Best Advice Quotes On Life, Love, Friends

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging advice quotes, advice sayings, and advice proverbs.

Famous Advice Quotes

  1. “Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  2. “He that won’t be counseled can’t be helped.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  3. “Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld
  4. “I always advise people never to give advice.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse

  5. “Whatever advice you give, be short.” ~ Horace
  6. “Don’t give a woman advice; one should never give a woman anything she can’t wear in the evening.” ~ Oscar Wilde , Never give advice quotes
  7. “The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.” ~ Arthur Helps
  8. “Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.” ~ Janis Joplin

  9. “My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.” ~ Judy Blume
  10. “Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.” ~ Gordon R. Dickson
  11. “Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” ~ Erica Jong
  12. “Don’t try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.” ~ Philip K. Dick

  13. “There is a time to provide advice and offer an opinion, and there is a time not to. Don’t be too quick to offer unsolicited advice. It certainly will not endear you to people.” ~ Harvey Mackay
  14. “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “No one wants advice – only corroboration.” ~ John Steinbeck
  16. “He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it.” ~ Karl Ludwig von Knebel

  17. “Advice is like snow–the softer it falls, the deeper it goes.” ~ Croft M. Pentz
  18. “Be smart, be intelligent, and be informed.” ~ Tony Alessandra
  19. “Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  20. “Don’t talk of what you are ‘going to do!’ Do it!” ~ William Morris Hunt

  21. “Agreeable advice is seldom useful advice.” ~ Jean Baptiste Massillon
  22. “A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.” ~ Joseph Addison
  23. “It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.” ~ Aeschylus
  24. “When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn’t play tennis. I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait until I reached 50 to start again.” ~ Hugo Black

  25. “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
  26. “Don’t wait for the last judgment – it takes place every day.” ~ Albert Camus
  27. “If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.” ~ Winston Churchill
  28. “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

  29. “It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.” ~ David Hockney
  30. “Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.” ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay
  31. “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a gentle and tender hand.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  32. “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

  33. “Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld , Advice quotes on love
  34. “No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson
  35. “. . . for when women are the advisers, the lords of creation don’t take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do. Then they act upon it, and, if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it. If it fails, they generously give her the whole.” ~ Louisa May Alcott
  36. “It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.” ~ Friedrich Schiller

  37. “Just don’t take any class where you have to read BEOWULF.” ~ Woody Allen
  38. “My advice to someone to follow in my footsteps is to have patience. I’ve been doing this for twelve years.” ~ Christina Milian
  39. “Here comes a man of comfort, whose advice Hath often stilled my brawling discontent.” ~ William Shakespeare
  40. “We ask advice but we mean approbation.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton

  41. “A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.” ~ Jose Bergamin
  42. “We are ap to hate them, who won’t take our advice, and despise them who do.” ~ Josh Billings
  43. “I once said the Queen of England could use some fashion advice.” ~ Kathie Lee Gifford
  44. “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

  45. “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.” ~ Walid Jumblatt
  46. “My advice to kids is give it your all! Give it 110% and don’t give up!” ~ Vanessa Hudgens
  47. “I intended to give you some advice but now I remember how much is leftover from last year unused.” ~ George Harris
  48. “‘T was good advice, and meant, my son, Be good.” ~ George Crabbe

  49. “Be niggards of advice on no pretense; For the worst avarice is that of sense.” ~ Alexander Pope
  50. “If you listen too much to advise, you may wind up making other people’s mistakes.” ~ Croft M. Pentz
  51. “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, everyone is eager to instruct his neighbors.” ~ Samuel Johnson
  52. “Advice is offensive, it shows us that we are known to others as well as to ourselves.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  53. “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
  54. “Accept good advice gracefully – as long as it doesn’t interfere with what you intended to do in the first place.” ~ Gene Brown
  55. “A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.” ~ Bill Cosby
  56. “She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).” ~ Lewis Carroll

  57. “Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” ~ George Washington
  58. “See what you can do. See what you want to do. See what you will do about it. Find your way out.” ~ Yoko Ono
  59. “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.” ~ Robert Foster Bennett
  60. “Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  61. “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
  62. “Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  63. “The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  64. “Many receive advice, few profit by it.” ~ Publilius Syrus
  65. “When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.” ~ Josh Billings

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