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Quotes of the Day for 1 January 2004 – Happy New Year

Through most of recorded history, the new year began in March, but for the last four centuries or so we've marked this day as a new start. That makes me hopeful, and I plan to take advantage of it. May your New Year be a good fresh start and bring you joy and prosperity.

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The quotes:

After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over.
     - Alfred Edward Perlman

Start writing a new chapter, for if you live by the book you'll never make history.
     - Ben Sobel

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

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.
     - George Baker, 1877 - 1965

It's time to start living the life you've imagined.
     - Henry James, 1843 - 1916

If you have made mistakes ... there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.
     - Mary Pickford, 1893 - 1979


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