New Year’s Eve is only a few days away, and it has everyone thinking about a fresh start and New Year’s Resolutions. In order to make your toast extra special on New Year’s, we’ve compiled a list of some famous New Year’s quotes and Happy New Year’s resolutions from celebrities and notable people throughout history.
New Year’s quotes are a great way to reflect on years past, and also to look forward to the future.
Here are some of our favorite New Year’s quotes and sayings…a few are actually quite funny!
“New Year’s is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions.” – Mark Twain
“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin
“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey
“The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you’re married to.” –
“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.” –
“I’m a little bit older, a little bit wiser, a little bit rounder, but still none the wiser.” – Robert Paul
“New Year’s Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive.” – Jay Leno
“People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.” – Author Unknown
“The only way to spend New Year’s Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears.” – W.H. Auden
“But can one still make resolutions when one is over forty? I live according to twenty-year-old habits.” – Andre Gide