Quotes: advice

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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

  • Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.

  • Horace
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    A good scare is worth more than good advice.

  • Pat Caddell
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    A politicians willingness to listen to good advice rises in inverse proportion to how badly he thinks he is doing.

  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    A word to the wise isn't necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.

  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    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.

  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.

  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.

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