There are countless inspiring quotes outside, but not so many about coaching. That’s why we decided to create a collection of our favorite quotes about Life Coaching, development, and mentoring.

We also created some beautiful images that allow you to easily share these quotes with your audience.


Why, how, and when to use Coaching Quotes?


Top 3 reasons why Coaches should be Using Quotes in their social media strategy


1. Quotes make your audience relate to you

People who are following your coaching brand on social media expect certain messages and images to come across in your postings. Your content should be relevant to what your audience anticipated. Quotes on coaching and development certainly are. Show your audience who you are and what you stand for!


2.) Encourages your audience

Posting positive and uplifting content can inspire and motivate your audience. Every now and then everyone needs a boost of morale.


3.) Quotes create an emotional response

Many People like quotes for numerous reasons, one of which is that often the messages make them feel something. Social media content should be emotional, entertaining, or educational. Quotes fit into these categories and trigger the emotion button.


How to use these coaching quotes in your social media strategy?

  • Take the most powerful quotes that specifically relate to your niche or area of knowledge and most important: Your own beliefs and values.
  • Add your own take to the quotes you use or ask an engaging question.


Here are the 26 Inspirational Sayings and Quotes on Coaching:



The effectiveness of a leader is best judged by the actions of those he guides. – Bill Courtney


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Don’t tell me about your effort. Show me your results. – Tim Fargo


A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness. – Elaine Macdonald


A great coach can lead you to a place where you don’t need him (her) anymore. – Andre Agassi


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A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment. – John Wooden


A great coach not only inspires but supports and encourages others to get results. – Richard Schuy


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Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan. – Tom Landry


A mentor or coach is often a good source of tough love. This type of person will often keep pushing you to perform at your best, even when you think you can’t get any better. – Ace McCloud


Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. – Carl Jung

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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them. – Tom Krause


It is action that creates motivation. – Steve Backley




Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. – Neale Donald Walsh


Coaching is unlocking people’s potential to maximize their own performance. It is more often helping them to learn rather than teaching them. – John Whitmore


Growth and comfort do not coexist. – Ginny Rometty


As coaches, we equip people to be in touch with their best selves. – Clyde Lowstuter


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Life is constantly bringing us challenges and opportunities. When we have the courage to step up to the challenges and seize the opportunities we move forward. As a coach, you can help others make this kind of progress. – Chad Hall, Bill Copper, Kathryn McElveen


Probably my best quality as a coach is that I ask a lot of challenging questions and let the person come up with the answer. – Phil Dixon


The test of a good coach is that when they leave, others will carry on successfully. – Author Unknown


Coaching is not teaching at all, but is about creating the conditions for learning and growing. – John Whitmore


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The discipline of coaching puts the center of its attention on the question of how a person can help other people develop new capabilities, new horizons, and new worlds of opportunity for themselves and those around them. – Chauncey Bell


Coaching helps people stretch themselves in different ways to reach objectives that enhance and give new direction and meaning to their personal and professional lives. – Cinnie Noble


Coaching is an art, and it’s far easier said than done. It takes courage to ask a question rather than offer up advice, provide an answer, or unleash a solution. – Brene Brown


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At times, we all become overwhelmed. An effective coach, however, has to be able to help people see the end goal, to take one step at a time, rather than being overwhelmed by the issues. – Byron and Catherine Pulsifer


After a coaching session, always give your client some questions to reflect on as a homework assignment to deepen insight and learning. – Richard Schuy


If you wish your life were different…do your life differently – Terence Houlihan


Which coaching quote is your favorite?



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