Best New Year quotes and sayings - Page 2
"Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw
on a bank where they have no account."
~Oscar Wilde~ New Year Quotes
"And ye, who have met with Adversity's blast,
And been bow'd to the earth by its fury;
To whom the Twelve Months, that have recently pass'd
Were as harsh as a prejudiced jury -
Still, fill to the Future! and join in our chime,
The regrets of remembrance to cozen,
And having obtained a New Trial of Time,
Shout in hopes of a kindlier dozen."
"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."
"A new oath holds pretty well; but... when it is become old, and frayed out, and damaged by a dozen annual retryings of its remains, it ceases to be serviceable; any little strain will snap it."
"But can one still make resolutions when one is over forty?
I live according to twenty-year-old habits."
"New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot.
Unless, of course, those tests come back positive."
~Jay Leno~ Funny New Year Quotes
"A little smile, a word of cheer,
A bit of love from someone near,
A little gift from one held dear,
Best wishes for the coming year."
~John Greenleaf Whittier~
"We meet today
To thank Thee for the era done,
And Thee for the opening one.
~John Greenleaf Whittier~
"One resolution I have made, and try always to keep,
is this: To rise above the little things."
"Of all sound of all bells... most solemn and touching
is the peal which rings out the Old Year."
~Charles Lamb~ New Year Quotes
"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."
"New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time.”
"It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets."
"We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives... not looking for flaws, but for potential."
"May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions."
~Joey Adams~ Funny New Year Quotes
"He who breaks a resolution is a weakling;
He who makes one is a fool."
"I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's."
"Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols."
"I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of
making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding
my life, is too much of a daily event for me."
"New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions."
~Mark Twain~ New Year Quotes
"Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time."
~Jean Paul Richter~
"The only way to spend New Year's Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears."
"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
~Eric Zorn~ New Year quotes
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