13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

‘And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.’
January 5, 2017

A new year means new beginnings and fresh starts. If you can let go of the past, freeing yourself of failures and disappointments, you can embrace a new perspective—a fresh look at the future and all the wonderful possibilities it holds.

With the new year comes 365 new and exciting days to mark your destiny. Now is the perfect time to pursue a new beginning.

Related: 17 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Be Successful

So as you look to the future, use these 13 motivational quotes to inspire a beautiful year.

13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

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


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

2. “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” —Mary Pickford


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

3. “And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were.” —Rainer Maria Rilke


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

4. “The beginning is always today.” —Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

5. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

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


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

7. “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” —John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

8. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

9. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” —Seneca


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

10. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.”Plato


11. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

12. “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” —Meister Eckhart


13 Uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

13. “It’s a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don't know about you, but I make plenty. You can't turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.” —Mel Gibson

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