Advice Quotes

John churton collins - to ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to...
Aesop - never trust the advice of a man in difficulties....

To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins
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
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?

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
Frank tyge - the art of advice is to make the recipient...
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice.
No one wants advice - - Only corroboration.
John Steinbeck
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
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English Prove
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
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.
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.
Gordon R. Dickson
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
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
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
Robert Lynd
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
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
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
Author Unknown
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
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
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
Ask advice only of your equals.
Danish 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
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
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning.
Jonathan Swift
My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher.
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
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Romanian Prove
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu
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
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton