Today I am sharing the best end-of-year quotes to get inspired! Quotes are a great way to put life into perspective and live in the moment while also getting excited about the future.
Here are 20 quotes that will get you thinking about how to spend the coming year. Taking the best parts of last year into the new year and making some goals for the coming year.
20 End of Year Quotes to Get Inspired!
Let’s get excited to start a new year with some end-of-the-year quotes.
“New Year’s Day is every man’s birthday.” – Charles Lamb
A new year is like a giant birthday party, we can start fresh and celebrate with everyone.
“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey
We always have the opportunity to make a change at any time, but it feels good to leave the bad things behind in the previous year.
“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
This quote is spot on. It can be easy to get caught up in everything we can’t seem to figure out. Which can lead us to do nothing.
Recently I have been focusing more on what I can do and getting help for the things I can’t do.
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle
Habits make up our lives. From the moment we wake up till we go to bed we usually have certain habits we repeat over and over.
I have realized replacing one bad habit with one good habit at a time is life-changing.
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” – Mother Teresa
This is a very good thing to remember. I can get caught up in looking toward the future, but we have to enjoy the moment we are in now.
Last Day of the Year Quotes
How do you spend the last day of the year?
Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one!” Brad Paisley
We have the chance every day to make a change or do something we love. This is a great reminder!
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you are a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin
This is a great reminder to do something to improve your life or situation every year. Last year I started a stop doing list and decluttered the throw pillows, one less thing to deal with.
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
Yes! Getting started can be the hardest part of a journey. As an over-planner myself I have to remember it is better to just start.
“A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.” – Albert Einstein
I have to remind myself all the time to live in the present moment. It can be really exciting to think about what’s next, but it can also make us miss out on the now.
“Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley
Again live for the present moment. This quote makes me think of my children. It can be sad to watch them grow because I miss the younger version of them, but I have to remember that if they didn’t grow I would never have my current aged child.
“The future is literally in our hands to mold as we like. But we cannot wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is now.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Make your changes right now, do what you want now. When I started my YouTube channel I had no idea what I was doing, but I just started anyways.
Inspirational Year-End Quotes
Let’s get inspired for a fresh new year!
“It doesn’t matter where you came from. All that matters is where you are going.” – Brian Tracy
Make this year the one where you really go places.
“Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes.” – Carl Jung
Looking inside is where all the inspiration comes from. Sometimes I think I need to have my house perfect before everything will get fun or easier, but it is rarely outside influences that make a difference.
“Paths are made by walking.”- Franz Kafka
This is the year to just start something you have been putting off and see where you go.
“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”- Og Mandino
When I first started this blog and my decluttering journey I took a leap of faith. I had no idea if it would pay off in the end, but a few years later and it has all been worth the effort.
It turns out most really successful people did not get that way overnight.
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou
When the pandemic hit I knew there was no way to change it so I changed the way I thought about it.
Instead of worrying, I did what I could and then I just changed my attitude. It’s a moment in time and this too shall pass.
The best thing about the end of the year is we can reflect on what we did right and what we want to change.
“Don’t Live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” – Robin Sharma
This is such a great reminder to get out and live! Try new things, meet new people, and change up the old routines.
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King
It can be scary to start a new chapter, but it could also be great. Years ago I moved from California to New Zealand for a year.
Right before I left was one of the scariest moments in my life and getting there was one of the most exciting moments of my life.
“I exist as I am, that is enough.” – Walt Whitman
“You don’t need to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King Jr
It can be scary to think about the coming year and what it might hold, but it might just be amazing!
End of Year Quotes Conclusion
Hopefully, these quotes have inspired you for the coming year.
I love the end-of-year quotes because they help keep me living in the moment and inspired for a fresh New Year.
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