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Advice Quotes

People take great pleasure in advising other people but the same ones will wrinkle their face once they get advised by somebody else. Yes, to be frank and precise, advice is something we hate when it comes without asking and it is an invaluable treasure when you are thirsty for it. People wander millions of miles to get a ‘Guru’ to give them a few advices to make their life meaningful. Read these quotes to be more attentive to great advices.

Alexander Hamilton

A promise must never be broken.

Stevie Nicks

I preferred not to be laden down with a big instrument. If you're behind a guitar, you get used to being behind a guitar, and you don't really perform because you can't. I wanted to be able to just hold on to the mike and sing.

Zac Efron

Great advice comes from people that have been around a lot longer than you.

Pamela Anderson

You don't want to have to be the man and the woman in the relationship. I always say you want a man who can fix the toilet.

Lawrence Peter Berra

Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.

George Burns

Be quick to learn and wise to know.

Sun Tzu

He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Unity is the secret of social progress, and service to society is the means to promote it.

Golda Meir

Don't be humble... you're not that great.


It is folly for a man to pray to the gods for that which he has the power to obtain by himself.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.

P. G. Wodehouse

Golf, like measles, should be caught young.


Control thy passions lest they take vengence on thee

Robert Browning

The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life: Try to be Shakespeare, leave the rest to fate!.

Dorothy Day

Love casts out fear, but we have to get over the fear in order to get close enough to love them.

Les Brown

Forgive those who have hurt you.

Andre Gide

Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

Baltasar Gracian

Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.

Denis Waitley

Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Jules Renard

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

Mignon McLaughlin

A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.

Cameron Diaz

I have to remind my dad, 'Journalists - no matter how many cigars they smoke with you - are not your friends, so don't talk to them.'

Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.

George Washington

Associate Yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.

Osama bin Laden

Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaida. Your security is in your own hands.

Malcolm X

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.

Leonardo da Vinci

Blinding ignorance does mislead us. O! Wretched mortals, open your eyes!

John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

Martin Luther

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.

Sophia Bush

Getting wasted is only OK when you're young enough to not know better.

Virginia Woolf

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

William Wordsworth

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.

Saint Augustine

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

Lewis Carroll

She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).

Lee Iacocca

Apply yourself. Get all the education you can, but then, by God, do something. Don't just stand there, make it happen.


As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?

Paulo Coelho

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

D. H. Lawrence

Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.

Elie Wiesel

We have to go into the despair and go beyond it, by working and doing for somebody else, by using it for something else.

Dale Carnegie

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Norman Vincent Peale

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

Charles Baudelaire

Always be a poet, even in prose.

Zig Ziglar

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Albert Schweitzer

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.

Omar Khayyam

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.


Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

Rita Mae Brown

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.

Brian Tracy

Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.

Erma Bombeck

Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they're not trying to keep up with you.

Jules Renard

Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.

Jimmy Carter

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.

George Washington

It is better to be alone than in bad company.

Princess Diana

Only do what your heart tells you.

Andrew Jackson

Never take counsel of your fears.

Dalai Lama

If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.

Susan B. Anthony

I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.

Charles Bukowski

If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence.

Bertrand Russell

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

Louisa May Alcott

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.

Linda Evans

Find out what you don't want to know about yourself, what you're afraid of.

W. H. Auden

All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

Anton Chekhov

No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.

Sun Tzu

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.

Arthur Ashe

You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Once we surrender our mind to GOD completely, HE will take care of us in every way.

Zora Neale Hurston

Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.

Dale Carnegie

First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.


Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.

Robert Browning

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?.

Nora Roberts

Every writer has to figure out what works best - and often has to select and discard different tools before they find the one that fits.

William Osler

Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.

Thomas Moore

Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.

Anatole France

It is better to understand little than to misunderstand a lot.

Eudora Welty

Never think you've seen the last of anything.

Cameron Diaz

I don't believe you should make fun of anyone but yourself.

George Carlin

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.

George Washington

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

Quentin Tarantino

A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.

John D. Rockefeller

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.

Charles Dickens

A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.


You cannot open a book without learning something.

Lewis Carroll

Always speak the truth, think before you speak, and write it down afterwards.


A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

Soren Kierkegaard

I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both.

Samuel Johnson

A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as a task will do him little good.

Tom Stoppard

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

Norman Vincent Peale

Change yourself and your work will seem different.

Phyllis Diller

Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off.

Zig Ziglar

If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.

Omar Khayyam

Drink! for you know not whence you came nor why: drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Follow your honest convictions and be strong.

Les Brown

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Golf is a thinking man's game. You can have all the shots in the bag, but if you don't know what to do with them, you've got troubles.

Charles Kingsley

Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.