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Quoteables for the New Year

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

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” Abraham Lincoln

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.” – T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

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

“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb

“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. – Alfred, Lord Tennyson

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” – Albert Einstein

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

“One resolution I have made, and try to always keep, is this – To rise above the little things.” – John Burroughs

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

“We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives …not looking for flaws, but for potential.” – Ellen Goodman

“Be at war with your vices; at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” Benjamin Franklin

What words inspire your journey into the new year?

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