Advice Quotes

My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife, you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.


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

Benjamin Franklin

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

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

There is nothing men are so generous of as advice.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Lord Chesterfield

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

Joseph Addison

Listen to advice, but follow your heart.

Conway Twitty

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

Arthur Helps

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

James Callaghan

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

Eden Phillpotts