January quotes

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Features of January 

January is the month for dreaming. (Jean Hersey)

January looks forward to the new year and back to the old year. He sees past and future. (M.L. Stedman)

January the world lies lonely there No sun that shines on you The green lies dead in the coffin. (Monika Minder)

January is here, with eyes that keenly glow, a frost-mailed warrior striding a shadowy steed of snow. (Edgar Fawcett)

Winter came in January. For a long time it circled with a frosty wind over the houses, weary of waiting, and then, in one suddenly quiet night, covered them with a loose veil. I woke up in the morning – and outside the window it was like a world erased by an elastic band. (Narine Abgaryan)

January? The month is dumb. It is fraudulent. It does not cleanse itself. (Anne Sexton)

January was a two-faced month, jangling like jester’s bells, crackling like snow crust, pure as any beginning, grim as an old man, mysteriously familiar yet unknown, like a word one can almost but not quite define. (Patricia Highsmith)

People and January

January is the month to send best wishes to your friends. The other months are those where they will not happen. (Georg Christoph Lichtenberg)

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. (Henry Ward Beecher)

January 26th. The day when nothing remarkable happens to anyone else. (Ashley Newell)

You have the month of May on your cheeks, and the month of January in your heart. (Alfred de Musset)

January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow. (Sara Coleridge)

The more gifted among you will have noticed that January starts first. I mean I did n’t start it. (Pierre Desproges)

My wife and I always have a winter holiday that I call the “fly and flop”. In January and February, you don’t want culture, you just want to get your bones warm and eat, drink, sleep. We usually go to the Caribbean. (Alan Titchmarsh)

New Year’s resolutions and January

Most resolutions are thrown overboard in January. So one more bad thing comes along. (MB Hermann)

I think it would be more sensible if resolutions began generally on January the second. (Helen Fielding)

No one has ever achieved financial fitness with a resolution in January that’s abandoned by February. (Suze Orman)

We will smoke the first cigarette right after the New Year’s dinner, in mid-January we will stop believing that by the end of the year we will speak English fluently, we will postpone losing weight “until better times” – summer vacation. Until then, and so all about these promises will be forgotten. (Janusz Leon Wiśniewski)

January is always a good month for behavioral economics: Few things illustrate self-control as vividly as New Year’s resolutions. February is even better, though, because it lets us study why so many of those resolutions are broken. (Sendhil Mullainathan)

Gardening and January

With January flowers one does not fill the basket. (Génin)

January is the quietest month in the garden… But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. (Rosalie Muller Wright)

I don’t like mowing the lawn in January, but in March the grass is already too high. (Justus Vogt)

There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalogs. (Hal Borland)

I love the Mediterranean for the fact that winter is over in a minute, and the almond blossom arrives in January. (Jade Jagger)

Quotes about gardening

Nature and January

Come, ye cold winds, at January’s call, On whistling wings, and with white flakes bestrew The earth. (John Ruskin)

Wherever you look, only snow and ice, The sky is gray, the earth is white; Hey, how the wind whistles so merrily, Hey, how it pinches your cheeks! (Robert Reinick)

It is deep January. The sky is hard. The stalks are firmly rooted in ice. (Wallace Stevens)

Bare branches of each tree on this chilly January morn look so cold so forlorn. Gray skies dip ever so low left from yesterday’s dusting of snow. Yet in the heart of each tree waiting for each who wait to see new life as warm sun and breeze will blow, like magic, unlock springs sap to flow, buds, new leaves, then blooms will grow. (Nelda Hartmann)

Quotes about nature

Attitude to January

Without ice skates and bells ringing, January is a bad today. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

January is my favorite month, when the light is plainest, least colored. And I like the feeling of beginnings. (Anne Truitt)

I find January hard. Nothing really happens. (Frankie Bridge)

I do not like January very much. It is too stationary. Not enough happens. I like the evidences of life, and in January there are too few of them. (Vita Sackville-West)

New beginnings and January

I like starting projects in January. That’s the best time to start something. It’s so inward. (Carolyn Chute)

I’ll never understand why everybody puts so much emphasis on January 1. There are three hundred and sixty-four other days in the year that you can make a change. (Elizabeth Eulberg)

