14 Powerful Quotes About What It Means To Be A Coach

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Have you ever wondered what it really means to be a coach? Coaching involves more than just the typical aspects of client sessions, networking, and relationship building.

Coaches are trailblazers. They pave the way for others to follow their dreams and step into their greatness. A coach’s role can vary, but there tend to be a few denominators; they are powerful teachers, guides, listeners, question-askers, and support systems for those who trust them.

Wondering how we know this? We’re Cass + Tee — entrepreneurs with 20+ years of experience, web designers, coaches, and the creators of Lovely Impact. This website is our mission in life, and we created it to support you in becoming the best coach you can be.

In this article, we’re sharing some of the most powerful quotes that describe the depth and meaning of what it means to be an impactful coach. You can use these to motivate your day, inspire your clients, or simply save to remember how important your role as a coach is on this planet.

Let’s dive right in.

14 Quotes About What It Means To Be A Coach

Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. – Benjamin Franklin


Blaze a trail that will help others begin their journey and it will never be lonely at the top. – Carlos Wallace


I am not a teacher, but an awakener. – Robert Frost


Coaching is the Universal Language of Change and Learning. – CNN


Spoon feeding, in the long run, teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon. – E.M. Forster


The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. – William Arthur Ward


What is a teacher? I’ll tell you: it isn’t someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give her best in order to discover what she already knows. – Paulo Coelho


Mentors have a way of seeing more of our faults that we would like. It’s the only way we grow. – George Lucas


A mentor is not someone who walks ahead of us and tells us how they did it. A mentor is someone who walks alongside us to guide us on what we can do. – Simon Sinek


If you understand it as I do, mentoring becomes your true legacy. It is the greatest inheritance you can give to others. It is why you get up every day—to teach and be taught. – John Wooden


The difference between a student and a master is, the master has failed more times than the student has tried. – Mac Duke


There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others. – Mandy Hale


Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters. – Criss Jami


One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone. – Shannon L. Alder


Final Thoughts

There you have it, 14 quotes to inspire you and you find further meaning in your coaching journey. We hope you found these insightful.

If none of these quotes do the trick for you, check out our coaching quotes Pinterest board. It’s updated weekly with a plethora of quotes for every situation. You are sure to find some that inspire you there! 

Before you go, we’d love to hear from you in the comments below, what’s your favorite quote that keeps you going?

About The Author

Hey! I’m Cass, a brand coach and the Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer at Lovely Impact, a website template shop for coaches. I help coaches elevate their businesses with beautiful branding and websites. Here on our blog, my content focuses on branding, web design, and storytelling.

Hey! I’m Tee, a brand and marketing coach and the Co-Founder & CMO at Lovely Impact, a website template shop for coaches. I help coaches grow their coaching businesses digitally. Here on our blog, my content focuses on web design, marketing, business, and social media strategy.

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