The following are a series of quotes concerning New Years and are meant to make you think ... smile ... and reflect on while helping you make your resolutions for the upcoming year.
"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right"
-- Oprah Winfrey (media proprietor/businesswoman)
"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 (author/journalist)
"A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
-- Albert Einstein (the 'father' of modern physics)
"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 (author)
"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 (English poet)
"Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right."
-- Henry Ford (industrialist/founder of Ford Motor Company)
"Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits."
"To the old, long life and treasure; To the young, all health and pleasure."
-- Ben Jonson (actor, typically cast in Westerns)
"It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets."
-- William Thomas (pro football player 1991-2001)
"I never worry about action, but only about inaction."
-- Winston Churchill (British politician and statesman)
"If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up someplace else."
-- Yogi Berra (baseball great)
"One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things."
--John Burroughs (American naturalist: 1837-1921)
"Write in on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson (American poet)
"Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark."
-- David Oglivy (British advertising executive)
"Here's to the bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old: here's to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold."
May the New Year bring us all happiness, good health, prosperity, peace and love.