Advice Quotes

We ask advice, but we mean approbation.

Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom’s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.

Who cannot give good counsel? Tis cheap, it costs them nothing.

The trouble with giving advice is that people want to repay you.

He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.

The Gospel truth is that neither we nor the world can be saved by efforts at living well. If the human race could have straightened up its act by the simple pursuit of goodness, it would have done so long ago. We are not stupid; and Lord knows, from Confucius to Socrates to Mosed to […]

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

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 a flatterer.

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

Never try to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and it annoys the pig.