Top 55 Catalyst Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Catalyst Quotes from famous people such as Marilyn Manson, Aretha Franklin, Terry Crews, Paul Allen, Valerie Bertinelli, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

In any story, the villain is the catalyst. The hero's n

In any story, the villain is the catalyst. The hero’s not a person who will bend the rules or show the cracks in his armor. He’s one-dimensional intentionally, but the villain is the person who owns up to what he is and stands by it.
Marilyn Manson
I don’t think I was a catalyst for the women’s movement.
Aretha Franklin
I am a fan of all genres. My big thing is to serve the purpose of the script and what the director wants. If it’s a comedy, I want to be funny; if it’s action, I want to bring the action. If it’s drama, I want to be the catalyst for that drama. That’s the fun part; it never gets boring being an actor.
Terry Crews
I choose optimism. I hope to be a catalyst not only by providing financial resources but also by fostering a sense of possibility: encouraging top experts to collaborate across disciplines, challenge conventional thinking, and figure out ways to overcome some of the world’s hardest problems.
Paul Allen
I think a lot of people think because I was getting the divorce, that was really the catalyst for gaining so much weight.
Valerie Bertinelli
Sustainable development is a proven catalyst for Xerox innovation.
Anne M. Mulcahy
I see a curator as a catalyst, generator and motivator – a sparring partner, accompanying the artist while they build a show, and a bridge builder, creating a bridge to the public.
Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Yes, education is the catalyst that will hone and sharpen our talents, skills, and abilities and cause them to blossom.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Music, in its clearest and simplest form, can be a catalyst to thought, but that’s about it.
Ed Kowalczyk
Hashtag activism is a catalyst, but things have to actually happen in real life.
Petra Collins
I couldn’t really say that a repressive society would result in creative art. But somehow it does help, it is an ingredient, it acts as a Catalyst to a man who is committed.
John Kani
I think of myself as a catalyst of action and a messenger of hope, turning people onto themselves and turning people onto their dreams.
Les Brown
We have made a great effort to stabilize the Jaguars, and London has played a key part in that. We see the Jaguars as an engine and catalyst for the overall growth of Jacksonville, and I believe we have proven our commitment beyond a doubt.
Shahid Khan
The band couldn’t have happened anywhere else in the world but New York. That was the catalyst.
Jan Hammer
As borders take time to reopen, we will make sure the Government spends our reserves to nurture strong local businesses. To grow local supply chains. And to encourage innovation. This is important because local businesses will be Singapore’s growth catalyst in our post-COVID economy.
Tan Cheng Bock
London was an exciting place to work at one point because, socially, it was very progressive – a catalyst. There were very interesting artists making all types of work, but it got to a point where the social aspect became claustrophobic.
Chris Ofili
Social media are a catalyst for the advancement of everyone’s rights. It’s where we’re reminded that we’re all human and all equal. It’s where people can find and fight for a cause, global or local, popular or specialized, even when there are hundreds of miles between them.
Queen Rania of Jordan
Polymer chemistry provides an excellent means of studying metathesis catalysts: miniscule catalyst loadings have the capacity to generate large amounts of polymeric material, the structure of which can provide a historical record of catalyst activity.
Robert H. Grubbs
When you’re a catalyst for change, you make enemies – and I’m proud of the ones I’ve got.
Rupert Murdoch
I consider our music a catalyst, something that might spark a thought or a question.
Ed Kowalczyk
To them though, not to us, we were just a catalyst for their imagination.
Donald Sutherland
The Internet is now the catalyst in our society for growing our economy, engaging in the democratic process, and connecting with one another. It is an information equalizer, and everyone from farmworkers to financiers deserves fair access to it.
Kevin de Leon
As a prisoner of conscience committed to peaceful transition to democracy, I urge Europe to apply economic sanctions against Ethiopia. What short-term pain may result will be compensated by long-term gain. A pledge to re-engage energetically with a democratic Ethiopia would act as a catalyst for reform.
Eskinder Nega
Free to set our own laws, Brexit should act as a catalyst for a new era of prosperity for an outward-looking U.K. ambitious in removing barriers to trade, enterprise and economic growth.
Priti Patel
There is a growing acceptance and interest in publicly funded school choice as a catalyst for education reform in general and a way to empower parents to be education reformers.
John T. Walton
One of the most rewarding aspects of my research has been the opportunity to study the potential applications of a new catalyst.
Robert H. Grubbs
We’re hoping that fans who have listened for a while, or only know the singles will be like, ‘Damn, man, I didn’t realize track 9 on ‘Catalyst,’ I didn’t realize how awesome that song is.’
Chad Gilbert
I’m a catalyst for change. You can’t be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.
Rupert Murdoch
I always knew I had to find a way to be a catalyst for positive change.
Zozibini Tunzi
Music is a great catalyst for emotion because it gets to your core.
Chris Milk
I’ve just taught thousands of people over the radio in the USA how to mend broken watches and broken house appliances. I am a catalyst or trigger to access these powers.
Uri Geller
The Inhumans, just as an idea - the idea that you were

