Top New Year quotes for 2016

“Life goes by so very fast, my dears, and taking the time to reflect, even once a year, slows things down. We zoom past so many seconds, minutes, hours, killing them with the frantic way we live that it’s important we take at least this one collective sigh and stop, take stock, and acknowledge our place in time before diving back into the melee. Midnight on New Year’s Eve is a unique kind of magic where, just for a moment, the past and the future exist at once in the present. Whether we’re aware of it or not, as we countdown together to it, we’re sharing the burden of our history and committing to the promise of tomorrow.” — Hillary DePiano

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“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. We are creatures of faith, like it or not.” — R Joseph Hoffmann

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“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

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“No one knows the future, yet we can’t stop guessing while expecting of only the good, and not the bad or even both.” — Auliq Ice

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“Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.” — John R Dallas Jr

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“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.” — CJ Cherryh

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“There are greater things to be achieved in every New Year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by a lot of sacrifices.” — Michael Bassey Johnson

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“Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past.” — Craig D Lounsbrough

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“For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan

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“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

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“Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.”— Charles Kettering

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“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions.” — Joey Adams

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“Waste no tears over the grieves of yesterday.” — Euripides.

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“I shall stick to my resolution of writing always what I think no matter whom it offends.”- Julia Ward Howe

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“Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.” – Delmore Schwartz

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“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

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“New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.” — James Agate

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“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. So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life. Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” — Neil Gaiman

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“He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool.” — FM Knowles

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“All of us every single year, we are a different person. I do not think we are the same person all our lives.” — Steven Speilberg

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“Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” — Michael Josephson

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“Be always at War with your vices, at peace with your neighbours, and let each New Year find you, a better person.” — Benjamin Franklin

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“For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” — Mehmet Murat ildan

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“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” — Helen Keller

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“Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Years resolutions, and I have stuck with it ever since.” — Dave Beard

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“Let our New Years resolution be this, we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.” — Goran Persson — 123newyear.com

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