Inspirational New Year Quotes

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What's new about the New Year? The New Year is not just a ritual. It is the celebration of new hopes and dreams. It is an opportunity to start with a clean slate. It offers us an opportunity to introspect and anticipate. Let us welcome the New Year with these inspirational quotes.

Oscar Wilde

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"In all things it is better to hope than to despair."

French Proverb

"Hope is the dream of a soul awake."

"He who has never hoped can never despair."

George Weinberg

'Hope never abandons you; you abandon it."

Orison Swett Marden

"No man is beaten until his hope is annihilated, his confidence gone. As long as a man faces life hopefully, confidently, triumphantly, he is not a failure; he is not beaten until he turns his back on life."

Allan K. Chalmers

"The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."

Winston Churchill

"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

Pope John XXIII

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do."

Charles F. Kettering

"You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time."

Dan Quayle

"The future will be better tomorrow."

Lord Byron

"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with a prophetic ray."

Kahlil Gibran

"Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream."

John Wayne

"Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday."