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25 Best Happy New Year Quotes for 2023

New year Quotes for 2023 to inspire you .. by Maddie Wills.

As we journey into a new year, it’s always useful to try and find something inspiring to ensure you begin your new year with a newfound zest for life and motivation to turn over a new leaf. No matter whether you plan to make resolutions or not, these new year quotes will help you ring in the new year with anticipation for the joys of 2023.

After a difficult few years, what everyone needs right now is a bit of positivity and inspiration, and hopefully that will come from these new year quotes for 2023!


New Year Quotes for 2023

New Year Quotes for 2023


New Year Quotes for 2023- new beginnings

 “The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” ―Josiyah Martin

Even deciding to make a small change in your life can make all the difference; it doesn’t have to be a complete exercise regime, or a diet, but something as simple as trying to give at least one compliment a day! You never know what will refresh your life, and bring a newfound sense of magic to your day.


“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot

This stunning quote from Eliot encapsulates what it means to turn over a new leaf. As we ring in the new year of 2022, don’t hold yourself back! Take ownership of everything you’ve ever wanted to do, and live life to its fullest.


“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.”  —Steve Harvey


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New year quotes in 2023 – action! 

In a similar vein, this quote might resonate with you if you’ve always been scared about taking that step, or making that choice; a new year is the perfect time to act on a wish you’ve always held in your heart but never had the strength to realise.

“If you just keep putting one foot in front of the other, fantastical things can happen.” —Sheryl Crow


Ambition must be coupled with perseverance; use the new year to invest in long-term goals, and never forget that good things come in good time.

“Make your mistakes, next year, and forever’ – Neil Gaiman


New Year Quotes for 2023

New Year Quotes for 2023


New Year Quotes for 2023- be brave and bold!

I think so many people are wary of a new year, because resolutions put pressure on them to do everything perfectly and fulfill everything exactly.

The new year holds potential rather than pressure, and hope- don’t feel pressure to ‘complete’ a new year, but use it to feel refreshed and inspired. And never be afraid to make mistakes, don’t worry that something isn’t perfect, but embrace the fact that you’re doing something new!



“Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” – Brad Paisley

New year is a blank slate; use it to its fullest potential by making choices you’ve always wanted to, or by reconnecting with old friends. You’re allowed to overturn your previous choices, and replace them with new, exciting ones!


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

― Oprah Winfrey


New Year Quotes in 2023 for a New chapter

A new year is effectively just another chapter in your life, and another chance to do something you’re passionate about.

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” — T.S. Eliot


 New Year Quotes for 2023

New Year Quotes for 2023


If you’re looking to inspire a fresh start in the new year of 2022, these new year quotes might help you along your way. Forget mistakes and problems from 2021, and move forward with your goals and dreams!


“New year is another opportunity of seeing life with little more caring, compassion, maturity and beauty.” — Amit Ray

Whilst it’s important to consider what the new year holds for your personal ambition and wellbeing, it also might be worth considering how you can have an impact on the lives of those around you. In 2022, maybe set your new year’s resolution as trying to be more empathetic, or compassionate towards friends and family, or trying to appreciate beauty and stand still for a moment every day.


New Year Quotes for 2023- Embrace your life

‘Life is short’ really means ‘do something.’ —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A new year is nothing if not a moment to seize; abandon preconceptions and uncertainty, and do that thing you’ve always wanted to do! Whether it be a wacky hairstyle, or a business move, feel revived by the new year and embrace it.


“It is your right to choose what you do and don’t do, to choose what you believe in and don’t believe in. It is your right to curate your life and your own perspective.” —Lady Gaga

On the other hand, if you feel that your year has been made up of constantly moving your life to fit around others, and maybe feel drained or stressed at the end of 2021, this quote might help inspire a sense of self-kindness as we head into the new year of 2022. It’s important to acknowledge others, but staying true to yourself is vital when trying to inspire a fresh start.


“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” —David Bowie

Look forward to the excitement that a new year might bring! Jump into a period of opportunity, love and joy, and leave your mind open to new experiences in 2022.


“I think the more unexpected something is, the more there is to learn from it.” —Michael J. Fox

Don’t berate yourself for mistakes made over the past year, but consider the lessons learned, and be hopeful as you apply these teachings in the new year! Start viewing your time not as ‘wasted’ but as experience to lead you into the future.


Buy my book 365 days of happy which is packed with great quotes


New Year Quotes for 2023  – be bold

“Don’t wait your turn. Bet on yourself and have the confidence to stand up and say, ‘my time is now.’” —Robert F. Smith

Don’t fear being assertive! Ring in the new year with a newfound sense of confidence and determination that will ensure success in your endeavours!



“The sky isn’t the limit—the sky has no limit.” —Sarah Barker

Short new year quotes can still pack a powerful thought punch.


My new year quotes for 2023

Huge thanks to Maddie for these great quotes and thoughts here are a few of my favourites too. New year stands for a new start  in my book ….


new year quotes for 2023


  1. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2.  And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson 
  4. Sometimes a year has been so disastrous and so terrible that entering a new year will automatically mean entering a wonderful year!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
  5. 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
  6. If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. -Martin  Luther King
  7. Celebrate endings—for they precede new beginnings. —Jonathan Lockwood Huie
  8. New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” —Alex Morritt
  9. The New Year is a painting not yet painted; a path not yet stepped on; a wing not yet taken off! Things haven’t happened as yet! Before the clock strikes twelve, remember that you are blessed with the ability to reshape your life! ―Mehmet Murat ildan
  10. When writing the story of your life only you should hold the pen


Finally, I hope the new year fills you with a new sense of confidence and self-worth and allows you to realise that there are no limits to what you can achieve when you put your mind to it. I hope you have found these new year quotes inspirational


For more new year quotes in English and funny new Year quotes too check back soon – we all love quote about the year ahead to get us motivated don’t we. 


Tell me your new year resolutions! Happy new year everyone – it’s time for a change (if  you have any great new years quotes to share please let me know!)  x

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