Ready for the New Year? Read 10 Thought-Provoking New Year New Beginnings Quotes

New beginnings can be exciting, scary and a stack of emotions in between.

We this in mind, I thought I’d put together a post of my favorite thought-provoking new year, new beginnings quotes.

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Let’s go!

Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard

You can’t go back but you can start today for a rocking tomorrow.

You might also get a lot out of my post 20 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Had a Tough Year.

Asking the right questions can make a big difference in how we look at situations, how we grow from them, and how we keep moving forward in life.

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. – Benjamin Franklin

It’s all about growth, progress, and being a better man/woman than you were yesterday. Right up the Write Change Grow alley!

Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with the voice trembling but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just…start. – Unknown

This one pretty much sums it all up – Start NOW.

We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and a mystery. – H.G. Wells

We get so caught up in schedules, meetings, deadlines, day planners, calendars and to-do lists that we forget to marvel at the miracle and mystery of life.

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A happy life is just a string of happy moments. But most people don’t allow the happy moment. Because they’re so busy trying to get a happy life. – Abraham-Hicks

The secret to happiness – it’s all about living in the moment.

You can. End of story. – Unknown

Okay, I admit this one isn’t about new year or new beginnings. What it is about is achieving that big goal you have set for this year.  Ditch the self-doubt. Believe you can do it and get in there and get it done – end of story.

What counts most is not the enormity of the task but the size of the courage. – Matthieu Ricard

Another one for anyone with a big goal on their plate this year. Be courageous!

People will try to tell you who you are. Don’t believe that shit.– Unknown

Again I went slightly off the brief with this one but it spoke to me so I had to include it. I had people trying to tell me who I was last year and it sucked. Don’t be fooled. You know who you are!

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And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been – Rainer Maria Rilka

A reminder that each new day/year is full of exciting opportunities and adventures with the chance to do things we have never done before.

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

Use your wisdom wisely.

Bonus quote

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. – Michael Altshuler

Just in case you’re sitting there wondering what the hell happened to last year, I hope this one helps. Yes, the years fly by but it’s what you do with them that counts.

You are the pilot. What amazing adventures and projects do you have in store for the New Year?

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