Insight For The Modern Man

2-4-fischbachStuart Fischbach
Young Men’s Weekend Mentor

Mr. Fischbach took the time on a call to bring a number of quotes related to mentoring, which just so happens to be part of MDI’s purpose … even found when you reveal the meaning of our name’s acronym. Mentor!

“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”

~ Plato

“Leaders should influence others in such a way that it builds people up, encourages and edifies them so they can duplicate this attitude in others.”

~ Bob Goshen

“I rather mistrust young men who slip into life gracefully.”

~ E.M. Forster, A Room with a View

“An employee made a mistake that cost the company $10 million, he walked into the office of Tom Watson, the C.E.O., expecting to get fired. “Fire you?” Mr. Watson asked. “I just spent $10 million educating you.”

~ Adam Grant

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”

~ Benjamin Franklin

“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

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

~ William Arthur Ward

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

~ Winston Churchill