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 Won’t Back Down”


“How do you defeat terrorism?  Don’t be terrorized.”   (Salman Rushdie)



“You can be sure that the American spirit will prevail over this tragedy.”   (Colin Powell)



“Well I won’t back down

No I won’t back down

You can stand me up at the gates of hell

But I won’t back down.”   (Tom Petty, Conversations with Tom Petty)



“There are more good people than bad people, and overall there’s more that’s good in the world than there is that’s bad.  We just need to hear about it, we just need to see it.”   (Tucker Elliot, The Day Before 9/11)



“Promise me you’ll always remember:  You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”   (A. A. Milne)


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