when you do...It begins to show.
    -- Demi Lovato

    #New Year #Years #Waiting

  • My New Years Resolution is to find the calm in the chaos. Practicing yoga is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. It's where you connect mind, body and spirit.
    -- Donna Karan

    #New Year #Yoga #Years

  • Although I'd first seen Senator Hart in Aspen, Colorado, at a New Year's Day party in 1987, we hadn't talked.
    -- Donna Rice Hughes

    #New Year #Party #Years

  • A new year was a chance to start over. Maybe even, just maybe, there would be a peace on earth for one entire day.
    -- Dorothea Benton Frank

    #New Year #Years #Starting Over

  • On New Year's Day every calendar, large and small, has the same number of dates. But we soon learn that the years are of very different lengths.
    -- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

    #New Year #Years #Numbers

  • To be an ideal guest, stay at home.
    -- E. W. Howe

    #New Year #Home #Guests

  • A happy New Year! Grant that I May bring no tear to any eye When this New Year in time shall end Let it be said I've played the friend, Have lived and loved and labored here, And made of it a happy year.
    -- Edgar Guest

    #New Year #Eye #Years

  • celebratin' New Year's Eve is like eatin' oranges. You got to let go your dignity t' really enjoy 'em.
    -- Edna Ferber

    #Letting Go #New Year #Years

  • As a standup comedian, I've worked almost every New Year's Eve of my adult life. It's the best-paying night of the year.
    -- Elayne Boosler

    #New Year #Night #Years

  • When I played the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, I got to bring Wiley, my 85-pound black lab. He's responsible for my favorite New Year's memory of all: At the end of the show, he ran onstage and then out across all the tables in the showroom, sending champagne glasses and gamblers flying.
    -- Elayne Boosler

    #New Year #Memories #Vegas

  • Calgary wins for my coldest New Year's Eve gig. That's when I learned Fahrenheit and Celsius cross at 40 below. I could see callers' breath coming out of my phone.
    -- Elayne Boosler

    #New Year #Winning #Phones

  • Do one thing every day that scares you.
    -- Eleanor Roosevelt

    #Inspirational #Positive #New Year

  • New Year's Day is a good time to fix one's eyes on the only One who knows what the year is to hold.
    -- Elisabeth Elliot

    #New Year #Eye #Years

  • In the true spirit of the holidays, let the darkness of your moods lead you back up to the light, and when New Year's rolls around, your resolution will be tinged with new authenticity and power.
    -- Elizabeth Lesser

    #New Year #Holiday #Light

  • 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

    #New Year #Years #Drawing

  • Maybe this year, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but looking for potential.
    -- Ellen Goodman

    #New Year #Years #Rooms

  • Then sing, young hearts that are full of cheer, With never a thought of sorrow; The old goes out, but the glad young year Comes merrily in tomorrow.
    -- Emily J. Miller

    #New Year #Cheer #Heart

  • My New Year's resolution is to cut my diet sodas down to two cans a day!
    -- Eric Ripert

    #New Year #Cutting #Two

  • Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self-assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle.
    -- Eric Zorn

    #New Year #Honesty #Humility

  • I got my degree. More importantly, I got a key to American opportunity. That's who we are - a nation that rewards ambition with opportunity. Where hard work can lead to success, no matter where you start.
    -- Eva Longoria

    #Success #New Year #Ambition

  • First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
    -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

    #New Year #Drinking #Beer

  • Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.
    -- George Eliot

    #Success #Sports #New Year

  • Dear Friends all, A thousand Christmas pleasures and blessings to you -- good resolutions and bright hopes for the New Year! Amen. People who can't be witty exert themselves to be pious or affectionate.
    -- George Eliot

    #New Year #Witty #Blessing

  • The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.
    -- George William Curtis

    #New Year #Determination #Years

  • May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera.
    -- Giacomo Meyerbeer

    #New Year #Years #Heaven