2013 has been quite the interesting year both in the world at large, and in the financial world.
In just few minutes, people all over the globe will ring in the new year in a variety of ways. Cultures have their own distinct ways of honoring the old year and celebrating the new one, but some themes remain constant, such as reflection, celebration, and a sense of community. Here’s a look at what we’re doing for New Year’s all over the world.
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New Year (2014) Quotes
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words awaits another voice.” – T.S. Eliot
“A new year was a chance to start over. Maybe even, just maybe, there would be a peace on earth for one entire day.” – Dorothea Benton Frank
“Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.” Helen Keller
“I have no way of knowing how people really feel, but the vast majority of those I meet couldn’t be nicer. Every once in a while someone barks at me. My New Year’s resolution is not to bark back.” – Tucker Carlson
“If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am.” – Cyril Cusack
“If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat – in other words, turn you into an adult.” – P. J. O’Rourke
“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” – Cavett Robert
“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.” – Goran Persson
“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
New Year (2014) Infographic
New Year is marked as a beginning of the fresh New Year or calendar year. Celebrations of New Year take place in all over the world. In Toronto, ‘concerts’ and ‘late night parties’ are held at Niagara Falls. People of Mexico, ‘decorate their homes’ and ‘wear clothes’ in four colors like ‘Red’ for lifestyleand love, ‘Yellow’ for employment conditions, ‘Green’ for financial circumstances and ‘White’ for health. While, in European countries like Belgium, New Year’s Eve is called as ‘Sint Sylvester Vooravond’ or ‘Oudjaar’. In Austria, all TV and Radio operated by ORF telecasts the sound of ‘Pummerin’ in Vienna. Pummerin is a bell of St. Stephen’s Cathedral.