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.

It Takes Courage to Grow Up


“The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.  As you think, so shall you be.”   (William James)



“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”   (Albert Einstein)



“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 Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton, Now Discover Your Strengths)



“What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?  This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.”   (Thomas Merton)



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



“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”   (e. e. cummings)



“We all have possibilities we don’t know about.

We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.”   (Dale Carnegie)


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One thought on “It Takes Courage to Grow Up

  1. Great selection of quotes.

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