Yes, it’s almost here. The end of 2014, that is. The last day of the year deserves some time of reflection on the past 12 months, and to look forward with a fresh perspective on the new year. So while you are waiting for the clock to strike on New Year’s Eve, think about your goals, dreams, and motivate yourself to accomplish the unthinkable.

You might be putting some final touches on your New Year resolution list, making those grand plans to improve yourself physically, mentally, and even spiritually. You’ll eat more greens and less fat, run five miles every day, commit to a charity, or save up for that car you always wanted. Need a push to get you started? Let these 10 New Year quotes inspire you!

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.”

— Brad Paisley

Stock Photo - Cups of coffee with a muffin and a person writing in her diary“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”

― Lao Tzu

Stock Photo - Brandywine Falls, a waterfall in Ohio“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Stock Photo-close-up-book-on-table-in-sunset-time“Do one act of kindness each day of the year and change 365 lives.”

—Anthony Douglas Williams

Stock Photo - Hands of elderly man and baby holding a young plant against a green natural background in spring. Ecology concept“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

— C.S. Lewis

Stock Photo - Hiker with backpack relaxing on top of a mountain and enjoying sunrise“Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.”

— Michael Josephson

Stock Photo - Businessman carrying a briefcase standing on stairway and look at a future doorway of 2015“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, “It will be happier.”

— Alfred Lord Tennyson

Stock Photo - Summer woman sunbathing enjoying sun smiling looking at camera.“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

— Chinese Proverb

Stock Photo - Athlete runner feet running on treadmill closeup on shoe.“For a new year to bring you something new, make a move, like a butterfly tearing its cocoon! Make a move!”

Mehmet Murat ildan

Stock Photo - Butterfly on a flower with light reflect in morning“A new year is unfolding – like a blossom with petals curled tightly concealing the beauty within.”

— Unknown

Stock Photo - The red tulip in the morning of Beijing Botanical Garden.And here’s one more for good measure because hey,you can never have too much encouragement!

“Here’s to the bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here’s to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold.”

— Unknown

Stock Photo - Romantic flutes of sparkling golden champagne with effervescent bubbles wrapped in golden ribbon