Hal Borland Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.
John Burroughs One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.
Mark Twain 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.
Benjamin Franklin Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.
Ellen Goodman 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.
Edith Lovejoy Pierce
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.