May the Best of Last Year be the Worst of Next. Cheers!
Maybe you're throwing a New Year's Eve party at your house. Maybe you're out to dinner and drinks with a great group of friends to ring in 2014. Either way, there's a chance someone at some time is going to need to make a toast to celebrate the finale of 2013 and debut of 2014. Why shouldn't it be you?
Everyone has a beverage, you all raise them high, and then … Eek! What to say?! You're in luck — we've compiled a list of New Year's Eve toasts and quotes that are totally "Cheers!" worthy. So pass out those champagne flutes with pride, clink-clink-clink your glass, clear your throat, and wow everyone with your witty, whimsical or sentimental toast. Happy New Year!
"Here’s to your health this New Year’s night. Wishing your future is wealthy and bright." — Michael Varma
"Here’s wishing you more happiness than all my words can tell. Not just along for New Year’s Eve, but for all the year as well." — Anonymous
"May the Lord keep you in his hand and never close his fist too tight on you. And may the face of every good news and the back of every bad news be toward us in the New Year." — Irish toast
"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." — Anonymous
"He who breaks a resolution is a weakling; He who makes one is a fool." — F.M. Knowles
"As we start the New Year, let's get down on our knees to thank God we're on our feet." — Irish toast
"Here’s a toast to the future, a toast to the past, and a toast to our friends, far and near. May the future be pleasant, the past a bright dream. May our friends remain faithful and dear." — Anonymous
"Let us resolve to do the best we can with what we’ve got." — William Feather
"Your Merry Christmas may depend on what others do for you. But your Happy New Year depends on what you do for others." — Anonymous
"In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship but never in want." — Irish toast
"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man." — Benjamin Franklin
"Cheers to you, cheers to me. Have a Happy New Year’s Eve!" — Anonymous
"May all your troubles last as long as your New Year’s resolutions!" — Joey Adams
"An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves." — Bill Vaughan
"Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to." — Bill Vaughan
"A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one Year and out the other!" — Anonymous
"The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year’s Eve, when you get to kiss the person you’re married to." — P.J. O’Rourke