New Year 2017: Top funny quotes to celebrate the special day with closed ones

The whole world is gearing up to welcome another year with hope and cheer.

New Year 2017
The countdown for the New Year has begun Reuters

The countdown for the new year has begun, and the excitement has reached an all time high. The whole world is gearing up to welcome another year with hope and cheer.

IBTimes Singapore has compiled a list of top funny quotes that you can send to your family and friends to say "Happy New Year 2017."

"For last year's words belong to last year's language, and next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning..." - T.S. Eliot

"New Year's Day now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual." - Mark Twain

"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." - C.S. Lewis

"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better person." - Benjamin Franklin

"All of us every single year, we're a different person. I don't think we're the same person all our lives." - Steven Spielberg

"The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year, but rather that we should have a new soul." - G.K. Chesterton

"New Year's resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time." - James Agate

"May all your troubles last as long as your New Year's resolutions." - Joey Adams

"Whatever it is you're scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever." - Neil Gaiman

"Thirty ways to shape up for [the new year] — number one: eat less; number two: exercise more; number three... What was I talking about? I'm so hungry right now." - Maria Bamford