10 Quotes to Guide Your New Year

I love the starting of a new year. It is a time of renewal and gratitude, a time to reflect on the previous year and make decisions for the future. It feels like a fresh slate waiting for me to write on it whatever I want.

To usher in the new year, I thought I’d share some quotes that always seem to lift my spirits and give me encouragement when I am in a low place or just need a swift kick in the pants. So here they are, in no specific order. Enjoy.

  1. “If you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one.” –Russian proverb
  2. “The greatest sin is to think yourself weak.” –Swami Vivekananda
  3. “Choose discomfort over resentment.” –Brene Brown
  4. “The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  5. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” –Banksy
  6. “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” –Sir Edmund Hillary
  7. “Why is the thing that brings you joy scarier than the thing that brings you drudgery?” –Elizabeth Gilbert
  8. “No man steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” –Heraclitus
  9. “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” –Bear Grylls
  10. “Discipline equals freedom.” –John “Jocko” Willink
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