New Year’s 2015 Resolutions: Inspirational Quotes, Sayings, Memes for Next Year

BY Zachary Stieber TIMEDecember 30, 2014 PRINT

The New Year is almost here and people are preparing to make resolutions.

Resolutions have increasingly been about fitness and working out but there are a variety of others as well, from improving personal habits to taking new risks.

To help you fulfill your resolutions, check out these inspirational quotes, sayings, and memes.

“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.” — Sarah Ban Breathnach

“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.” — Neil Gaiman

“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

“You’ll never do a whole lot unless you’re brave enough to try.” — Dolly Parton

“No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means.” — Maimonides

“Change doesn’t come in nickels and dimes. It comes in dedication and sweat.” — Toni Sorenson

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” — Vince Lombardi

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” — Jimmy Dean

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Confucius

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis

Check out more quotes below.

*New Year image via Shutterstock

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
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