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Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice you may wind up making other
peoples mistakes.
Ann Landers

I always advise people never to give advice.
P. G. Wodehouse

I have found that the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want,
and then advise them to do it.
Harry Truman

He who follows his own advice must take the consequences.
Mexican proverb

If the people around you are giving you advice to slow down or to take it easy - you are
surrounded by the wrong people.
Grant Cardone

Let him who will take no advice have conflict.
Irish proverb

No one wants advice, only collaboration.
John Steinbeck

He asks advice in vain who will not follow it.
French proverb

The quality of any advice anybody has to offer has to be judged against the quality of life
they actually lead.
Douglas Adams

The best time to give advice to your children is while they're still young enough to believe
you know what you're talking about.
Evan Esar

It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
Aeschylus

If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it
would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life. Look it squarely in the eye, and
say, "I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me."
Ann Landers

Don't offer me advice. Give me money.
Spanish proverb

The thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never any good to oneself.
Oscar Wilde

My parents always encouraged us to have our own opinions and rarely gave us advice unless
we asked for it.
Sir Richard Branson

The advice I would give any young person is, first of all, to rid themselves of prejudice
against other people and to be concerned about what they can do to help others. And of
course, to get a good education, and take advantage of the opportunities that they have. In
fact, there are more opportunities today than when I was young.
Rosa Parks

Less advice and more hands.
American proverb

And here's my best advice: Welcome all experiences; you never know which one is gonna turn
everything on. Don't put up the walls. The same wall that keeps out disapointment keeps out
happiness. Take down the walls. Go for the experience. Let it teach you.
Jim Rohn

We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.
Josh Billings

Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Advice is not compulsion.
German proverb

I don't know exactly where ideas come from, but when I'm working well ideas just appear. I've
heard other people say similar things - so it's one of the ways I know there's help and
guidance out there. It's just a matter of our figuring out how to receive the ideas or
information that are waiting to be heard.
Jim Henson

Advice is least heeded when most needed.
American proverb

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right path, the the final forming of a
person's character lies in their own hands.
Anne Frank

Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving salt to a squirrel.
Indian proverb

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Saul Bellow

Take a woman's first advice, and not her second.
French proverb

I've always followed my father's advice: He told me, first to always keep my word and,
second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddamn sure I
intend to. And third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
John Wayne

Ill customs and bad advice are seldom forgotten.
Benjamin Franklin

Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English proverb

A bad cold wouldn't be so annoying if it weren't for the advice of our friends.
Kin Hubbard

I mean, all of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school, I
mean, my number one piece of advice is you should learn how to program.
Mark Zuckerberg

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
Cicero

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