Dive Into Our January Quotes Wonderland: Winter Wisdom Unleashed

The month of January is a cherished time of renewal for many, as reflected in these January Quotes.

We hope the quotes below inspire you to welcome this chilly month with open arms.

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What Advantages Do These January Quotes  Offer?

People everywhere are catching the inspiration bug as they dive into their New Year’s resolutions this January.

Whether it’s eating better or exploring new places, many folks view January as the starting point for a more fulfilling, enjoyable, and productive life.

Let these January quotes:

  •  Ignite your enthusiasm for the new year’s purpose.
  •  Give you a fresh perspective on last year’s accomplishments.
  • Motivate you to plan and make this your best year yet.

We aim to share the positive vibes that fill the air throughout this month with the quotes below.

Take that first step in January towards an amazing year.

Enjoy these inspiring January quotes from all corners of the internet!

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January Quotes About The Month

1. “Feeling a little blue in January is normal.” – Marilu Henner

2. “No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” – Hal Borland

3. “January is the calendar’s ingrown hair.” – Stewart Stafford

4. “January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow.” – Sara Coleridge

5. “January looks forward to the new year and back to the old year. He sees past and future.” – M.L. Stedman

6. “Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.” – Alexandra Guarnaschelli

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January Quotes About The Cold

7. “I pray this winter be gentle and kind–a season of rest from the wheel of the mind. “ – John Geddes

8. “Winter forms our character and brings out our best.” – Tom Allen

9. “Winter is a season of recovery and preparation.” – Paul Theroux

10. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

11. “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

12. “Thank goodness for the first snow, it was a reminder–no matter how old you became and how much you’d seen, things could still be new if you were willing to believe they still mattered.” – Candace Bushnell

13. “Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless.” – Terri Guillemets

14. If I had my way, I would remove January from the calendar altogether and have an extra July instead.” – Roald Dahl

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15. “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Anne Bradstreet

16. “Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” – Pietro Aretino

If you’re enjoying these quotes, you’ll love our collection of spring quotes celebrating life, love, and change.

17. “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell

18. “I love the scents of winter! For me, it’s all about the feeling you get when you smell pumpkin spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, gingerbread and spruce.” – Taylor Swift

19. “Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they enjoy is feeling proof against it.” – Richard Adams

20. “Nothing burns like the cold.” – George R.R. Martin

21. “Snow brings a special quality with it—the power to stop life as you know it dead in its tracks.” – Nancy Hatch Woodward

22. “To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.” – Aristotle

January Quotes About Fresh Starts

23. “The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.” – Josiah Martin

24. “New year—a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.” – Alex Morritt

25. “The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul…” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

26. “What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.” – Vern McLellan

27. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.” – Melody Beattie

28. “You can get excited about the future. The past won’t mind.” – Hillary DePiano

29. “Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time.” – Catherine Pulsifer

30. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S. Eliot

31. “Every single year, we’re a different person. I don’t think we’re the same person all of our lives.” – Steven Spielberg

32. “Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

33. “Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

34. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato

35. “Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” – Mandy Hale

36. “A New Year has tiptoed in. Let’s go forward to meet it.” – Anusha Atukorala

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January Quotes About Creating Goals

37. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

38. “If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy, and inspires your hopes.” – Andrew Carnegie

39. “It’s harder to stay on top than it is to make the climb. Continue to seek new goals.” – Pat Summitt

40. “If a goal is worth having, it’s worth blocking out the time in your day-to-day life necessary to achieve it.” – Jill Koenig

41. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein

42. “You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.” – Ted Turner

43. “The greater danger for most of us isn’t that our aim is too high and miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo

44. “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland

45. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins

46. “A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.” – Bo Bennett

47. “A good goal is like a strenuous exercise — it makes you stretch.” – Mary Kay Ash

48. “You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.” – Shonda Rhimes

49. “Intention without action is an insult to those who expect the best from you.” – Andy Andrews

50. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

Inspirational  January Quotes

51. “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

52. “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.” – T.S. Eliot

53. Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” – Brad Paisley

54. “There is always an opportunity to start again and again, if the old ways were not working last year, look for better ways of doing it in the new year and start again afresh.” – Bamigboye Olurotimi

55. “New Year is a new morning and a new morning is a new opportunity and a new opportunity is a new path and finally a new path is a new richness!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

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56. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe

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57. “Let us do something incredible this New Year: Let us try to see the world from the window of other cultures!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

58. “Here is an unchanging truth valid for all the New Year’s: The more you believe in luck, the less successful you will be!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

59. “Every year is a chess game. New Year is a new chess game! You make the right moves, you win the game!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

January Quotes To  Keep You Going During The Month

60. “January is my favorite month when the light is plainest, least colored. And I like the feeling of beginnings.” ― Anne Truitt

61. “It is deep January.  The sky is hard.  The stalks are firmly rooted in ice.” ― Wallace Stevens

62. “No one ever regarded the first of January with indifference.” ― Charles Lamb

63. “Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

64. “January, the month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead.” ― Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

65. “Your hair is winter fire January embers My heart burns there, too.” ― Stephen King

66. “The thousands of

small birds of January in their smooth soaring cloud finding the trees.” ― Naomi Shihab Nye

67. Through the chill of December the early winter moans… but it’s that January wind that rattles old bones.” ― John Facenda

68. “January is the month for dreaming.” ― Jean Hersey

69. “Blessing will happen to you and your family throughout the year because you faster in January.” ― Jentezen Franklin

January motivational quotes

70. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

71. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” – Muhammad Ali

72. “I’ve grown most not from victories, but from setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.” – Serena Williams

