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.

“Alter Your Attitudes, Alter Your Lives”

“My whole life is waiting for the questions to which I have prepared answers.”       (Tom Stoppard)



“Don’t spend your precious time asking ‘Why isn’t the world a better place?’  It will only be time wasted.  The question to ask is ‘How can I make it better?’  To that there is an answer.”       (Leo Buscaglia)



“The real tragedy of life is not that each of us doesn’t have enough strengths, it’s that we fail to use the ones we have.”       (Marcus Buckhingham and Donald O. Clifton, Now Discover Your Strengths)



“Some favorite expressions of small children:

‘It’s not my fault. . . They made me do it. . . I forgot.’ 

Some favorite expressions of adults:

‘It’s not my job. . . No one told me. . . It couldn’t be helped.’

True freedom begins and ends with personal accountability.”       (Dan Zadra)



“The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitude of mind.”       (William James)


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