Trigger Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old trigger quotes, trigger sayings, and trigger proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Everything you do is triggered by an emotion of either desire or fear.     

Brian Tracy

We still seem to trigger that intensity in people, which was quite incredible.     

Roger Andrew Taylor

Genetics loads the gun, lifestyle pulls the trigger.     

Caldwell Esselstyn

Just like the first breath of life, any engine must be triggered in order to turn it on.     

Toba Beta

One always pulls the trigger out of self-interest and quotes history to avoid responsibility or pangs of conscience.     

Joseph Brodsky

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.     

Don Marquis

Triggers can happen when you least expect them. When you think all the emotional wounds are healed something can happen that emonds you there is still a scar.     

Alexandra Eva-May

New facts often trigger new ideas.     

TL Osborn

The people who trigger us to feel negative emotion are messengers. They are messengers for the unhealed parts of our being.     

Teal Swan

The best ideas will eat at you for days, maybe even weeks, until something, some incident, some impulse, triggers you to finally express them.     

Criss Jami

Guns require a finger to pull the trigger.     

Rick Perry

Passion is the trigger for success.     


Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.     

David Letterman

If you're not gonna pull the trigger, don't point the gun.     

James Baker

Triggers are like little psychic explosions that crash through avoidance and bring the dissociated, avoided trauma suddenly, unexpectedly, back into consciousness.     

Carolyn Spring

Know your goal, make a plan and pull the trigger.     

Phil Mcgraw

Always wait for the trigger. The trigger is the final part of the puzzle, the reason you want to shoot.     

Jay Maisel

Be sure you positively identify your target before you pull the trigger.     

Tom Flynn

There might be 1 finger on the trigger, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch.     

Harold MacMillan

Our inner beliefs trigger failure before it happens. They sabotage lasting change by canceling its possibility. We employ these beliefs as articles of faith to justify our inaction and then wish away the result. I call them belief triggers     

Marshall Goldsmith

Every intention is a trigger for transformation     

Deepak Chopra