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60 Best New Year Quotes to Start 2020

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

This can never be less true. A new year opens up the door for enormous opputunities to barge in for a fresh start. And that’s probably the reason why we look forward for the new year’s eve so much. To kick off the start of a new decade, we bring to you some of  the most powerful, inspiring and motivating quotes.

  1. “Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings.” —Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  2. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.”
    by Benjamin Franklin
  3. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.”
    by Melody Beattie
  4. The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” ―Josiyah Martin
  5.  ”Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  6.  “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” —Brad Paisley
  7. 8. “New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” —Alex Morritt
  8. “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.”
    by Charles Lamb
  9. “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.”
    by T.S. Eliot
  10.  “The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul…” —Gilbert K. Chesterton
  11. 10. “And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” Rainer Maria Rilke
  12. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”
    by Steve Jobs
  13.  “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” —Nido Qubein
  14. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot
  15.  “Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” —Kristin Kreuk
  16. “Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”—by Helen Keller
  17. “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
    by Mary Pickford
  18. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”
    —by Seneca
  19. “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
    by Mary Pickford
  20. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”
    by Seneca
  21. 14. “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” —Hal Borland
  22. “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind”
    by CS Lewis
  23. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”
    by Albert Einstein
  24.  “An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” — William E. Vaughan
  25. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis
  26. “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
  27.  “Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.” —Bill Vaughan
  28. “The New Year is a painting not yet painted; a path not yet stepped on; a wing not yet taken off! Things haven’t happened as yet! Before the clock strikes twelve, remember that you are blessed with the ability to reshape your life!” ―Mehmet Murat ildan
  29. “Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time.” –Catherine Pulsifer
  30. “Tonight’s December thirty-first,
    Something is about to burst.
    The clock is crouching, dark and small,
    Like a time bomb in the hall.
    Hark, it’s midnight, children dear.
    Duck! Here comes another year!” ―Ogden Nash
  31. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot
  32. “Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.”—Steven Spielberg
  33. “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
  34. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” —Benjamin Franklin
  35.  “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice.” T.S. Eliot
  36.  “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” —Paulo Coehlo
  37. “We joyfully pray with grateful heart’s to welcome blessings in New Year.” ―Lailah Gifty Akita
  38. 36. “New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” —Charles Lamb
  39. 37. “Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” —Sarah Ban Breathnach
  40. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” –Plato
  41. 41. “Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” —Mandy Hale
  42. 42.“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.” —Anne Frank
  43. “Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.” —John R. Dallas Jr.
  44. 44. “Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” —Oscar Wilde
  45. 45. “Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” —Carl Bard
  46.  “Life’s not about expecting, hoping and wishing, it’s about doing, being and becoming.” —Mike Dooley
  47. “When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.” —Shauna Niequist
  48. ““Cheers to a gracious New Year. May we uphold the fullness of God’s grace, goodness and goodwill.” ―Lailah Gifty Akita
  49. 67. ““A New Year has tiptoed in. Let’s go forward to meet it.”―Anusha Atukorala
  50. “New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way.” —Auliq Ice
  51. 69. ““As the year comes to a close, it is a time for reflection – a time to release old thoughts and beliefs and forgive old hurts. Whatever has happened in the past year, the New Year brings fresh beginnings. Exciting new experiences and relationships await. Let us be thankful for the blessings of the past and the promise of the future.” ―Peggy Toney Horton
  52.  “Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” —Michael Josephson
  53. “When you see a new year, see realities and limit fantasies!” ―Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  54. “The priceless lesson in the New Year is that endings birth beginnings and beginnings birth endings. And in this elegantly choreographed dance of life, neither ever find an end in the other.”―Craig D. Lounsbrough
  55.  “A year of ending and beginning, a year of loss and finding…and all of you were with me through the storm. I drink your health, your wealth, your fortune for long years to come, and I hope for many more days in which we can gather like this.”―C.J. Cherryh
  56.  “We are the authors of our destinies.” ―Nike Campbell-Fatoki
  57. “This bright new year is given me, to live each day with zest, to daily grow and try to be-My highest and my best!” —William Arthur Ward
  58.  “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.” —Göran Persson
  59.  “A year from now, you’re gonna weigh more or less than what you do right now.” —Phil McGraw
  60. “The attraction of New Year is this: The year changes, and in that change we believe that we can change with it. It is far more difficult, however, to change yourself than turn the calendar to a new page.” ― R. Joseph Hoffmann

And to end this post, I would say “May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions”. Well let’s wish that this year we all get courage enough to complete all our resolutions. Wishing everyone a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

XOXO,

Upbeating Life.

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