Counselor Quotes

Counselor Quotes by Scooter Braun, John Ray, James McBride, Mother Teresa, Starhawk, Abby Johnson and many others.

I'm a camp counselor for pop stars.

I’m a camp counselor for pop stars.
Scooter Braun
It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf his counselor.
John Ray
I was in a special class in high school for truants. They made us stay together all day. Once a week, they would send us to a guidance counselor. He would sit me in his office and he would try to talk to me.
James McBride
Holy Angels, our advocates, our brothers, our counselors, our defenders, our enlighteners, our friends, our guides, our helpers, our intercessors – Pray for us.
Mother Teresa
The witches, the wise women, and the healers were also always the counselors. It’s a whole other tradition of knowledge and learning that has been suppressed because it had political implications.
I worked at Planned Parenthood for eight years, rising through the ranks from volunteer escort to clinic counselor to clinic director.
Abby Johnson
Good counselors lack no clients.
William Shakespeare
I knew from a young age that I wanted to perform. I went to an arts camp called Brookdale Arts Camp, in New Jersey, from the time I was 6, and then I was a counselor there through high school.
Melissa Rauch
I hate when counselors and teachers blame everything on low self-esteem in teens. Some of us actually have self-esteem, believe it or not. And when we make mistakes, it’s not because of a defect in our psyche. We screw up just because.
Niki Burnham
Haste is a poor counselor
Alexandre Dumas
Think of yourself as a resource to your clients;an advisor,counselor,mentor and friend.
Brian Tracy
I went to a counselor for years, and it wasn’t the kind of counseling to help you – it was the ‘Let’s make you straight’ type – but counsellors can help.
Manny MUA
I believe that anybody who gets married should go to a counselor for months before the wedding. I think that’s going to save guys a lot of money and the ladies a lot of heartbreak.
James Brolin
My dad worked at a mechanical factory for 35 years. I grew up in Union City, NJ. My mother is a social worker. My sister runs a 7-Eleven, and my brother is a detox counselor. They had no predilection for the arts. But from a very young age, I really, really loved theater.
Bobby Cannavale
Husband, when you tell your wife to go for counseling alone (because you think going to see a counselor is a sign you have failed) is like having a car you love overheat and deciding it’s not manly to take it to the mechanic. You can keep on driving it but eventually you will ruin the engine.
Adam Hamilton
My mom knew that I was gay. So she just came up to me in the kitchen one night, and she said, ‘Justin, are you a homosexual?’ And I said, ‘Yes,’ and that was that. She took all the steps, she went to talk to a family counselor beforehand to see how she should bring it up, and now my mom’s my biggest fan.
I feel like Americans have always studied nationalism as a foreign phenomenon. And now, we`ve got a nationalist movement in our country that has a very articulate spokesman in the senior counselor to the president [Donald Trump].
Rachel Maddow
Back then, if you had a sore arm, the only people concerned were you and your wife. Now it’s you, your wife, your agent, your investment counselor, your stockbroker, and your publisher.
Jim Bouton
Everyone needs a spiritual guide: a minister, rabbi, counselor, wise friend, or therapist. My own wise friend is my dog.
Gary A. Kowalski
I tried to do it all myself: be mommy and camp counselor and art teacher and prereading specialist (and somehow, in my off-hours, to do my own work). I tried my absolute best. And like so many of the moms around me, I started to go a little crazy.
Judith Warner
So, now I’ve been to see a drug counselor who told me I need to lay off the drugs and talk about my feelings, and a shrink who heard what I had to say and immediately put me on drugs.
Libba Bray
And I flunked anger management the moment I put the counselor through a stone wall. You might want to keep that in mind. [Thorn]
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Bridget who is crazy said that sometimes she thought about suicide when commercials come on during TV. She was sincere and this puzzled the guidance counselors.
Stephen Chbosky
My wife and I had been to the genetic counselor; my wife is not Jewish – she’s the shiksha goddess type – and was negative for everything. But I was positive. I carried the gene for three genetic disorders, which, if she had been positive for, we would have passed down to the child.
