New Year’s Quotes: 13 Sayings to Start off 2014

January 6, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Here’s 13 quotes to start off the New Year:

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

“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

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.” — 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

“From New Year’s on, the outlook brightens; good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining” – Leonard Bernstein

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

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one,” – Brad Paisley

 “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow,” – Albert Einstein

“A new year is unfolding–like a blossom with petals curled tightly concealing the beauty within,” – Unknown

“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective,” – G.K. Chesterton, English poet and writer

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

“We spend January 1 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

“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,” – Mark Twain