Advice Quotes

~Wonderful Advice Quotes~

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't." Erica Jong

"Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it." Gordon R. Dickson

"When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him." Henry Wheeler Shaw

"The best advice is this:  Don't take advice and don't give advice." Author Unknown

"Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples."  François La Rochefoucauld

"When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice."
Charles Varlet de La Grange
"The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others."
Author Unknown

"We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves." Author Unknown

"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." Hannah Whitall Smith

"It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves."
Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

"In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend." Solon

"No one wants advice - only corroboration."  John Steinbeck

"Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it."
Mary Wortley Montagu

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

"Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself." Cicero

~Funny Advice Quote~

"A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice."
Bill Cosby
"To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Give advice to your children while they're young enough to believe you know what you're talking about." Author Unknown

~My Favorite Advice Quote~

"If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold you head high, look it squarely in eye and say, 'I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.'" Ann Landers

"Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it." Publilius Syrus

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

"A good example has twice the value of good advice." Author Unknown

"Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least."
Lord Chesterfield

"Seek advice but use your own common sense."  Yiddish Proverb 

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

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a persons character lies in their own hands.” Anne Frank

“When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.”
Erma Bombeck

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