Advice Quotes

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate -- that's my philosophy

Thornton Wilder

Your friends praise your abilities to the skies, submit to you in argument, and seem to have the greatest deference for you; but, though they may ask it, you never find them following your advice upon their own affairs; nor allowing you to manage your own, without thinking that you should follow theirs. Thus, in fact, they all think themselves wiser than you, whatever they may say.

Lord Melbourne

It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.

Logan Pearsall Smith

He had only one vanity; he thought he could give advice better than any other person

Mark Twain

I daresay one profits more by the mistakes one makes off one's own bat than by doing the right thing on somebody's else advice.

W. Somerset Maugham

Accept good advice gracefully--as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place.

Gene Brown

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example

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My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate - that's my philosophy

Thornton Wilder

Give advice; if people don't listen, let adversity teach them

Ethiopian Proverb

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties

Aesop

My advice to any young person at the beginning of their career is to try to look for the mere outlines of big things with their fresh, untrained, and unprejudiced mind.

Hans Selye

Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.

Carolyn Wells

A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.

Bill Cosby

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.

Gordon R. Dickson

As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.

Bobby Sherman

Advice should always be consumed between two thick slices of doubt.

Will Schmidt

Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.

Carolyn Wells

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

It is better to give than receive- especially advice

Mark Twain

If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle.

Adams, Jack

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

Gloria Steinem

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

Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.

Fran┴ois La Rochefoucauld

My advice to gardeners is to believe what you see as temporal entertainment; a gift from nature. Do not pass on your interpretation as gospel. Do not seek interpretation from others.

Thomas Clothier

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