One of the things I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people.— Dick Gregory
Pleasurable Mentor quotations
A good mentor teaches you how to think, not what to think.
What is desired is that the teacher ceased being a lecturer, satisfied with transmitting ready-made solutions. His role should rather be that of a mentor stimulating initiative and research.
There's a difference between interest and commitment.
When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses - only results.
People ask me, what special is in my mentorship which has made Malala so bold and so courageous and so vocal and poised? I tell them, don't ask me what I did. Ask me what I did not do. I did not clip her wings, and that's all.
A real friend or mentor isn't on your payroll.
I remember saying to my mentor, 'If I had more money, I would have a better plan.' He quickly responded, 'I would suggest that if you had a better plan, you would have more money.' You see, it's not the amount that counts; it's the plan that counts.
Engage, educate, equip, encourage, empower, energize, and elevate.
Those are the methods for maximizing the potential of any individual, team, organization, or institution for ultimate success and significance. Those are the methods of a mentor leader.
In terms of changes, the spiritual mentors teach me that I must not forget those relating primarily to improve myself.
You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.
To improve our schools, we have to humanize them and make education personal to every student and teacher in the system. Education is always about relationships. Great teachers are not just instructors and test administrators: They are mentors, coaches, motivators, and lifelong sources of inspiration to their students.
The dementors send their love, Potter!
There are lots of opportunities out there for women to work in these fields, .
.. Girls just need support, encouragement and mentoring to follow through with the sciences.
You can't give a Dementor the old one-two!
My art teacher in junior high was a very out gay man and a mentor to me.
He would tell us about Greenwich Village and show us the 'Village Voice' and describe his life, but it was all sort of subversive and below the radar.
God is looking for those with whom He can do the impossible - what a pity that we plan only the things that we can do by ourselves.
A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.
My lifelong friend and mentor Frank Barsalona is gone.
And the music business as we knew it went with him.
Remember that mentor leadership is all about serving.
Jesus said, “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many” (Mark 10:45).
Different mentors throughout my life have supported and guided me to remember that I do have the strength, courage and talent to do whatever I want to do.
In a battery, I strive to maximize electrical potential.
When mentoring, I strive to maximize human potential.
I think a mentor gets a lot of satisfaction in a couple of ways.
They're doing something constructive, so they feel good about that. And when they see the results of this, with the young people they're working with, it's very, very rewarding.
Small businesses, you can give them capital, but what they often need as much is mentoring, advice and help with their business plan.
Women helping each other - coaching, mentoring, and providing tips - is a great way for us to be our own force.
Let God's grace be the mosque, and devotion the prayer mat.
Let the Quran be the good conduct. Let modesty be compassion, good manners fasting, you should be a Muslim the like of this. Let good deeds be your Kaaba and truth be your mentor. Your Kalma be your creed and prayer, God would then vindicate your honour.
The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.
For that was the terrible power of the dementors: to force their victims to relive the worst memories of their lives, and drown, powerless, in theirown despair. . . .
You can't be a successful leader or mentor until you have served.
You can't serve until you have stepped out of your comfort zone. And you can't step out of your comfort zone unless you have character and keep your word.
Teaching is a creative profession, not a delivery system.
Great teachers do [pass on information], but what great teachers also do is mentor, stimulate, provoke, engage.
It's always better to face the truth, no matter how uncomfortable, than to continue coddling a lie.
I think along the way, as we treat nature as model and mentor, and not as a nuisance to be evaded or manipulated, we will certainly acquire much more reverence for life than we seem to be showing right now.
A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.
However self-sufficient we may fancy ourselves, we exist only in relation - to our friend, family, and life partners; to those we teach and mentor; to our coworkers, neighbors, strangers; and even to forces we cannot fully conceive of, let alone define. In many ways, we are our relationships.
When I look at people that I would like to feel have been a mentor or an inspiring kind of archetype of what I'd love to see my career eventually be mentioned as a footnote for in the same paragraph, it would be, like, Bowie.
And now a chill settled over them where they stood, and Harry heard the rasping breath of the dementors that patrolled the outer trees. They would not affect him now. The fact of his own survival burned inside him, a talisman against them, as though his father's stag kept guardian in his heart.
I wanted to invent some kind of American dance that was danced to the music that I grew up on: Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart and Irving Berlin. So I evolved a style that certainly didn't catch on right away - but I had some good mentors in New York who encouraged me.