Check out our gallery of New Year quotes to begin 2020! These words of encouragement, wisdom and inspiration will give you confidence to reach for your dreams in the year ahead.
"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. —Rainer Maria Wilke
"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
"Celebrate what you want to see more of." —Tom Peters
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones that you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." —Mark Twain
"Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 book. Write a good one." —Brad Paisley
"Midnight on New Year's Eve is a unique kind of magic where, just for a moment, the past and the future exist at once in the present. Whether we're aware of it or not, as we count down together to it, we're sharing the burden of our history and committing to the promise of tomorrow." —Hillary DePiano
"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
"Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source - a Sower of Dreams - just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true." —Sarah Ban Breathnach
"I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you make 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
"Everytime you tear a leaf off of a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress." —Charles Kettering
"Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow to do some of the things you have always wanted to do but could not find the time. Call up a forgotten friend. Drop an old grudge, and replace it with some pleasant memories. Vow not to make a promise you do not think you can keep. Walk tall, and smile more. You will look 10 years younger. Do not be afraid to say, I love you. Say it again. They are the sweetest words in the world." —Ann Landers
"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
"Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed." —Cavett Robert
"For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!" —Mehmet Murat Ildan
"Hope smiles through the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier'. —Alfred Lord Tennyson
"We spend January 1st 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 or our lives...not looking for flaws, but for potential." —Ellen Goodman
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