Happy New Year Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old happy new year quotes, happy new year sayings, and happy new year proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. Albert Einstein
The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn. Hartley Coleridge
Make New Year's goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you're interested in fully living life in the year to come. Melody Beattie
And I went into the New Year loving myself a little less, but a little more where it actually mattered. Dominic Riccitello
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
The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. G K Chesterton
May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early. My own plan is to swear off every kind of virtue, so that I triumph even when I fall. Aleister Crowley
New Years Day is to refuel life with a new enthusiasm that energizes to take everything in a more positive way and helps to stay committed to attain excellence that inspires everyone straightaway. Anuj Somany
Let the dawn of the New Year's first day be the beginning of a new era with an invisible Almighty's blessings showered on everyone to be always true to their own first version. Anuj Somany
Each New Year's Day is like starting a treasure hunt again from scratch, with a slightly altered map. Terri Guillemets
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
Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Years resolutions, and I have stuck with it ever since. Dave Beard
A new year was a chance to start over. Maybe even, just maybe, there would be a peace on earth for one entire day. Dorothea Benton Frank
Each New Year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages. Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year—the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer. Peggy Toney Horton
The rose of the old year withers away as the new bud begins to bloom. Terri Guillemets
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
Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer. Walter Scott
This is the new year the new you. You can pass through another year, coasting on cruise control. Or you can step out of your comfort zone, trying things you have never done before, & make 2012 as the year that you elevate from where you are & soar high. Make it happen! Pablo
Every New Year brings its sacred blessings. Lailah Gifty Akita
Bright New Year for a blessed beginning. Lailah Gifty Akita
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. Oprah Winfrey
A new year brings not only happiness, it makes us happy with a hope to fulfill our dreamz or a new beginning of our life. So, a new year is very special to everyone. Santonu Kumar Dhar
Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day. Michael Josephson
For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move! Mehmet Murat ildan
Nothing is as good as coming into the new year with zeal, hope and positive mind. Bamigboye Olurotimi
It isn't only a new year, it is a new chance for everyone to restart. Mohammed Sekouty
The old year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months! Edward Payson Powell
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. Bill Vaughn
Another fresh new year is here, another year to live! To banish worry, doubt and fear, to love and laugh and give! William Arthur Ward
The New Year begins in a snow-storm of white vows George William Curtis
Some people swear there's no beauty left in the world, no magic. Then how do you explain the entire world coming together on one night to celebrate the hope of a new year? Claire Morgan
Let each new year find you a better person. Benjamin Franklin
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. Melody Beattie
Let our New Years resolution be this, we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word. Goran Persson
A new year can begin only because the old year ends. Madeleine L'Engle
New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. Jay Leno
Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time. Jean Paul
Never leave anything out to dry as the sun comes up for the new year. Markus Zusak
New Year's most glorious light is sweet hope! Mehmet Murat ildan
We can find a new hope every new day and every New Year. Lailah Gifty Akita
A happy New Year! Grant that I May bring no tear to any eye When this New Year in time shall end Let it be said I've played the friend, Have lived and loved and labored here, And made of it a happy year. Edgar Guest
In the New Year, never forget to thank to your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future! Mehmet Murat ildan
In the New Year, you carry all the experiences of the past years and that is the greatest power of every New Year! This year again, you are less student and more master! Mehmet Murat ildan
The New Year means nothing if you're still in love with your comfort zone. Rachel Wolchin
There are greater things to be achieved in every New Year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by a lot of sacrifices. Michael Bassey Johnson
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
What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year. Vern McLellan
A new year is simply the turn of a calendar page and a beautiful chance for us to turn over a new leaf. Terri Guillemets
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
A New Year has tiptoed in. Let's go forward to meet it. Let's welcome the 365 days it brings. Let's live well with love in our hearts towards God and all people. Let's walk through its corridors with praise songs on our lips. AnushaAtukorala
Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier Alfred Lord Tennyson
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
Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one. Brad Paisley
Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go. Brooks Atkinson
Today, as we wish each other a Happy New Year, let us determine to be more sincere, compassionate, warm-hearted human beings, trying to make our world a more equal place. That way we'll actually make it a happy year. Dalai Lama
We spend January 1st 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
Maybe this year, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but looking for potential. Ellen Goodman
Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction. Germany Kent
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. H. Jackson Brown
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
New Year's eve is like every other night; there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights. Hamilton Wright Mabie
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
I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the years Henry Moore
Decide that you are not going to stay where you are. J. P. Morgan
The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are. J.P. Morgan
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this. To rise above little things John Burroughs
We meet today To thank Thee for the era done, And Thee for the opening one. John Greenleaf Whittier
Celebrate endings for they precede new beginnings. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Happiness is too many things these days for anyone to wish it on anyone lightly. So let's just wish each other a bileless New Year and leave it at that. Judith Crist
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life. Laozi
From New Year's on the outlook brightens; good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining. Leonard Bernstein
Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges whether we seize them or not, the New year will bring new opportunities. Michael Josephson
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Teresa
Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start. Nido Qubein
Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow. Orison Swett Marden
Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account. Oscar Wilde
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. Robin Sharma
Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source - a Sower of Dreams - just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true. Sarah Ban Breathnach
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. Thomas Jefferson