Top 681 Advice Quotes

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“I have no advice for anyone on how to live.”

― Abbas Kiarostami

“Lots of people will give you advice… and depending upon how well they know you, the advice might be valid or not so valid.”

― Abigail Johnson

“The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank, even when it is bad for their countries and they know this.”

― Abu Bakar Bashir

“When you seek advice, do not withhold any facts from the person whose advice you seek.”

― Abu Bakr

“If anybody seeks your advice, offer right and sincere advice.”

― Abu Bakr

“He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith.”

― Abu Bakr

“If I could have anyone on speed dial it would be George Clooney. He seems like a cool guy who would give good advice.”

― Adam Garcia

“Any time Chris Nolan wants to call me for advice, he can.”

― Adam McKay

“My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.”

― Adam Savage

“There is lot of advice that I take from my brothers, as I am the youngest one. They give lot of advice to me.”

― Aditya Roy Kapur

“I’ve been through a lot of different situations, and the key thing I’ve learned is: Don’t panic. That’s the advice I give people. If anaphylaxis occurs, just do the necessary things. If it’s your first time, call and seek emergency assistance and find out exactly what’s happening. Get help.”

― Adrian Peterson

“I think that artists, at a certain point, can either become defiant and say that the audience is wrong, readers don’t get them, and they’re going to keep doing it their own way, or they can listen to the criticism – and not necessarily blindly follow the audience’s requests and advice.”

― Adrian Tomine

“My advice to young actors is to push yourself and to aspire to be great.”

― Adriane Lenox

“What exists outside is a man’s concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.”

― Aeschylus

“It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.”

― Aeschylus

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

― Aeschylus

“Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.”

― Aesop

“Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.”

― Agatha Christie

“There was a stage in my career, especially with standup, where I felt, because I didn’t know why I was doing well, that anyone who would tell me anything; I was sort of like, ‘What did they say? Yeah, I’ll take that advice.’ Now I’m a bit more careful who I choose to listen to.”

― Aisling Bea

“The advice that I was always given when asking for advice about acting was that if I could imagine myself doing anything else, anything else at all, then go do that.”

― Aja Naomi King

“If 98 out of 100 doctors tell me I’ve got a problem, I should take their advice. And if those two other doctors get paid by Big Snack Food, like certain climate deniers get paid by Big Coal, I shouldn’t take their advice.”

― Al Franken

“When you encounter seemingly good advice that contradicts other seemingly good advice, ignore them both.”

― Al Franken

“’Never Have Your Dog Stuffed’ is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change.”

― Alan Alda

“So there was a constant flow and a thin line there between reality and television and yes, much of what I was experiencing in my real life was also what was going on in the television show to the extent that I had to take writers’ advice and from the counselors around.”

― Alan Thicke

“My advice, it’s get involved in any and every aspect of the business that affords itself to you.”

― Alan Thicke

“The biggest profit center for investment banks is the hefty fees they charge for underwriting stock offerings and giving financial advice, and analysts put those profits at risk if they publish negative conclusions about the companies that pay the fees.”

― Alex Berenson

“I think there has to be greater heed paid by the Security Council members to military advice.”

― Alex Morrison

“Playing in a team like Arsenal helps massively having all of these players around you giving you advice. When they are playing well, you feel comfortable, and it helps you to play well, too.”

― Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

“I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this – never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.”

― Alexander Fleming

“A lot of girls ask for advice on how to get into acting, and I’m kind of the worst person to ask, because it just kind of fell in my lap… I was just in the right place at the right time.”

― Alexis Bledel

“All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people.”

― Alexis Carrel

“Some useful advice for all of my Asian-American brothers and sisters – never go paint-balling with a Vietnam veteran.”

― Ali Wong

“I get a lot of advice from my dad about how I should be as a human being, but as an actor, I think he’ll give me advice once I’m doing a film for him.”

― Alia Bhatt

“I’m afraid the parenting advice to come out of developmental psychology is very boring: pay attention to your kids and love them.”

― Alison Gopnik

“Worst advice? I either don’t remember it or I’ve been very lucky in terms of getting good advice.”

― Allison Williams

“A pie dough comes together exactly like a biscuit only there is very, very little liquid and no leavening involved. Other than that, the same rules apply. My best advice: handle the dough as little as possible.”

― Alton Brown

“The first piece of advice I would have from my experience is that governments need to be vocal about human rights.”

― Amal Clooney

“My advice is to make acting your second career choice.”

― Amber Tamblyn

“Don’t give advice unless you’re asked.”

― Amy Alcott

“For me, my husband gives me advice all the time – he’s been very supportive.”

― Ana Patricia Botin

“I rarely asks people for advice or permission when I’m planning on doing something I feel strongly about. That only opens the plan up to be crapped on.”

― Anderson Cooper

“Be careful about the advice you give, especially to your children.”

― Andrew Davies

“All of our affairs, since the union of crowns, have been managed by the advice of English ministers, and the principal offices of the kingdom filled with such men, as the court of England knew would be subservient to their designs.”

― Andrew Fletcher

“Two pieces of advice for young composers: Go away during technical rehearsals. And do not have a back operation.”

― Andrew Lloyd Webber

“I’ve had lots of good advice.”

― Ann Richards

“I give the worst possible relationship advice to people. I am not ashamed.”

― Anna Faris

“Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox.”

― Anna Howard Shaw

“It gets really tricky giving advice. The older I get, the less advice I give.”

― Anne Heche

“I would never presume to give anyone advice.”

― Anne Meara

“It’s queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!”

― Anne Sullivan

“I don’t think I could give advice to my younger self because she probably wouldn’t listen.”

― Annie Leibovitz

“If someone gives you so-called good advice, do the opposite; you can be sure it will be the right thing nine out of 10 times.”

― Anselm Feuerbach

“Like any good lawyer, I’m going to maintain a confidentiality of advice offered in confidence.”

― Ari Melber

“I don’t have to do a lot to my eyebrows. My mom always told me not to pluck them, which is great advice.”

― Arizona Muse

“When it comes to advice, I always consult my father regarding everything, as he has seen the industry inside out, and he is the best person to guide me.”

― Armaan Malik

“We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.”

― Arthur Helps

“The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.”

― Arthur Helps

“I give dating advice on a regular basis. It’s not that I’m any expert, but it’s always nice to share that with your friends.”

― Ashley Tisdale

“That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs – where he tries desperately to be a ‘TV Dad,’ to give advice and it’s so pat it becomes ridiculous.”

― Atom Egoyan

“I back people who I think will be seeking help and advice. These are the best entrepreneurs.”

― Audrey MacLean

“I’m still startled when people ask me for writing advice.”

― Ayobami Adebayo

“I give strong advice, but I don’t expect it to be followed.”

― Baba Kalyani

“Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.”

― Baltasar Gracian

“Well, I don’t give it out very often, but I reject the notion that you have to be a practitioner to give good advice.”

― Barney Frank

“Meyer and I have a bit in common because we’re both left-handed. I think it’s great that he seeks out that advice because he’s not too cool or too uncomfortable to ask for it.”

― Barry Zito

“My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they’ve read it and learnt to understand it, then they must throw it away and never look at it again!”

― Ben Elton

“The advice I have for new artists is this – write great songs and play them live as often as possible. Get residencies all over town and crush it.”

― Ben Harper

“I would have never wanted to write another management book. There are so many of them, and everybody says the same thing about them, and they are all the same – they give the exact same advice. It’s like a diet book; they all say eat less calories, exercise more, and every single book has the same conclusion.”

― Ben Horowitz

“Don’t take too much advice.”

― Ben Silbermann

“I can remember how rude I could be at times to journalists and people phoning up for advice.”

― Benjamin Cohen

“Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Steve Jobs once asked me for some advice about retail, but I said, ‘I am not sure at all we are in the same business.’”

― Bernard Arnault

“What does it mean to have a mayor who has an organizing background? It means I have allies and partners on whom I can call for advice – and that are also holding my feet to the fire already.”

― Betsy Hodges

“’Pain’ is more indicative of what I like to do. I’m lyric-conscious. I like to tell stories, give advice. Instead of writing a ‘Dear Abby’ column, I do it on records.”

― Betty Wright

“I’m lyric conscious. I like to tell stories, give advice. Instead of writing a ‘Dear Abby’ column, I do it on records.”

― Betty Wright

“If I had to give one piece of advice to incoming college freshmen, I’d say always be true to yourself.”

― Beverley Mitchell

“To be able to work with Bun B and be able to have a conversation, and the insights the OG has, and really be able to get just advice from him, is amazing.”

― Big K.R.I.T.

“But I can only take so much TV, because there is so much advice. I find people will preach about virtually anything – your diet, how to live your life, how to improve your golf. The lot. I have always had a thing against the Mister Know-It-Alls.”

― Bill Murray

“I haven’t been faithful to my own advice in the past. I will in the future.”

― Billy Graham

“If I had one piece of advice to tell an entrepreneur, I always say, ‘You have to have emotional investment in what you’re working on.’ That’s what we lacked at Odeo.”

― Biz Stone

“I don’t ask other artists for too much advice.”

― Blake Shelton

“Collaborative governance needs to be more than calling on the advice and competence of others to make up for our episcopal shortcomings. Rather, governance involves seeking how God is revealing his work through others in the community.”

― Blase J. Cupich

“I don’t give my advice unless it’s asked for.”

― Blythe Danner

“There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.”

― Bo Bennett

“I take my ‘advice and consent’ duty as a U.S. senator very seriously.”

― Bob Casey, Jr.

“As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.”

― Bobby Sherman

“We are experiencing such large support for the Olympic relay that our advice is to stay in your neighbourhood, stay in your borough and wait for it to come near you.”

― Boris Johnson

“My advice to new artists is to embrace a broader concept of timelessness than vintage or retro.”

― Brandi Carlile

“I get a lot of advice from Mark Harmon, and I take it all to heart because I respect the heck out of him.”

― Brian Dietzen

“Some of the best advice I was ever given was: ‘Don’t believe your own hype.’”

― Britt Robertson

“I definitely dish advice out more than I get it.”

― Cameron Boyce

“It’s always fun when people ask you for advice.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“When patients reject official advice and proved medicine, they become more susceptible to quackery.”

