Advice Quotes

Konstantin chernenko - those who try to give us advice on matters of...
No one wants advice - - Only corroboration.
John Steinbeck

The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde
Alexis carrel - all of us, at certain moments of our lives, need...
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
Anonymous - tis the advisor who suffers from bad advice....

Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.
Eden Phillpotts
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
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
Successful men follow the same advice they prescribe for others.
Author Unknown
Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
Anne Tyler, Celestial Navigation, 1974
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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!
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American Prove
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
William Carleton
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
Joseph Addison
Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.
English Prove
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
Never give advice in a crowd.
Arab Prove
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
Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
Sidney J. Harris
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
Romanian Prove
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
Time gives good advice.
Maltese Prove
When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English 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.
Ask advice only of your equals.
Danish Prove
My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher.
Socrates
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
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
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
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
For advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
J. R. R. Tolkien