Found 15 thoughts of advice

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

Oscar Wilde

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.

Hannah Whitall Smith

In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend.


Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.

Philip K. Dick

It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.

Anne Tyler

Many receive advice, few profit by it.

Publilius Syrus

Never take the advice of someone who has not had your kind of trouble.

Sidney J. Harris

Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Never give advice unless asked.

German Proverb

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

English Proverb

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.

Gordon R. Dickson

People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly.

Brendan Francis

Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.

Spanish Proverb

Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Ask advice only of your equals.

Danish Proverb