I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making 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
Most Powerful New Year's Eve quotations
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
This leg will be known as Christmas, and this leg will be known as New Year's Eve! Ladies...why don't you all come visit the Big Valbowski between the holidays.
New Year's eve is like every other night;
there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on other nights.
Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.
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.
Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges;
whether we seize them or not, the New year will bring new opportunities.
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties.
They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.
The last thing I stole was a box of Coca Cola from a parked truck in Adelaide.
I was nice and drunk. It was New Year's Eve. And that was about 28 years ago.
I would say happy new year, but it's not happy; it's exactly the same as last year except colder.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
Many years ago I resolved never to bother with New Year's resolutions, and I've stuck with it ever since.
Of all sound of all bells... most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year.
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Do what you do. This Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Eve, Twelfth Night, Valentine's Day, Mardi Gras, St. Paddy's Day, and every day henceforth. Just do what you do. Live out your life and your traditions on your own terms. If it offends others, so be it. That's their problem.
May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early!
Another fresh new year is here. Another year to live! To Banish worry, doubt and fear, to love and give
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’.
May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions.
I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.
Maybe this year, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but looking for potential.
From New Year's on the outlook brightens;
good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.
A flower is a daisy chain, a graduation, a valentine;
a flower is New Year's Eve and an orchid in your hair; a flower is a single geranium blooming in a tin can on a murky city fire-escape; an acre of roses at the Botanical Gardens; and the first gold crocus of spring! ... a flower is a birth, a wedding, a leaving of this life.
Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody's ever made before. Whatever you're scared of doing, Do it.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Every New Year's Eve, I have a pact to do something I never thought I'd do.
So I created this list. You have to free your mind to do things you wouldn't think of doing. Don't ever say no.
Let each new year find you a better person.
No one ever regarded the First of January with indifference.
It is that from which all date their time, and count upon what is left. It is the nativity of our common Adam.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.
Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
No one ever regarded the first of January with indifference.
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.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
My New Year's resolution was to stop saying 'You go, girl' to myself.
the object of a new year is not that we should have a new year, but rather that we should have a new soul.
We meet today To thank Thee for the era done, And Thee for the opening one.
New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot.
Unless, of course, those tests come back positive.
My New Year's Resolution List usually starts with the desire to lose between ten and three thousand pounds.