The New Year is set to arrive in just a few hours–and has arrived already in some parts of the world–and people are searching for quotes, wishes, and other sayings for the event.
The New Year is one of the most common holidays to send greetings and wishes to friends and family members–particularly for people who forgot or missed the chance during the holidays.
As 2015 arrives, check out some top quotes, greetings, wishes, jokes, and funny sayings below.
Greetings and Wishes
Wishing you a Happy New Year with hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come.
Out with the old, in with the new, may you be happy the whole year through. Happy New Year!
A very happy and prosperous New Year to a person who [fill in as you wish].
Hope you have a great New Year celebration!
Happy New Year! Thanks for all the memories in 2014.
Hey. Thanks for being there for me over the past year. Look forward to another year coming up.
Wishing you and your family a safe and prosperous New Year.
A new heart for a New Year, always! — Charles Dickens
Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right. — Oprah
Jokes and Funny Sayings
“Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn’t it, of a long line of proven criminals?” — Ogden Nash
“This is New Year’s Eve. How about living it up a little?” — William Holden
“Yοuth is when yοu’re allowed tο stay up late οn New Year’s Εve. Μiddle age is when you’re forced tο.” — Bill Vaughan
I want to kiss you on December 31st from 11:59 pm to 12:01 am, so I can have an amazing ending to 2014 and a beautiful beginning into 2015.
What do you call always wanting a date for New Year’s Eve? Social Security.
New Years Eve forecast: Mostly drunk with a slight chance of passing out.
“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 . . . New Year’s is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls, and humbug resolutions.” — Mark Twain
“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” — Albert Einstein
“Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.” — Lord Tennyson
“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” — Oscar Wilde
“Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” — Neil Gaiman
“Be at War with your Vices, at Peace with your Neighbors, and let every New Year find you a better man.” — Benjamin Franklin
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