There’s nothing like a good quote to get the juices flowing and the activity going. Here are a few of our favourite mentoring quotes that should inspire everyone to get involved with mentoring.
“You have to believe it’s possible and believe in yourself. Because after you’ve decided what you want, you have to believe it’s possible, and possible for you, not just for other people. Then you need to seek out models, mentors, and coaches.” – Jack Canfield
“Conflict between an apprentice and his master is not always bad; in fact, it is almost inevitable, if the apprentice’s destiny is to exceed the accomplishments of the master.” – Kilroy J. Oldster
“What you want in a mentor is someone who truly cares for you and who will look after your interests and not just their own. When you do come across the right person to mentor you, start by showing them that the time they spend with you is worthwhile.” – Vivek Wadhwa
“The best teachers are those who tell you where to look – but don’t tell you what to see.” – Alexandra K.Trenfor
“Alexander the Great valued learning so highly, that he used to say he was more indebted to Aristotle for giving him knowledge than to his father Philip for life.” – Samuel Smiles
“Be who you needed when you were younger.”
“My mentor said, ‘Let’s go do it,’ not ‘You go do it.'” – Jim Rohn
“Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believe it can be obtained.” – Shawn Hitchcock
“Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.” – Samuel Taylor
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Know of a ‘better’ mentoring quote? Feel free to comment below with your personal favourites.