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Summary: Definition of advice is an an opinion or suggestion about what someone should do. Guidance or recommendations offered with regard to prudent action


Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it. 
~ Harper Lee

Advice, the smallest current coin.
~ Ambrose Bierce

Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.
~ Philip K. Dick

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
~ George Washington

Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
~ Francis Bacon

I do not like giving advice: it is incurring an unnecessary responsibility.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

Superfluous advice is not retained by the full mind.

Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
~ Thornton Wilder

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.
~ James Callaghan

Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
~ Josh Billings

The best advisers, helpers and friends, always are not those who tell us how to act in special cases, but who give us, out of themselves, the ardent spirit and desire to act right, and leave us then, even through many blunders, to find out what our own form of right action is.
~ Phillips Brooks

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

When a wise man gives thee better counsel, give me mine again.
~ William Shakespeare

Do not give to thy friends the most agreeable counsels, but the most advantageous.
~ Henry Theodore Tuckerman

If I wanted to become a tramp, I would seek information and advice from the most successful tramp I could find. If I wanted to become a failure, I would seek advice from people who have never succeeded. If I wanted to succeed in all things, I would look around me for those who are succeeding, and do as they have done.
~ Norman Vincent Peale

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

There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or advice to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself; but I believe that it is in my power to elevate myself this very hour above the common level of my life.
~ Henry David Thoreau

I'm not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead - ahead of myself as well as you.
~ George Bernard Shaw

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

Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
~ Josh Billings

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

Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
~ Benjamin Franklin

Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.
~ Khalil Gibran

A fop sometimes gives important advice.
~ Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

The worst men often give the best advice.
~ Francis Bacon

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
~ Aesop

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.
~ Francis Bacon

I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
~ Lord Chesterfield

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

In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.
~ Winston Churchill

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
~ Benjamin Franklin

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld 

No one wants advice - only corroboration.
~ John Steinbeck

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
~ Oscar Wilde

To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
~ Alexis Carrel

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

Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day.
~ Albert Camus

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
~ Khalil Gibran

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young must seek advice and counsel from 'Dear Abby' instead of going to Mom and Dad.
~ Abigail Van Buren

I always advise people never to give advice.
~ P. G. Wodehouse

Here comes a man of comfort, whose advice Hath often stilled my brawling discontent.
~ William Shakespeare

Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
~ Plautus

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
~ Amber Tamblyn

How is it possible to expect that mankind will take advice when they will not so much as take warning.
~ Jonathan Swift

What the poor, the weak, and the inarticulate desperately require is power, organization, and a sense of identity and purpose, not rarefied advice of political scientists.
~ Paul Wellstone

Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.
~ Sydney J. Harris

Be smart, be intelligent and be informed.
~ Tony Alessandra

It is as easy to give advice to yourself as to others, and as useless.
~ Austin O'Malley

Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it.
~ Augustus William Hare

Advice is offensive, it shows us that we are known to others as well as to ourselves.
~ Samuel Johnson

Advice, as it always gives a temporary appearance of superiority, can never be very grateful, even when it is most necessary or most judicious; but, for the same reason, every one is eager to instruct his neighbors.
~ Samuel Johnson

Vanity is so frequently the apparent motive of advice, that we, for the most part, summon our powers to oppose it without any very accurate inquiry whether it is right.
~ Samuel Johnson

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

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

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

Even the ablest pilots are willing to receive advice from passengers in tempestuous weather.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.
~ Francis Bacon

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway.
~ Warren Buffett

In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
~ Henry Ford

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
~ Robert Frost

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

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

It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder.'
~ Aldous Huxley

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

It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
~ Jawaharlal Nehru

Never give advice in a crowd.
~ Pope Paul VI

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

When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
~ Helen Rowland

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.
~ Andres Segovia

I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.
~ William Shakespeare

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

Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.
~ J. R. R. Tolkien

I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
~ Henry David Thoreau

My advice to you concerning applause is this: enjoy it but never quite believe it
~ Robert Montgomery

When we feel a strong desire to thrust our advice upon others, it is usually because we suspect their weakness; but we ought rather to suspect our own.
~ Charles Caleb Colton

We may give advice, but we cannot give conduct.
~ Benjamin Franklin 

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