― Carl Hart

“The best advice is to exercise; then you can eat what you want!”

― Caroline Flack

“A mentor is someone who is willing to give you advice that isn’t in the best interest for them. It takes a real mentor to put you first.”

― Caroline Ghosn

“If you’re not certain about something, it might mean you should reach out to a person you trust for advice.”

― Caroline Ghosn

“Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.”

― Carolyn Wells

“I have no political issues that I need to seek central authorities’ advice on.”

― Carrie Lam

“The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.”

― Carroll Quigley

“It’s hard to make out the difference between insults and bad advice.”

― Cass McCombs

“Part of why making Pinwheel is so fun, is so exploding with possibility, is that a note, like a photo, can be a container for all kinds of things. It is the perfect social object. Stories, advice, jokes, diatribes, information, memories, facts, advertisements, love letters, grocery lists, and manifestoes can all be put into a note.”

― Caterina Fake

“I can’t say there were parts I was offered and turned down, but there were meetings for parts that I didn’t go to, meetings I should have gone to, meetings I was advised against going to. I listened to that advice.”

― Cathy Moriarty

“Some of the best advice I’ve gotten was from William Hurt and Harry Connick Jr. I’ve really learned a lot from both of them.”

― Chandler Canterbury

“We ask advice, but we mean approbation.”

― Charles Caleb Colton

“Fans will praise you, scold you, and offer helpful advice. Fans will also defend you.”

― Charley Pride

“I’ve got some advice for the young: If you’ve got anything you really want to do, don’t wait until you’re 93.”

― Charlie Munger

“Certainly, my advice is that communicating, lobbying, fundraising and engaging the public in policy and politics is far more exciting and inexpensive via the Internet. Old guard organizations like Common Cause had to evolve to embrace this new environment.”

― Chellie Pingree

“I think my advice to other actors would be to get in classes. Get out in front of people. Put up scenes in front of your peers.”

― Chelsea Kane

“My advice to organizations I work with is always to be proactive rather than simply reactive when it comes to human rights issues. After all, the important process of improving company policies and practices must be carried out without having to be prompted by a labour strike, factory collapse or other crisis.”

― Cherie Blair

“Once I was in a cafe in Portland and the woman at the next table and I began chatting and in the course of our conversation she strongly recommend I visit this web site called ‘The Rumpus’ so I could read this advice column called ‘Dear Sugar.’ It was so painful not to tell her that in fact I was Sugar, but I didn’t.”

― Cheryl Strayed

“Some of the best advice I’ve had comes from junior officers and enlisted men.”

― Chester W. Nimitz

“The best advice I can give you about falling is to never land.”

― Chevy Chase

“The best advice I ever received is that there is a difference between urgency and importance: Urgent tasks seem important, but they’re not. Important things need to get done.”

― Chieh Huang

“Some advice from a beginner: never judge your full potential based on your first run.”

― Chip Gaines

“If you were a Democrat getting ready to run for office in the 2000s, as I was, you were told to stay clear of guns… I really regret that. I regret having listened to that advice.”

― Chris Murphy

“My advice to someone to follow in my footsteps is to have patience. I’ve been doing this for twelve years.”

― Christina Milian

“When I was a prosecutor in San Francisco I would get advice on trying cases from public defenders and defense attorneys.”

― Christine Pelosi

“The advice that I can give anyone wanting to be in the biz: do all the work, learn your craft. There are no shortcuts. If you stay with it, you will get an opportunity.”

― Christopher Judge

“The public relies on the advice of doctors and leading researchers. The public has a right to know about financial relationships between those doctors and the drug companies who make the pharmaceuticals prescribed by doctors.”

― Chuck Grassley

“President Obama’s decision to bypass the constitutional advice and consent of the Senate is not an isolated incident.”

― Chuck Grassley

“The best advice he gave me was to carry on. It would have been difficult to set foot back inside a TV studio if I hadn’t carried on – I don’t know if I would have ever gone back in.”

― Cilla Black

“I believe that rather than it being a case of humans versus machines, the future of financial advice more likely lies somewhere in between, where human advisors leverage artificial intelligence and automation to become smarter and more efficient at doing their jobs.”

― Clara Shih

“Shortly after my Ph.D., Alfred Kastler urged me to accept a teaching position at the University of Paris. I followed his advice and started to teach at the undergraduate level.”

― Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

“I would never give anybody any advice about anything.”

― Clive Owen

“The worst piece of advice I’ve gotten in my whole career is from somebody who said, ‘Remember, it’s all about likeability.’”

― Clive Owen

“My advice is don’t scrub your makeup off your eyes; be gentle.”

― Colbie Caillat

“Show off your own style and uniqueness to stand out. That’s the advice I’d give to people getting started online now.”

― Conor Maynard

“Listen to advice, but follow your heart.”

― Conway Twitty

“I don’t give investment advice.”

― Craig McCaw

“Confining a resume to a single page is good advice for anyone.”

― Daniel Lyons

“I try not to push veganism specifically. If I’m asked for my advice, I say just eat healthy.”

― Daniel Negreanu

“You need young, hungry, developing players in your team, but you also need that experience to level things out and get hold of some of the youngsters when they need advice in certain areas of the pitch.”

― Danny Ings

“Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person, defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.”

― Dave Barry

“My advice after thirty years in the business is sign with an agency of reasonable size.”

― Dave Morris

“Typically, my advice to young artists is not to wait for someone to allow you to do the thing. Just do the thing, and they’ll catch up.”

― Daveed Diggs

“Far be it from me to denigrate Senator McCain’s advice on vice presidential nominees.”

― David Axelrod

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.”

― David Bailey

“Ultimately, even if you follow the advice of a mentor or board member, it’s still your fault if they were wrong!”

― David Cohen

“Aspiring entrepreneurs are often advised to work at a startup for a couple of years first, to understand what’s involved. But often, each company’s approach to success is very narrow. So my advice is, ‘Just do it.’”

― David Cohen

“Never take advice, including this.”

― David Harbour

“It is very good advice to believe only what an artist does, rather than what he says about his work.”

― David Hockney

“There are only so many letters in the alphabet. When I talk to young musicians or authors and they ask for advice, I say, ‘You gotta learn all the letters of your own personal alphabet. With music, you need to know all the different kinds of music and everything in and around your given instrument.’”

― David Lee Roth

“We hate those who will not take our advice, and despise them who do.”

― David Sarnoff

“My advice would be to write what is most personal and specific to your experience or your life. And your voice will emerge and because of its specificity, it will be universal.”

― David Schwimmer

“The only real advice you can give anyone is to keep writing.”

― David Sedaris

“Quit now, you’ll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you’ll be halfway there.”

― David Zucker

“The best advice I ever got – and it’s the best advice I’d give anybody – is just don’t believe the word ‘no.’ Be persistent. Persevere. Keep going. Never, ever, ever give up.”

― Dean Cain

“I think the simplest advice I could give would be to wait until asked before giving advice.”

― Deborah Raney

“Well, people can get advice almost anywhere, but they can’t find a companion almost anywhere. And far more than being an advice-giver or somebody who just plays sappy love songs, I really am a companion on the radio at night.”

― Delilah

“Occasionally, I share advice, but most of my advice is based on my personal experience.”

― Delilah

“I think it’s important to have professional lessons or advice.”

― Delta Goodrem

“When I read commentary about suggestions for where C should go, I often think back and give thanks that it wasn’t developed under the advice of a worldwide crowd.”

― Dennis Ritchie

“I can give substantive advice to the administration, the president’s campaign, or any campaign that would ask for it. And, of course, when I speak I can talk about my views on policy and I have been supportive of the president’s policy on leading foreign-policy issues.”

― Dennis Ross

“Don’t give your advice before you are called upon.”

― Desiderius Erasmus

“I considered Nat King Cole to be a friend and, in many ways, a mentor. He always had words of profound advice.”

― Diahann Carroll

“I knew what the story behind ‘Dreams’ was. It was about Stevie Knicks’ relationship. But when I sing it, it’s about sharing some sage advice with somebody.”

― Dianne Reeves

“Whatever you do, don’t take shortcuts. It’s great advice to take and live by.”

― Dick Dale

“The worst advice I ever received from my dad was to play by the book.”

― Dimebag Darrell

“What I want to advice our fans, not only in the Philippines but anywhere in the world, is to always give your all in anything that you do.”

― Dinah Jane

“I got a little advice for everybody: marry the girl who’s going to get you to heaven.”

― Dion DiMucci

“My only advice is don’t tattoo some guy’s name on yourself. Ever. I’ve done it twice. Twice! I’m in the process of getting both removed. It’s the most painful thing imaginable.”

― Diora Baird

“The only advice I would give young guys is to keep your ears and eyes open. Never see yourself as a finished product.”

― Dirk Nowitzki

“I make a point to never, ever point out my physical flaws… this is advice I give to women as often as I can. People don’t notice the things we see in ourselves that we hate, so why direct them to it?”

― Dita Von Teese

“I don’t like to give advice. I like to give people information because everyone’s life is different, and everyone’s journey is different.”

― Dolly Parton

“Some advice I would give myself from the Spirit Squad years – try and get taller.”

― Dolph Ziggler

“No one can give me advice on ‘Star Wars’ because nobody knows what I’m doing in ‘Star Wars.’”

― Domhnall Gleeson

“Emmitt Smith has run past legends, danced with stars and posed for the sculptor crafting his Hall of Fame bust. He’s built upon his athletic talents by working hard, seizing opportunities and reaching out to others for advice when he needed it.”

― Don Yaeger

“For a while, I drank the juice – I did things the way everybody else said to. I listened to their advice. But it didn’t work.”

― Donald Cerrone

“Sorry; I have no space left for advice. Just do it.”

― Donald E. Westlake

“I had a lot of really terrible advice early in my writing career and I cheesed off people without even knowing it, all the while thinking I was implementing good advice.”

― Douglas Coupland

“I have this blanket thing about giving parenting advice to parents, and that’s: ‘Don’t take other people’s advice on parenting.’”

― Drew Lachey

“I made money in my 20s, became sober in my 30s, looked around, and didn’t know who I could trust for money advice.”

