New Year Quotes, Wishes, Sayings and Greetings
• Helen Keller
Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and
you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
• Bill Vaughan
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in.
A pessimist stays up to make sure the Old Year leaves.
• Benjamin Franklin
Be always at War with your vices,
at peace with your neighbors,
and let each New Year find you
a better person.
• Mark Twain
New Year’s Day: Now is the accepted time
to make your regular annual good resolutions.
Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.
• Arthur H. Sulzberger
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 New Year we look at our own.
It is a good habit. –
• Edgar Guest
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. –
• Aleister Crowley
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.
• Martin Luther
Glory to God in highest heaven,
Who unto man His Son hath given;
While angels sing with tender mirth,
A glad new year to all the earth.
Pope John XXIII
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.
Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential.
Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in,
but with what it is still possible for you to do.
• T.S. Eliot
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language.
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.
• Orison Swett Marden
No man is beaten until his hope is annihilated, his confidence gone.
As long as a man faces life hopefully, confidently, triumphantly,
he is not a failure; he is not beaten until he turns his back on life.
• Edward Payson Powell
The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead.
The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time.
All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!
•Sarah Ban Breathnach
Begin today. Declare out-loud to the universe
that you are willing to let go of struggle and
eager to learn through joy. Celebrate New Year.
• Edith Lovejoy Pierce
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