Advice Quotes

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Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The advice of friends must be received with a judicious reserve; we must not give ourselves up to it and follow it blindly, whether right or wrong.
Pierre Charron
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English Prove

Whatever advice you give, be brief.
Frank zappa - my best advice to anyone who wants to raise a...
Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice.
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 to writers Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
Stanislaw Lec
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
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
Alexis Carrel
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 a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise.
J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Romanian Prove
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.
John Churton Collins
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning.
Jonathan Swift
Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
Proverbs 12: 15
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
Never give advice in a crowd.
Arab Prove
Those who try to give us advice on matters of human rights do nothing but provoke an ironic smile among us. We will not permit anyone to interfere in our affairs.
Konstantin Chernenko
Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.
English Prove
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
Author Unknown
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
Eden Phillpotts
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.
To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.
John Churton Collins
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
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
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
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".
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice is like snow - - The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Some of the best advice I ever received was Man, that was terrible.
Tom Hanks
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
Never have anything to do with an unlucky place, or an unlucky man. I have seen many clever men, very clever men, who had not shoes to their feet. I never act with them. Their advice sounds very well, but they cannot get on themselves; and if they cannot do good to themselves, how can they do good for me?
Whatever your advice, make it brief.