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75 Happy New Year's wishes to send to friends and family at midnight

Ring in 2024 by sharing these short greetings about hope, love and joy.

Cheers! It's out with the old and in with the new.

With another year in the rearview mirror, it's time to look ahead to 2024. If you're like most people, you likely have a long list of resolutions to tackle in the coming months.

Whether those resolutions include meeting your fitness goals or manifesting your dream job, the new year provides the opportunity to start anew while reflecting on the past.

If your friends and family are among them, then chances are pretty good that you'll send loved ones Happy New Year wishes once the clock strikes midnight. A simple "Happy New Year!" is always nice, but why not level up your sentiments by using one of these inspiring sentiments or short quotes that are just right for the occasion?

Drop one in a text message or get a jumpstart on the new year by mailing a card with one of these thoughtful or funny wishes written on the inside.

There are plenty to choose from, including amusing quips like "Let’s drink to New Year’s and making pour decisions in 2024" or "A toast to a whole new year of bad decisions."

For something a bit more serious, there are inspiring quotes from Oprah Winfrey, Eleanor Roosevelt and other luminaries including Taylor Swift who memorably said, "“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change."

Whatever you'd like to say to ring in the new year, we've got it in this collection of wishes below, which means you can kick back with your crew and enjoy another verse of "Auld Lang Syne."

Short Happy New Year's wishes

  • "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." – C.S. Lewis
  • "This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change." – Taylor Swift
  • "All great beginnings start in the dark, when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight." – Shannon L. Alder
Happy New Year Wishes
  • “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been.” — Rainer Maria Rilke
  • "Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there." — Bo Jackson
  • "Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future." — Robert H. Schuller
Happy New Year Wishes
  • "Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday." — John Wayne
  • "That last page turned is a perfect excuse to write a whole new book." — Tori Sorenson
  • "If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am." — Cyril Cusack
  • "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one." — Brad Paisley

Happy New Year's wishes for friends and family

  • New Year. New dreams. New everything.
  • May your New Year be full of abundance and simple joys.
  • Out with the old and in with the new. Cheers to 2024!
  • Onward and upward. Happy New Year!
Happy New Year Wishes
  • Wishing you happiness, success and prosperity in 2024.
  • A toast to the year it has been and the one it's yet to be.
  • Here's to a New Year full of hope and possibilities.
  • Sending New Year cheer to you and yours!
  • May 2024 be filled with peace, love and laughter.
  • Let 2024 be the year you throw pixie dust to the wind.
Happy New Year Wishes
  • Put on your party hat and celebrate all that is to be in 2024.
  • With joy and optimism, we look to the year ahead. Wishing for good things each and every day.
  • Dream it and anything is possible in 2024.
  • Wishing you all the things that make you smile in the New Year.
  • Open your heart to the year ahead and your soul will follow.
  • Hoping 2024 is filled with new adventures and possibilities yet undiscovered.
  • Get ready, the next chapter of your book is about to be written.
  • Happy New Year! May 2024 open the door to extraordinary opportunities.

Happy New Year's wishes for couples

  • Together forever, that’s how we’ll be in 2024.
  • A New Year's toast to who I love, not what I have.
  • Pop the bubbly and let's get cuddly this New Year's.
Happy New Year Wishes
  • In 2024, I'm changing my status to "completely smitten with you."
  • First date. First Christmas. First New Year's. First everything.
  • There are only two times that I want to be with you: now and all the years to come.
  • You make me feel more bubbly than champagne. Happy New Year!
  • I can't wait to have another 365 days to tell you how much I love you.
Happy New Year Wishes
  • Every moment I spend with you is like midnight in Times Square.
  • 2024 is the year of us!
  • With you by my side, 2024 is sure to be the best year yet.
  • You're the confetti to my party hat.
  • Let's raise a glass to me, you, and a new year full of possibilities.
Happy New Year Wishes
  • 2024 looks good on you.
  • A toast to our happily-ever-after in the year ahead.
  • Happy you. Happy me. Happy 2024.

Funny New Year's greetings

  • Let’s drink to New Year’s and making pour decisions in 2024.
  • Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1999! Goin' old school, y'all!
  • Let’s ring 2024 in with a bang! Or like we always do by watching a movie and falling asleep on the couch by 8 p.m.
  • I'd make New Year's resolutions if I actually thought I had something to improve upon.
Happy New Year Wishes
  • May 2024 be as glamorous as you make it appear on Instagram.
  • Happy Mew Year! Love, the cat.
  • To my favorite cook: Let's spend New Year's in Thyme's Square!
  • Let’s turn to page one, shall we?
  • Happy New Year to someone who still hasn't changed the clocks since daylight saving time.
  • My New Year's resolution is to finish the Christmas cookies before Valentine's Day.
Happy New Year Wishes
  • Wake me up with a corkscrew when Dry January is over.
  • A toast to a whole new year of bad decisions.
  • My New Year's resolution is to find new and creative ways to avoid social gatherings.
  • Happy New Year! It's officially time to sign up for another gym membership you have no intention of using.
  • Let's take a moment to reflect on the things we liked in 2023 that we'll be embarrassed about in 2024.
  • A toast to another year of doing things you'll regret.
  • Cheers to writing the wrong date on everything for the next month!
Happy New Year Wishes

Happy New Year's wishes inspired by quotes

  • "Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and the days of auld lang syne?" – Robert Burns, "Auld Lang Syne"
  • "We’ll drink a cup of kindness yet for the sake of auld lang syne." – Robert Burns, “Auld Lang Syne”
  • "For last year's words belong to last year's language and next year's words await another voice." – T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets"
Happy New Year Wishes
  • "Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right." – Oprah Winfrey
  • "Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering 'it will be happier.'" – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • "We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day." – Edith Lovejoy Pierce
  • "May the New Year bring you courage to break your resolutions early!" – Aleister Crowley, "Moonchild"
Happy New Year Wishes
  • "In this new year, may you have a deep understanding of your true value and worth." – Janet Rebhan
  • "In the new year, never forget to thank to your past years because they enabled you to reach today!" – Mehmet Murat ildan
  • "I want to make a New Year's prayer, not a resolution. I'm praying for courage." – Susan Sontag
  • "Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man." – Benjamin Franklin
Happy New Year Wishes
  • "The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written." – Melody Beattie
  • "Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year." – Ralph Waldo Emerson