Commencing a new year brings a canvas of fresh possibilities, and within its first chapter lies a world of inspiration waiting to be unwrapped. As we stand at the threshold of January, the “Most Popular January Quotes” shine like guiding stars, illuminating our path with their timeless wisdom. Just as the calendar resets, these quotes motivate us to embrace the journey ahead with renewed vigor and determination.
In this collection of over 150 handpicked quotes, we find the essence of January – a month of beginnings, growth, and transformation.
Most Popular January Quotes
The Start Of Every New Year Brings You Closer And Closer To Your Dreams And Aspirations. May This Be The Breakthrough Year That Your Dreams Finally Become A Reality. Wishing You A Happy 1st January!
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
You are a very enthusiastic person, you imagine positive things instead of negative things, this is what you are, and that is why I love you so much. You are a good and positive being. I pray for you so that this new month does not stop starting something new in your life. Amen.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. — Bernard M. Baruch
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. – Marcus Aurelius
No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February. – Suze Orman
Hello, January please be awesome!
When one reads a poet in January, it is as lovely as when one goes to walk in June. – Jean-Paul Friedrich Richter
If you go to Minnesota in January, you should know that it’s gonna be cold. You don’t panic when the thermometer falls below zero. – Peter Lynch
An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves. – Bill Vaughn
We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives . . . not looking for flaws, but for potential. ― Ellen Goodman
It is growing cold. Winter is putting footsteps in the meadow. What whiteness boasts that sun that comes into this wood! One would say milk-colored maidens are dancing on the petals of orchids. How coldly burns our sun! One would say its rays of light are shards of snow, one imagines the sun lives upon a snow-crested peak on this day. One would say she is a woman who wears a gown of winter frost that blinds the eyes. Helplessness has weakened me. Wandering has wearied my legs. ― Roman Payne
January is always a good month for behavioral economics: Few things illustrate self-control as vividly as New Year’s resolutions. February is even better, though, because it lets us study why so many of those resolutions are broken. – Sendhil Mullainathan
If it’s not supportive, positivity, or coffee… I don’t want it.
January is here, with eyes that keenly glow, A frost-mailed warrior striding a shadowy steed of snow. – Edgar Fawcett
We are the last remaining country to allow ourselves two breaks in the season. You just have to look at England, Italy, and Spain, they play right through the season. We, on the other hand, take six weeks off in the winter until the end of January, and that is a luxury.
Hope that all your troubles and pain last only as long as your New Year resolutions. Happy 1st January
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. – Paul Dudley White
Your wishes will come true because you are a dream of your parents come true on a new year’s day. Happy Birthday.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. — Plato
Men always forget that human happiness is a disposition of mind and not a condition of circumstances. – John Locke
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. – Arthur Helps
Hello, January, make my dreams come true.
Plant carrots in January and you’ll never have to eat carrots.- Gardening Saying
Honestly, I just go to restaurants to eat so I won’t die. If there was a pill I could take in January and then I wouldn’t have to eat again for the rest of the year, I would take it. Of course, I wouldn’t want to sacrifice my chocolate cake and ice cream. – Steven Wright
New Year’s Day … now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. – Mark Twain
I’ll never understand why everybody puts so much emphasis on January first. There are three hundred and sixty-four other days in the year that you can make a change. ―Elizabeth Eulberg
Lots of people go mad in January. Not as many as in May, of course. Nor June. But January is your third most common month for madness. ― Karen Joy Fowler
Dieting on New Year’s Day isn’t a good idea as you can’t eat rationally but really need to be free to consume whatever is necessary, moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover. I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions began generally on January the second. – Helen Fielding
That’s the thing about birth, we don’t get an itinerary. We have to surrender and let go and it’s in that vulnerability we find the courage and strength we forgot we’ve had since our own birth. The power is already in you.
Nature has undoubtedly mastered the art of winter gardening and even the most experienced gardener can learn from the unrestrained beauty around them. – Vincent A. Simeone
I’m opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I’m launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January.
The Start Of First January Brings You Closer And Closer To Your Dreams And Aspirations. May This Be The Breakthrough YearThat Your Dreams Finally Become A Reality. Wishing You A Happy 1st January!
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan
Never stop celebrating because you brought a fair resolution to the lives of many on the day you were born.
Faith makes all things possible. love makes all things easy. – Dwight L. Moody
Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action. – William James
In January 1776, Thomas Paine issued ‘Common Sense,’ advocating independence from Great Britain. – Mike Crapo
New Year, New Beginnings, Welcome Jan.
