Advice Quotes And Sayings

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It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one's self.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


At least for the people who send me mail about a new language that they're designing, the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler.
~By Dennis Ritchie ~


You know, I hate to give advice because my life has been so odd that almost nothing that's happened to me can apply.
~By William Joyce ~


Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always want it the least.
~By Earl of Chesterfield ~


My characters surprise me constantly. My characters are like my friends - I can give them advice, but they don't have to take it. If your characters are real, then they surprise you, just like real people.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


There's very little advice in men's magazines, because men don't think there's a lot they don't know. Women do. Women want to learn. Men think, "I know what I'm doing, just show me somebody naked."
~By Jerry Seinfeld ~


My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.
~By William Allen White ~


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


My own perception of that is somewhat colored by where people ask my advice, which is still, of course, about changes to Python internals or at least standard libraries.
~By Guido van Rossum ~


Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.
~By Charley Pride ~


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.
~By Andres Segovia ~


It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.
~By Herodotus ~


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.
~By Cilla Black ~


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


Listen to advice. You don't know how many writer's conferences I've taught at where at least half the audience fights all the conventions of the field.
~By Jane Haddam ~


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


In those days he was wiser than he is now - he used frequently to take my advice.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.
~By David Hockney ~


I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.
~By Alexander Fleming ~


If I'm in a slump, I ask myself for advice.
~By Ichiro Suzuki ~


When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.
~By Abu Bakr ~


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


Well, I just can't play the game anymore. I'm 63 years old, and I've been in the business for 40 years now. I take good advice and direction really well, but I don't need somebody that finished college two years ago to come in and tell me what I should be recording.
~By Charlie Daniels ~


A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
~By Joseph Addison ~


There are a lot of people who will come to me for advice or whatever.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


Women don't like advice. They don't want you to fix their problems, they just want you to listen.
~By Shawn Wayans ~


Don't give your advice before you are called upon.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


The best advice is to take it easy, respect speed limits and do not try to make up time lost in the tailbacks on the open road.
~By Emma Caulfield ~


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


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.
~By Anne Frank ~


However, I think, first of all, that what's happening in Sierra Leone is going to have the great influence on those governments who will be asked to provide forces to the Congo. Second, of course, the Security Council has no professional military advice organized in any way.
~By Alex Morrison ~


Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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


Nobody ever seems to want my advice about serious stuff. People will be like: 'Who made that sweater?' Or 'How did you get your hair so straight?' They don't to come to me for the relationship advice or deep stuff. In fact, my little sister actually hides from me.
~By Lauren Graham ~


I mean, I try to say the right things and give the right advice. But still, I'm only a person.
~By Jonathan Brandis ~


Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee.
~By Martin H. Fischer ~


The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.
~By Jillian Bach ~


Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice you may wind up making other peoples mistakes.
~By Ann Landers ~


Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.
~By Anna Howard Shaw ~


The advice would be the same for any kind of fiction. Keep writing, and keep sending things out, not to friends and relatives, but to people who have the power to buy. A lot of additional, useful tips could be added, but this is fundamental.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


I guess I had it made. My mother gave me advice - she taught me that women like to be looked in the eye - and my grandmother gave me condoms.
~By Usher Raymond ~


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


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


Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


My mother gave lots of good advice and had a lot to say. As you get older, you realize everything she said was true.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


The best careers advice to give to the young is 'Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.'
~By Katherine Whitehorn ~


We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


A lot of people think I'm cynical when I talk about acting. The truth of the matter is, I just don't want someone to get some lame advice that will send them in the wrong direction.
~By Amber Tamblyn ~


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.
~By Alma Gluck ~


My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important. He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of history and see what happens. I've tried to follow that advice.
~By Warren Christopher ~


That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs - where he tries desperately to be a 'TV Dad,' to give advice and it's so pat it becomes ridiculous.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him.
~By John Gray ~


Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


If I have any advice to give to the Syrian president it is to cooperate for the sake of the investigation or for the sake of uncovering the truth.
~By Walid Jumblatt ~


If someone gives you so-called good advice, do the opposite; you can be sure it will be the right thing nine out of 10 times.
~By Anselm Feuerbach ~


He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
~By Bo Bennett ~


Hazard not your wealth on a poor man's advice.
~By Don J. Manuel ~


The only advice I would give Christians entering the world of arts: give yourself a period of time, maybe three or four years. If you haven't made it in your chosen art form, dump it.
~By Cliff Richard ~


My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you.
~By Vin Diesel ~


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.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way?
~By Richard Land ~


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.
~By Sean Bean ~


The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
~By Arthur Helps ~


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


When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.
~By Al Franken ~


Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle - keep away from children.
~By Phyllis Diller ~


I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.
~By Jack Nicholson ~


I'm gonna give them the advice that I always took myself, that it's better to get to know somebody before you jump into the sack with them. Because then if you jump into the sack and fall in love, and you liked them already, you're home free.
~By Pia Zadora ~


There are a lot of personal things that take place when becoming governor and I am happy to work with him should he ask. I will give him the best advice I can give.
~By Scott McCallum ~


I counseled many returning missionaries. I interviewed 1,700 missionaries all over the world. My advice to them is that you should study and prepare for your life's work in a field that you enjoy.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted, evidently an effrontery.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


So there was a constant flow and a thin line there between reality and television and yes, much of what I was experiencing in my real life was also what was going on in the television show to the extent that I had to take writers' advice and from the counselors around.
~By Alan Thicke ~


Never give anyone the advice to buy or sell shares, because the most benevolent price of advice can turn out badly.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
~By Aeschylus ~


As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.
~By Bobby Sherman ~


I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers, rather than a book or lecture.
~By Lisa Whelchel ~


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


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


It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions.
~By Michael York ~


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


In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Don't give advice unless you're asked.
~By Amy Alcott ~


We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
~By David Sarnoff ~


My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they've read it and learnt to understand it, then they must throw it away and never look at it again!
~By Ben Elton ~


I think he's informing himself, reaching out and getting ideas and information and advice. I haven't the slightest doubt that internally taking shape in that marvelous brain of his is a philosophy of foreign affairs. But it would be premature to say that one is fully formed.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


Saul Bellow never took my advice when he was my friend.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


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


Ask Mother for advice on breaking into show business.
~By Jack Davenport ~


Listen to advice, but follow your heart.
~By Conway Twitty ~


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.
~By Jack Adams ~


I met with my lawyers. They gave me all the wrong advice. For a long time I refused to accept the child was mine. I should have met her, arranged a DNA test and accepted my responsibility.
~By Boris Becker ~


They're fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
~By Lillian Hellman ~

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