Mentors Sayings and Quotes

Mentors can be invaluable. Whether it’s an educator, a professional in your field or your favorite family role model, mentors can take our dreams and aspirations to the next level. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful mentors quotes.

We all carry the seeds of greatness within us, but we need an image as a point of focus in order that they may sprout. Epictetus
The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves. Steven Spielberg
A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself. Oprah Winfrey
No man is capable of self-improvement if he sees no other model but himself. Conrado I. Generoso
Mentors are not there to make us 'happy'. They are there to guide us to the best of their knowledge. Samira DeAndrade
Mentoring is a two-way street. You get out what you put in. Steve Washington
If your mentors only tell you that you are awesome, it's time to find other mentors. Cosette Gutierrez
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could. Anonymous
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. Benjamin Disraeli
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in. Rachel Carson
Mentoring brings us together - across generation, class, and often race - in a manner that forces us to acknowledge our interdependence, to appreciate, in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s words, that 'we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied to a single garment of destiny.' In this way, mentoring enables us to participate in the essential but unfinished drama of reinventing community, while reaffirming that there is an important role for each of us in it. Marc Freedman
We can help a person to be himself by our own willingness to steep ourselves temporarily in his world, in his private feelings and experiences. By our affirmation of the person as he is, we give him support and strength to take the next step in his own growth. Clark Moustakas