Quotes by advice

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  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Old people love to give good advice to console themselves for no longer being able to set a bad example.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
    Horace
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    A good scare is worth more than good advice.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
  • Thomas L. Masson
    Thomas L. Masson
    American anthropologist, editor and author 1866-1934
    Thomas L. Masson
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    Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Igor Stravinsky
    Russian composer 1882-1971
    Igor Stravinsky
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    In the course of your work, you will from time to time encounter the situation where the facts and the theory do not coincide. In such circumstances, young gentlemen, it is my earnest advice to respect the facts.
  • J. C. Macaulay
    J. C. Macaulay
    American clergyman and author
    J. C. Macaulay
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    It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
  • Ivern Ball
    Ivern Ball
    American author
    Ivern Ball
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    Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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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.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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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.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
    Baltasar Gracian
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    Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
    Source: The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
    Alexis Carrel
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    All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.
  • Franklin P. Jones
    Franklin P. Jones
    American journalist 1908-1980
    Franklin P. Jones
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    Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
  • David Seabury
    David Seabury
    American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
    David Seabury
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    Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
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