Advice Quotes

Samuel taylor coleridge - advice is like snow the softer it falls, the...
Pierre charron - the advice of friends must be received with a...

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
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Whatever your advice, make it brief.
Horace
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002

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
John steinbeck - no one wants advice - - only corroboration....
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
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
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Successful men follow the same advice they prescribe for others.
Author Unknown
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Romanian Prove
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.
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
Author Unknown
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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".
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.
John Churton Collins
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 to writers: Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts".
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
Alexis Carrel
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
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 in sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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
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
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
Never give advice unless asked.
German Prove
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.
Unknown
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
Cicero
For advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Free advice is worth the price.
Robert Half
Their plans were improved with the best advice.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
Tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice.
Anonymous
Never give advice in a crowd.
Arab Prove
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American Prove
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
Solon
Some of the best advice I ever received was Man, that was terrible.
Tom Hanks