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 Year Eve quotations
Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.
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.
All of us every single year, we're a different person.
I don't think we're the same person all our lives.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to min?
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.
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.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life
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.
A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry christmas!
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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.
Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
I would say happy new year, but it's not happy; it's exactly the same as last year except colder.
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.
A great attitude becomes a great day which becomes a great month which becomes a great year which becomes a great life.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.
We can help write that story by setting goals.
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
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.
I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.
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
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’.
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 of the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in you sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions.
Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.
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.
In the end, It's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.
The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life.
The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.
Maybe this year, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but looking for potential.
We turn not older with years but newer every day.
From New Year's on the outlook brightens;
good humor lost in a mood of failure returns. I resolve to stop complaining.
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 them scratch their head this year. Don't be afraid to be amazing.
Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody's ever made before. Whatever you're scared of doing, Do it.
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.
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.