Advice Quotes

Robert montgomery - if you achieve success, you will get applause,...
Anonymous - a good scare is worth more to a man than good...

Never give advice unless asked.
German Prove
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English Prove
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
Alexis Carrel

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Anonymous - tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice....
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would be this Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.
Ann Landers
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Some of the best advice I ever received was Man, that was terrible.
Tom Hanks
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 lived some thirty years on this planet and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
Henry David Thoreau
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
Solon
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.
John Churton Collins
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
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
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu
There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - To do nothing at all.
Sydney Smith
Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise.
J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
Advice to writers: Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
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
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
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
Advice is like snow - - The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.
English Prove
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to; and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - To do nothing at all.
Sydney Smith
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.
Gordon R. Dickson
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American Prove
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
Successful men follow the same advice they prescribe for others.
Author Unknown
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
Hannah Whitall Smith, 1902
Ask advice only of your equals.
Danish Prove
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
Often sound advice turns out to be totally wrong. Sometimes things turn out in such a way that only a fool would predict. Which is why fools, too, have their place in analysis and debate.
Unknown
For advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
J. R. R. Tolkien
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
Norman Augustine
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange