106 New Day Quotes about the Courage to Start Again


Do you need the right motivation for a new beginning? Have a look at these brilliant new day quotes that will encourage you to keep fighting for your dreams. For even more powerful quotes, have a look at these uplifting courage quotes.

Things do not always work out as planned in life. Quite the contrary, you may work towards ambitious goals only to have your dreams shattered shortly before succeeding. Elaborate plans may be crushed and the dedicated work of months may be reduced to pieces with a single turn of events. In short, not every day is a good day.

“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.”
Mary Anne Radmacher

If you’re having a bad day, it’s important to let the day come to an end so that you can start anew on the next day. Struggles and difficulties in life should not discourage you from pursuing your dreams. Quite the contrary, failures and setbacks should be used as the steppingstones towards your success.

New day quotes

These new day quotes will encourage you to seize the opportunity to start over again

So while it’s not always possible to succeed in every single one of your endeavors, what really matters is to always get back up on your feet after you got knocked down. To give you the courage and strength it takes to start a new day, we have created the following collection of powerful quotes.

106 New Day Quotes about the Courage to Continue

The following list of quotes was written by authors who themselves were confronted with painful failures and seemingly insurmountable challenges. What made these individuals so exceptional is that they had the willpower to start again the next day without being discouraged by failure. As such, the following new day quotes are a fantastic companion through times of difficulties when you desperately seek to start anew. Enjoy reading!

Here’s our collection of new day quotes


New opportunities quote

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Strength of a new day

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”
Eleanor Roosevelt


New day quote

“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
L.M. Montgomery


Opportunity to reset

“Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.”
Richie Norton


Inspirational new day quote

“Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.”
Nicole Sobon


“I want to taste and glory in each day, and never be afraid to experience pain; and never shut myself up in a numb core of nonfeeling, or stop questioning and criticizing life and take the easy way out. To learn and think: to think and live; to live and learn: this always, with new insight, new understanding, and new love.”
Sylvia Plath


“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.”
J. B. Priestley


“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
Mary Pickford


“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. He is rich who owns the day, and no one owns the day who allows it to be invaded with fret and anxiety.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only do something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!”
Steve Maraboli


“The beginning is always today.”
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


“Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.”
Marie Lu


“When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.”
Steve Maraboli


“Starting over can be challenging, but also it can be a great opportunity to do things differently.”
Catherine Pulsifer


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

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“Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can’t buy more hours. Scientists can’t invent new minutes. And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”
Denis Waitley


“How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened? But in the end, it’s only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer.”
Peter Jackson


“Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.”
Guy Finley


“How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then, without realizing it you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day; of course, you achieve quite a lot in the course of time.”
Anne Frank


“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot


“Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it.”
L.M. Montgomery


“This new day is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on the yesterdays.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


“‎Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending.”
Chico Xavier


“Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.”
Marsha Petrie Sue


“In that book which is my memory, on the first page of the chapter that is the day when I first met you, appear the words, ‘Here begins a new life’.”
Dante Alighieri


“Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.”
Anne Sullivan


“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.”
Lao Tzu


“Each day brings new opportunities, allowing you to constantly live with love – be there for others – bring a little light into someone’s day. Be grateful and live each day to the fullest.”
Roy T. Bennett


“You just can’t live that negative way. You know what I mean. Make way for the positive day. Cause it’s a new day.”
Bob Marley


“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.”
T.S. Eliot

These new day quotes are spot on


“Today is a new day. Even if you were wrong yesterday, you can get it right today.”
Dwight Howard


“Man starts over again every day, in spite of all he knows, against all he knows.”
Emil Cioran


“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.”
J.P. Morgan


“Sometimes life is very mean: a person can spend days, weeks, months and years without feeling new. Then, when a door opens – a positive avalanche pours in. One moment, you have nothing, the next, you have more than you can cope with.”
Paulo Coelho


“Today, many will make the commitment to be a better mother, father, son, daughter, student, teacher, worker, boss, brother, sister, & so much more. Why not you? Today is a new day! Many will seize this day. Many will live it to the fullest. Why not you?”
Steve Maraboli


“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future.”
Jon Krakauer


“No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!”
C. JoyBell C.”


“This is the beginning of a new day You have been given this day to use as you will. You can waste it or use it for good. What you do today is important Because you are exchanging a day of your life for it. When tomorrow comes, this day will be gone forever. In its place is something that you have left behind. Let it be something good.”
Cindy Trimm


“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 will live this day as if it is my last. This day is all I have and these hours are now my eternity. I greet this sunrise with cries of joy as a prisoner who is reprieved from death. I lift mine arms with thanks for this priceless gift of a new day.”
Og Mandino


“Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.”
Jonathan Lockwood Huie


“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
Carl Bard


“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
Ernest Hemingway


“It turned out that sometimes it’s enough to start doing things differently now.”
Laini Taylor


“Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday.”
Og Mandino

New day quotes like this truly hit home


“Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.”
Ralph Blum


“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”
Meister Eckhart


“Today is a new day. Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny! Let today be the day you stop being a victim of your circumstances and start taking action towards the life you want. You have the power and the time to shape your life. Break free from the poisonous victim mentality and embrace the truth of your greatness. You were not meant for a mundane or mediocre life!”
Steve Maraboli


“I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan.”
Vivian Jokotade


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


“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been”
Rainer Maria Rilke


“Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.”
Douglas Pagels


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


“Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.”
Marsha Petrie Sue


“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”
Christopher McCandless


“Egyptians believe in the power of the sunrise. They believe each morning begins not just a new day, but a new world.”
Rick Riordan