― Duff McKagan

“A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.”

― E. W. Howe

“April is tax month. If you are having trouble filing your taxes, then you should hire an accountant. They’ll give you the same advice that they’ve given hundreds of corporations – taxes are for douche bags.”

― Ed Helms

“The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone’s advice.”

― Eddie Murphy

“The people sensible enough to give good advice are usually sensible enough to give none.”

― Eden Phillpotts

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

― Edna St. Vincent Millay

“I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.”

― Edna St. Vincent Millay

“That’s my advice for indie filmmakers: Marry a supermodel.”

― Edward Burns

“An expert is somebody who is more than 50 miles from home, has no responsibility for implementing the advice he gives, and shows slides.”

― Edwin Meese

“Keira Knightley remains one of my mentors. I absolutely love her and will turn to her for industry advice or reassurance or validation at any time. She is very classy and elegant and lovely. I have a bit of a woman-crush on Keira.”

― Ella Purnell

“A lot of people ask, ‘What’s the best advice Tina Fey’s given you?’ But she doesn’t, like, go about doling out advice – like, ‘I’ve got another tip for you!’”

― Ellie Kemper

“My advice to anyone is to try to go cold turkey of make-up and fake tan and see how liberating it feels.”

― Emily Atack

“Children don’t need much advice but they really do need to be listened to and not just with half an ear.”

― Emma Thompson

“The only foreign policy advice I heard from China was when they said to Sudan, ‘Don’t go back to war.’ That’s all they said. They didn’t push anything else.”

― Emmanuel Jal

“Everyone who means well gives advice based on his or her perception. I have realized that while it’s important to hear the suggestions, one should only listen to oneself.”

― Emraan Hashmi

“Eventually I will own my own company and will provide advice to athletes and artists from the entertainment industry.”

― Eniola Aluko

“Any kind of advice that I’ve been given to cut out carbs forever, don’t do it. It just doesn’t work. You do okay for a while and then you just overcarb.”

― Erica Durance

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.”

― Erica Jong

“He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it.”

― Erica Jong

“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”

― Erma Bombeck

“My advice to all interviewers is: Shut up and listen. It’s harder than it sounds.”

― Errol Morris

“My Department has already recognised this and has been working specifically on the technical support issue since January and will offer advice to schools during the Autumn term.”

― Estelle Morris

“If people want my advice, I will gladly give it to them. If they don’t ask, I won’t feel inclined to because maybe they didn’t want to know.”

― Ethan Carter III

“My mom lived to be 91, and her advice was, ‘Honey, just keep moving.’”

― Eva Marie Saint

“The most helpful piece of advice that I could give to anybody is to select a charity, or create a charity, that you really feel passionate about and if you do, don’t give up.”

― Evelyn Lauder

“My only advice is to try to get the job that’s most like the job you want, rather than the one that’s more prestigious. Always try to be the talent.”

― Ezra Klein

“As far as advice, that will be in my next book, my next collection. I certainly never like to instruct anyone, but just say as I feel. That’s the same as advice, isn’t it?”

― Fay Wray

“I don’t take investment advice from wealth managers. I have grown several businesses from scratch and amassed many millions from my publishing empire – why would I take advice from someone who has never experienced that?”

― Felix Dennis

“I don’t want to give any advice to a 19-year-old, because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them. Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes. Just make sure they’re your mistakes.”

― Fiona Apple

“My debut book is a collection of personal stories and advice about communication on the Internet. More specifically, the downfall of communication because of the Internet.”

― Franchesca Ramsey

“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

“The worst men often give the best advice.”

― Francis Bacon

“Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Never give anyone the advice to buy or sell shares, because the most benevolent price of advice can turn out badly.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one’s self.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“My advice to young film-makers is this: don’t follow trends, start them!”

― Frank Capra

“The best advice I’ve received is to be yourself. The best artists do that.”

― Frank Gehry

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

― Franklin P. Jones

“I’m not a Lincoln expert, rather a biographer who has had the pleasure of reading much of what has been written about him from his lifetime to this year of his bicentennial. Some advice: Don’t try that unless you have at least five years available.”

― Fred Kaplan

“The advice would be the same for any kind of fiction. Keep writing, and keep sending things out, not to friends and relatives, but to people who have the power to buy. A lot of additional, useful tips could be added, but this is fundamental.”

― Fred Saberhagen

“I never got any advice in acting.”

― Fred Willard

“It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.”

― Friedrich Schiller

“Liberals need to take the advice they routinely give to conservatives: that there are consequences to their divisive rhetoric, and that in their attempts to score political points, they are also inciting violence.”

― Gary Bauer

“The reason we love our parents is because they loved us first. Every single company should take this advice.”

― Gary Vaynerchuk

“One of my biggest flaws is I don’t take advice.”

― Gary Vaynerchuk

“Every day the choristers of the social web chirp their advice about openness and trust; craigslist follows none of it, and every day it grows.”

― Gary Wolf

“Every piece of advice my dad has ever given me has been terrible.”

― Gavin McInnes

“I lost touch with my son in terms of advice early on. Maybe it had to do with being gone so much, doing location films when he was at an age where he needed support and guidance.”

― Gene Hackman

“I’m stopped by mothers who say, ‘Mr. Wilder, what advice would you give to my young boy? He’s really talented.’”

― Gene Wilder

“My advice to Hillary would be to divorce that chump.”

― Gennifer Flowers

“I lived at admiralty house from 2002 until 2006 on advice from special branch on security grounds as defence secretary. The alternative of providing comprehensive security at my personal property would have entailed significant extra costs to the taxpayer.”

― Geoff Hoon

“I don’t want to be a lobbyist. I want to provide strategic advice to companies. I said both of those things in the course of the interview, and I made clear this is a matter only for after I had become a private citizen and I was no longer a member of parliament.”

― Geoff Hoon

“The only advice you can give is, ‘Don’t let the bad stuff keep you down.’”

― George A. Romero

“Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn’t!”

― George Bernard Shaw

“Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.”

― George Chapman

“I’m certainly the last person to give advice on, well, anything.”

― George Clooney

“My advice to composers is, ‘Try to reach 90, and everyone will love you.’”

― Gian Carlo Menotti

“Everyone has the answer. Everyone has this. You just got to move slowly. You get good little bits of advice and go from there.”

― Giancarlo Stanton

“I want politicians coming to me and asking me for advice.”

― Gilbert Arenas

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”

― Gilbert K. Chesterton

“I don’t know why anyone would want to ask an actor for dating advice. We are not the poster children for healthy relationships.”

― Ginnifer Goodwin

“I can’t give political advice to politicians.”

― Glenn Hubbard

“I ask only child-free pals for parenting advice because they’re the only ones sane and well-rested enough to have any real insight.”

― Glennon Doyle Melton

“I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.”

― Gloria Steinem

“If I can give you one strong piece of advice, when you go away for that romantic weekend, whatever you do, do not accept or take the upgrade to the honeymoon suite.”

― Gordon Ramsay

“Some of my father’s fellow West Pointers once asked him why I turned out so well, his secret in raising me. And he said, ‘I never gave him any advice, and he never asked for any.’ We agreed on nothing, but we never quarreled once.”

― Gore Vidal

“If I had one piece of advice for people – if they are cooking from the Alinea cookbook, the Betty Crocker cookbook or the back of the box – read through the entire recipe first before reaching for any ingredients, and then read again and execute the directions.”

― Grant Achatz

“In my sophomore year, a kid told me that the secret to getting women is to play really, really hard to get. I followed his advice, and I didn’t have so much as a date that year.”

― Greg Kinnear

“My own perception of that is somewhat colored by where people ask my advice, which is still, of course, about changes to Python internals or at least standard libraries.”

― Guido van Rossum

“Kids, don’t be too big to accept advice.”

― Hack Wilson

“My advice to young people is to get something that’s growing because that’s how you get career opportunities thrown at you that you don’t deserve, if you will… that come at you early because the firms need you.”

― Hamilton E. James

“I ask for a lot of advice from different fathers – all kinds of dads.”

― Hank Azaria

“The simple idiot’s advice I give to screenwriters who say they want to sell a screenplay is, ‘Write good.’”

― Harold Ramis

“Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.”

― Harper Lee

“Advice is always awesome because it never makes any sense when you compare it all together. It always contradicts other advice. I love advice.”

― Harper Reed

“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.”

― Harry S Truman

“The best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.”

― Harry S Truman

“When advice is freely given, the receiver is free to use it as he or she sees fit.”

― Harvey Mackay

“I’ve never worn plus size brands, and I never had to because I found what worked for my body type. So my advice is to find what works for you.”

― Hayley Hasselhoff

“I’d like to believe that achieving a leadership position is all about competency, capability and ambition, so I try not to distinguish between the sexes when it comes to giving career advice.”

― Heather Bresch

“If a coach comes to me and says you’ve done something bad I’m going to take that advice.”

― Hector Bellerin

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.”

― Henri Nouwen

“Advice to persons about to marry – don’t.”

― Henry Mayhew

“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.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“One piece of advice that always stuck in my mind is that people should be respected and trusted as people, not because of their position or title.”

― Herb Kelleher

“The experienced writer says to the anguished novice: ‘Just do it; get something, anything, on to the screen or page, just establish a flow of words, and criticise them later.’ You give this advice but can’t always take it.”

― Hilary Mantel

“Don’t take advice you see on the Internet too seriously!”

― Hilary Mason

“The best advice I can give women at all levels is increase training. There are still areas where we have to break through that glass ceiling.”

― Hilda Solis

“I don’t offer advice to actors only because I’ve seen actors become successful through ways that would never even occur to me or that wouldn’t work for me.”

― Holly Hunter

“I don’t offer advice to actors only because I’ve seen actors become successful through ways that would never even occur to me or that wouldn’t work for me. But this has worked for me: Never memorizing a scene.”

― Holly Hunter

“Whatever advice you give, be short.”

― Horace

“The painter Sidney Nolan once told me I tried too hard. Advice I’ve been trying hard to follow ever since.”

― Howard Jacobson

“But the advice was not taken – Johnstone did emigrate to Canada, and did mortgage his pension; and I fear – though I failed to trace his after history – that he suffered in consequence.”

― Hugh Miller

“My advice to myself would be I should probably listen to advice.”

― Hugh Skinner

“The only advice I can give is to absorb as much as you can from as wide a spectrum as you can. If you’re in a rock band and only soak up Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple kind of beginnings, then you’re not going to have much leeway.”

― Ian Gillan

“I’m often asked how I write books, but I don’t think my approach is suitable for everyone. If I walked into a creative writing class, all I could say to them was ‘I tend to make it up as I go along.’ I’m not sure that’s brilliant advice.”

― Ian Rankin

“If I’m in a slump, I ask myself for advice.”

― Ichiro Suzuki

“Always ask for advice. I email with a lot of girls that are like, ‘How do I do this, how do I do that.’ Stay up on what’s cool and what’s interesting.”

― iJustine

“My advice to owners of fashion brands is that you have to give digital a seat at the board table. A lot of brands treat digital strategy as something on the side.”

― Imran Amed

“It’s always beneficial taking advice from Dhoni.”

― Imran Tahir

“Playing with MSD, getting his advice and learning a lot from him, and I am really, really happy to be part of CSK.”

― Imran Tahir

“I’ve received many good pieces of advice throughout my life.”

― Irene Rosenfeld

“My dad always has the best advice!”

― Iskra Lawrence

“If it’s free, it’s advice; if you pay for it, it’s counseling; if you can use either one, it’s a miracle.”

― Jack Adams

“Ask Mother for advice on breaking into show business.”

― Jack Davenport

“The patient’s autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary – the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants.”

― Jack Kevorkian

“I’ll tell you one thing: Don’t ever give anybody your best advice, because they’re not going to follow it.”

― Jack Nicholson

“I hate giving advice, because people won’t take it.”

― Jack Nicholson

“Having girlfriends is… I can’t do it. It doesn’t mean I don’t hang out with girls. It just means that I don’t like being in a relationship, because it makes things very complicated. The one piece of advice that I listen to adults on – because I don’t listen to adults when it comes to most things – is that I’m too young to have a girlfriend.”

― Jaden Smith

“There were times when there were riots in Africa, demonstrations against the IMF because of the policy advice they were giving, the conditionalities they were imposing, and the difficulties that arose out of the implementation of those conditionalities.”

― Jakaya Kikwete

“I love when people on Twitter give advice.”

― Jake Johnson

“I have only one bit of advice to the beginning writer: Be sure your novel is read by Rodgers and Hammerstein.”

― James A. Michener

“The best, very best scammers will always ask for your advice. This is their favorite technique. It makes them vulnerable. It flatters your ego.”

― James Altucher

“A leader must have the courage to act against an expert’s advice.”

― James Callaghan

“In real life, the most practical advice for leaders is not to treat pawns like pawns, nor princes like princes, but all persons like persons.”

― James MacGregor Burns

“My first book was published without any editorial advice. Nobody said, ‘You might do this or that,’ or ‘Why don’t we see more of this.’ I merely took the book and published it.”

― James Salter

“On the performance end, I take a lot of advice from my sister.”

― Jamie Lynn Spears

“Listen to advice. You don’t know how many writer’s conferences I’ve taught at where at least half the audience fights all the conventions of the field.”

― Jane Haddam

“I have been lucky to be surrounded by other great working moms, like Tina Fey. I’ve certainly taken a lot of advice from her in every realm, from actor choices to mom choices.”

― Jane Krakowski

“I definitely will reach out to Cuban in the near future for advice going forward. Now that I’ll be on the business side of things – and he’s had a lot of success with that – that would be a guy to go to.”

― Jason Kidd

“The Golden Rule will always be good advice!”

― Jay Asher

“We can’t make movies without scripts, and there’s no cost to writing a script, so my advice to newcomers is do it yourself: Write your own script, shoot your shorts, edit your shorts.”

― Jay Chandrasekhar

“You need to begin to network with angels and VCs while you are still ideating. It is easier to ask someone you know for funding than a stranger. Build your financial network by attending as many industry functions and reaching out for advice from experts online.”

― Jay Samit

“Clearly, we need to have the very best advice and counsel on what actions can be taken to help lower the cost of gasoline.”

― Jeff Bingaman

“My advice to authors would be to try to do something original rather than to try to anticipate what the market is looking for.”

― Jeff Kinney

“I’m a director because I directed a movie. And if I have any advice for people, it’s, ‘Go write something; go direct it. If that’s what you have a desire to do, go do it. If the movie stinks, just put it on the shelf and try to do it again.’”

― Jeff Nichols

“Advice is such a tricky thing when you’re young.”

― Jena Malone

“Think about all of the non-entrepreneurial advice and resources you need when building a company. You need lawyers, accountants, financial experts.”

― Jennifer Hyman

“I’m in charge of a lot of young women. They occasionally come to me for advice, and I have to wrangle them.”

― Jennifer Konner

“I feel arrogant trying to give people advice.”

― Jeremy Irvine

“My advice to American filmmakers is to marry a European. I’m not kidding. Otherwise they don’t qualify for international co-production treaties.”

― Jeremy Thomas

“My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away.”

― Jerry Harrison

“And that’s another piece of advice I’ll give junior writers; when you get to the point where they take you to lunch, let the editor suggest where to go.”

― Jerry Pournelle

“If I’m going for advice for anything in my life, I go straight to my father because he has the answers.”

― Jessica Simpson

“Luckily, everyone that I’ve collaborated with, everyone that has been willing to offer guidance and advice, they’ve all been dope people.”

― Jessie Reyez

“My biggest advice for high school girls is to not take yourself so seriously.”

― Jillian Rose Reed

“Sandler’s always good. Tom Hanks gave me some good advice.”

― Jimmy Fallon

“If your aim is to give practical, sensible advice about losing weight – and not how to drop a stone in five days – you should encourage reasonable expectations, instead of dangerous ones, along with exercise and healthy eating.”

― Jo Swinson

“I would never offer advice without the person asking for it. I, in general, don’t believe in giving advice, actually, as a human being I don’t.”

― Joan Chen

“My advice would be not to write until after 35. You need some experience, and for life to knock you about a bit. Growing up is so hard you probably won’t have much emotion to spare anyway.”

― Joanna Trollope

“As a writer, you have to first of all write what you want to. Listen to advice, by all means, but don’t get bogged down in it.”

― Joe Abercrombie

“I was the only actor in my family. I wasn’t given a lot of advice; I had to work it out.”

― Joe Gilgun

“There are a lot of people who will come to me for advice or whatever.”

― Joe Mantegna

“When young writers approach me for advice, I remind them, as gently as I can, that they are on their own, with no help available anywhere. Which is how it should be.”

― John Banville

“WordPress makes it drop-dead easy to start a site. Take my advice and go do it.”

― John Battelle

“My editor, Robin Robertson, is one of this country’s finest poets, so I listen to him when he offers advice.”

― John Burnside

“There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad.”

― John Burroughs

“Pride deafens us to the advice or warnings of those around us.”

― John C. Maxwell

“To ask advice is in nine cases out of ten to tout for flattery.”

― John Churton Collins

“They were very supportive parents in all my endeavors. They have very different approaches on how they give advice.”

― John David Washington

“My sincere advice to any citizen considering moving to the United States and crossing our boundaries in irregular migration, my best advice is to not do it.”

― John F. Kelly

“To offer a man unsolicited advice is to presume that he doesn’t know what to do or that he can’t do it on his own.”

― John Gray

“Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him.”

― John Gray

“It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers, Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate.”

― John Jay Hooker

“The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process.”

― John Jay Hooker

“An extreme optimist is a man who believes that humanity will probably survive even if it doesn’t take his advice.”

― John McCarthy

“If I ask for money, all I get is advice. But if I ask for advice, I end up getting money.”

― John Quelch

“If your manager is one that isn’t engaged with your career development by offering frequent advice and guidance, it’s time to look for greener pastures.”

― John Rampton

“I’ve never directed anything before ‘Mad Men,’ so I don’t feel I have any advice for the other directors.”

― John Slattery

“When I was coming up, everybody wanted to be Tom Hanks. There was always Robert De Niro and Al Pacino – they were the heavily dramatic stuff. I always had a foot in both camps. The hardest thing was to resist the advice to be like someone else. It took me a while to figure that out.”

― John Slattery

“You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway.”

― John Steinbeck

“No one wants advice – only corroboration.”

― John Steinbeck

“My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it.”

― John W. Vessey, Jr.

“I didn’t follow anybody’s advice, really.”

― John Waters

“The thing I try to preach the most when anybody asks me for advice – I say just be a good person first and foremost.”

― Johnny Gargano

“I mean, I try to say the right things and give the right advice. But still, I’m only a person.”

― Jonathan Brandis

“I’m good at following my own grooming advice.”

― Jonathan Van Ness

“My only advice is, follow your dream and do whatever you like to do the most. I chose journalism because I wanted to be in the places where history was being made.”

― Jorge Ramos

“A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.”

― Jose Bergamin

“If I had to give one piece of advice to a budding entrepreneur, I would say: ‘Aim big.’”

― Jose Ferreira

“I’m not going to give President Bush any advice. He knows. He knows what I think.”

― Jose Maria Aznar

“There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.”

― Joseph Addison

“A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.”

― Joseph Addison

“The Gospels record that nearly everywhere the Savior went, He was surrounded by multitudes of people. Some hoped that He would heal them; others came to hear Him speak. Others came for practical advice. Toward the end of His mortal ministry, some came to mock and ridicule Him and to clamor for His crucifixion.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.”

― Josh Billings

“Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.”

― Josh Billings

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

― Josh Billings

“I actually have, in all seriousness, in the back of my mind someday to write a book, the title of which would be ‘Quit Now and Other Practical Advice for the Aspiring Actor.’”

― Joshua Malina

“I don’t give advice. I can’t tell anybody what to do. Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time. And here are the consequences of these actions.”

― Joyce Brothers

“Writers and artists never pay attention to advice given by their elders, quite rightly. The only worthwhile advice is the most general: ‘Keep trying, don’t give up, don’t be discouraged, don’t pay attention to detractors.’ Everyone knows this.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“I don’t think anybody can be told how to act. I think you can give advice. But you have to find your own way through it.”

