50 Best Quotes about Advice

Advice Quote of the Day

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

Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't! - George Bernard Shaw

My advice to young entrepreneurs is not to accept defeat in the face of odds, and challenge negative forces with hope, self-confidence and conviction. - Dhirubhai Ambani, Businessman

Challenge Quotes, Confidence Quotes, Hope Quotes

Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher


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. - Henry Ward Beecher, Clergyman

Giving Quotes

Trying to keep up with health advice can feel like surfing the Net for weather forecasts: what you find is always changing, often contradictory and rarely encouraging. - Julian Baggini, Author

Health Quotes

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, Statesman

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

Strength Quotes, Opinion Quotes

There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice. - Joseph Addison, Writer

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

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice. - Bill Cosby, American Comedian

It is indeed difficult to make a living as a writer, and my advice to anyone contemplating a literary career is to have some other trade. - William S. Burroughs, Writer

My so-called bad dress-sense phase happened when I was confused - I think I was taking advice all too often, without listening to my inner voice. Add to the fact that I was a little overweight; so every wrong 'outfit' got compounded all that much. - Vidya Balan, Actress

Listening Quotes

I have advice for people - period - who are in unhealthy relationships: Follow your heart. It will get you to where you need to be. Sometimes it's hard, sometimes it's easy, the places that your heart takes you. But continue to follow it. Where the train leads you - you'll get there. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Health Quotes, Heart Quotes, Relationship Quotes

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, Comedian

He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith. - Abu Bakr, Leader

Faith Quotes

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

If anybody seeks your advice, offer right and sincere advice. - Abu Bakr, Leader

It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

Prosperity Quotes

If I had one piece of advice for people - if they are cooking from the Alinea cookbook, the Betty Crocker cookbook or the back of the box - read through the entire recipe first before reaching for any ingredients, and then read again and execute the directions. - Grant Achatz, Chef

A girl's got to be fun. It's the one bit of advice I always give to friends of mine who are thinking of getting married. - Eric Bana

Thinking Quotes

When you're a young talent, and you want to launch your brand, you always have tons of questions: Where should I produce? Should I launch a second line? Should I do shoes, accessories? If you have someone who can coach you and give you advice and help you find the right supplier, it's a big help. - Delphine Arnault , Businesswoman

Help Quotes, Talent Quotes

I'm not going to give President Bush any advice. He knows. He knows what I think. - Jose Maria Aznar, Statesman

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

I give opinions, not advice. - Lou Holtz

Opinion Quotes

The best, very best scammers will always ask for your advice. This is their favorite technique. It makes them vulnerable. It flatters your ego. - James Altucher, Author

When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek. - Abu Bakr, Leader

Facts Quotes

What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors. - Aeschylus, Greek Poet

'Never Have Your Dog Stuffed' is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change. - Alan Alda , American Actor

Change Quotes, Mind Quotes

If I were to give advice, I would say to parents that they ought to be very careful whom they allow to mix with their children when young; for much mischief thence ensues, and our natural inclinations are unto evil rather than unto good. - Saint Teresa of Avila, Saint

Children Quotes, Parents Quotes, Evil Quotes

I don't use 'always do this,' 'never say that' and I never give advice because I'm not the end-all, be-all authority. - Kevyn Aucoin, Artist

Authority Quotes

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

Communication between band-mates is imperative. Communication is the key to any healthy relationship. If I need to be checked, I expect to hear it put in plain words what my faults are, and give my band-mates the ultimate consideration by shutting up and listening, then acting on the advice given. Same goes for anyone else in any band. - Phil Anselmo , Musician

Health Quotes, Communication Quotes, Listening Quotes

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, Businessman

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, Statesman

Age Quotes, Vision Quotes

If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle. - Jack Adams, Athlete

My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school. - Jillian Bach, Actress

Education Quotes, Art Quotes

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. - Aesop, Greek Author

Trust Quotes, Difficulties Quotes

I don't want to give any advice to a 19-year-old, because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them. Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes. Just make sure they're your mistakes. - Fiona Apple , Musician

Mistakes Quotes

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. - Anton Chekhov, Russian Dramatist

Success Quotes, Respect Quotes

My only advice is don't tattoo some guy's name on yourself. Ever. I've done it twice. Twice! I'm in the process of getting both removed. It's the most painful thing imaginable. - Diora Baird, Actress

Pain Quotes

If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. - Norman Ralph Augustine, Author

Selling Quotes, Stock Market Quotes, Stock Quotes

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, Journalist

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

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

My trainer don't tell me nothing between rounds. I don't allow him to. I fight the fight. All I want to know is did I win the round. It's too late for advice. - Muhammad Ali , Athlete

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, Philosopher

Remember this, folks - I am a Hillbilly, and I don't always Bet the same way I talk. Good advice is one thing, but smart gambling is quite another. - Hunter S. Thompson

The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading. - David Bailey, Photographer

Knowledge Quotes, Power Quotes

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act. - Jennifer Aniston , Actress

Business Quotes

The Golden Rule will always be good advice! - Jay Asher, Writer