Happy New Year Quotes

December 31, 2011 by staff 

Happy New Year QuotesHappy New Year Quotes, As the final days of 2011 wind down, many folks are looking ahead to the coming new year with both optimism and a sense of humor.

Here are a dozen quotations from some of the world’s most inspiring and comedic individuals to help you ring 2012:


“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” Oprah Winfrey, quoted by .

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” Edith Lovejoy Pierce, quoted by .

“The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!” Edward Payson Powell, quoted by .

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” Hal Borland, quoted by .

“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 the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain, quoted by

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” Abraham Lincoln, as quoted by the Huffington Post .


“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” Bill Vaughn, as quoted by .

“New Year’s Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive.” Jay Leno, as quoted by .

” May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions!” Joey Adams, as quoted by .

“The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you’re married to.” P.J. O’Rourke , as quoted by .

“People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.” Author unknown, as quoted by The Huffington Post.

“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.” W.H. Auden, as quoted by .

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