James Gray
If you need counsel, start with the One who is both Counselor and King – the One who is the source of both wisdom and power.
David Jeremiah
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Francis Bacon
Asking the legal system to resolve divorce is like asking a boxing coach to be our marriage counselor.
Warren Farrell
The people who related to God best–Abraham, Moses, David, Isaiah, Jeremiah–treated him with startling familiarity. They talked to God as if he were sitting in a chair beside them, as one might talk to a counselor, a boss, a parent, or a lover. They treated him like a person.
Philip Yancey
I left ‘Octomom.’ I went back to my life as a counselor.
Nadya Suleman
Accessing a “professional listener” such as a psychologist or counselor can be useful if the loved one wants to use this form of support.
Timothy Carey
If I seek to fulfill my own needs at the expense of my partner, we are sure to experience unhappiness, resentment, and conflict. The secret of forming a successful relationship is for both partners to win.
John Gray
I think we both need to work on our communication skills. (Kiara) I tried that once. (Nykyrian) And? (Kiara) Darling told me that I could never hold a job as a suicide counselor or hostage negotiator. He said my failure rate would become the stuff of legends. (Nykyrian)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
If I have to be remembered for something, I want it remembered that I really liked children and was a good camp counselor.
Francis Ford Coppola
Again and again I find that my own inner counselor, my secret dreaming self, is not only wise and helpful but usually amusing as well.
Sheldon B. Kopp
Secrets of the incomprehensible wisdom of God, unknown to any besides Himself! Man, sprung up only of a few days, wants to penetrate, and to set bounds to it. Who is it that hath known the mind of the Lord, or who hath been His counselor?
Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon
My father still is a lawyer, and my mom was a teacher and then later a career counselor
Steve Case
When we take out school psychologists, truant officers, counselors, art, music, and athletics, and bring in the police, the school gets turned into a feeder system for the penal system.
Jesse Jackson
Using no control and using humor will build a relationship and make a dent to where the client puts the counselor in their quality world and then begins to relate and seek out the counselor. Effective therapy begins with the acceptance of the therapist into the client’s quality world.
William Glasser
I think that when a film does its job, it poses questions rather than gives answers. It should act as a frustrating counselor who, at your bidding for advice, says, ‘What do you think?’ I think that’s some of what the culture critic Greg Tate meant by art leaving a ‘metaphysical stain.’
Aunjanue Ellis
I am surrounded by counselors. My sister is a counselor. My daughter is training to be a counselor. A lot of my friends are counselors.
Sue Townsend
The president is the president. And every American, regardless of who you voted for, if you voted for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Donald Duck, I don’t really care. We should all hope that the president does a good job, that he’s surrounded by wise counselors, that he advances U.S. interests.
Benjamin E. Sasse
Time as he grows old teaches many lessons. – Aeschylus Time is the wisest counselor of all.
I went to this one in Ohio, and then I became a counselor there, and it was just the most fun thing. I was so depressed when I came home from camp.
Vanessa Bayer
I think that the mere fact that I’m doing it ought to inspire someone. In junior high school the counselor suggested that I focus on wood shop and metal shop.
Christopher Darden
Our nation, which possesses greater resources than any other, is rent, from center to circumference, with party strife, political intrigues, and sectional interest; our counselors are panic stricken, our legislators are astonished, and our senators are confounded.
Joseph Smith, Jr.
If you’ve witnessed bullying or if you’re being bullied, tell somebody you trust. Tell mom and dad. Tell your counselors or your coaches. Tell your teachers. Tell an adult who you trust.
Stephanie McMahon
Influence others positively by being a teacher, coach, counselor, or mentor.
Stephen G. Post
When we assume that ‘normal’ people need ‘time to heal,’ or discourage individuals from making any decisions until a year or more after a loss, as some grief counselors do, we may be giving inappropriate advice. Such advice can cause people who feel ready to move on to wonder if they are hardhearted.
Stephanie Coontz
For whatever reason, I didn’t succumb to the stereotype that science wasn’t for girls. I got encouragement from my parents. I never ran into a teacher or a counselor who told me that science was for boys. A lot of my friends did.
