Start The New Year Right with 10 Inspiring Quotes

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For 2017, why don’t we try something simpler instead of jumping straight into the whole New Year’s resolution? For starters, let’s ease into the new year with some positive and encouraging energy, taking everything one step at a time as we explore the horizons. Here, we have 10 quotes that will give you a little nudge and inspiration as and when you need in life.

Neil Gaiman. Image courtesy of Temple of Art

“Try  to make your time matter: minutes and hours and days and weeks can blow away like dead leaves, with nothing to show but time you spent not quite ever doing things, or time you spent waiting to begin.” – Neil Gaiman

“Don’t assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don’t say anything you can’t stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.” – Warsan Shire

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“If you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise.” – Rupi Kaur (follow her on Insta for more poetry!)

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“Practice saying the word love to the people you love so when it matters the most to say it, you will.” – Cheryl Strayed

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”  – Jalaluddin Rumi

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“It is pointless trying to know where the way leads. Think only about your first step, the rest will come.” – Shams Tabrizi

D.H. Lawrence by Jan Juta, oil on canvas, 1920. Image courtesy of National Portrait Gallery

“Go down to your deep old heart, and lose sight of yourself.” – D.H. Lawrence

Leo Tolstoy

“Life is too long to say anything definitely; always say perhaps.” – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

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“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” – Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

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“When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo Burnett

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