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.

“Are You Using All Your Strength?”


“The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.”     (Stephen Nachmanovitch)



“A little boy was having difficulty lifting a heavy stone.  His father came along just then.  Noting the boy’s failure, he asked, ‘Are you using all your strength?’

‘Yes, I am,’ the little boy said impatiently.

‘No, you are not,’ the father answered.  ‘I am right here just waiting, and you haven’t asked me to help you.’     (Author Unknown)



“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”     (Anaïs Nin)



“If you play it safe in life you’ve decided that you don’t want to grow anymore.”     (Shirley Mount Hufstedler)



“Our firmest convictions are apt to be the most suspect, they mark our limitations and our bounds.  Life is a petty thing unless it is moved by the indomitable urge to extend its boundaries.”     José Ortega y Gasset)



“The miracle is this, the more we share, the more we have.”     (Leonard Nimoy)


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2 thoughts on ““Are You Using All Your Strength?”

  1. Nice! Hope you check out some of mine. 😉

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