Advice Quotes

Author unknown - it is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to...
Samuel taylor coleridge - advice is like snow - - the softer it falls, the...

Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
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
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
Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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
English prove - write down the advice of him who loves you,...
Ask advice only of your equals.
Danish Prove
Time gives good advice.
Maltese Prove
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
Whatever advice you give, be brief.
Horace
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
You simply *must* stop taking advice from other people.
Melissa Timberman
Never give advice unless asked.
German Prove
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Successful men follow the same advice they prescribe for others.
Author Unknown
Free advice is worth the price.
Robert Half
The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
Anonymous
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
Many receive advice, few profit by it.
Publilius Syrus
Some of the best advice I ever received was Man, that was terrible.
Tom Hanks
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.
Gordon R. Dickson
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
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu
Advice to writers Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
Stanislaw Lec
Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice.
Anonymous
To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.
John Churton Collins
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
Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
Sidney J. Harris
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
Cicero
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
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
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?
Rothschild
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American Prove
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Romanian Prove
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
Anne Tyler, Celestial Navigation, 1974
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.