Sally Ride
Ed Welch says that all counseling is a variation on a single theme: knowing and praying for the counselee. Of all the questions the counselor might ask, then, the central guiding question in the counselor’s mind is, “How can I pray for you?
James MacDonald
There’s certain classes you have to take, certain things you have to do, certain money you must have. Then, if you listen to the counselors and social workers and everybody else talking at you, you would think that once you got out of high school and college, life would be beautiful. But it’s not.
Snoop Dogg
I remember my guidance counselor, when I told her I wanted to apply to Harvard, she paused and said, ‘That’s in New York, right?’ The funny thing is, I didn’t really know. It was a few weeks before I was like, ‘No, I think it’s in Massachusetts.’
Eliot Schrefer
A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.
Charles Baudelaire
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Charles William Eliot
I found the prospect daunting, but somehow comforting, too, because the counselors insisted it could be done, and, after all, many of them were recovering alcoholics themselves.
Craig Ferguson
A book is a garden; A book is an orchard; A book is a storehouse; A book is a party. It is company by the way; it is a counselor; it is a multitude of counselors.
Henry Ward Beecher
Marriage counselors in particular all strongly recommend divorcees try to understand their role in a divorce before re-marrying. Statistics show if you re-marry before you’ve clearly seen things from the biter’s point of view – you’re re-bounded to fail again!
Karen Salmansohn
I don’t think the victims should be babied, but there should be a counselor to teach them coping mechanisms. The bully needs counseling too.
Laura Michelle Kelly
The first time I remember our being socially in the same place was after we graduated and [author, investment counselor, philanthropist, and fellow 1950s Yalie] Peter Wolf had a party at his house in the Hamptons.
Kevin Sessums
When you go through a process of #1 praying daily and staying in God’s word #2 obey Him in the small decisions every day #3 ask advice from a number of spiritual counselors then you can step out peacefully knowing that pleasing God is all that matters. America was built on this attitude.
Mary Engelbreit
Trusted counselors, mentors and guides make an indelible mark on the lives they touch, and they provide the two ingredients to success in life–caring and sharing–that cannot be learned or purchased.
David Cottrell
Father is my Defender (Hero). Mother is my Teacher. Sister is my Counselor. Wife is my Savior. Children are my Fighters. Then what is the role of my Friend? Friend is my Motivator in life.
Sandeep Kumar
Over the years, I have been a house painter, farm worker, paste-up artist, Easter Bunny, pizza delivery person, homeless shelter staff member, and counselor for adults and kids with mental illness – I quit my last real job in 2000 to work on writing full-time.
Jennifer McMahon
I grew up going to church every Sunday and my mother was a drug and alcohol counselor, so both of my parents’ lives have been about helping people at times of crisis.
Peter Hedges
It is a maxim in philosophy that ambitious men can be never good counselors to princes; the desire of having more is common to great lords, and a desire of rule a great cause of their ruin.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
Who elected Larry King America’s grief counselor? We, the viewing public, did, by driving up his ratings whenever somebody famous passes.
James Wolcott
The greatest scandal of the century in American psychiatry … is the growing mania among thousands of inept therapists, family counselors, and social workers for arousing false memories of childhoood sexual abuse.
Martin Gardner
True counselors of despair are those who hope against hope—and historical experience—that the government can and will act constructively.
Robert Higgs
Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.
Bernard Baruch
I’ve come to the conclusion that you shouldn’t have to see a genetic counselor. It should be a choice.
Anne Wojcicki
Never compare your inside with somebody else’s outside. -Gabe Singleton remembering his counselor’s first advice-
Michael Palmer
I went to my school careers counselors and said I wanted to be an actor, and they didn’t know what to do. They showed me catalogues with pretty campuses and said, ‘Oh, look, there’s a theater building. Why don’t you go there?’
Frances McDormand
‘Creative director’ is a catchall phrase for giving ideas. To me, it obviously means more than that. It’s like being a counselor.
Virgil Abloh
We need mental health counselors in every school that needs one.
