52 'Happy New Year' Quotes To Help You Ring In 2020

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New year, new you! The new year is a time to embrace change and make solid resolutions and goals. It is a time to reflect on the past, but also have the strength to let go of what is not serving you. Put your best foot forward and be open to all the good that is bound to come your way in 2020.

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Most people go into the new year making ambitious resolutions that they plan to stick to. However, it can be a lot of work to follow through and make the necessary changes you desire to make.

New year's resolutions are incredibly valuable, but they are not the be-all and end-all of life. The most important thing is your willingness to grow, learn, and change. There is no right way to become a better person and only you know what you need and how to change. You don’t need to compare yourself to others, instead you should focus on yourself.

If you have the determination to make a change, then do it and commit to it. No one else can hold you accountable or do the work for you, so you must hold yourself accountable. Although, you should not be too hard on yourself when you slip up, because following through on your resolutions and reaching your goals can be a slow process. Instead, work on loving yourself and being proud of how far you have come already. Take everything one step at a time. You can only go up from here!

New Year's eve gives you a reminder that you can always improve and better yourself. If you are really determined to make a difference, you should hold onto that reminder well past the new year and always be working towards your goals and aspirations. To change, you must believe in yourself and know that you can do anything you set your mind to.

To give you the motivation you need to stick to your resolutions, enjoy our collection of the best happy new year quotes for 2020.

1. New chances are coming your way.

"New beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way." — Auliq Ice

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2. You have an opportunity.

"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

3. Look for potential.

"We spend January 1st 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

4. Leave the past in the past.

"For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice." —​ T.S. Eliot

5. Stay up to see the new year in.

"An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves." — William E. Vaughan

6. Bring something good to the new year.

"What the new years brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year." —​ Vern McLellan

7. The beginning is what matters.

"The beginning is the most important part of the work." —​ Plato

8. Cheers to a new year.

"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right." —​ Oprah Winfrey

9. Self-confidence is key.

"New year, same me - because I'm already freakin' fabulous." —​ Unknown

10. Take it one step at a time.

"You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." —​ Martin Luther King

11. The choice is ours.

"New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours." —​ Alex Morritt

12. Become who you decide to be.

"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." —​ Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. Make mistakes.

"Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever." —​ Neil Gaiman

14. Set another goal.

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." —​ C.S. Lewis

15. Look for hope.

"Each year's regret are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the new year." —​ John R. Dallas

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16. Change what you don't like.

"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." —​ Maya Angelou

17. The resolutions you make are important.

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other." —​ Abraham Lincoln

18. You get better.

"Listen. I wish I could tell you it gets better. But, it doesn't get better. You get better." —​ Joan Rivers

19. You have so much ahead of you.

"What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven't even happened yet." —​ Anne Frank

20. Have confidence.

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams." —​ Henry David Thoraeu​

21. Look to the future.

"There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind." —​ C.S. Lewis

22. Make a happy life.

"You do not find the happy life. You make it." —​ Camilla Eyring Kimball​

23. Let it keep going on.

"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on." —​ Hal Borland

24. Have the strength to start over.

"Strength shows not only the ability to persist, but the ability to start over." —​ F. Scott Fitzgerald

25. Shine on.

"There's no such thing as too much sparkle on new year's eve." —​ Unknown

26. Breathe and begin.

"As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning." —​ Criss Jami

27. Love yourself more.

"What if you simply devoted this year to loving yourself more?" —​ Unknown

28. Welcome in new thoughts.

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.​" —​ Eleanor Roosevelt

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29. Commit to your resolutions.

"Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed." —​ Cavett Robert

30. Set a space for new ideas to flow.

"Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas." —​ Charles Kettering

31. Write a good book.

"Tomorrow is the first black page of a 365-page book. Write a good one." —​ Brad Paisley

32. Stay up past your bedtime.

"Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle Age is when you're forced to." —​ Bill Vaughan

33. It will be happier.

"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'" —​ Alfred Lord Tennyson

34. Resolve to keep happy.

"Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties." —​ Helen Keller

35. Create the future.

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." —​ Abraham Lincoln

36. Take the first step.

“You will never win if you never begin.” —​ Helen Rowland

37. Open your heart.

“I close my eyes to old ends. And open my heart to new beginnings." —​ Nick Frederickson

38. Take a leap of faith.

“Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” —​ Sarah Ban Breathnach​

39. Believe in your dreams.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” —​ Eleanor Roosevelt​

40. Build the new.

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” —​ Dan Millman

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41. Let go and start over.

“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” —​ Guy Finley

42. You will become a different person.

“Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.” —​ Steven Spielberg

43. Nothing is impossible.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” —​ ​Nelson Mandela

44. Step out of your comfort zone.

"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." —​ ​Neale Donald Walsch​

45. Find your best self.

"You gotta find your best self and when you do, you gotta hold on to it for dear life." —​ ​Cheryl Strayed​

46. Welcome the new year.

"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been." —​ ​Rainer Maria Rilke​

47. Trust the magic.

"And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings." —​ ​Meister Eckhart​

48. Life will give you a new hello.

"If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello." —​ ​Paulo Coehlo​

49. It's the best day of the year.

"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." —​ Ralph Waldo Emerson

50. Go for the great.

"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." —​ John D. Rockefeller

51. You can make your own path.

“The road ahead is not some predetermined path that I am forced to trod, but it is a rich byway that I can help create.” —​ Craig D. Lounsbrough

52. Things will change.

“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” —​ Taylor Swift

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