Keyword: Advice

We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.

Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.

(1613 – 1680) French writer

Among the many remedies that won’t cure a cold, the most common is advice.

As you ramble on through life, brother, whatever be your goal: keep your eyes upon the donut, and not upon the hole!

public speaker & teacher

My mother said it was simple to keep a man: you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom; I said I’d hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit.

(1956 – ) American model & actress

I want to share something with you: The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, Boss! Number 3: It was like that when I got here.

cartoon character in The Simpsons (Dan Castellaneta)

If you’ve got somebody in harm’s way, you want the president being – making advice, not – be given advice by the military, and not making decisions based upon the latest Gallup poll or focus group.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

The correct advice to give is the advice that is desired.

Don’t be discouraged if your children reject your advice; years later they will offer it to their offspring.

Advice: the smallest current coin.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

If you want to get rid of somebody, just tell him something for his own good.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.

(1937 – ) comedian & television actor

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.

If Columbus had had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

(1908 – 1990) American statesman, jurist & attorney

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

(1884 – 1972) 33rd U.S. president

Counsel: Advice with a price tag.

When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and give it to him.

(1818 – 1885) humorist

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

(1908 – 1980) businessman, humorist

 If you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice, you don't need advice.

I never give advice – I give warnings to live by.

(1947 – ) comedian & actor

You’ll always find some Eskimo ready to instruct the Congolese on how to cope with heat waves.

(1909 – 1966) Polish poet, writer & aphorist













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