New Year’s Quotes: 15 Sayings to Start Off 2014

January 2, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Here’s a few sayings to mark the New Year.

“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

“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you,” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of “The Great Gatsby”

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

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

“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

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

“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

“Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough,” – Mark Twain, author

“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

“New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time,” – James Agate, British critic and diarist

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

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. If you’re making mistakes, you’re doing something,” – Neil Gaiman, author

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

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right,” – Oprah Winfrey