Advice Quotes

Horace - whatever your advice, make it brief....
Stanislaw j. lec,

We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
Josh Billings
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
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
Never give advice in a crowd.
Arab Prove

The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
Frank Tyge
English prove - give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked...
If you wish good advice, consult an old man.
Romanian Prove
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Author Unknown
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
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
Alexis Carrel
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 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
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
No one wants advice - - Only corroboration.
John Steinbeck
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
Their plans were improved with the best advice.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
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
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
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
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
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.
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
Harry S Truman
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
You simply *must* stop taking advice from other people.
Melissa Timberman
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
For advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
J. R. R. Tolkien
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu
Free advice is worth the price.
Robert Half
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
Solon
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
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American Prove
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham