15 Hopeful Quotes for All of Your New Year's Day Instagram Captions

New Year's Day is almost here!

Jan. 1 marks the beginning of a new year and the chance to assess all you've done and accomplished in the last year while looking forward to exciting happenings and opportunities ahead.

The first photo (and caption) you post in the new year has the power to set the tone for the next 365 days, so why not make it something empowering? Check out our list of hopeful quotes for all of your New Year's Day Instagram captions to get some great ideas!

For the photo of you showing off your first OOTD in the new year:

"Sometimes all we need is a fresh start."

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For the photo of you ringing in the New Year with your BFFs:

"Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right."

-Oprah Winfrey


For the photo of you and your significant other smooching at midnight:

"Love like there is no midnight."


For the photo of you celebrating with your family:

"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson


For the photo of your first meal of the new year:

"New year, new eats."


For when a fresh year promises the world:

"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'

-Alfred Lord Tennyson


For the photo of your first manicure of the year:

"May your new year sparkle and shine."

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For when you're changing and don't yet know who you'll become:

"I haven't met the new me yet."

-"Happiness," Taylor Swift


For the photo embracing new beginnings:

"There are better things ahead than any we leave behind."

-C.S. Lewis


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For that photo announcing your New Year's resolution:

"Every year you make a resolution to change yourself. This year, make a resolution to be yourself."


For that photo of your new calendar or day planner:

"Page 1 of 365."

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For that empowering photo to start the year off right:

"New year. Same me. Bigger Goals."


For when you plan for your new year to be all about reinvention:

"Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction."

-Germany Kent


For when you didn't have the greatest year, and you know it won't define you:

"This year was just one part of my story."


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For that hopeful photo:

"And so the adventure begins."


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