Advice Quotes

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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
The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu

Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
Proverbs 12: 15
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Whatever your advice, make it brief.
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
For advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Never give advice in a crowd.
Arab Prove
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
Author Unknown
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
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
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
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I have lived some thirty - Odd 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
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Author Unknown
Some of the best advice I ever received was Man, that was terrible.
Tom Hanks
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Never give advice unless asked.
German Prove
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.
English Prove
Their plans were improved with the best advice.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Advice to writers: Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
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.
Many receive advice, few profit by it.
Publilius Syrus
Whatever advice you give, be brief.
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
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
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning.
Jonathan Swift
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
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
Anne Tyler, Celestial Navigation, 1974
You simply *must* stop taking advice from other people.
Melissa Timberman
The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
Frank Tyge
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
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English Prove
To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.
John Churton Collins
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