Tim Ryan
As my mentor in Medical School, Dr William Strong taught me: Never wear a white coat; it separates you from a fellow human being. I never have from that day on. You are your patients guide, counselor, and defender, not their ruler and dictator.
Steven Gundry
It is enough that I am of value to somebody today.
Hugh Prather
Isolation is the worst possible counselor.
Miguel de Unamuno
Many schools desperately need caring professionals like guidance counselors and social workers to ensure students’ emotional, social and educational needs are met. But proposals to arm teachers are irresponsible and dangerous. The role of educators is to teach and nurture our children, not to be armed guards.
Randi Weingarten
Time is the wisest counselor of all.
A diet counselor once told me that all overweight people are angry with their mothers and channel their frustrations into overeating. So I guess that means all thin people are happy, calm, and have resolved their Oedipal entanglements.
Wendy Wasserstein
I actually like snakes! When I was young, I was a boy scout nature camp counselor, and one of our projects was collecting snakes and creating an environment for them, so I’m quite familiar with snakes and think they’re fantastic creatures.
Harrison Ford
When I was a kid, I thought I was going to be an architect, because when I was 12 years old I had a guidance counselor that convinced me that that was the best career choice for me.
Al Yankovic
The counselor at our clinic would cry with the girls at the drop of a hat. She would find their weakness and work on it. The women were never given any alternatives. They were told how much trouble it is to have a baby.
Debbie Harry
We look to our pastors and priests and rabbis and counselors of all kinds to testify of the enduring principles upon which our society is built: honesty, charity, integrity and family.
Mitt Romney
The goal of every married couple, indeed, every Christian home, should be to make Christ the Head, the Counselor and the Guide.
Paul Sadler
This is how we came by our factions: Candor, Erudite, Amity, Abnegation and Dauntless.” Max smiles. “In them we find administrators and teachers and counselors and leaders and protectors. In them we find our sense of belonging, our sense of community, our very lives.
Veronica Roth
Working with the psychiatrist and then a mental health counselor helped me understand my own thought distortions.
Leana S. Wen
I am oftentimes the ear for some people that I know and love. Which I like being. I don’t know if I’d like being a marriage counselor, though, because that’s too deep for me.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
I used to think that, when I was a director, I would have a very specific vision of what everything would look like, but now I am more of a camp counselor.
Jill Soloway
He for himself weaves woe who weaves for others woe, and evil counsel on the counselor recoils.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
Joseph Addison
I had developed a relationship with one of the anti-abortion sidewalk counselors who stood in front of my facility. We talked regularly through the fence and she had asked me to go have coffee with her one day. I was impressed with her persistence and, honestly, I thought I would really like her if I got to know her.
Abby Johnson
We have guidance counselors that have caseloads of 500 to 600 children. We don’t have enough to help the children.
Randi Weingarten
Recognizing chronic sadness may encourage someone to reach out to a friend, family member, or counselor rather than concealing the distress.
Mary Pilon
I was a lifeguard, camp counselor, the president of the YMCA Leaders Corps. I also took piano lessons. I was a dancer.
Chirlane McCray
I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts’ work in the White House, as in the counselor’s office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general.
Alberto Gonzales
I worry that when educational counselors and teachers call in families with concerns about a child having a learning disability, we aren’t always looking at the complete picture.
Madchen Amick
If you have a chance to see Children Of War, you can watch expert trauma counselors try to help bring healing to young people who have experienced atrocities in conflict.
Mitali Perkins
Usually, when a young girl is pregnant, she drops out of school and concentrates on being a mother. I thought that’s what I had to do, but my counselors told me there was no way they would let me drop out. I had too much promise.
Jenni Rivera
I was born and raised in Pawnee City, Nebraska. I lived right next to the sale barn and I raised pigs. My dad was a guidance counselor at Wymore High School. He was also a preacher and did farming as well. We leased out our crop land but had cattle and horses.
Larry the Cable Guy
Usually, when a young girl is pregnant, she drops out of school and concentrates on being a mother. I thought thats what I had to do, but my counselors told me there was no way they would let me drop out. I had too much promise.