73. “Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it .”— Ted Williams

74. “If you don’t fall, how are you going to know what getting up is like?” – Steph Curry

75. “If you wait, all that happens is you get older.” — Larry McMurtry

76. “What we do is more important than what we say or what we say we believe.” – bell hooks

77. “A goal is just a dream with a deadline.” — Drake

78. “Once you know yourself, can’t nobody tell you nothing about you.” – Megan Thee Stallion

79. “Work hard, never give up, and don’t fall in love with yourself .”— Martha Sturdy

80. “A bad day doesn’t mean a bad week or a bad month or a bad year.”― Anuj Jasani

January Quotes To Inspire A Fresh Start

81. “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

82. “December is letting go, Of all the past year’s fails, And starting anew in January, As time again chases its tail.” — Stewart Stafford

83. “I love beginnings. If I were in charge of calendars, every day would be January 1.” — Jerry Spinelli

84. “Don’t wait until February to start living in January.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

85. “New month, new intentions, new goals, new love, new light, and new beginnings.” — April Mae Monterrosa

86. “I like starting projects in January. That’s the best time to start something. It’s so inward.” — Carolyn Chute

87. “January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening.” — Rosalie Muller Wright

88. “No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” — Suze Orman

89.  “January opens the box of the year And bring out days that are bright and clear And bring out days that are cold and gray And shouts, “Come see what I brought today.“ — Leland B. Jacobs

90. “Drop the last month into the silent limbo of the past and thank God that it can go.” — Brooks Atkinson

January Quotes To Ring In The New Year

91. Look lak she has been livin’ through uh hundred years in January without one day of spring.” ― Zora Neale Hurston

92. “Without Valentine’s Day, February would be… well, January.” ― Jim Gaffigan

93. “The answer is hard work. What are you doing on Christmas Eve? Are you riding your bike? January 1st – are you riding your bike?” ― Lance Armstrong

94. “I co-pastor now, so I preach six months, then another guy preaches six months. So that’s really why I’m preparing for January because I’ll finish in June; then I’ll be writing and doing other projects for the rest of the year.” ― Max Lucado

95. “I have to admit, in January and February I was in an absolute fuzz. I had no one on board. It wasn’t that I didn’t know what I was doing, but we didn’t have all the pieces put together.” ― Donna Shalala

96. “My dad liked how January went with Jones. My sisters’ names are Jina and Jacey Jones.” ― January Jones

97. “This January, Kevin Costner will be honored by the Palm Springs International Film Festival for his contribution to film. This gives Costner just two months to contribute to the film.” ― Tina Fey

98. “The first thing [Donald Trump] does on January 20th is take an oath to defend and adhere to the Constitution of the United States.” ― Chuck Todd

99. “This year I invested in pumpkins. They’ve been going up the whole month of October and I got a feeling they’re going to peak right around January. Then bang! That’s when I’ll cash in.” ― Homer

100. “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

January Quotes To Ease You Into New Year

101. “What is it about the January feeling— past everything else, low-glowing hunger that propels me around” ― Eileen Myles

102. “Born at the wrong time in the wrong place. I am a January wasp” ― Marrisse Whittaker

103. “And instead of dying Immediately after they shot him, he would go on to survive several days solely because of the cold that January” ― Bethany Brookbank

104. “January 26th. The day when nothing remarkable happens to anyone else.” ― Ashley Newell

105. “I find January hard. Nothing happens.” ― Frankie Bridge

106. “I killed my ex-lovers and buried them to my memories’ grave. It is January And I am tired of being brave.” ― Arzum Uzun

107. “I blink January’s lashes and gush down December’s cheeks” ― Sanober Khan

108. “If you’re still playing in January and February, it seems like every good football team has some kind of running game.” ― Demaryius Thomas

109. “So, I got asked in January of 2014 to attend the State of the Union and sit as a guest in the first lady’s viewing box.” ― Jason Collins

110. “A January 6th commission needs to be truly bipartisan, and that means not only at the member level but also at the staff level.” ― Tommy Tuberville

January Quotes To Start The Year Off Right

111. “I started training in January in 1993 and my first match was in April of that same year.” ―  Christopher Daniels

112. “I can get quite depressed in January looking at the glut of DVDs and new diet and exercise books and apps, and the Instagram posts that come out.” ― Anna Richardson

113. “I briefly dated January Jones, and people know about that.” ― Nick Viall

114. “In January 2014 I left the Department for Education and spent the next 18 months away from politics.” ― Dominic Cummings

115. “Cleaning out your locker the first week of January is not a whole lot of fun and it always leaves a lousy taste in your mouth.” ― Adam Vinatieri

116. “January is an odd month for everyone because of the transfer market, while it can happen during a season to have a momentary wobble.” ― Roberto Mancini

117. “I went to the gym 4 days in a row in January of 2016. That’s the last time I went.” ― Miriam Shor

118. “The buzz we had in 2000-01 was unique. We played 34 matches between January 1 and May 19, but lost only four.” ― Jamie Carragher

119. “It’s always that time of year around January where trade talks come.” ― Andre Drummond

120. “It’s not an easy challenge picking up players in January, I’ve always found it tough. Clubs don’t want to release their better players.” ― Neil Warnock


January is a time of renewal and fresh starts, marked by resolutions and positive intentions.

The collection of quotes covers themes like the winter season, setting goals, and embracing new beginnings.

Encouraging readers to reflect on the past and plan for a fulfilling future, the quotes capture the essence of January’s significance in the pursuit of a better life.


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