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.

“Make a Difference in Your Life”


“When life knocks you down, try to land on your back.   Because if you can look up, you can get up.   Let your reason get you back up.”        (Les Brown )


“Nearly 100% of innovation … is inspired not by ‘market analysis’ but by people who are supremely pissed off at the way things are.   I happened to believe that only pissed-off people change the world, either in small ways or large ways.”       (Tom Peters)


“You are not here merely to make a living.   You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement.   You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”       (Woodrow T. Wilson)    


“Four Keys to Success

      1.      Show Up on Time

      2.      Do What You Say You Are Going To Do

      3.      Finish What You Start

      4.       Say Please and Thank You”      (Unknown Author)


“At some time in your life, you probably had someone believe in you when you didn’t believe in yourself.   They scripted you.   Did that make a difference in your life?   What if you were a positive scripter, an affirmer, of other people?”     (Stephen R. Covey, Daily Reflections for Highly Effective People)


“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.   Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.”      (Cherokee Expression)


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