61 New Year Quotes to Help You Ring In 2023

61 New Year Quotes to Help You Ring In 2023

As the new year dawns, we've got a lot on our minds. From wiping our slates clean to intentions big and small, there's something exciting about the next 365 days and everything they may bring.

While we can't control everything, effort and believing in the magic of what a new year may bring can go a long way. So if you're looking for some inspiration to help make your dreams come true in 2023, we've got you covered with these 61 new year quotes. 

61 New Year Quotes

Short new year quotes

1. "Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings." —Jonathan Lockwood Huie

2. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” —Albert Einstein

3. "You raze the old to raise the new" —Justina Chen

4. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot

5. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis

6. “When you see a new year, see realities and limit fantasies!” ―Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

7. This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” —Taylor Swift

8. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot

9. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” —Melody Beattie

10. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” –Plato

11. “Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” —Karen Kaiser Clark

12. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —E.E. Cummings

13. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” —William James

14. We are the authors of our destinies.” ―Nike Campbell-Fatoki

15. "I have found that if you love life, life will love you back." —Arthur Rubenstein

16. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” —Michael Altshuler

17. “There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.” —C.S. Lewis

18. "Be the girl who decided to go for it.” —Unknown

19. “You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you.” —Eckhart Tolle

20. "You can get excited about the future. The past won't mind.” ―Hillary DePiano

21. "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." —Winston Churchill

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

23. "You are never too old to reinvent yourself." —Steve Harvey

24. "Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to make a New year's prayer, not a resolution. I'm praying for courage." —Susan Sontag

25. “I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” —Thomas Jefferson

27. “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” ―Germany Kent

28. "This year's book, at midnight turns to footnote in the next." —Terri Guillemets

29. "No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again." —Buddha

30. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.” —Seneca

Inspirational new year quotes

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

32. "A worthy New Year's resolution, perhaps, is to take no hatred into the New Year without requiring it to restate its purpose." —Robert Brault 

33. “Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she became a butterfly." —Unknown

34. “Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year.” —John R. Dallas Jr.

35. "What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't even happened yet.” —Anne Frank

36. “Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” —Mandy Hale

37. "New Year = A New Life! Decide today who you will become, what you will give how you will live." —Anthony Robbins

38. “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

39. "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." —Beyonce

40. “Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” —Carl Bard

41. “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” —Vern McLellan

42. "I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring." — David Bowie

43. "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

44. “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

45. “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

46. “If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." —Maya Angelou

47. “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

48. "Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start." — Nido Qubein

49. “Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.”—Steven Spielberg

50. “Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” —Kristin Kreuk

51. "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

52. "Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day." —Michael Josephson
53. "Any new beginning is forged from the shards of the past, not from the abandonment of the past." — Craig D. Lounsbrough

Funny new year quotes

58. "You know how I always dread the whole year? Well this time I’m only going to dread one day at a time." —Charlie Brown

59. "He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool." —F.M. Knowles

60. “Many years ago, I made a New Year's resolution to never make New Year's resolutions. Hell, it's been the only resolution I've ever kept!”―D.S. Mixell

61. "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
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 

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