Jenni Rivera
She has been more than a mother than me – not much, but definitely more… She’s been an unsolicited stylist, interior decorator and marriage counselor… Admittedly, I found it difficult to share my mother with her adoring fans, who treated her like she was part of their family.
Carrie Fisher
If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept.
James Collins
I was 12 years old and in summer camp. I started a company called Aardvark Industries, which provided basic services to camp counselors.
Jon Taffer
I went on to become a drug counselor and then I became a mother, which is the biggest gift I’ve ever had.
Cherie Currie
Shaunti wields the researcher’s clipboard, the analyst’s data, and the counselor’s insight to bring the excellent newsflash that great marriages are the culmination of definable, repetitive micromovements that add up to deep relationship satisfaction.
Anita Renfroe
School systems now routinely have more administrators than classroom teachers. They have armies of counselors and therapists and nutritionists and ‘multi-cultural learning facilitators.’
Mike Gallagher
That was a mistake, I guess, going out to California. They have these things called guidance counselors in high school. They drink a lot of herbal tea.
Bonnie Jo Campbell
Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time.
The Mother of Sorrows is my confidante, my teacher, my counselor, and my powerful advocate.
Pio of Pietrelcina
Your real statesman is first of all, and chief of all, a great human being, with an eye for all the great fields on which men likehimself struggle, with unflagging, pathetic hope, toward better things…. He is a guide, a counselor, a mentor, a servant, a friend of mankind.
Woodrow Wilson
I attended a high school with more than 4,000 students and met with a guidance counselor only once during my four-year stint. Despite my clear strengths in science and math, my counselor’s advice was to pursue a degree in business. A career in engineering was never encouraged nor, in fact, ever mentioned.
Peggy Johnson
Time, the cradle of hope, but the grave of ambition, is the stern corrector of fools, but the salutary counselor of the wise, bringing all they dread to the one, and all they desire to the other.
Charles Caleb Colton
If I wasn’t acting, I would probably be working with children. I was a camp counselor growing up and I loved it.
Julianne Nicholson
Here’s one truth that perhaps your typical investment counselor would disagree with: if you’re comfortably rich and someone else is getting richer faster than you by, for example, investing in risky stocks, so what?! Someone will always be getting richer faster than you. This is not a tragedy.
Charlie Munger
Wine has been to me a firm friend and wise counselor. Often…wine has shown me matters in their true perspective, and has, as though by the touch of a magic wand, reduced great disasters to small inconveniences.
Duff Cooper
He will be our comfort and solace, our guide and counselor, our salvation and exaltation, for “there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”
Heber J. Grant
Though thou has never so many counselors, yet do not forsake the counsel of your soul.
John Ray
Two pure souls fused into one by an impassioned love-friends, counselors-a mutual support and inspiration to each other amid life’s struggles, must know the highest human happiness;-this is marriage; and this is the only cornerstone of an enduring home.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
There’s nothing sacred about the book you’ve written. The Bible says there’s safety in a multitude of counselors. The movie is the movie, and the book is the book. They’re different critters, and each must stand on their own merits.
Frank Peretti
When I was 14 or 15, a camp counselor told me I was smart. I had never been very good in school, but he told me once that I was smart but my mind operated a little differently.
Alan Dershowitz
The world is filled with unmarried marriage counselors.
Charles M. Schulz
I’ve been acting since I was young because I wanted to, not because my parents wanted me to. My dad is a principal and mom is a middle school counselor, so acting was like, “Eh, whatever. As long as you get good grades.” It’s really fun, and nothing more.
Shailene Woodley
Dierdre the counselor must not have had much of a life, because she scheduled our next appointment on a Sunday. I wasn’t so thrilled about it, seeing as it wasn’t just my day off-it was also the day my friends had off. Orders were orders, however, so I grudgingly showed up.
Richelle Mead
I wanted to be a counselor or social worker. That’s one of the reasons I was a psychology major.
Mazie Hirono
You have to be ready to receive help, whether that be through a book, a therapist or counselor, or a doctor of some kind. That willingness can lead you through a door to the other side, and that’s where healing can truly begin.
Gabrielle Bernstein
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.
Louis Nizer