The Inhumans, just as an idea – the idea that you were an ordinary horseman until you were exposed to this catalyst that is a very rare element – is a neat idea in and of itself.
Charles Soule
The Columbia River Basin, which spans seven states in the Pacific Northwest, is one of the largest freshwater networks in North America. For centuries, the Basin has been a catalyst for economic development through the abundance of natural resources it provides.
Seth Moulton
The great challenge before the IITs is to act as a catalyst in the growth of quality technical education in the country.
Kapil Sibal
‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ was mainly a boys’ film; we girls were just a catalyst. We would set up a situation for them to react to, and the joke would come on us. The applause was for the boys. But, the film paved the way for me in the industry.
Nushrat Bharucha
Children do best when their parents live together in stable relationships, when two incomes can be a catalyst for opportunity.
Marc Veasey
I’m not looking for a legacy, and you’ll never shut up the critics. I’ve been around 50 years. When you’re a catalyst for change, you make enemies – and I’m proud of the ones I’ve got.
Rupert Murdoch
Good diet and exercise are key, but abject fear has its own rewards. And arriving on the first day for rehearsals for ‘Spamalot’ and seeing all these much younger, much fitter people, who I was going to be on stage with, became a catalyst for cutting out the more unhealthy aspects of my life.
Sanjeev Bhaskar
It is not an overstatement to say that Obamacare was the single most important catalyst leading to the tea party movement.
David Limbaugh
I was shot when I think it was number one. That was the catalyst for the interest in the show. Certainly it went on for a long time after that but that’s what really kicked it off. Of course a lot of people watched it just because of the novelty of the situation.
Larry Hagman
According to the Law of Cause and Effect, every effect must have a cause. In other words, everything that happens has a catalyst; everything that came into being has something that caused it. Things don’t just happen by themselves.
Ray Comfort
You can only avoid responsibility for so long. The catalyst ended up being the law coming down and finally saying, ‘You guys suspended judgement and that’s fine, because we’re not.’
Rosario Dawson
I have always wanted to be a catalyst for bringing about positive change, inspiring others to choose goodness.
Shari Arison
After I left college, I went to work at the Royal Opera House in London, which became a real catalyst for me because it made me realize that I was interested in cinema and in the way life is thrust at you. So I started making films.
Sam Taylor-Johnson
I do quite like Gehry’s Guggenheim. But where in Bilbao it’s seen as an outgrowth of years of investment in urban design and engineering, in Britain it’s seen as the catalyst for urban regeneration rather than the icing on the cake.
David Chipperfield
My wish is to be a catalyst, to push for solutions, to broker peace talks, to ensure accountability, especially for those who committed and are still organizing unspeakable crimes.
Ger Duany
Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning.
Louisa May Alcott
And I wound up in New Orleans for all those years and it was a great place, really a catalyst creatively.
Jimmy Buffett
I want history to remember me… not as the first black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a black woman who lived in the 20th century and who dared to be herself. I want to be remembered as a catalyst for change in America.
Shirley Chisholm
The civil rights movement would experience many important victories, but Rosa Parks will always be remembered as its catalyst.
Jim Costa
The skills you acquire can always be effectively redeployed. You will look back on setbacks and be grateful for the catalyst that came not a moment too soon.
Tom Freston
The perception that if you’re not on ‘Top Of The Pops’ you’re dead and buried is a good one for pop music, because ‘TOTP’ is a catalyst or barometer for pop success.
Gilbert O’Sullivan