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!     


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.