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101 Best New Year’s Resolution Quotes To Fire You Up

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If you are looking for an amazing selection of New Year’s resolution quotes you are in the right place.

The New Year is a great time to commit to new goals and habits.

It provides a clean slate and a sense of a new beginning.

This list of quotes will help you to stay on track throughout the year.

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Right, let’s jump into this list of New Year’s resolution quotes.

Top 10 New Year’s Resolution Quotes

Now, as we close one chapter, the pen is gradually inking up, preparing itself to write the next.

Mie Hansson
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The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Abraham Lincoln
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The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.

George William Curtis
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It doesn’t matter where you came from. All that matters is where you are going.

Brian Tracy
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Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to make a New year’s prayer, not a resolution. I’m praying for courage.

Susan Sontag
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A year from now, you’re gonna weigh more or less than what you do right now.

Phil McGraw
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New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.

Charles Lamb
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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

Abraham Lincoln
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Most people will passively do exactly what they did last year. Whatever you do, don’t let that person be you.

Richie Norton
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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
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Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. Seneca

We are designed to thrive off of success after success, but the problem most people have with New Year’s resolutions is that they are not generally short-term plans that are wired for a quick adrenaline rush of success.

Sharlene Snow

The meaning of resolution is a firm decision to do or not to do something. The key words are firm decision. If you make a firm decision about something then you must also take action and set a deadline, in other words, set a goal! Catherine Pulsifer

In order to be successful in the new year, stay focused, develop a positive attitude, and be passionate with your dreams. Bamigboye Olurotimi

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We meet today To thank Thee for the era done, And Thee for the opening one. John Greenleaf Whittier

I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions. I think if you want to change something, change it today and don’t wait until the New Year.

Georgina Bloomberg

The sun is just rising on the morning of another day, one of the first of a new year. What can I wish that this day, this year, may bring to me? W.R. Hunt

One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’. John Burroughs

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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

There is nothing magical about the flip of the calendar, but it represents a clean break, a new hope, and a blank canvas.

Jason Soroski

Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Sarah Ban Breathnach

And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke

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I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn’t be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year’s resolution is not to bark back. Tucker Carlson

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C.S. Lewis

Enter this new year with a gratitude for this new chance to create your dreams. Avina Celeste

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

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The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you’re married to. P. J. O’Rourke

The past prepares us for the present.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Ring out the false, ring in the true. Alfred Lord Tennyson

It’s not just a New Year’s Resolution but a resolution for a new life, a life filled with God’s goodness any time of the year! Roni Adigun

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Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy. Sarah Ban Breathnach

We all need a fresh start every year. It’s important that we go into the New Year with an open mind and a new way of thinking.

Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

After the holidays are over then you may want to look at setting your goals for the coming year rather than just setting a resolution. Catherine Pulsifer

Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time. George Bernard Shaw

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I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written. Juansen Dizon

This cannot be a year of talking, of wishing, of wanting. This has to be the year, you get done!

Eric Thomas

Are you excited about your plans for the new year? Most of us have an idea about areas where we’d like to improve. And at the beginning of the year, those ideas sometimes turn into resolutions or goals. John Maxwell

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. Bill Vaughan

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Making New Year resolution is one thing. Remaining resolute and seeing them through is quite another.  Alex Morritt

The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can.

Mike Dooley

Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed. Cavett Robert

Make your mistakes, next year and forever. Neil Gaiman

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Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect. Alan Cohen

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

Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. Robin Sharma

The beginning of every New Year is always the best time to give another chance to your neglected talents! Mehmet Murat ildan

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We overestimate how much we can accomplish in a day, and we underestimate how much we can do in a year.  Unknown

Each year’s regret are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the new year.

John R. Dallas

May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early! Aleister Crowley

New Year’s Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.  James Agate

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A failure to take precise and deliberate action is the reason why so many New Year’s resolutions and other goals fail. Jordan Ring

Inspiring New Year’s Resolution Quotes

If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am.  Cyril Cusack

In our perfect ways. In the ways we are beautiful. In the ways we are human. We are here. Happy New Year’s. Let’s make it ours.


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

No year should start with traces of resentment hanging in the air. The greatest gift we can give ourselves and others is the gift of forgiveness. Brenda Shoshanna

Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account. Oscar Wilde

A New Year’s resolution to stay in touch with old friends, start exercising, or get more sleep has no real painful consequence for not following through, at least in the short-term, unless you attach a consequence yourself.

Derek Doepker

It is no surprise that those who – Wish – may not see results, but those with a resolution get the results they desire – at least close to it! Boomy Tokan

Each passing year sees changes in our world, our society, but we also change and grow up to appreciate the value of each day of every New Year. Kate Summers

Let us begin this New Year with a resolution. Be all for Jesus and with Jesus and you will be happy and holy throughout the year. Give yourselves over to prayer and close union with God and to a deep, joyful charity. Angelo Scolozzi

What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.

Vern McLellan

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Thomas Jefferson

New year is the glittering light to brighten the dream-lined pathway of future. Munia Khan

May the New Year bring you the 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

All our dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them.

Walt Disney

Remove ‘shoulds’ from your vocabulary this year. Start your journey of self-love now. Kelly Martin

For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Instead of trying to change your entire life in January, the simpler strategy is to adopt a 12-month plan where you’re making constant improvements. S. J. Scott

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas.

Charles Kettering

Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer. Walter Scott

New year — a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours. Alex Morritt

Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self-assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle.  Eric Zorn

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.

Chinese Proverb

The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all. Josiyah Martinl

Work on your strengths, not your weaknesses. How many of your New Year’s resolutions have been about fixing a flaw? Jonathan Haidt

Like many other people, you’ve decided to make New Year’s resolutions because you know there are things you’re unhappy with in your life. Thibaut Meurisse

What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.

Anne Frank

All of us every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all our lives. Steven Spielberg

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. T.S. Eliot

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.

Last year told you what you needed to know. Now it’s go-time.

Richie Norton

Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day. Michael Josephson

Let each new year find you a better person. Benjamin Franklin

New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way. Auliq Ice

Use your New Year’s resolution or resolutions as a method to correct or improve upon that which leads to finishing a past goal.

Byron Pulsifer

Sometimes a year has been so disastrous and so terrible that entering a new year will automatically mean entering a wonderful year! Mehmet Murat ildan

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. Goran Persson

Motivating New Year’s Resolution Quotes

Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every day is a chance to begin again. Don’t focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations.

Catherine Pulsifer

Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy. Akhenaton

A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power. Brian Tracy

Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small. Tim Ferriss

I am thankful for all of those who said, “No” to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.

Albert Einstein

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

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else.  Judy Garland

The ending of the year is also a time when serious people want real changes in their lives. Change offers a fresh new start, a new beginning and rightly so. Boomy Tokan

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

A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. Author Unknown

Every man regards his own life as the New Year’s Eve of time. Jean Paul

Celebrate what you want to see more of. Tom Peters

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

To Sum Up

Hopefully you enjoyed this big list of New Year’s resolution quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you for the year ahead.

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