New Year Quotes and Sayings for Start of 2014

January 1, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Enjoy these New Year quotes and sayings.

“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey

“People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.” – author unknown

“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

“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.”
-Alfred, Lord Tennyson

“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” –Benjamin Franklin

“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb

“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.” – T.S. Eliot

“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.” – Edith Lovejoy Pierce

“You have done what you could—some blunders and absurdities have crept in. Forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 

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