― Judi Dench

“What’s the greatest advice I give? Develop excellent communication skills.”

― Julie Sweet

“My advice to aspiring writers of fantasy trilogies or series is that each book needs two main plots. There’s the ‘big story’, the over-arching grand plot of the entire series, and there is the complete-in-itself, one-book plot.”

― Juliet Marillier

“In 16, 17 years as a pro I was used to the head coach doing it alone. He might have asked his people for advice, but he made the decisions on his own. In order to learn quickly I couldn’t do that.”

― Jurgen Klinsmann

“My best advice would be that you have to be vulnerable with each other. Like, everyone says you have to be honest, you have to communicate; like, yes, of course, but you gotta be willing to be vulnerable.”

― Jurnee Smollett-Bell

“Often, players at clubs I have been at have asked me for prayers or advice. I prefer to show them things rather than to say things; with my actions, not my words.”

― Kaka

“Small businesses, you can give them capital, but what they often need as much is mentoring, advice and help with their business plan.”

― Karen Mills

“It is very kind of you to consider the possibility of my working in Pasadena, an idea which certainly is attractive, especially since it would hold out the prospect of your cooperation or advice.”

― Karl Landsteiner

“I get so many messages from people seeking advice to mend their relationship.”

― Kartik Aaryan

“A lot of my friends ask me for advice.”

― Kartik Aaryan

“Best advice: ‘Just be yourself.’ Worst advice: ‘Just be yourself.’”

― Karyn Kusama

“I knew the minute we announced our pregnancy that we would be bombarded with unsolicited advice. Some good and some questionable – unsolicited none the less.”

― Kat Von D

“The best career advice to give to the young is, ‘Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.’”

― Katharine Whitehorn

“I have been listening to people’s advice. Being a parent, you need all the advice you can get.”

― Katherine Kelly

“If you’re struggling for gift ideas, my advice is to give experiences rather than things.”

― Katherine Ryan

“About 10 minutes before I found out that I had landed ‘Fantastic Beasts’, I got a residual check in the mail for zero dollars. On the check it said ‘Advice Slip.’ And I was like, ‘Well, what’s the advice? Go into another line of work?”

― Katherine Waterston

“I once said the Queen of England could use some fashion advice.”

― Kathie Lee Gifford

“If you find something that you’re excited about and you’re interested in, my advice to young women and young men would be do what you’re really interested in and what drives and motivates you.”

― Kathleen Rubins

“My main advice is, if it’s something you really want to do, then just go for it.”

― Keiynan Lonsdale

“Being a woman in a male-dominated industry sort of sucks, but it doesn’t suck any more than being a woman in the world. My advice? Be terrifying.”

― Kelly Sue DeConnick

“Well, for people who want to write best sellers, the best advice I can give is to say that the novel has to engage the reader emotionally.”

― Ken Follett

“The advice I will give my children, if and when they have Olympic aspirations, will be to go for it.”

― Kerri Walsh Jennings

“I’ve got plenty of advice from a number of other actors. Me? I don’t give advice.”

― Kevin Dillon

“People wanted more advice. So I finally thought I could totally put this advice into a book.”

― Kevin Smith

“I don’t use ‘always do this,’ ‘never say that’ and I never give advice because I’m not the end-all, be-all authority.”

― Kevyn Aucoin

“Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.”

― Khalil Gibran

“My advice for any entrepreneur or innovator is to get into the food industry in some form so you have a front-row seat to what’s going on.”

― Kimbal Musk

“God’s advice trumps Oprah’s every time.”

― Kirk Cameron

“Too often, I have not been what I wanted to be; I’ve succumbed to pressures. Yes, I have. The things I’ve done that I liked, I’ve always done against advice.”

― Kirk Douglas

“That’s something I never want to do: I never want to think I know it all, because I don’t. There’s always more people with more advice, and I just want to soak all that up and make my sporting toolbox as full as I can get it.”

― Kirsten Sweetland

“My own advice to people who would be in office for two or three terms is that they must accept democratic rotation: ideally, not put themselves up for re-election and allow the system to work.”

― Kofi Annan

“Four years ago, I felt the importance of the Olympics and how it is different from other events. It’s a completely different atmosphere. The main advice I can give my teammates is to try to enjoy the experience.”

― Kohei Uchimura

“Growing up as an athlete, I started skating very young. My parents didn’t know anything about the sport, so they went with the flow. I had two great coaches who gave great advice and gave guidelines for my parents. My parents let the coaches dictate what was going on on the ice.”

― Kristi Yamaguchi

“If I didn’t play well, Dad was the first one to tell me where I’d gone wrong and give great advice.”

― Kyle Walker

“I think producing a record for other artists is almost like giving them advice, and I would say that it is easier to produce another artist than it is to produce yourself.”

― Labrinth

“I had always been feeling uncomfortable in my mind about giving advice to others and not acting upon it myself.”

― Lal Bahadur Shastri

“I haven’t gone out of my way to seek advice from people I don’t know.”

― Lando Norris

“The connective tissue between storytelling, advice, and comedy is passion.”

― Lauren Lapkus

“The most important advice I can offer is that writing is a craft that you can learn by practicing. If you keep writing, you will improve.”

― Lauren Tarshis

“We must advertise to U.S. business that we are there, that our attitude has changed, and that we care. When we are asked to help, we have to perform and provide the right advice.”

― Lawrence Eagleburger

“I allowed myself to be taken in by the intellectuals. I believed too much in the Polish intellectuals and followed their advice.”

― Lech Walesa

“I don’t want to advise anyone to do anything, apart from try and stay alive. That’s my advice – don’t die.”

― Lemmy

“My advice wouldn’t be good to anybody. I don’t see it really being greeted with thunderous applause.”

― Lemmy

“I don’t think I have the right to give someone advice when I don’t know them.”

― Leona Lewis

“Saul Bellow never took my advice when he was my friend.”

― Leslie Fiedler

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

― Lewis Carroll

“Most of the time, if I’m in a pickle, I’ll call one of my brothers. They’ve usually got somewhat uplifting advice. One is six and a half years older and one is eight years older, so they’ve probably lived through whatever my problem is.”

― Liam Hemsworth

“MC Lyte definitely embraces me. Jada Pinkett Smith embraces me. Those are two people that I can call and get advice. Those are two people that will call me to see what I’m doing.”

― Lil Mama

“If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don’t listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.”

― Lillian Hellman

“They’re fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don’t listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.”

― Lillian Hellman

“I am a big proponent of adopting dogs through shelters and rescue operations. Having dogs in the office might not be right for everyone, but it has certainly worked well for me. My advice to other offices, on the Hill and off, would be to try it out.”

― Linda Sanchez

“I can give advice to anyone interested in writing in one word: Read! I think it’s much more important to be a reader than to be a writer!”

― Linda Sue Park

“I’ve got no business giving advice to anyone. Even a fictional character.”

― Lisa Lutz

“Hard work, careful planning, and realistic financial advice will be required by many to regain solvency.”

― Lisa Madigan

“I’ve been homeschooling for eight years and have always received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers, rather than a book or lecture.”

― Lisa Whelchel

“I don’t think I have advice for female directors as opposed to male directors. I think all first-time directors should try and be as prepared as they possibly can, because it’s hard!”

― Liz Tuccillo

“The worst advice I’ve ever received was ‘Don’t post on YouTube. It’s dying.’”

― Liza Koshy

“The late, great Joan Rivers actually gave me so much advice, and she was so nice to me before she passed.”

― Loni Love

“Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.”

― Lord Mountbatten

“I give opinions, not advice.”

― Lou Holtz

“When we are well, we all have good advice for those who are ill.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“I know one writer who has been subscribing authors without their permission and sending out what she thinks are helpful advice sheets, but they come off as if she’s a know-it-all. She thinks she’s marketing herself and her work. All she’s really doing is turning readers off.”

― M. J. Rose

“The biggest advice I can give loved ones who are supporting someone navigating a newly diagnosed mental illness is patience, patience, and patience.”

― Madchen Amick

“I’m really lucky to have Lindsay Davenport as my coach. She was number one in the world, and she’s won Grand Slams, so if there’s any person who can help me get through, it’s her. Getting her advice is very special for me.”

― Madison Keys

“All world conflicts will be resolved if people listen to my advice.”

― Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

“It’s good to fight with your brothers, and it’s good to tease them to give them advice.”

― Malala Yousafzai

“The best way that I can give my best advice is not to be encumbered with any job with any administration.”

― Marc Benioff

“Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“No one can give you better advice than yourself.”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“My advice for young Latinas interested in pursuing a career in Hollywood is to make sure you love to perform and make sure you get the training you need.”

― Maria Canals Barrera

“No vice is so bad as advice.”

― Marie Dressler

“I follow my own advice: eat less, move more, eat lots of fruits, vegetables, and grains, and don’t eat too much junk food. It leaves plenty of flexibility for eating an occasional junk food.”

― Marion Nestle

“I create offbeat advice; I don’t follow it. I rarely take third-party advice on my investments.”

― Mark Cuban

“If I was 13 years old and Kurt Cobain tweeted me some advice or even just said hi, my whole world would be affected by that.”

― Mark Foster

“My advice for raising daughters is to spend time with them doing things you both enjoy.”

― Mark Frauenfelder

“My advice is to give up stevia, aspartame, sucralose, sugar alcohols like xylitol and malitol, and all of the other heavily-used and marketed sweeteners unless you want to slow down your metabolism, gain weight, and become an addict.”

― Mark Hyman

“I seek out a lot of advice from other CEOs.”

― Mark Pincus

“The closest person in the industry to me who is like a big brother is Tyrese. He gives me a lot of good advice. We both do the same things. We’re both from the same background.”

― Marques Houston

“It was not possible to broadcast any of that because of an agreement between Jackson and the family. Our legal advice was that we could not broadcast it.”

― Martin Bashir

“The American people should not wonder where their military leaders draw the line between military advice and political preference. And our nation’s soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines should not wonder about the political leanings and motivations of their leaders.”

― Martin Dempsey

“Now that it’s officially summer, here’s my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields.”

