Motivational Quotes For the New Year

Today I’m sharing some motivational quotes for the new year. I don’t know about you, but a wise word from someone who has gone before me, is sometimes just what I need to get motivated. I love the clean start of a new year and the thought of exciting things that might take place. But I always do a little better with a word of encouragement and a nudge in the right direction.

I hope you are dreaming big this year, but don’t let it stop there… put feet to those dreams and exercise a little faith. Here are some quotes to get you moving in the right direction. I hope you enjoy! 

We have a God who delights in impossibilities.” -Billy Sundayquote-printable-1_edited-1

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.”

-Chuck Swindoll

“Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He said “Love…as I have loved you.” We cannot love too much.”

 -Amy Carmichael

If God is your partner, make your plans BIG!” -D.L. Moody

Never lose an opportunity for seeing anything that is beautiful; For beauty is God’s handwriting–a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, And thank God for it as a cup of His blessing.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

quoteprintable2_edited-1“It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.” -Arnold Bennett


Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do.” -Andrew Murray

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.” -C.S. Lewis

One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.” -Dietrich Bonhoefferquoteprintable4_edited-1

“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really
stop to look fear in the face…we must do that which we think we cannot.” -Eleanor Roosevelt


“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty, and truth.” -Albert Einstein


“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.” -Helen Keller

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” -Sally Koch

quoteprintable3_edited-1“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” -Anne Frank

When one door closes, another opens, but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.” -Alexander Graham Bell

“Continuous effort — not strength nor intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.” -Winston Churchill

“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it is a quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” -Mary Anne Radmacher


What are you favorite motivational quotes?



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  1. Very encouraging!!!…. it’s one thing to dream or probably set goals. Whoever, stepping in and doing is what we need. Indeed some doors will always close, but God opens another in His own timing. We will fall hard too!…but don’t we dare not try again!.

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