Advice Quotes

Stanislaw j. lec,
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When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted.
Harry S Truman
In the choice of a horse and a wife, a man must please himself, ignoring the opinion and advice of friends.
George John Whyte - Melville
Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice.
Anonymous

Many receive advice, few profit by it.
Publilius Syrus
J. r. r. tolkien, the hobbit - their plans were improved with the best advice....
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.
Frank Zappa
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
Samuel Smiles
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
Harry S Truman
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
Anne Tyler, Celestial Navigation, 1974
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
William Shatner as Kirk, in "Dagger of the Mind".
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly.
Brendan Francis
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
For advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Advice is like snow - - The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice to writers Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
Stanislaw Lec
If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this; enjoy it but never quite believe it.
Robert Montgomery
You can overcome any obstacles by asking the right questions of the right people at the right time, then act on that advice with passion.
Dan Surface, The One Business Book You Absolutely Must Own!
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Whatever advice you give, be brief.
Horace
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
Eden Phillpotts
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
G. K. Chesterton
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You simply *must* stop taking advice from other people.
Melissa Timberman
The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
Frank Tyge
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Author Unknown
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
Solon
Some of the best advice I ever received was Man, that was terrible.
Tom Hanks
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
Alexis Carrel
Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
Proverbs 12: 15