An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new
year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old
year leaves. Bill Vaughn
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are
going to put words on them ourselves. The book is
called Opportunity and its first chapter is New
Year's Day. Edith Lovejoy Pierce
A new year is unfolding – like a blossom with petals
curled tightly concealing the beauty within.
Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy
bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him
go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. Lord
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. Brooks Atkinson
To improve is to change. To be perfect is to have
changed a lot. Sir Winston Churchill
Cheers to a new year
and another chance for us to get it right. Oprah
Another fresh new year is here . . . Another year to
live! To banish worry, doubt, and fear, to love and
laugh and give!
This bright new year is given me to live each day
with zest . . . To daily grow and try to be my
highest and my best!
I have the opportunity once more to right some
To pray for peace, to plant a tree, and sing more
joyful songs!” William Arthur Ward
The sayings and quotes, used for this positive
sayings newsletter and on the Cherish Your Day
website, have been gathered over many years. The
positive sayings and quotes have been heard during
conversations and at conferences, read in:
newspapers, numerous books, pamphlets, brochures,
It is not the intent to reproduce other people’s
creative work without giving them credit. However,
as you know, sometimes a good quote is passed along
without identifying the author. When the author is
known, it is the intent of this newsletter and web
page to provide the author’s name, we just don’t
always know it. We apologize to any of you we offend
when we do not give the credit where credit is due.
The authors of all the great quotes in the
world are applauded. In a few short words they have
the ability to make someone stop and think, change
direction in life, or touch our hearts.
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