Advice Quotes

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.

Agatha Christie

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.

Edgar Watson Howe

I always pass on good advice. It's the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde

Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.

Mary Wortley Montagu

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

We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.

Unknown

When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice.

Charles Varlet de La Grange

When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

My advice to actresses is don't worry about your looks. The very thing that makes you unhappy in your appearance may be the one thing to make you a star.

Estelle Winwood

We should be careful and discriminating in all the advice we give. We should be especially careful in giving advice that we would not think of following ourselves. Most of all, we ought to avoid giving counsel which we don't follow when it damages those who take us at our word.

Adlai Stevenson

The best advice is this: Don't take advice and don't give advice.

Unknown

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

Erica Jong

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

Socrates

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell 1872

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell

Quit now, you'll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you'll be halfway there.

David Zucker

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least

Chesterfield

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

Charron, Pierre

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

Behan, Brendan Francis

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties

Aesop

It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.

Aeschylus

I never had a man come to me for advice yet, but what I soon discovered that he thought more of his own opinion than he did of mine.

Josh Billings

The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.

Bertrand Russell

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