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.

“Life – Living, Dreaming and Dying”

“Dalai Llama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, said:  “Man.  Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.  Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.  And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”    (Unknown Author)

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“If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say?  And why are you waiting?”    (Stephen Levine)

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“Life is like a game of chess.  To win you have to make a move.  Knowing which move to make comes with IN-SIGHT and knowledge, and by learning the lessons that are accumulated along the way.  We become each and every piece within the game called life!”    (Allan Rufus, The Master’s Sacred Knowledge)

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“The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary man takes everything either as a blessing or a curse.”    (Don Juan)

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“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential – for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.  Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.”    (Soren Kierkegaard)

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”     (Eleanor Roosevelt)

 

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