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A good scare is worth more than good advice.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Advice
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Advice
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge | ( British poet, critic, and philosopher. ) | 1772-1834 | Advice
quotes Division : Critics   
     
Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Advice
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Advice
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Advice
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Consult. To seek another's approval of a course already decided on.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Advice
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.
~ Walter Benjamin | ( German philosopher. ) | 1892-1940 | Advice
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Give help rather than advice.
~ Marquis de Vauvenargues | ( French moralist, essayist, and writer. ) | 1715-1747 | Advice
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
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 | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Advice
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
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 | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Advice
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
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.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Advice
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Advice
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Advice
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Advice
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.
~ Lord Chesterfield | (British statesman. ) | 1694-1773 | Advice
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
In those days he was wiser than he is now -- he used frequently to take my advice.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Advice
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
It is bad advice that cannot be changed.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Advice
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Advice
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
~ Aeschylus | ( Greek dramatist. ) | BC 525-BC 456 | Advice
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Advice
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     

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