“He believed in himself, believed in his quixotic ambition, letting the failures of the previous day disappear as each new day dawned. Yesterday was not today. The past did not predict the future if he could learn from his mistakes.”
Daniel Wallace


“Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.” He looks toward the railway car’s open door, where streaks of dark water blanket the world. “You try to walk in the light.”
Marie Lu


“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”


“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.”
Taylor Swift


“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.”
Nido Qubein


“It’s a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don’t know about you, but I make plenty. You can’t turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.”
Mel Gibson


“Once you accept the fact that every day is a new day to begin again, life becomes a much easier path to walk.”
Courtney Giardina


“The light of a new day always chases the shadows of the night away, and shows us that the shape of our fears is only the ghost of our own minds.”
Terry Goodkind


“Here on the pulse of this new day
You may have the grace to look up and out
And into your sister’s eyes,
Into your brother’s face, your country
And say simply
Very simply
With hope
Good morning.”
Maya Angelou


“How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?”
Leonard Cohen


“That last page turned is a perfect excuse to write a whole new book.”
Toni Sorenson


“I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.”
Juansen Dizon


“Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So today is my new favorite day.”
A.A. Milne


“This is what amazes me: that people are new every day. That they are never the same. You must always invent them, and they must always invent themselves, too.”
Lauren Oliver


“Let’s forget the baggages of the past and make a new beginning.”
Shahbaz Sharif


“Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.”
Joel Osteen


“Nourish beginnings, let us nourish beginnings. Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest. The blessing is in the seed.”
Muriel Rukeyser


“You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.”
Barabra Sher


“Which is why I am not here to tell you tomorrow will be a new day. That the sun will go on shining. Or there are plenty of fish in the sea. What I will tell you is this; it’s okay to be hurting as much as you are. What you are feeling is not only completely valid but necessary—because it makes you so much more human. And though I can’t promise it will get better any time soon, I can tell you that it will—eventually. For now, all you can do is take your time. Take all the time you need.”
Lang Leav


“Recreate your life, always, always. Remove the stones, plant rose bushes and make sweets. Begin again.”
Cora Coralina


“Perhaps it’s true that things can change in a day. That a few dozen hours can affect the outcome of whole lifetimes. And that when they do, those few dozen hours, like the salvaged remains of a burned house—the charred clock, the signed photograph, the scorched furniture—must be resurrected from the ruins and examined. Preserved. Accounted for. Little events, ordinary things, smashed and reconstituted. Imbued with new meaning. Suddenly they become the bleached bones of a story.”
Arundhati Roy


“Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can’t change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and the stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future what the past was not.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough


“Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.”
Alan Cohen


“Maman used to say that you can always find something to be happy about. In my prison, when the sky turned red and a new day slipped into my cell, I found out that she was right.”
Albert Camus


“Every new day with God brings the dawn of new and better possibilities.”
Cindy Trimm


“If I must start somewhere, right here and now is the best place imaginable.”
Richelle E. Goodrich


“Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.”
Dalai Lama


“The sun shall always rise upon a new day and there shall always be a rose garden within me. Yes, there is a part of me that is broken, but my broken soil gives way to my wild roses.”
C. JoyBell C.


“All great beginnings start in the dark, when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight.”
Shannon L. Alder

Here are even more new day quotes for you


“It’s a new dawn
It’s a new day
It’s a new life for me
And I’m feeling good”
Leslie Bricusse


“I am amazed by how many individuals mess up every new day with yesterday.”
Gary Chapman


“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.”
Joseph Campbell


“A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.”


“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
Martin Luther King Jr.


“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.”
Oprah Winfrey


“Father, I anticipate the good things You have prepared for me today. Bring complete order to my day as I seek You first and make Your will my priority. I rejoice in the new day You have given me. I praise You for making it fruitful and productive. Thank You for teaching me ways to increase my effectiveness— to work smarter. I work according to Your agenda and perform for an audience of one—the Lord Jesus Christ. In Jesus’s name, amen.”
Cindy Trimm


“For this is what we do. […] Push our brave hearts into the promise of a new day.”
Gregory David Roberts


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


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


“Today is a new day and it brings with it a new set of opportunities for me to act on.”
Idowu Koyenikan


“I welcome each new day with a hopeful expectancy that I, too, will rise above the ordinary. For I am not content to live a merely “normal” life or settle for an average existence. No, I am destined for more – much, much more.”
Melody Carlson


“Today. This bright new day that awaits us”
David Nicholls


“A new day: Be open enough to see opportunities. Be wise enough to be grateful. Be courageous enough to be happy.”
Steve Maraboli


“Every morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new. Today is a new day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my life up to this moment, to come to this day. This moment – this day – is as good as any moment in all eternity. I shall make of this day – each moment of this day – a heaven on earth. This is my day of opportunity.”
Dan Custer


“It’s a new day in the World After.”
Susan Ee


“Let go of the delusion that you deserve better and go earn it! Today is a new day!”
Steve Maraboli


“Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.”
Desmond Tutu


“Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully and well. Experience new things. Love and be loved, if you ever get the chance”
David Nicholls


“Not one day in anyone’s life is an uneventful day, no day without profound meaning, no matter how dull and boring it might seem.”
Dean Koontz


“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.”
Germany Kent

I hope you enjoyed this collection of motivational new day quotes.

Stay victorious!


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