With bright or somber gear, With smile or frown or song, In a masque, the months go gliding Perpetually along. First January is here, With eyes that keenly glow—A frost-mailed warrior striding A shadowy steed of snow… – Edgar Fawcett
On January 21st of 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced. We are going to be considerate and compassionate to everyone. But my greatest compassion will be for our own struggling citizens. -Donald Trump
The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul. – G. K. Chesterton
I love beginnings. If I were in charge of calendars, every day would be January 1. ― Jerry Spinelli
I blink January’s lashes and gush down December’s cheeks.― Sanober Khan
January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colett
Who you choose as a provider will play the biggest role in the options, support, and respect you receive through your pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum journey. Choose carefully, be picky as hell, and don’t hesitate to change if needed. Love yourself enough to get the care you deserve. As much as you would for someone else you love. Yes, love yourself that much, darling, because you’re worth it.
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. – Robert Frost
My most embarrassing moment was when I was a student at Tufts University and decided to go ‘streaking’ with a group of girls in the middle of January. Somehow I lost them and ended up being chased by the campus police.
Wishing you a Happy 1st January with the hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come.
Fitness is like marriage. You can’t cheat on it and expect it to work. – Bonnie Pfiester
January born Birthday means you are amazing and incredible enough to be synonymous with a happy new year.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it. – Alan Kay
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path. – Gautama Buddha
Following 25 children for the TV series ‘Child of Our Time’ has been extraordinary. The BBC’s original plan was to commemorate the new millennium. What better way than to film a number of expectant mums from across the U.K.? Coming from widely different backgrounds, all were due to give birth on January 1, 2000. – Robert Winston
Hello, January, it’s a fresh start!
No one ever regarded the First of January with indifference. It is that from which all date their time, and count upon what is left. It is the nativity of our common Adam. – Charles Lamb
What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people. January 20th, 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer. Everyone is listening to you now. – Donald Trump
Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. – Benjamin Franklin
On the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take interest in the things that are and are to be, and not in the things that were and are past. ―Henry Ward Beecher
I killed my ex-lovers and buried in my memories’ grave. It is January And I am tired of being brave. ― Arzum Uzun
Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent. – Dave Barry
Stop letting them not let you.
The shortest day has passed, and whatever nastiness of weather we may look forward to in January and February, at least we notice that the days are getting longer. Minute by minute they lengthen out. It takes some weeks before we become aware of the change. It is imperceptible even as the growth of a child, as you watch it day by day until the moment comes when with a start of delighted surprise we realize that we can stay out of doors in a twilight lasting for another quarter of a precious hour. – Vita Sackville
A lot of the listeners don’t realize that the Daytona 24 Hours is the most difficult race in the world. It’s 24 hours, a lot of darkness because it’s held at the end of January, so you’re talking about 13-14 hours of darkness.
We pass through this world but once. – Stephen Jay Gould
Good Morning. It Is Time To Jump Out Of Bed, Brushes Your Teeth, Eat Your Breakfast And Get Ready To Grab All The Opportunities That Will Come Your Way. Happy First Good Morning of 1st January!
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.- Muhammed Ali
All roads lead to your home today because you are celebrating a new year and a birthday party that welcomed us in it.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. – Socrates
One of my favorite little sayings is, ‘To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. – Robert M. Gates
Goodbye December, Hello, January!
The leaves hop, scraping on the ground. It is in deep January. The sky is hard. The stalks are firmly rooted in ice. It is in this solitude, a syllable, Out of these gawky flitterings, Intones its single emptiness, The most savage hollow of winter-sound. – Wallace Stevens
I was born January 6, 1937, eight years after Wall Street crashed and two years before John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath, his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the plight of a family during the Great Depression. – Lou Holtz
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. – Albert Einstein
New Year’s resolutions have always been something to beat me up with by the second week of January. It seems perverse to set yourself up for failure right at the start of the year. ―Romesh Ranganathan
JANUARY, The first month of the year, A perfect time to start all over again, Changing energies and deserting old moods, New beginnings, new attitudes. ― Charmaine J Forde
Feeling a little blue in January is normal. – Marilu Henner
Birth is not a competition. We can celebrate all births and all women. The end.
January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. The soil, open to the sky, absorbs the pure rainfall while microorganisms convert tilled-under fodder into usable nutrients for the next crop of plants. The feasting earthworms tunnel along, aerating the soil and preparing it to welcome the seeds and bare roots to come.- Rosalie Muller Wright
I met love, health, peace & joy, They needed a permanent place to stay.I gave them your address hope they arrived safely Happy 1st January.
Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, but it is also the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. – John F. Kennedy
You must be on top of the world because you share birthdays with every beautiful birthday wish of January and a new year that is just beginning.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Anne Frank
If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. – Lao Tzu
Welcome, January, one day at a time.
Somewhere along the way, I realized that the new year doesn’t begin for me in January. The new and fresh has always come for me in the Fall. Ironically, as leaves are falling like rain, crunching beneath my feet with finality, I am vibrating with the excitement of birth and new beginnings… My year begins in Autumn. – Betsy Cañas Garmon
Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw on a bank where they have no account.– Oscar Wilde
I was born on January 8, 1942, exactly three hundred years after the death of Galileo. I estimate, however, that about two hundred thousand other babies were also born that day. I don’t know whether any of them was later interested in astronomy. – Stephen Hawking
Call it ‘the New Year’s resolution effect’— it’s why gyms that were crowded in January are only half full in July and why so many slightly used guitars are available on Craigslist. ―Anders Ericsson
I really look forward to that insane hour that we spend together. I really do.― Colin Farrell
I miss everything about Chicago, except January and February. – Gary Cole
instead of asking a new parent if their baby is sleeping through the night, which can be a detrimental question, ask them this… ‘How is postpartum going?
There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalogs. – Hal Borland
Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live in. – Jim Rohn
I hope today is just the beginning of a beautiful year for you, happy Birthday!
The less you talk, the more you’re listened to. – Pauline Phillips
Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder. – Henry David Thoreau
Keep Calm and Hello January!
January brings the snow, Makes our feet and fingers glow.- Sara Coleridge
On the last day of January 1915, in the second year of the Great War, down in the shadow of some French mountains on the borders of Spain, I came into this world. – Thomas Merton
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. – Oprah Winfrey
New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter waiting to be written. ―Sarah Ban Breathnach
Snow is diamonds for a faery’s feet; Blithely and bonnily she trips along, Her lips a-carol with a merry song, And in her eyes the meaning… Life is sweet! ― Ruby Archer
You can’t party all the time – especially in January! – Neon Hitch
Anxiety is a liar. Breathe my beautiful friend. You got this. It will be okay.
Here’s to thee, old apple tree Whence thou mayest bud Whence thou mayest blow Whence thou mayest bear apples enow. – Wassailing Songs, England, January 5th
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second. – William James
Happy Birthday, dear, may the years not make you older but wiser, my best wishes.
Motivation is a fire from within. If someone tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. – Stephen R. Covey
The ultimate happiness is doing nothing. – Zhuangzi
Goodbye Jan, and Hello February.
The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium. – Arthur C. Clarke
January, the month of empty pockets!… The tourist is ruined by his equipment before even reaching the mountain-slope; what use will they be, those deep, buttoned, leather-lined pockets? Let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead. With a diver’s courage more than one woman this month plunges into some neglected chest, into wardrobes given over to darkness and camphor. The purse may be empty but one must nevertheless keep up with the spring fashions… – Colette
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this – to rise above the little things. – John Burroughs
I like starting projects in January. That’s the best time to start something. It’s so inward. ―Carolyn Chute
It’s January and I’m kicking snow off the ground. I just threw out the flower you made me promise to water, handle with care because I was too careless, you said. Careless with things and people, around me and behind and I remember being still for just a second or two, thinking that it’s so much easier to leave and start a new than take care of what’s already here. ― Charlotte Eriksson
In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944. – Gyorgy Ligeti
I’ve had six babies as a sexy plus size woman. My vagina never once asked for my BMI. My cervix simply opened because a baby needed to be birthed.
It snowed and snowed, the whole world over, Snow swept the world from end to end. A candle burned on the table; A candle burned. – Boris Pasternak, Dr. Zhivago
Your health account, your bank account, they’re the same thing. The more you put in, the more you can take out. Exercise is king and nutrition is queen. Together you have a kingdom.– Jack LaLanne
Today is a special day because you exist in my life, happy Birthday.
Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself. – Ausonius
Some people cause happiness wherever they go, others whenever they go. – Oscar Wilde
You’d be so lean, that blasts of January Would blow you through and through. – William Shakespeare
We had a $10 billion budget deficit when we got here in January of 2003. We cut that budget deficit; we did not raise taxes; we came back in ’05, and we had an $8 billion surplus. That’s how fast it can happen. – Rick Perry
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man should be born again on the first of January. Start with a fresh page. ―Henry Ward Beecher
I am in no mood to fulminate on paper–I wish the two of us were in a room together talking of what matters most, the air thick with affinity. In January a man crawls into a cave of hopelessness; he hallucinates sympathies catching fire. Letters are glaciers, null frigates, trapping us where we are in the moment, unable to carry us on toward truth. ― Carlene Bauer
To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk-in June. – Jean-Paul Sartre
I’m declaring it… If cellulite is normal and cute on babies, it’s normal and cute on me.
Should auld acquaintance be forgotten and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgotten and days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear, for auld lang syne, we’ll take a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne.- Robert Burns
Number one is just to gain a passion for running. To love the morning, to love the trail, to love the pace on the track. – Pat Tyson
A dear friend, today I want to wish you a happy birthday and blessings.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. – Oprah Winfrey
Happiness is a habit – cultivate it. – Elbert Hubbard
January, in ermine cloak, With crystal spangles dight, He gave the queen an Ivy crown, And her fair shoulders white He happ’d with tender ferny Moss From many a cozy nook, Or from the rounded boulders warm Beside the frozen brook. – James Rigg
Working with a lot of people at the same time is a task. I really like making stuff and getting stuff done. One of the things I really liked about Facebook was that I could always move so quickly. I wrote the original application in, like, nine days at the end of January. – Mark Zuckerberg
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. – Michael Altshuler
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
I did put on the record player, the love symphony of Beethoven wafted in the air. You and I made love, last February on that amazing Sunday afternoon. And the neighbor’s dog barked madly every time our bed creaked from all the gyrations that you and I could outmaneuver in our frenzy of wanting each other’s body and soul! ― Avijeet Das
If I had my way, I’d remove January from the calendar altogether and have an extra July instead. – Roald Dahl
I do not care what kind of birth you have… a home birth, scheduled cesarean, epidural hospital birth, or if you birth alone in the woods next to a baby deer. I care that you are supported in your choices and that you were respected.
Bare branches of each tree on this chilly January morn look so cold so forlorn. Gray skies dip ever so low left from yesterday’s dusting of snow. Yet in the heart of each tree waiting for each who wait to see new life as warm sun and breeze will blow, like magic, unlock springs sap to flow, buds, new leaves, then blooms will grow. – Nelda Hartmann
You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.- Wayne Gretzky
May God give you many blessings today and always, may your dreams come true that you have much peace, love, and hope.
Most people are about as happy as they make their minds up to be. – Abraham Lincoln
But then I do think New Year’s resolutions can’t technically be expected to begin on New Year’s Day, don’t you? Since, because it’s an extension of New Year’s Eve, smokers are already on a smoking roll and cannot be expected to stop abruptly on the stroke of midnight with so much nicotine in the system. – Helen Fielding
In January we start saving money, getting out of credit card debt, funding our retirement accounts, and we’re doing wonderful. Then, every single year like clockwork, starting in November, all of you fall into this trap that says, ‘I have to buy this gift… I can’t show up at this party and not have something for everybody. – Suze Orman
He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool. – F. M. Knowles
January looks forward to the new year and back to the old year. He sees the past and future. ―M.L. Stedman
January 26th. The day when nothing remarkable happens to anyone else. ― Ashley Newell
Summer is a promissory note signed in June, it’s long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January. – Hal Borland
From Heaven I fall, though from earth I begin.No lady alive can show such a skin.I’m bright as an angel, and light as a feather, But heavy and dark when you squeeze me together. Though candor and truth in my aspect I bear, Yet many poor creatures I help to insnare. though so much of Heaven appears in my make, The foulest impressions I easily take. My parent and I produce one another, The mother the daughter, the daughter the mother.- James Parton
I’ve lived in Washington now for 44 years, and that’s a lot of folly to witness up close. Whatever confidence and optimism I felt towards the central government when I got here on January 1, 1970, has pretty much dissipated at the hands of the government. – George Will
I think in terms of the day’s resolutions, not the year’s.– Henry Moore
January’s tune resonates with the hope of new beginnings in the symphony of time. The “Most Popular January Quotes” form a chorus of voices that remind us of the blank canvas we’re given, a chance to craft our stories anew. As we venture into the year’s opening chapter, these quotes become our companions, infusing our days with purpose and motivation. So, let the spirit of these quotes be your guiding light, illuminating the path to a year filled with promise and growth.
Which quotation is your favorite? Tell us in the comment section.