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Funny and Inspirational Quotes About January

Updated: Jan 8

A baker's dozen of observations about the first month of the year.

Sunlight streaming through trees in the fog

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

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

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

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

"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 Forde

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

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

“Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.” Dave Barry

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

“A good new year goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.” Mary Kay Ash

“January is the best time of year for gym owners. You all come. It’s great! And then, by Valentine’s Day, you’re not coming in anymore.” David Kirsch

“January is the worst month. You are fat and broke from the holidays, paler than ever, and you can’t feel your own face when you walk outside.” Anonymous

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


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