― Marvin Olasky

“If you want to grow up and do what I do for a living – be an actress – my advice to you is read as much as you can.”

― Mary Steenburgen

“I do want to learn the way to do it over here. I’m not really looking to just go about my way and do it in the Japanese way that I’ve been doing. Basically, I’ll try to get some advice, learn the way it’s done here and go about it.”

― Masahiro Tanaka

“I don’t like to give out advice. I make suggestions when I get to know somebody a little bit, but I don’t know about advice.”

― Matt Dillon

“Actors don’t generally go asking other actors for advice too much, but I’ll take suggestions wherever I can.”

― Matt Dillon

“Playing with Tom Watson, I grew up a little bit. Even if he didn’t say something to you, even if he didn’t give you advice, you have grown up just watching him. It was great.”

― Matteo Manassero

“The best advice comes from people who don’t give advice.”

― Matthew McConaughey

“I’m not one to pat myself on my back, but I have had a career for 20 years, and if people are interested in how I did it or if I can give any advice, then that’s lovely.”

― Matthew Williamson

“My basic advice to the Chinese with respect to the South China Sea is, ‘Hey, guys, cool it.’”

― Max Baucus

“As an actor, I was a fantastic rebel. Then I became a directorial rebel and understood rebels from both sides. So now I am a friend who gives advice – not one who knows more, necessarily, but who shares ideas.”

― Maximilian Schell

“I think valuing what your body can do over how your body looks is the No. 1 advice I would give to young women about how to have healthy body image. It’s not, ‘Do these pants fit?’ It’s ‘Can I do a split?’”

― Maya Hawke

“I have a wonderful, supportive relationship with my family. I get lots of advice from them about all kinds of things.”

― Maya Hawke

“I try not to give advice unless people ask me.”

― Maye Musk

“Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either.”

― Meg Cabot

“President Obama should heed the advice of many of his own Democratic colleagues who have called the attacks ‘nauseating’ and ‘unfair’ and stay clear of criticizing Romney for his tenure at Bain Capital.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“One piece of advice that I would give to any young athlete or performer is remember to thank your mom.”

― Meryl Davis

“Interestingly, young people don’t come to you for advice. Especially the ones who are related to you.”

― Meryl Streep

“To a contrarian like me, constant advice not to do something almost always starts me quickly down the risky, unpopular path.”

― Michael Bloomberg

“I’d be happy to provide advice if anybody asked me no matter who the President is.”

― Michael Bloomberg

“My job is simply to give advice, to be a counselor to our nation’s leaders.”

― Michael Mullen

“My first ten years in Hollywood were really tough. I’d be coaching friends who came to me for acting advice, and then they’d make it before I did. I’d still be helping them while they were on movie sets and I had four lines on a TV show.”

― Michael Pena

“It’s a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn’t matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions.”

― Michael York

“My advice is try something you’ve never done before or maybe something that’s not as popular.”

― Michelle Carter

“My best advice for anyone out there that feels like, ‘I don’t have a million followers so why should I even give it a shot,’ is that it’s not about the numbers – it’s about the engagement. That’s how you can build influence.”

― Michelle Phan

“The person is a resume, not what’s on a piece of paper. Whoever gives advice about resumes in college should be dismissed. Titles don’t matter. GPAs don’t matter, nor does what school you go to.”

― Mickey Drexler

“You have to respectfully listen to advice.”

― Miguel Cabrera

“When I came to the United States in 2004 to attend university at Stanford, I was instantly inspired by the stories and advice from startup leaders in Silicon Valley and beyond, who had endeavoured to create new opportunities and improve lives around the world.”

― Mike Krieger

“Little pieces of advice like that can provide us with months’ worth of entertainment.”

― Mike Shinoda

“Craig T. Nelson, who played my grandfather on ‘Parenthood,’ gave me a lot of advice at the end of the show. I’m really insecure, and I get uncomfortable with things, and he gave me a lot of advice about that.”

― Miles Heizer

“You need someone in your life to give you advice without yelling at you.”

― Mimi Kennedy

“In 2008, I moved to Lyon, one of France’s top clubs. I had some very strong team mates, and I proved to be at their level. I began training very hard and always respecting my coach’s advice.”

― Miralem Pjanic

“If I could give my younger self one piece of advice, I would say, ‘Lose weight.’”

― Miriam Margolyes

“Ignore all advice about writing. Leave your blood on every page. Every page!”

― Miriam Toews

“My advice to singers is always the same: ‘Don’t sing the song, sing the lyric.’”

― Mitch Leigh

“I always tell my students to seek out other writers as models, and though it took me years to heed my own advice, it really was life-altering when I found writers who wrote long stories, full of back story and side plots and sub-histories.”

― Molly Antopol

“Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice.”

― Moshe Dayan

“Leading by example is the most powerful advice you can give to anybody.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“The advice I would give to girls from Eastern backgrounds who are interested in the arts is that it is always beneficial to get your academic studies out of the way before going into the competitive world of the arts.”

― Nadia Ali

“My father’s only advice is to ‘do what makes you happy,’ and I follow it religiously.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“The best advice I got as a writer was also the first advice, which came from the late fantasy author and editor Karl Edward Wagner: Any agent who charges to look at your work is a crook.”

― Nancy A. Collins

“Be open and honest, but perceptive to your boss’s situation. That’s my advice to graduates worried about working with a new boss.”

― Naomie Harris

“Never take advice from anyone in a tie. They’ll bankrupt you. Don’t ask a general for advice on war, and don’t ask a broker for advice on money.”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“I don’t have a mentor in the strict definition. I take as much advice and inspiration as I can from the people I am close to.”

― Natalie Massenet

“The Beatles were here in the 1960s, with their wives, at the Maharshi’s ashram. And they wanted my advice on various matters in India.”

― Naveen Patnaik

“I have always kept in mind the advice of Ronaldinho, and he spoke wonders of Barcelona and the city, which he told me is marvellous.”

― Neymar

“If I wanted a circus ringmaster, I’d hire Trump. If I wanted advice on brain surgery or hospital management, I’d turn to Carson. Fiorina would make an articulate television pundit. But for president?”

― Nicholas Kristof

“I would hate to think my songs were giving advice to people.”

― Nick Cave

“I tell people, Don’t take my advice. What do I know?”

― Nick Lachey

“My advice to young people – wait until it’s your turn. Just kidding, sorta.”

― Nick Wooster

“I get quite fearful about interviews, so I sought advice from other actors.”

― Nicola Walker

“I rarely need career advice because I don’t have a career. No, that’s not true. I can’t really go far away while my kids are living with me.”

― Nicole Holofcener

“My mentors in life are much older than me and have been through life. They can actually give me some sound advice on what I’m going through.”

― Nicole Trunfio

“I haven’t looked to my peers for advice because we’re all going through the same thing. How do you ask your friends for advice when they’re going through the exact same thing?”

― Nicole Trunfio

“I think advice is cheap. You can only really learn by doing and making mistakes.”

― Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

“The influence of a science adviser is only as good as ears open to that science advice.”

― Nina Fedoroff

“I take advice from both my sisters all the time. We try to help each other as much as we can without getting in the catty sister fight.”

― Noah Cyrus

“My mom gives great advice, and so does my dad.”

― Noah Cyrus

“If I can give you any advice, it’s this: every hour that you spend sat on the couch doing nothing, put it to good use, because when you have kids, an hour is like a lifetime.”

― Noel Gallagher

“If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.”

― Norman Ralph Augustine

“The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.”

― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“The world takes us at our own valuation. It believes in the man who believes in himself, but it has little use for the timid man: the one who is never certain of himself, who cannot rely on his own judgment, who craves advice from others, and is afraid to go ahead on his own account.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“Advice? Look at your pay statements.”

― Oscar Isaac

“I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.”

― Oscar Wilde

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

― Oscar Wilde

“I do not welcome advice from actors; they are here to act.”

― Otto Preminger

“My father used to give me a lot of advice.”

― Paolo Maldini

“The big thing is I’m not with a major label. I’ve been independent since the get-go, and I’ve been very lucky to get some good advice on keeping hold of copyright and that kind of stuff.”

― Passenger

“I remember teaching a clinic to other coaches, and a guy raised his hand and asked if I had any advice when it came to coaching women. I leveled him with a death-ray stare, and said, ‘Go home and coach basketball.’”

― Pat Summitt

“Advice and consent does not mean rubber stamp in the Senate.”

― Patricia Ireland

“TV is really hard to break into. This may be the worst piece of advice, but make an independent film. TV oftentimes takes people who are established. The great benefit of not breaking in yet is purity of voice.”

― Patty Jenkins

“Your director is your main support – actors don’t generally give each other advice on set, not in my experience.”

― Paul Dano

“As far as we were concerned, we were operators, we were administrators. I don’t ever recall going to Dean Acheson and asking for any counsel or advice on administration, but I had the greatest respect for him, as I have today.”

― Paul Hoffman

“I never give anyone advice: it can backfire horribly. In the 1950s, Eric Morecambe told Ken Dodd to get his teeth fixed. But those teeth turned out to be one of Dodd’s big selling points.”

― Paul Merton

“The best thing anybody has ever done is to advise me against publishing a poem that shows me at less than my best, such as it is. That’s the kind of advice most of us resist but really should relish.”

― Paul Muldoon

“Who is going to take business advice from Paul Ryan? Who? Nobody. Nobody.”

― Paul Nehlen

“I am not somebody who likes to give advice, or anything like that, unless it’s my closest friends or family.”

― Penelope Cruz

“So, I’ve learned – as a young Democrat, I’ve learned to think cautiously before offering advice to Nancy Pelosi.”

― Pete Buttigieg

“So, my advice to young scientists is, think critically about your work; probably don’t blab unnecessarily.”

― Peter Agre

“My quest to meet Osama bin Laden began in North London early in 1997. In the Dollis Hill section, I contacted Khaled al-Fauwaz, the spokesman for a Saudi opposition group, the Advice and Reformation Committee, which bin Laden had founded.”

― Peter Bergen

“The best advice is to get on with it. I’m very prone to falling into depressions – not clinical, just ‘can’t be bothered.’ It’s such a waste of time.”

