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.

Archive for the month “March, 2016”

“Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda”

 

“All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.”   (Sean O’Casey)

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“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.  The amount of work is the same.”   (Carlos Castaneda)

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“Live life fully while you’re here.  Experience everything.  Take care of yourself and your friends.  Have fun, be crazy, be weird.  Go out and screw up!  You’re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process.  Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it.  Don’t try to be perfect, just be an excellent example of being human.”   (Anthony Robbins)

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“All The Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas

Layin’ In The Sun,

Talkin’ ‘Bout The Things

They Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda Done…

But All Those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas

All Ran Away And Hid

From One Little Did.”   (Shel Silverstein)

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“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”   (Wayne W. Dyer)

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“Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”   (Aristotle)

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“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”  (Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich)

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“The Threshold of Your Own Mind”

 

“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”   (William James)

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“Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.”   (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince)

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“You do not write your life with words … You write it with actions.  What you think is not important.  It is only important what you do.”   (Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls)

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“No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness.

If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.”    (Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet)

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“The more you struggle to live, the less you live.  Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing.  Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure …. you are above everything distressing.”   (Baruch Spinoza)

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“There’s only one day at a time here, then it’s tonight and then tomorrow will be today again.”   (Bob Dylan, Chronicles, Vol. 1)

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“Today a young man on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one consciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.

(And now) Here’s Tom with the Weather.”   (Bill Hicks)

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“Your Dreams Create”

 

“If people don’t occasionally walk away from you shaking their heads, you’re doing something wrong.”  (John Gierach)

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“The nearest way to glory – a shortcut, as it were – is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.”   (Socrates)

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“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.”   (Thomas Edison)

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“It’s a funny thing about life;

If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”   (W. Somerset Maugham)

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“Accidents, coincidences, and serendipities don’t create dreams.

Your dreams create them.

You can have whatever you want.

Dream away.   

          (signed)    The Universe.”   (Notes from the Universe, Mike Dooley, January 26, 1916)

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“Don’t dwell on negative things, you loser.”   (God, @TheTweetOfGod)

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