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.

‘I Was Put on This Earth to Accomplish Certain Things’

“Every single morning I wake with a bang,’ he said.  ‘It’s as though the fact that I am alive is injected into me; I am a character in a fairytale, bursting with life.”    (Jostein Gaarder, The Solitaire Mystery)



“He awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and meaningful person, to be, as simple as it sounded and as impossible as it actually was, happy.”    (Jonathan Safran Foer)



“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so let us all be thankful.”    (Buddha)



“One must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind him to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.”     (Robin S. Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari)



“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”    (Dalai Lama XIV)



“God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things.  Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.”    (Bill Watterson)


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