― Peter Capaldi

“My advice has always been to study the craft of acting if you want to be an actor. There are many great schools that teach acting. NYU being one of them.”

― Peter Facinelli

“I don’t think a reporter should give advice or make predictions.”

― Peter Jennings

“I cannot give any scientist of any age better advice than this: the intensity of a conviction that a hypothesis is true has no bearing over whether it is true or not.”

― Peter Medawar

“My investment advice is rooted in my understanding of economics.”

― Peter Schiff

“Things rust, you know, like the heart. My cardiologist said, ‘It’s a pump; use it – that’s the sole advice I’ve got to give you.’ It’s the same in playwriting. Don’t theorise about it. Do it.”

― Peter Shaffer

“It is the part of a fool to give advice to others and not himself to be on his guard.”

― Phaedrus

“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.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“In those days he was wiser than he is now – he used frequently to take my advice.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always want it the least.”

― Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“So my advice is to always choose something simpler – an expressive outfit, plus a hat, can be frightening.”

― Philip Treacy

“Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle – keep away from children.”

― Phyllis Diller

“More and more, our clients expect not only relevant advice, not only setting a road map or helping them plan, but being committed to business results.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“Never give advice in a crowd.”

― Pope Paul VI

“Once you graduate from the Under-19 level, no one really gives you technical advice. It is all about making mental adjustments.”

― Prithvi Shaw

“The Athenians are right to accept advice from anyone, since it is incumbent on everyone to share in that sort of excellence, or else there can be no city at all.”

― Protagoras

“I don’t know that it’s particularly good for my writing process, but I have gotten some very valuable writing ideas and advice through Twitter and Facebook and other social network sites.”

― Rachel Caine

“Good advice is just watch what you say on Facebook, on Twitter, on social networks because being sued is not fun. Filing a lawsuit is not fun. And being fired and having to do all of those things is not fun. So just avoid it.”

― Rachel Sklar

“Yash has always been straight forward in his approach and is very open and candid in his opinions. I guess this is why most people approach him for advice.”

― Radhika Pandit

“I’m not accustomed to giving advice to those who haven’t asked for it.”

― Rafael Correa

“To me, people’s lives and loves are entwined with their characters, natures and circumstances. I regard all general advice with skepticism.”

― Rafael Yglesias

“Before acquiring a project, take the advice of experienced trade pundits in the industry and analyse the risks and business propositions thoroughly.”

― Rajinikanth

“When I had older guys around me, I kind of leaned on them for advice and went through tough times.”

― Rajon Rondo

“I try to give as much advice as possible.”

― Rajon Rondo

“If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, ‘Tell the truth.’ If I got three more words, I’d add, ‘All the time.’”

― Randy Pausch

“As much as my parents are part of Hollywood, I have no recollection of them giving me advice about it.”

― Rashida Jones

“The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given was, ‘Be in the business you’re in.’ Don’t just be a satellite around it and expect it to come to you. Be in the business you’re in.”

― Ray Stevenson

“When you’re writing fiction or poetry… it really comes down to this: indifference to everything except what you’re doing… A young writer could do worse than follow the advice given in those lines.”

― Raymond Carver

“My advice is, if you are going to go on ‘X Factor,’ you have to know who you are as an artist.”

― Rebecca Ferguson

“In rural North Carolina, you can get lots of great advice about how to clean and quarter a deer carcass, but we didn’t really have anyone to ask for video advice, so we just kept learning through trial and error.”

― Rhett McLaughlin

“The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way?”

― Richard Land

“Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs.”

― Richard M. Nixon

“As a general rule, the United States government is run by lawyers who occasionally take advice from economists. Others interested in helping the lawyers out need not apply.”

― Richard Thaler

“When you’re doing something that hasn’t been done before, and you’re trying to build something that hasn’t been built before on a platform that hasn’t existed before, you are going to make mistakes. The biggest advice that I can give is to not run away from issues when they occur. Own it. Your consumers deserve that.”

― Richelieu Dennis

“I could never give relationship advice to anybody!”

― Rihanna

“Carrot Top… I gave him advice once and he ran with it. He should thank me.”

― Rip Taylor

“If somebody is willing to take some advice, then I have some, and that’s just life in general. A lot of people don’t want to hear anything.”

― Rob Van Dam

“Sure, I have advice for people starting to write. Don’t. I don’t need the competition.”

― Robert B. Parker

“The greatest presidents have been those who demonstrated astute judgment in times of crisis – often despite the advice they were getting.”

― Robert Dallek

“The disaster at the Bay of Pigs intensified Kennedy’s doubts about listening to advisers from the CIA, the Pentagon, or the State Department who had misled him or allowed him to accept lousy advice.”

― Robert Dallek

“I had neither expert aid nor advice. I studied no courses in writing; until a year or so ago, I never read a book by anybody advising writers how to write.”

― Robert E. Howard

“Know when to speak – for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings.”

― Robert Herrick

“Under our Constitution, military leaders have no choice but to endorse the president’s decision after giving him their best advice.”

― Robert Kagan

“Jim Cramer is a very smart man. I watch his show. I just do not follow his advice.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“I do not live on false promises. I cannot afford to live on bad advice.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“Tax season always means a deluge of tax advice. Unfortunately, most of it is futile and lightweight.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“Leadership is about having the courage to go against the advice of the so-called experts and doing what your instinct tells you is right.”

― Robert Kraft

“My advice is never let a publicist call you a ‘visionary.’ I’ve hung out with the visionaries at the famed Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. I’ve been a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur. I wouldn’t touch ‘visionary’ with a 10-foot pole.”

― Robert Metcalfe

“How much we owe to good teachers, good education, and good advice!”

― Robert Mundell

“If you are concerned you are the victim of illegal corporate surveillance, you should seek specialist – and independent – legal advice at once.”

― Robert Rinder

“Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.”

― Robert Staughton Lynd

“Anyone who reads advice books about romance has one problem to begin with: bad taste in literature.”

― Roger Ebert

“Because the supply of Bitcoin is limited, the price of Bitcoin is going to have to increase and increase very substantially over time. My advice is that if you’re interested in Bitcoin and excited by Bitcoin, then buy some Bitcoin and hold onto them, and you’re likely to do very well over time.”

― Roger Ver

“I sit next to Drogba in the dressing room. I listen all the time because he gives advice.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“He was the main guy at Manchester United, and he’s a guy I really look up to and who I learn from a lot because we share the same agent. Here and there, he sends a bit of advice to me, and it helps me improve. But I’m Romelu Lukaku – I’m not Zlatan Ibrahimovic.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“I don’t do talk shows or go on Dr. Phil’s show. He’s a friend of mine, and, no, he doesn’t give me any advice. He doesn’t give solicited advice.”

― Ron White

“Rather than use the term ‘profiling,’ the profilers prefer to say they engage in criminal investigative analysis. That is because, besides developing profiles, the analysts offer a range of other advice, including personality assessments and interview techniques tailored to a particular offender.”

― Ronald Kessler

“What advice do I tell my grandson? I listen to him.”

― Roy Haynes

“All managers have someone they lean on and take advice from.”

― Roy Hodgson

“My advice is don’t keep asking yourself if you can do something. Just get out there and do it. You can really surprise yourself.”

― Roz Savage

“Advice to beginning SF writers? Write a lot, finish what you write, and when it’s done, keep sending it out for quite awhile.”

― Rudy Rucker

“Advice number one: listen to your gut – it’s never gonna lead you wrong. Number two: trust yourself. The root of everything is self-belief.”

― Russ

“The problem with a lot of marketing advice is that the examples they use are not exactly typical. It’s hard for businesses, particularly smaller businesses, to relate to the bold innovations of companies like Apple or Tesla.”

― Ryan Holiday

“We provide business advice and guidance. We started it here in India first, and now we have taken it globally. India was the first for startup incubation in the world for us.”

― Safra A. Catz

“My advice for folks on networking is give, give, give. You will later receive. But you are really planting these seeds. Some of them will die, and they won’t become anything. Many of them will take many, many years before they pay off for you if at all.”

― Sallie Krawcheck

“The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted, evidently an effrontery.”

― Samuel Johnson

“The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.”

― Samuel L. Jackson

“Advice is like snow – the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.”

― Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“Don’t climb into a fridge. That’s my advice.”

― Sandi Toksvig

“I feel very ill-equipped to be giving anyone advice about their life.”

― Sara Bareilles

“I’d never be where I am if more successful writers hadn’t taken an interest in me and done me a good turn – be it chiming in with constructive criticism or giving me sound advice about my career plan.”

― Sara Sheridan

“The best entrepreneurs know when to ignore sage advice.”

― Sarah Lacy

“When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.”

― Saul Bellow

“Beware of advice about successful people and their methods. For starters, no two situations are alike. Your dreams of creating a dry-cleaning empire won’t be helped by knowing that Thomas Edison liked to take naps.”

― Scott Adams

“I try to avoid giving advice.”

― Scott Adams

“I don’t really try to give out advice, to be honest.”

― Scott Speedman

“In my son’s kindergarten, they’re telling us how to get him into Stanford. By their advice, I’m doing everything wrong, because I’m trying to make him happy rather than putting him through as many piano lessons as possible.”

― Sebastian Thrun

“It was the part of Gambian culture where they give each other advice a lot, how they’re always comparing things in order to get a message across… that really influenced the way I write.”

― Seinabo Sey

“The best piece of advice I ever got from anyone was when Spike Jonze said, ‘Take money out of the equation.’ And that’s actually when Vice started making lots of money. That’s when I stopped worrying about money and started worrying about what I wanted to do.”

― Shane Smith

“On the advice of my U.K. publishers, I chose a sexless anonymity and published my first five books under the semi-pseudonym, S. J. Bolton. I was happy. I could hide behind a genderless, classless persona and let my creepy, psychological murder-mysteries speak for themselves.”

― Sharon Bolton

“My advice to anyone with a dream is to never stop pursuing it.”

― Shawn Mendes

“Women don’t like advice. They don’t want you to fix their problems, they just want you to listen.”

― Shawn Wayans

“The biggest advice is never, ever, ever give up. That’s just – no matter what – don’t give up.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“I’m not pretending I can give advice to every single person or every single couple for every situation; I’m making the point that we are not going to get to equality in the workforce before we get to equality in the home. Not going to happen.”

