Catalyst Quotes

Compiled by Alex Pena ~ ‘Catalyst’: “to spark, to ignite, energize, mobilize; something that accelerates a reaction (DDI)." Thought-provoking & motivational quotes and stories for you to read, reflect on and move forward in making creative and positive changes in your life.

“Eat Cake Like It’s the Only One Left”

 

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human – in not having to be just happy or just sad – in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.”     (C. JoyBell C.)

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“She would consider each day a miracle – which indeed it is, when you consider the number of unexpected things that could happen in each second of our fragile existences.”     (Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

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“I am fundamentally an optimist.  Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say.  Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward.  There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair.  That way lays defeat and death.”      (Nelson Mandela, ManLong Walk to Freedom:  Autobiography of Nelson Mandela)

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“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.  Let us move forward with strong and active faith.”     (Franklin Delano Roosevelt)

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“You’ve got this life and while you’ve got it, you’d better kiss like you only have one moment, try to hold someone’s hand like you will never get another chance to, look into people’s eyes like they’re the last you’ll ever see, watch someone sleeping like there’s no time left, jump if you feel like jumping, run if you feel like running, play music in your head when there is none, and eat cake like it’s the only one left in the world!”     (C. JoyBell C.)

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“Give yourself time today in silence and aloneness.  Something deeper and truer will be revealed to you.”     (365 Days of Love, Daphne Rose Kingma, Conari Press)

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