The only way to spend New Year's Eve is either quietly with friends or in a brothel. Otherwise when the evening ends and people pair off, someone is bound to be left in tears.
Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)
Profession: Anglo-American Poet
Then sing, young hearts that are full of cheer, with never a thought of sorrow; the old goes out, but the glad young year comes merrily in tomorrow.
Author: Emily Miller
Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?
Author: Ogden Nash (1902-1971)
Profession: American Humorous Poet
Each age has deemed the new-born year the fittest time for festal cheer.
Author: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)
Profession: British Novelist, Poet