― Sheryl Sandberg

“I love giving people advice on what to do with their books, but I don’t really know how a Kindle Single gets covered.”

― Sloane Crosley

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

― Solon

“I don’t want people to crowd around me and give advice on what I should and shouldn’t wear. Style comes naturally to me.”

― Sonali Bendre

“Americans are tired of fad diets, counting calories, and living within restrictive guidelines about carbs and fat. They are turning to Mireille Guiliano for her sensible and admittedly contrarian advice on eating well.”

― Sonny Mehta

“There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.”

― Sophocles

“No enemy is worse than bad advice.”

― Sophocles

“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.”

― Soren Kierkegaard

“Many books that tell you how to achieve come from a privileged position. If you can’t see yourself in the advice, how can you use it?”

― Stacey Abrams

“I never help my kids and I never encourage them and I never give them any advice.”

― Stellan Skarsgard

“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.”

― Stephen Hawking

“My advice to actors? To successful actors, it’s, ‘sock it away,’ and unsuccessful actors, it’s just, ‘Just keep at it. Don’t do it unless you have to do it, and if you have to do it, keep – you’ve got to keep your instrument in shape.’ You just got to keep on getting better. If you’re not getting better, you’re standing still.”

― Stephen Lang

“Pension reforms, like investment advice and automatic enrollment, will strengthen the ability of Americans to save and invest for retirement.”

― Steve Bartlett

“People always say, ‘Write what you know’, but I’ve always found that to be terrible advice. It’s quite limiting, what you know.”

― Steve Toltz

“I’ve learned more and more on each show that I’ve done. I’ve been blessed and I’ve gotten to work with some very talented actors – James Gandolfini, Treat Williams. I’ve kind of always asked for advice and tried to take in as much as I could whenever working with them.”

― Steven R. McQueen

“I do not deal in any confidential information. What I do is provide advice.”

― Stockwell Day

“As an economist, the only advice I can give the Modi government is to take some steps that will raise the morale of the consumer and investor. That means income tax abolition and reducing the annual interest rate to nine per cent.”

― Subramanian Swamy

“Most social problems could be helped or prevented if people had more money and practical advice.”

― Sue Townsend

“I don’t turn to greeting cards for wisdom and advice, but they are a fine reflection of the general drift of the culture.”

― Susan Orlean

“I am dismayed to realize that much of the advice I used to parcel out to aspiring writers has passed its sell-by date.”

― Susan Orlean

“I can go to foreign countries, but following the advice of the doctors to stay away from dust, I am unable to visit Vidisha, as mostly it comprises of rural areas only.”

― Sushma Swaraj

“Who would you want to be giving you advice? Somebody who doesn’t have any money?”

― Suze Orman

“Financial advice needs to change according to what is happening in the economy.”

― Suze Orman

“I’ve been able to work with so many people, so I love asking advice from as many as possible.”

― Sydney Sweeney

“The best advice I received came late, and it’s this: Don’t read the comments section of any story that mentions you!”

― Tamron Hall

“So many people who deal with sexual harassment don’t have the means to file lawsuits or to get legal representation or legal advice.”

― Tarana Burke

“I never give advice unless someone asks me for it. One thing I’ve learned, and possibly the only advice I have to give, is to not be that person giving out unsolicited advice based on your own personal experience.”

― Taylor Swift

“My style advice to other girls is to be experimental but always have a ‘home base’ and stick with your comfort style.”

― Taylor Swift

“I’m always amused when the ‘New York Times’ writes editorials trying to be helpful to Republicans and say, ‘This is the way Republicans can save themselves.’ Look, the ‘New York Times’ disagrees with us. They’re entitled to disagree with us, but it’s not like we should take their advice.”

― Ted Cruz

“I always try to be a trend setter. That’s what I always tell young people when I’m giving them advice. To go with their heart and don’t follow the trends.”

― Teena Marie

“My advice, Be healthy, reach your own goals and don’t be afraid to impersonate a SNL star.”

― Teri Hatcher

“There’s no advice for when you’re out of money, and there’s none coming in, and nobody’s going to give you any.”

― Terry O’Quinn

“Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“I think he’s informing himself, reaching out and getting ideas and information and advice. I haven’t the slightest doubt that internally taking shape in that marvelous brain of his is a philosophy of foreign affairs. But it would be premature to say that one is fully formed.”

― Theodore C. Sorensen

“There are as many routes to writing success as there are writers who got there. My advice, however, applies across the board: read widely, learn the craft by whatever means you can – workshops and writing programs are ideal, but even self-study can work – apply what you learn, and persevere.”

― Therese Fowler

“Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise.”

― Thomas Moore

“I will always try to stay on the right path, listen only to my coaches and my inner voice. If there is good advice from journalists, I will take that as well.”

― Thomas Muller

“I give advice to anybody who asks.”

― Tiffani Thiessen

“The biggest piece of advice I have is – listen. Don’t jump to the answer or what you think the answer is. The more you listen, the more you learn.”

― Tim Ryan

“What I’ve come to believe is that psychological advice isn’t worth much if it isn’t rooted in personal experience.”

― Timothy Noah

“All the pre-made sauces in a jar, and frozen and canned vegetables, processed meats, and cheeses which are loaded with artificial ingredients and sodium can get in the way of a healthy diet. My number one advice is to eat fresh, and seasonally.”

― Todd English

“I never take advice from anyone more messed up than I am.”

― Tom Hopkins

“The Department of Labor’s final conflict of interest rule will ensure that America’s workers and retirees receive retirement advice in their best interest.”

― Tom Perez

“I don’t want the 35-year-olds in my audience to think of me as as ‘pops’ giving the kind of advice that only 65-year-olds can understand.”

― Tom Peters

“Traveling with kids is tough. My best advice is don’t do it.”

― Tom Segura

“Here’s some advice: if something really embarrassing happens to your kid, don’t take it on national TV.”

― Tom Segura

“Good parts should always scare you a little bit, and good parts… you might not get advice to do them.”

― Tom Selleck

“We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.”

― Tom Stoppard

“I am relatively sure, from conversations that I had with former president Bill Clinton, that George Bush seldom called upon him for advice.”

― Tony Campolo

“If someone needs help, I can offer advice. I’m not always right and people don’t always listen.”

― Tony Dungy

“I was a contact hitter my whole career but I learned how to handle the ball inside. And Ted Williams played a big part in that. He gave me the advice on how to handle inside pitches.”

― Tony Gwynn

“Everyone has their preferred stroller, their preferred crib, their preferred Moses basket. And they have advice on that too!”

― Tori Spelling

“My mother would be the person all of my friends would go to for advice.”

― Tory Burch

“The biggest bit of advice that I’ve ever received, and something that I’ve seen and experienced, is that, ‘You can fail, and that’s OK – just keep going.’”

― Tosca Musk

“A word of advice is, when you judge someone, it doesn’t define the person that you’re judging. It defines you.”

― Tulisa

“I do have advice for any kid actors. Just go in there and own it like you own the job already. You just have to say, ‘I’m going to get this. I’m going to get this.’”

― Ty Simpkins

“I think whenever you’re around Kanye, you gotta take notes. The advice is taking notes, because everything he does and everything he says is very detailed and very up front. He’s always one hundred what he says.”

― Tyga

“If I were to give advice to someone that just started a band and how to get someone’s attention, you’ve gotta have a central hub. For us, it was Columbus, Ohio.”

― Tyler Joseph

“In my opinion, theater shouldn’t give advice to citizens.”

― Vaclav Havel

“I’m not an actor who appears on the stage and gives people advice on how to live or what to do and entertains them. It is not my specialty.”

― Vagit Alekperov

“I wouldn’t give people advice except to share with them what I’m doing, which is, You’re alive – stay alive.”

― Valerie Harper

“My advice to kids is give it your all! Give it 110 percent and don’t give up!”

― Vanessa Hudgens

“The best advice I get is actually from my family and friends. That has been a huge resource I’ve come to rely on.”

― Vanessa Lachey

“I want to be open about my condition to show others that they are not alone in dealing with this form of chronic hives. My advice for people with CIU is to talk to their doctor about their condition.”

― Vicki Lawrence

“It’s hard to give advice. There are so many people, how do you give major advice to a group of people, it’s very presumptuous.”

― Vidal Sassoon

“Knowing whose advice to take and on what topic is the single most important decision an entrepreneur can make.”

― Vinod Khosla

“I’m a big expert in boxing, but in politics I’m a beginner, so I try to use other people’s experience. I read books; I’m not afraid to ask for advice.”

― Vitali Klitschko

“In the modern world, those who are weak will get unambiguous advice from foreign visitors which way to go and what policy course to pursue.”

― Vladimir Putin

“Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.”

― W. Somerset Maugham

“If I have any advice to give to the Syrian president it is to cooperate for the sake of the investigation or for the sake of uncovering the truth.”

― Walid Jumblatt

“If I had even the tiniest scrap of advice to give to a young actor who was figuring out how to audition, I would say don’t memorize the script… The reality about auditions is that 98 percent of the results has to do with what you are, not with what you did in the audition.”

― Wallace Shawn

“So many organizations have a mentoring arm, but they don’t really do it. Their idea of mentoring a kid is giving them general advice. But what they need to do is read with children.”

― Walter Dean Myers

“It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.”

― Warren E. Burger

“My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.”

― William Allen White

“It is indeed difficult to make a living as a writer, and my advice to anyone contemplating a literary career is to have some other trade.”

― William S. Burroughs

“To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.”

― Wilson Mizner

“I would never give advice, because I would feel very presumptuous.”

― Winona Ryder

“In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice.”

― Winston Churchill

“We are committed to a continuous engagement with our people to explain government policies, receive advice and criticism.”

― Yemi Osinbajo

“My advice to young actors is probably to do some theatre; definitely do that. I keep running into these actors who have never been on stage, and it’s invaluable for an actor. What you will learn about yourself is huge.”

― Yul Vazquez

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

― Zac Efron

“If I could give my teenaged self any advice, it would be ‘Calm down!’”

― Zooey Deschanel
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