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.

“Excuses – At The Corner of Walk and Don’t Walk”


“Sometimes I feel like I’m standing at the corner of WALK and DON’T WALK.”    (Unknown)


“Brick walls are there for a reason.   The brick walls are not there to keep us out.  The brick walls are there to show how badly we want something.   Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want something badly enough.   They are there to keep out the other people.”      (Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture)


“Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary.   When you start thinking of pressure, it’s because you’ve started to think of failure.”      (Tommy Lasorda)


“Excuses always come from the losing locker room.”   (Lou Holtz)          “Excuses are another way of creatively expressing fears.”      (Unknown Author)


“When you get into a tight place and it seems that you can’t go on, hold on  –  for that’s just the right place and the time that the tide will turn.”      (Harriet Beecher Stowe)


“Do something.    If it works, do more of it.    If it doesn’t, do something else.”      (FDR)


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