Advice Quotes

William carleton - careful with fire is good advice we know. careful...
We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
Josh Billings

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
Samuel taylor coleridge - advice is like snow the softer it falls, the...
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!
Melissa timberman - you simply *must* stop taking advice from other...

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
In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.
Solon
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 pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.
Author Unknown
To ask for advice is in nine cases out of ten to ask for flattery.
John Churton Collins
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English 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
Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
Sidney J. Harris
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.
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 people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
Eden Phillpotts
Free advice is worth the price.
Robert Half
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
Frank Tyge
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
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".
I agree with every word you write, and I can prove this in no better way than by taking your advice from beginning to end.
Ellen Glasgow
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
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
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
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 the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
Author Unknown
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
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 you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American Prove
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.
Gordon R. Dickson
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad examples.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
Norman Augustine
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Time gives good advice.
Maltese Prove