Advice Quotes

Frank tyge - the art of advice is to make the recipient...
J. r. r. tolkien, the hobbit - their plans were improved with the best advice....

Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.
English Prove
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher.
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins

Whatever advice you give, be brief.
Solon - in giving advice, seek to help, not please, your...
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
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
Norman Augustine
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.
Gordon R. Dickson
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Author Unknown
Never give advice in a crowd.
Arab Prove
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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.
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American 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
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning.
Jonathan Swift
The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
Eden Phillpotts
To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.
John Churton Collins
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?
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Romanian Prove
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
Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice.
Stupid people always think they are right. Wise people listen to advice.
Proverbs 12: 15
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
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.
John Churton Collins
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
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
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
Advice is like snow - - The softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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!
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
Joseph Addison
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.