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Positive Quotes about Advice

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Unsolicited Advice Is Always Meddling.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

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No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

 

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

She generally gave herself very good advice,
(though she very seldom followed it).
- Lewis Carroll

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

Advice is seldom welcome,
and those who need it the most, like it the least.
- Lord Chesterfield

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

Death is a very dull, dreary affair,
and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

My advice to you is get married:
if you find a good wife you'll be happy;
if not, you'll become a philosopher.
- Socrates

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I always pass on good advice.
It is the only thing to do with it.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young
must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
- Abigail Van Buren

A word to the wise ain't necessary -
it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
- Bill Cosby

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
- Joseph Addison

Most people who ask for advice from others have already
resolved to act as it pleases them.
- Khalil Gibran

The best advice he gave me was to carry on.
It would have been difficult to set foot back inside
a TV studio if I hadn't carried on -
I don't know if I would have ever gone back in.
- Cilla Black

The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that
the desire to do right by one's children has led to
a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
- Bruno Bettelheim

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
- Edward W. Howe

Sorry; I have no space left for advice.
Just do it.
- Donald E. Westlake

I can remember how rude I could be at times to journalists
and people phoning up for advice.
- Benjamin Cohen

Advice is such a tricky thing when you're young.
- Jena Malone

The best advice on the art of being happy is about
as easy to follow as advice to be well when one is sick.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

My advice is to make acting your second career choice.
- Amber Tamblyn

My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.
- Adam Savage

You never find friends them following your advice upon their own affairs;
nor allowing you to manage your own.
- Willis Lamb

My success was due to good luck, hard work,
and support and advice from friends and mentors.
But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
- Mark Warner

Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger,
to give the best advice to kings.
- Robert Herrick

The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western
powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank,
even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to
be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the
most always like it the least.
- George Chapman

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises,
Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise.
- Thomas More

To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.
- John Churton Collins

Write down the advice of him who loves you,
though you like it not at present.
- Kitty O'Neill Collins

If stock market experts were so expert,
they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity
will probably survive even if it doesn't take his advice.
- John McCarthy

If I had to give one piece of advice to incoming college freshmen,
I'd say always be true to yourself.
- Beverley Mitchell

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
- Saul Bellow

Children don't need much advice but they really do
need to be listened to and not just with half an ear.
- Emma Thompson

Interestingly, young people don't come to you for advice.
Especially the ones who are related to you.
- Meryl Streep

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 once said the Queen of England could use some fashion advice.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away.
- Jerry Harrison

What advice do I tell my grandson? I listen to him.
- Roy Haynes

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
- Gloria Steinem

For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth
advice on everyday cooking,
eating, food shopping, cooking equipment,
and nice things to put on your table.
- Arthur Schwartz

The advice I am giving always to all my students is
above all to study the music profoundly...
music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands,
very beautiful for the flowers and trees.
- Andres Segovia

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in
a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
- Warren Buffett

Carrot Top...
I gave him advice once and he ran with it.
He should thank me.
- Rip Taylor

Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura
Bush about how to help her husband.
This week it's religion.
It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment.
- Sally Quinn

If the student could give up her work on my advice,
she had better give it up without it.
One does not study for a goal.
The goal is a mere accident.
- Alma Gluck

I went to a woman for advice about how to be in business,
but I learned a great deal from men.
- Victoria Principal

If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice,
I would have English Channels round every country.
And the atmosphere would be such that
anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
- Winston Churchill

Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.
- J. B. Priestley

After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face.
My advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down.
- Barbara Cartland

Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate.
- Patricia Ireland

Listen kid, take my advice, never hate a song that
has sold half a million copies.
- Irving Berlin

Listen to people and treat people as you find them.
There's an inherent goodness in most people.
Don't pre-judge people - that was me Mam's advice anyway.
- Sean Bean

Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married.
Write down the advice of him who loves you,
though you like it not at present.
He that has no children brings them up well.
- Germaine Greer


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