20 Quotes That Will Help You Make THIS YEAR The Best One Ever

New year = new, improved inspirational quotes.

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Without fail, as the New Year approaches, people have been posting tired lines about what 2K16 has in store for them. Call me what you want, but I think it's time for a new set of quotes to bring in the year with — something other than, "New Year, new me." Because, what does that even really mean? You're still going to be the same person on Jan. 1. 

We've come up with a list of thee best motivational quotes to get you through the upcoming year — pushing you to living a full life and improving yourself each day. So, instead of spewing the same cookie-cutter lines from last year, try pinning one of these 20 motivational New Year quotes from the wise (or just post it on your bathroom mirror, fridge, dashboard — or wherever you need a motivational reminder). 


"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire Universe, deserve your love and affection."

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards."
— Søren Kierkegaard

"Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results." 
― Narcotics Anonymous


"Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence."
—H. L. Mencken

"I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life's a bitch. You've got to go out and kick ass." 
— Maya Angelou

"I don't know the question, but sex is definitely the answer."
— Woody Allen

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do."
— Eleanor Roosevelt


"I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to."
— Jimi Hendrix

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."
— Dr. Seuss

"Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life."
— Leo Buscaglia

"Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it."
— Charles R. Swindoll

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
— Thomas A. Edison


"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." 
― Mae West

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."
— Mark Twain

"Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you."
— Loretta Young

"Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can." 
— Nicholas Sparks, At First Sight


"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." 
— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

"Life is the flower for which love is the honey."
— Victor Hugo


"The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all."
― Walt Disney Company, Mulan

"Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star."
— W. Clement Stone

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotesinspirational sayings, and hilarious relationship truths, we've got you covered.