Advice Quotes

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

 

It is a good divine that follows his own instructions. -William Shakespeare

 

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

 

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others. -Author Unknown

 

Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it. -Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

 

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. -François Duc de La Rochefoucauld

 

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

 

No one wants advice - only corroboration. -John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent

 

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

 

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, An Ideal Husband, 1895

 

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice. -Edgar Watson Howe

 

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself. -Cicero