40 Motivational New Year’s Resolution Quotes

by Vickie Louise
Motivational New Year's Resolution Quotes

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If breaking resolutions is too hard to avoid, start off this year strong with these motivational New Year quotes.

New Year, new start.

Whether you are satisfied with your achievements with this year or want to set goals for next year, New Year is the right time to make resolutions.

However, if you are fed up with making resolutions that you don’t keep up with, you are not alone.

Researchers from the University of Scranton found from studies that only 64% of those who made New Year resolutions successfully stick to them in a month. But the number dropped to 46% after six months.

In other words, less than half of us make it through the first half of the year.

So this year, to start off the next 365 days strong, here are some motivational quotes for the New Year.

1

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

2

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
Oprah Winfrey

3

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.
T.S. Eliot

4

Each New Year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages. Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year—the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.
Peggy Toney Horton

5

The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can.
Mike Dooley

6

The beginning of every New Year is always the best time to give another chance to your neglected talents! 
Mehmet Murat ildan

7

Last year told you what you needed to know. Now it’s go-time. 
Richie Norton

8

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.
Alan Cohen

9

Now, as we close one chapter, the pen is gradually inking up, preparing itself to write the next.
Mie Hansson

10

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

11

Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

12

And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been
Rainer Maria Rilke

13

Every day is a chance to begin again. Don’t focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations.
Catherine Pulsifer

14

It doesn’t matter where you came from. All that matters is where you are going.
Brian Tracy

15

What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.
Anne Frank

16

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

17

Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.
Tim Ferriss

18

The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln

19

We become what we think about.
Earl Nightingale

20

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson

21

Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.
Sarah Ban Breathnach

22

A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.
Brian Tracy

23

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

24

Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.
Cavett Robert

25

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.
Chinese Proverb

26

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.
Brad Paisley

27

Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw

28

I am thankful for all of those who said, “No” to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.
Albert Einstein

29

Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

30

All our dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

31

There is nothing magical about the flip of the calendar, but it represents a clean break, a new hope, and a blank canvas.
Jason Soroski

32

The ending of the year is also a time when serious people want real changes in their lives. Change offers a fresh new start, a new beginning and rightly so.
Boomy Tokan

33

We all need a fresh start every year. It’s important that we go into the New Year with an open mind and a new way of thinking.
Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

34

The past prepares us for the present.
Lailah Gifty Akita

35

This cannot be a year of talking, of wishing, of wanting. This has to be the year, you get done!
Eric Thomas

36

Each passing year sees changes in our world, our society, but we also change and grow up to appreciate the value of each day of every New Year.
Kate Summers

37

The sun is just rising on the morning of another day, one of the first of a new year. What can I wish that this day, this year, may bring to me?
W.R. Hunt

38

No year should start with traces of resentment hanging in the air. The greatest gift we can give ourselves and others is the gift of forgiveness…
Brenda Shoshanna

39

A great way to start the New Year is to forgive yourself and others – hold no grudges; By doing this your New Year will be free of excess baggage.
Catherine Pulsifer

40

Let go of past years and as the new year begins, let it be a year where you try new things, learn new things and develop to the potential within you.
Theodore W. Higginsworth

Do you enjoy these New year motivation quotes?

If you do, share your favorite New Year quotes with a friend or family who needs to hear them! Tell me in the comment about the one that resonates with you.

Make this year the best year ever. Happy New Year!

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