Not everyone gets into the spirit of the holiday season (I'm looking at you, Grinch), but no one can deny there is a universal sense of hope that comes with ringing in the new year. Whether you're looking to put the past year behind you or you're just excited to see what this fresh start has in store for you, reading over some inspiring New Year's quotes is the perfect way to kick off a new year. Since January is right around the corner (and hopefully spring won't be too far behind), you might be looking for words of wisdom about new beginnings, too. From quick quotes to thought-provoking prose, literary legends and popular public figures have a wealth of inspiration to offer.
Even if you don't consider yourself to be in need of any grand revelations about the new year, sometimes you can still find literary gems in unexpected places. As the hectic holiday season begins to wind down and the new year rises on the horizon, let yourself be filled with hope, excitement, and an openness to what has yet to come. So kick back, grab some hot cocoa, put on your favorite fluffy slippers, and get ready to be inspired with these uplifting New Year's quotes.