Advice Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
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.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
- Warren Buffett
I shall tell you a great secret my friend. Do not wait for the last judgement, it takes place every day.
- Albert Camus
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
- Carolyn Wells
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde
The best advice I can give is to ignore advice. Life is too short to be distracted by the opinions of others.
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
To accept good advice is but to increase one’s own ability.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need the advice.
- Bill Cosby
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.
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
- Marcus Aurelius
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
- Anne Tyler
Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.
- Khalil Gibran
Making a big life change is scary. But do you know what’s even scarier? Regrets.
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
- Abigail Van Buren
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.
- Erica Jong
Never lie in bed at night asking yourself questions you can’t answer.
- Charles M. Schulz
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
Good advice usually works best when preceded by a bad scare.
- Al Batt
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus
Always do right – this will gratify some and astonish the rest.
- Mark Twain
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.
- Agatha Christie
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.
- Gore Vidal
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
- Robert Lynd
Distrust interested advice.
Never ask people about your work.
- Ayn Rand
All the advice in the world will never help you until you help yourself.
— Fred Van Amburgh
People ask me for my advice then do the complete opposite? Why ask me in the first place?
It’s funny how I’m good at giving advice to others, but when it comes to helping myself, I don’t know what to do.