Setting New Year’s resolutions can be daunting. If you struggle with this task why not draw on the collective wisdom of these poets, authors, and leaders.
1. Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous New Year by believing. Believe in yourself. And believe that there is a loving Source – a Sower of Dreams – just waiting to be asked to help you make your dreams come true. Sarah Ban Breathnach
2. The New Year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” Melody Beattie
3. Each year’s regrets are envelopes in which messages of hope are found for the New Year. John R. Dallas Jr.
4. For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. T.S. Eliot
5. Maybe this year…We ought to walk through the rooms of our lives not looking for flaws, but for potential. Ellen Goodman
6. Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress. Charles Kettering
7. 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
8. And now we welcome the New Year. Full of things that have never been. Rainer Maria Rilke
9. Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’ Alfred Lord Tennyson
10. Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right. Oprah Winfrey
Happy New Year!