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.

“It Is Not What One Does; It’s What one Becomes”

 

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”    (Plato)

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“There are two ways of spreading light:  to be the candle or the mirror that receives it.”   (Edith Wharton)

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“Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.”   (Goethe)

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“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”   (W. Somerset Maugham)

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“The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.”   (Max Lerner)

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“How many slams in an old screen door?  Depends how loud you shut it.  How many slices in a bread?  Depends how thin you cut it.  How much good inside a day?  Depends how good you live ‘em.  How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ‘em.”   (Shel Silverstein)

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“I have learned this:  it is not what one does that is wrong, but what one becomes as a consequence of it.”   (Oscar Wilde)

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