|A new oath holds pretty well; but... when it is become old, and frayed out, and damaged by a dozen annual retryings of its remains, it ceases to be serviceable; any little strain will snap it.
|A New Year's resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.
|An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.
|And ye, who have met with Adversity's blast, And been bow'd to the earth by its fury; To whom the Twelve Months, that have recently pass'd Were as harsh as a prejudiced jury - Still, fill to the Future! and join in our chime, The regrets of remembrance to
|Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.
|But can one still make resolutions when one is over forty? I live according to twenty-year-old habits.
|Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.
|Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.
|Each age has deemed the new-born year The fittest time for festal cheer.
|Every man regards his own life as the New Year's Eve of time.
|Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with hi
|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.
|Glory to God in highest heaven, Who unto man His Son hath given; While angels sing with tender mirth, A glad new year to all the earth.
|Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.
|He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool.
|I do think New Year's resolutions can't technically be expected to begin on New Year's Day, don't you? Since, because it's an extension of New Year's Eve, smokers are already on a smoking roll and cannot be expected to stop abruptly on the stroke of midn