Advice Quotes and Sayings
Never make a promise when you’re happy.
Never make a decision when you’re angry.
Good advice usually works best when preceded by a bad scare.
- Al Batt
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.
- Agatha Christie
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
- Anne Tyler
Never reply when you are angry.
Never make a promise when you are happy.
Never make a decision when you are sad.
Distrust interested advice.
When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.
- Erma Bombeck
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
- Marcus Aurelius
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.
- Erica Jong
It’s easier to advise than be advised.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
To accept good advice is but to increase one’s own ability.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.
- Khalil Gibran
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
- Abigail Van Buren
Advice is good, but then the wise don’t need it and the fools won’t take it.
Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don’t waste your life focusing on the bad things and what people tell you that you could never do, look at all the good things and all the paths you could follow to fulfill your dreams.
Don’t trust too much. Don’t love too much. Don’t hope too much. Because that too much can hurt you so much.
A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need the advice.
- Bill Cosby
Making a big life change is scary. But do you know what’s even scarier? Regrets.