Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.

Clifford Stoll

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

Oscar Wilde

It is always a silly thing to give advice, but to give good advice is fatal.

Oscar Wilde

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

Sidney J. Harris

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.

Henry Ford

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

Erica Jong

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

Ann Landers

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

English Proverb

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.


Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.

Spanish Proverb

Never give advice unless asked.

German Proverb

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

William R. Alger

There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.

Gore Vidal

Don't be a dick!

Wil Wheaton

Many receive advice, few profit by it.

Publilius Syrus

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

Philip K. Dick

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

Lope De Vega

I have lived some thirty years on this planet and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Anne Tyler

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

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Good advice is one of those injuries which a good man ought, if possible, to forgive, but at all events to forget at once.

Horace Smith

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

Alexis Carrel

No vice is so bad as advice.

Marie Dressler

Vice is its own reward.

Quentin Crisp

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

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Here's my advice: Go ahead and be whacky. Get into a crazy frame of mind and ask what's funny about what you're doing.

Roger Von Oech

I finally moved out of my parent's house. It was only fair to let my sister have her own room.

Kate Winslet

Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.

Vauvenargues, Marquis De

The best advice one can offer to both press and public is the suggestion Ronald Reagan himself gave to students in Chicago "Don't let me get away with it. Check me out. Don't be the sucker generation."

James Nathan Miller

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

Anselm Feuerbach

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

Agatha Christie

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


Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.

Joan Rivers

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

Hannah Whitall Smith

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

Gordon R. Dickson

Good advice usually works best when preceded by a bad scare.

Al Batt

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

Brendan Francis

Ask advice only of your equals.

Danish Proverb

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

William Allen White

Sometimes you got to hurt something to help something. Sometimes you have to plow under one thing in order for something else to grow.

Ernest Gaines

Give advice; if people don't listen, let adversity teach them.

Ethiopian Proverb

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Whatever advice you give, be brief.

Horace Mann

Give neither advice nor salt, until you are asked for it.

English Proverb

Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.

Lord Chesterfield

We all ask her for advice every time. And she always has the right answer. She's very wise.

Millie Johnson

Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.

Thomas L. Masson

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

We've taken a lot of their advice because they're the guys out there building things.

Chuck Tomb

Some of the best advice I ever received was 'Man, that was terrible'.

Tom Hanks

Despite advice, he never took rest.

Jyoti Basu

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

Carolyn Wells

They don't take advice from me; I'm too old. They take coaching, that's it.

Russ Grimm

We have a lot of people asking for advice on what kind of fertilizer to use.

Nancy Lewis

For you to ask advice on the rules of love is no better than to ask advice on the rules of madness.


We may give advice, but not the sense to use it.

Kitty O'neill Collins

Free advice is worth the price.

Robert Half

I'll ask her for advice. She'll see what I'm doing wrong and she'll fix it.

Thuy Nguyen

I like fishing with Bea because she never offers advice.

Connie Inman

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

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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

David Zucker

Jump now is my advice. Get 'em while they're hot.

Rhoda Alexander

Don't give advice unless you're asked.

Amy Alcott

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

Marquis de la Grange

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

John Churton Collins

There have been a lot of people calling for advice.

Dan Weber

Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise.

J. R. R. Tolkien

Be yourself is the worst advice you can give to some people.

Tom Masson

Listen to advice, but follow your heart.

Conway Twitty

If the advice is worth it, you're willing to pay the load. If it's not worth it, then the load is too high.

Jon Teall

She did not question his advice nor did she realize she could seek an opinion from us.

Helen Jones

No one wants advice, only collaboration.

John Steinbeck

Everyone has advice for you. You should do this, or you should do that. And you don't want to do anything.

Carol Andrews

Ask Mother for advice on breaking into show business.

Jack Davenport

On the advice of Mr. Henry, I can't really comment right now.

Debbie Brasher

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.


My advice for posterity? Live by principle - that's all.

Steve Wallace

My advice is always to file timely - even if you owe, the penalties are less, if you file on time.

Marshall Hunt

I don't even have advice; I have praise. She picked a great play.

Mario Cantone

I think we got quite clear advice from them.

Robert Temple

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

Mary Montagu

...for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.

J. R. R. Tolkien

We're waiting for some more medical advice but it's not looking good.

Bruno Cullen

As a teacher, of course I'm always full of advice.

Lon Buchheit

The bad advice she had received from this office.

Richard Turner

It looked like I (asked Phillips for advice), didn't it?.

Peter Schaefer

It seems like he used to give advice, but now he doesn't give advice as he does try to put you down.

Bucky Covington

Go in and physically meet your financial source of advice.

David Darst

We always went to her for insight and advice.

Florence Treistman

About the worst advice you can give to some people is, "Be yourself.

Tom Masson

Follow the advice of those who make you crie, never of those who make you laugh.

Arab Proverb

Take My Advice: The Ann and Abby Story.

Wendie Malick

Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.

Ivern Ball

You don't want to get the same kind of advice from everyone on your board.

M. Kathleen Casey

It's far better to get the financial advice.

Rick Applegate

Even a friend can be fired for taking the advice of experts.

Susan Lyne

Advice is least heeded when most needed.

African American Proverb

That is why I am very cautious while giving advice to cricketers.

Colin Croft

People were glued to the TV, and I'd have people giving me advice about what I could do better in court.

Michael Mulroy

I have advice for people, period.

Michael Clarke Duncan

I want to call somebody to get some advice on whether I should answer this question.

Joyce Chen

The advice that they've given me has definitely given me an advantage.

Kara Ratliff

He doesn't really volunteer advice, he lets me ask questions.

Bill Haas

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

Tom Hopkins

Some people have asked me for advice about specific actions they can do.

Bill Phillips

We will be taking legal advice and looking at the options.

Alan Walters

We value their strategic advice.

Thomas Mclain

That's some doggone good advice.

Rev Sidney Locks

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

Roy Haynes

She (Sharon) is never short of advice and not all of it is about rugby league.

Craig Hodges

My advice was to stay a million miles away from it.

David Axelrod

When a thing is done, advice comes too late.

Romanian Proverb

If you're offering advice to your trustee, that's not a blind trust.

Craig Holman

He always seems to offer the right advice.

Will Posluszny

My initial advice is to hunker down.

Greg Zandlo

We are going to get good advice on how to run a campaign from people who run them.

Linda Clark

She follows my advice, she exercises, and she's very self-motivated.

Ted Lynch

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

Earl Of Chesterfield