11 Inspiring Quotes to Start the New Year Right

Use These Quotes to Inspire, Empower and Motivate You

Not gonna lie, for many people 2016 was not the best year. But while 2016 may have had its many pitfalls, that just means we can only go up from here! And what better way to get pumped than with some motivational quotes to get us started? Here are our favorite quotes to prepare us for 2017, whether you want to kill it in school or just be a better you!

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“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

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“Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” – Anne Frank

“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” – Joel Osteen

“I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” -Audrey Hepburn

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” -Thomas Jefferson

“All great achievements require time.” -Maya Angelou

“You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you look. Dance as though EVERYBODY is watching. March to the beat of your own drummer. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.” -Mandy Hale

“We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

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