Thursday, January 1, 2009

Thursday Thirteen: New Years Quotes

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The Thursday Thirteen blog is no longer active.
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Thirteen New Year's Quotes

01. Yesterday, everybody smoked his last cigar, took his last drink and swore his last oath. Today, we are a pious and exemplary community. Thirty days from now, we shall have cast our reformation to the winds and gone to cutting our ancient shortcomings considerably shorter than ever. ~Mark Twain

02. Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols. ~Thomas Mann

03. He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool. ~F.M. Knowles


04. May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions. ~Joey Adams


05. Of all sound of all bells... most solemn and touching is the peal which rings out the Old Year. ~Charles Lamb


06. One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things. ~John Burroughs


07. New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. ~Jay Leno


08. Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account. ~Oscar Wilde


09. 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


10. The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows. ~George William Curtis


11. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. ~Oprah Winfrey


12. Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~Benjamin Franklin


13. 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. ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1850

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