Plus the best motivational quotes to help keep you on track all year long.
A new year is just around the corner, meaning it’s time to choose what resolutions to live by in 2019. New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity to set goals and (hopefully) achieve them and these quotes will keep you right on track with your resolution of choice.
The holiday season is when many look back on the past 365 days and evaluate what they have accomplished and what they want to change in the upcoming year.
It is a known fact that 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail, but this year it’s time to leave the failing to others. Let 2019 be your year!
Be careful when selecting resolutions to live by. Don’t set goals you know you won’t be able to reach. Instead, focus on small, yet impactful changes you can work on daily. Your resolution of choice could be as simple as starting beginning the day with an kind thought or as tough as a new personal record, but it needs to be attainable.
If you ever feel you are losing motivation to work toward your goal or just need to be inspired to make 2019 your best year so far, look no further — we’ve got the quotes for you.
These quotes are inspiring and makes you feel optimistic, which is how we all want to begin a new year. Whether you need motivation to workout consistently, take your relationship to the next level, or finish a new project at work, these quotes will remind you to keep your head up. You’ve got this!
Check out these 50 New Year’s resolutions to live by in 2019.
1. Go on more adventures.
“This year I just wanna go on more adventures. Be around good energy. Connect with people. Learn new things. Grow.” — Anonymous
2. It’s never to late to reinvent yourself.
“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” — Steve Harvey
3. Start now.
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” — Unknown
4. Find out who you are.
“If you asked me for my new year resolution, it would be to find out who I am.” — Cyril Cusack
5. Don’t forget to be happy with what you have.
“Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.” — Unknown
6. Be busy loving your life.
“Be so busy loving your life that you have no time for hate, regret or fear.” — Unknown
7. Be structured AND flexible.
“This year, be structured enough for success and achievement and flexible enough for creativity and fun.” — Taylor Duvall
8. Don’t be afraid of failure.
Failure is not the opposite of success. It is part of success.” — Unknown
9. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” — Maya Angelou
10. This is your sign.
“If you’re waiting for a sign, this is it.” — Unknown
11. Rise above the little things.
“One resolution I have made and try to always keep, is this — to rise above the little things.” — John Burroughs
12. Approach the new year with resolve.
“Approach the new year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.” — Michael Josephson
13. It all depends on what YOU bring to the new year.
“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” — Vern McLellan
14. Many people would try to tell you that you can’t; prove them wrong.
“There are so many people out there who will tell you you can’t. What you’ve got to do is turn around and say ‘watch me.'” — Unknown
15. Do your best.
“Don’t complain. Just work harder.” — Unknown
16. Start now.
“Remove ‘shoulds’ from your vocabulary this year. Start your journey of self-love now.” — Kelly Martin
17. Don’t give up.
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” — Unknown
18. Do something that your future self will be proud of.
“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.” — Unknown
19. Accept the challenge.
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” — Unknown
20. Get out of your comfort zone.
“Scared? Good. We don’t grow when we stay inside our comfort zone.” — Unknown
21. Be ready to face the tough situations.
“When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say ‘why me’ say ‘try me.'” — Unknown
22. You just have to take the first step.
“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” — Martin Luther King
23. Don’t hold yourself back.
“Get out of your own way.” — Unknown
24. Believe in yourself.
“Believe in yourself & you will be unstoppable.” — Unknown
25. Quitting won’t help.
“It’s a slow process, but quitting won’t speed it up.” — Unknown
26. Kindness is free.
“Kindness is free, sprinkle that stuff everywhere.” — Unknown
27. You need to hustle.
“Good things come to those who hustle.” — Unknown
28. Take one day at a time.
“You’re not going to master the rest of your life in one day. Just relax. Master the day. Then just keep doing that every day.” — Unknown
29. Remember why you started.
“When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.” — Unknown
30. Work on yourself at all times.
“Addicted to bettering myself.” — Unknown
31. You should do it no matter how difficult it is.
“If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you still do it.” — Elon Musk
32. Get up more times than you fall.
“Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.” — Unknown
33. You are what you do.
“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” — Unknown
34. Take the steps necessary to achieve your goals.
“A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action becomes reality.” — Unknown
35. Don’t ignore your potential.
“Don’t ignore your own potential.” — Unknown
36. Never stop learning.
“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” — Unknown
37. Tomorrow is a new day.
“Life is too short to start your day with broken pieces of yesterday, it will definitely destroy your wonderful today and ruin your great tomorrow.” — Unknown
38. Use the future as motivation.
“The past is your lesson. The present is your gift. The future is your motivation.” — Unknown
39. Do what scares you.
“Be afraid and do it anyway.” — Unknown
40. Grow in silence.
“Don’t tell people your plans. Show them your results.” — Unknown
41. Stop worrying.
“Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.” — Unknown
42. You’re only human.
“Don’t forget that you’re human. It’s okay to have a melt down. Just don’t unpack and live there. Cry it out and then refocus on where you are headed.” — Unknown
43. Avoid negative people.
“Stay away from negative people, they have a problem for every solution.” — Albert Einstein
44. Listen to your gut.
“Don’t let the noise of other opinions drown your inner voice.” — Steve Jobs
45. Work toward your goals every day.
“Do something every day that brings you closer to your goals.” — Unknown
46. Make a pledge to not underestimate yourself.
‘Never underestimate yourself.” — Unknown
47. Don’t be afraid to try something new.
“Never be afraid to try something new, because life gets boring when you stay within the limits of what you already know.” — Unknown
48. You are enough.
“Reminder: You are strong. You are capable. You are enough.” — Unknown
49. Baby steps are still steps.
“Reminder: Baby steps deserve applause.” — Unknown
50. Don’t forget to be gentle with yourself.
“A reminder: Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.” — Unknown
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Mehruba Chowdhury is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.