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 is Funny; Laugh Like Hell”


“If you want an interesting party sometime, combine a few cocktails and a box of crayons.”    (Robert Fulghum)




“Three life rules guaranteed to bring you peace in life.
1.   Keep your mouth shut.
2.   Keep your big mouth shut.
3.   Keep your stupid big mouth shut.”    (Peter Weisz, The Universal Mind)




“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”    (Mae West)




“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.   Then quit.   No use being a damn fool about it.”    (W. C. Fields)




“If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?”    (George Carlin)




“A man of my acquaintance once wrote a poem called “The Road Less Traveled”, describing a journey he took through the woods along a path most travelers never used.  The poet found that the road less traveled was peaceful but quite lonely, and he was probably a bit nervous as he went along, because if anything happened on the road less traveled, the other travelers would be on the road more frequently traveled and so couldn’t hear him as he cried for help.  Sure enough, that poet is dead.”    (Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope)




“When I think of loyalty of pets, I think of Adam and Eve leaving paradise, followed by their dog.”    (Robert Brault, Reflections)




“From a diary:  ‘Turning 80 this year – a first-ever for me.  Will be new at it and will doubtless make beginner mistakes.  But looking forward to the opportunity.’”    (Robert Brault, Reflections)




“If you can’t do anything about it, laugh like hell.”    (David Cook)



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