Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolutions already? Change can be difficult, and sometimes you need some inspirational quotes to help you work toward your goals. Lucky for us, some of the world’s best writers and thinkers have tackled the annual New Year’s shift, and their thoughts on the matter will help you get in the right frame of mind for the transition into a new decade.
With every new year comes a clean slate — so what will you do with this fresh start? Let these positive quotes about change, new beginnings and optimism from Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill and even William Shakespeare motivate you to focus on all of the wonderful opportunities that this new year will bring. Without further ado, here are some New Year’s quotes to motivate you to live your best life this year.
New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.
New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way.
New year — a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.
Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle Age is when you’re forced to.
Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, “It will be happier.”
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.