95+ Best Advice Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational and wise advice quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Advice Quotes

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. – Latin Proverb

A good example is the best sermon. – English Proverb

Never bet your money on another man’s game. – Unknown

Never give advice unasked. – Unknown

Think before you speak. Read before you think. – Fran Lebowitz

Everything in moderation, including moderation. – Oscar Wilde

He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master. – Ben Johnson

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

Never do things others can do and will do, if there are things others cannot do or will not do. – Amelia Earhart

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

One’s first step in wisdom is to questions everything – and one’s last is to come to terms with everything. – Gerog C. Lichtenberg

Never give advice in a crowd. – Arabian Proverb

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

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

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else. – Ivern Ball

To accept good advice is but to increase one’s own ability. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason, she will rap you on the knuckles. – Benjamin Franklin

Listen to advice and accept correction, then in the end you will be wise. – Proverb

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

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

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. – Erica Jong

Give advice to your children while they’re young enough to believe you know what you’re talking about. – Unknown

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it. – Publilius Syrus

When a man won’t listen to his conscience, it’s usually because he doesn’t want advice from a total stranger. – Lindsey Stewart

It is a rarity to find someone who can weigh other people’s faults without putting his own thumbs on the scale. – Paraguayan Proverb

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. – G. K. Chesterton

Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand. – Unknown

Advice after injury is like medicine after death. – Proverb

Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise. – Thomas Moore

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

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

Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people. – Thomas L. Masson

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Seek advice but use your own common sense. – Yiddish Proverb

Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected. – Josh Billings

Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it. – Italian Proverb

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it. – Agatha Christie

The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it. – Thomas S. Monson

Live like you were dying, Love because you are. – Mark Green

Never lie in bed at night asking yourself questions you can’t answer. – Charles M. Schulz

The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging. – Warren Buffett

Love unconditionally, laugh intentionally, live strategically, and learn daily. – Hope D. Blackwell

Watch it,’ her mom snapped. ‘Don’t start a fight just because it’s the easiest thing to do. – John Whaley

Seek to be the smartest in a room, not the loudest. – Matshona Dhilwayo

Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it. – Chuck Palahniuk

Read everything and be kind. – Penn Jillette

Never miss a good chance to shut up. – Will Rogers

We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. – Randy Pausch

Never ruin an apology with an excuse. – Benjamin Franklin

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. – Robert Frost

The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall. – William Shakespeare

Rule of life. If you bother to ask someone’s advice, then bother to listen to it. – Sophie Kinsella

Find a voice in a whisper. – Martin Luther King Jr.

If you have to convince someone to stay with you then they have already left. – Shannon Alder

The hell with the rules. If it sounds right, then it is. – Eddie Van Halen

There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions. – Charles Steinmetz

Just because you don’t know what you want yet, it doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to want. – Emily Henry

Never spend your money before you have it. – Unknown

One day at a time. – Unknown

Out of debt, out of danger. – Unknown

Put on your thinking cap. – Unknown

Rather go to bed supperless than run in debt for a breakfast. – Ben

Save for a rainy day. – Aesop

Seize the day. – Unknown

Spending is quick; earning is slow. – Russian Proverb

Teeth placed before the tongue give good advice. – Italian Proverb

The best cure for a short temper is a long walk. – Unknown

The only real test in life is to conquer your fears. – Unknown

The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. Dale Carnegie Vessels large may venture more but little boats should keep near shore. – Ben Franklin

When life’s path is steep, keep your mind even. – Horace

Wish not so much to live long as to live well. – Ben Franklin

Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. – Ben Franklin

Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield. – Aesop

A penny saved is a penny earned. – Scottish Proverb

A stitch in time saves nine. – Unknown

Advice after mischief is like medicine after death. – Danish Proverb

Advise no one to go to war or marry. – Spanish Proverb

Avoid a cure that is worse than the disease. – Aesop

Before you marry keep both eyes open; after marriage keep one eye shut. – Jamaican Proverb

Better late than never. – Roman Proverb

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. – William Shakespeare

Choose the hills wisely on which you must do battle. – Unknown

Focus on what’s right in your world instead of what’s wrong. – Unknown

Grin and bear it. – Unknown

If you are hiding, don’t light a fire. – Ghanaian Proverb

If you can’t bite, better not show your teeth. – Yiddish Proverb

In night there is counsel. – Greek Proverb

Interest on debt grows without rain. – Yiddish Proverb

It is better to prevent than to cure. – Peruvian Proverb

It is easy to advise the wise. – Serbian Proverb

Keep an open mind. – Unknown

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Live your own life, for you will die your own death. – Latin Proverb

Marry in haste, repent in leisure. – Unknown

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