January, 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 J Forde)

December is letting go, Of all the past year’s fails, And starting anew in January, As time again chases its tail. (Stewart Stafford)

Workout and January

Everybody always resolves to start exercising, but they never do. You know why? Because it’s January. Who wants to go jogging in the freezing cold? (Ellen DeGeneres)

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)

Call it ‘the New Year’s resolution effect’— it’s why gyms that were crowded in January are only half full in July and why so many slightly used guitars are available on Craigslist. (Anders Ericsson)

Quotes about workout

Love and January

It’s June in January Because I’m in love It always is spring in my heart with you in my arms. (Leo Robin)

What is not beautiful is wrong to be; Beauty only loves beauty, April turns her back on January. (Victor Hugo)

No other woman had that air of spring in January, that ever-bubbling fount of love and hope. (Rosalind Miles)

Summer and January

Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January. (Hal Borland)

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

There’s something I love about how stark the contrast is between January and June in Sweden. (Bill Skarsgard)

Quotes about summer

Calendar and January

January is the calendar’s ingrown hair. (Stewart Stafford)

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

1stJanuary. The calendar reads Circumcision. It begins well! What will we have left at the end of the year? (Robert Rocca)

Literature and January

To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June. (Jean Paul)

I write one poem a year, usually in January or February. (Emily Susan Rapp)

Leaving a bookstore is hard, especially on a day in January, when the ice is treacherous, the wind is blowing, and the books inside seem to gather together in colorful warmth. (Jane Smiley)

New Year and January

Somewhere along the way, I realized that the new year doesn’t begin for me in January. (Betsy Cañas Garmon)

No one ever regarded the first of January with indifference. (Charles Lamb)

It is not so difficult to start a new life from the New Year, as it is difficult from January 1st. (Boris Krutier)

Quotes about New Year

Feeling and January

In January, because of the cold, fewer emotions. (Klaus Klages)

Feeling a little blue in January is normal. (Marilu Henner)

You can’t party all the time – especially in January! (Neon Hitch)

Money and January

January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead. (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

In January we start saving money, getting out of credit card debt, funding our retirement accounts, and we’re doing wonderful. Then, every single year like clockwork, starting in November, all of you fall into this trap that says, ‘I have to buy this gift… I can’t show up at this party and not have something for everybody’. (Suze Orman)

Life and January

I’m not the biggest fan of New Year’s resolutions, but I’m a huge backer for real life change – that’s why January gets me so geeked up. (Mark Schlereth)

We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives. . . not looking for flaws, but for potential. (Ellen Goodman)

Religion and January

Let January open with the joy in the Lord, and December close with gladness in Jesus. (Charles H. Spurgeon)

Each January, I put God first and honor him with the first of our substance by sowing a first fruits offering of one month’s pay. That is a big sacrifice, but it is a seed for the harvest I am believing for in the coming year. And God always provides! (Paula White)

Valentine’s Day and January

Without Valentine’s Day, February would be… well, January. (Jim Gaffigan)

Dickensian poverty tends to occur after Christmas in January. For it is then, with pockets empty, diary decimated and larder bare, that the general populace sinks into a collective pauper’s hibernation until Valentine’s Day. (Stewart Stafford)

Quotes about Valentine’s Day

February and January

January has only one thing to be said for it: it is followed by February. Nothing so well becomes its passing. (Katharine Tynan)

If January is the month of change, February is the month of lasting change. January is for dreamers… February is for doers. (Marc Parent)

Quotes about February

Losing weight and January

Somewhere between the sixth strike of the chimes and the fifth of January, it is not known how I gain three or four kilograms, which disappeared by the millimeter throughout the previous year. (Irina Chashchina)

I personally can get quite depressed in January looking at the glut of DVDs and new diet and exercise books and apps, and the Instagram posts that come out. (Anna Richardson)

Quotes about losing weight

Birthday and January

– I was born on the thirtieth of January. – You don’t look your age. (Jules Renard)

I was born on January 30, but I look much younger. (Janina Ipohorska)

Among the topics of January quotes, I would highlight New Year, new beginnings, calendar, people.

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