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25 Inspirational Quotes to Usher in 2018 in a Positive Way

by George Mathews | The Web Writer Spotlight: Dec 28, 2017

The year 2017 has been quite an eventful year. With all its ups and downs, it’s now time to bid the year farewell.

As 2018 approaches, we have a new opportunity to reflect, make new success plans and resolutions that will propel us to achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. The New Year 2018 presents us with a golden chance to renew our commitment to our businesses, to our family, and even to ourselves. It gives us another chance start a fresh and pursue our hopes and dreams with renewed energy and vigor.   

If you are ready for 2018, we've got some inspirational quotes by noted authors, writers, poets, celebrities, and more to put a smile on your face and help you start the New Year in a positive way.  


Happy New Year Quotes to Kickstart 2018


“New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way.” – Auliq Ice


“My New Year’s resolution list usually starts with the desire to lose between 10 and 3,000 pounds.” – Nia Vardalos


“Faith is why I’m here today and faith is why I believe I can achieve something in my life.” – Jonathan Anthony Burkett


New Year’s most glorious light is sweet hope! – Mehmet Murat ildan


“We can find a new hope every new day and every New Year.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


“What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year.” – Vern McLellan


“Same mind with same old ideas enters the same old year; only the new mind with new ideas enters the New Year!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


“Every New Year people get you some presents but your best present you get never changes: Your own existence! It is also your best present to others!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


“New year is a day, to tune the rhythm called SOUL, with best chords called EXPERIENCES and play the guitar called LIFE.” – Vikrmn


“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


“It wouldn’t be New Year’s if I didn’t have regrets.” – William Thomas


“The merry year is born like the bright berry from the naked thorn.” – Hartley Coleridge




“In the New Year, you carry all the experiences of the past years and that is the greatest power of every New Year! This year again, you are less student and more master!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


“There are greater things to be achieved in every New Year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by a lot of sacrifices.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


“We all get the exact same 365 days. The only difference is what we do with them.” – Hillary DePiano


“For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


“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.


“Make New Year’s goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you’re interested in fully living life in the year to come.” – Melody Beattie


“You can be clumsy yet clever. You can be classy yet poor. It’s not tearing a leaf off a calendar which will make you a better or a worse man but the attitude that you have from dusk till dawn every day.” – Indeewara Jayawardane


“A New Year brings new grace for new accomplishments.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


“Let go of what was and embrace what to be.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


“Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” – Michael Josephson


“Be always at War with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you, a better person.” – Benjamin Franklin


“The love at Christmas should be with us throughout the coming year.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


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

See Also: 15 Writing Resolutions to Adopt in the New Year.


George Mathews is a staff writer for He is passionate about personal growth and development.




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