New Year's Quotes

See Also

"The new year has begun for us. Now must God grant us with love that we may be able so to begin it that it may be of value for Love." 
- Hadewich of Antwerp

"And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been."
- Rainer Maria Rilke

"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right."
- Oprah Winfrey

"What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year."
- Vern McLellan

"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I have the opportunity, once more to right some wrongs, to pray for peace, to plant some trees, and sing more joyful songs."
- William Arthur Ward

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year, but rather that we should have a new soul."
- G.K. Chesterton

"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."
- Mark Twain

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
- Eleanor Roosevelt

"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

"Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence."
- George Eliot

"I think in term's of a day's resolutions, not a year's."
- H. Moore

"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘it will be happier…’"
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

"A new year… a fresh, clean start! It’s like having a big white sheet of paper to draw on! A day full of possibilities! It’s a magical world… let’s go exploring!"
- Bill Watterson, It’s a Magical World: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection

"For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice."
- S. Eliot, Four Quarters



To provide feedback, please email: jesuitresource@xavier.edu

Jesuitresource.org is developed by The Center for Mission
and Identity at Xavier University with support from the Conway
Institute for Jesuit Education. To learn more about us, click here.