New Year’s Quotes: 25 Inspirational Sayings To Celebrate 2014

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on December 31 2013 10:05 AM
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This past year saw a surge of selfies, photobombs and twerking references, perhaps making for some of the best -- and worst -- memories of 2013. Whether your 2013 had its fair share of laughs, mishaps or regrets, now is the time to make some New Year's resolutions and start 2014 fresh.  

Before you watch the ball drop and ring in 2014 with family and friends, below are 25 quotes designed to inspire and share on New Year’s.                       

           

Inspirational

“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

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

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” — Oprah Winfrey

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney

“For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice.” — T.S. Eliot

“Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.” — William Shakespeare

“All of us every single year, we're a different person. I don't think we're the same person all our lives.” — Steven Spielberg

“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” — Cavett Robert

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -- Eleanor Roosevelt

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

 

Funny

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I would say happy new year, but it's not happy; it's exactly the same as last year except colder.” ― Robert Clark

“Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year’s resolutions, and I’ve stuck with it ever since.” — Dave Beard

“The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. The drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you’re married to.” ― P.J. O’Rourke

“Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.” — Bill Vaughn

“New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot! Unless, of course, those tests come back positive.” — Jay Leno

 

Resolution

“Let our New Year's resolution be this: We will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.” — Goran Persson

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

“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.” — Anaïs Nin

"One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: to rise above the little things." — John Burroughs

"I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's." — Henry Moore

“What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” — Vern McLellan

“Follow your passions, believe in karma, and you won’t have to chase your dreams; they will come to you.” — Randy Pausch

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” — Mother Teresa

 “If you asked me for my New Year resolution, it would be to find out who I am.” — Cyril Cusack

 

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