25 Inspiring Quotes For The New Year


New year, new you, right? I thought it would be fun to round up some motivational quotations about starting fresh. After all, who doesn’t love a new beginning? Let me know if you have a favorite quote that I’ve missed. Hope these inspire your 2016!

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”
– Albert Einstein –

“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”
– Maya Angelou –

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt –

“You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.”

– Diane von Furstenburg –

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic, and power in it.”
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe –

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”

– Jane Goodall –

“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”

– Simone de Beauvoir –

“Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.”
– Elizabeth Gilbert –

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

“Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.”

– Julia Child –

“Do or do not. There is no try.”

– Yoda –

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

– Anaïs Nin –

“I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it.”

– Estée Lauder –

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
– Henry David Thoreau –

“Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.”
– Oprah Winfrey –

“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.”

– Cecil Beaton –

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

– Theodore Roosevelt –

“How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something, but to be someone.”

– Coco Chanel –

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”

– Mark Twain –

“I’m always perpetually out of my comfort zone.”

– Tory Burch –

“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”

– Sheryl Sandberg –

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

– Nora Ephron –

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

“You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”

– Tina Fey

“And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.”

– Rainer Maria Rilke – 


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2 comments on “25 Inspiring Quotes For The New Year

  1. Gina

    Thanks for this round up. Just the inspiration and focus I need for this new year. Good luck with your new adventure!

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