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Unsolicited Quotes

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Unsolicited Advice Is Always Meddling.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Agents are essential, because publishers will not read unsolicited manuscripts.
- Jackie Collins

 

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

More and more, unsolicited gifts from without are likely
to be received with unconscious resentment.
- Edward Sapir

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

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No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

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

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

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

He who can take advice is sometimes superior
to him who can give it.
- Erica Jong

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

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

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

A word to the wise ain't necessary -
it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
- Bill Cosby

Death is a very dull, dreary affair,
and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
- W. Somerset Maugham

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

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

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young
must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
- Abigail Van Buren

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

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

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Women don't like advice.
They don't want you to fix their problems,
they just want you to listen.
- Shawn Wayans

Hazard not your wealth on a poor man's advice.
- Don J. Manuel

My advice to you concerning applause is this:
enjoy it but never quite believe it.
- Samuel Lover

Please give me some good advice in your next letter.
I promise not to follow it.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

This character in the film, these things that he says
which sound like advice and wise things,
they are very common for Orientals.
It's all the tradition.
- Omar Sharif

Listen to advice, but follow your heart.
- Conway Twitty

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.
- Lord Chesterfield

What exists outside is a man's concern;
let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
- Aeschylus

Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice.
Our children will learn to respect others if they are
used to imagining themselves in another's place.
- Neil Kurshan

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

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

Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle -
keep away from children.
- Phyllis Diller

I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice,
because they're not going to follow it.
- Jack Nicholson

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

I'm not a very good advice-giver.
- Juliana Hatfield

The fear of failure is so great, it is no wonder that
the desire to do right by one's children has led to
a whole library of books offering advice on how to raise them.
- Bruno Bettelheim

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither,
but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
- Thornton Wilder

My advice is to make acting your second career choice.
- Amber Tamblyn

My advice to kids is give it your all!
Give it 110% and don't give up!
- Vanessa Hudgens

Sure, I have advice for people starting to write.
Don't.
I don't need the competition.
- Robert B. Parker

No enemy is worse than bad advice.
- Sophocles

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

I don't think a reporter should give advice or make predictions.
- Peter Jennings

To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
- Wilson Mizner

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

The only advice I can give to aspiring writers is don't
do it unless you're willing to give your whole life to it.
Red wine and garlic also helps.
- Jim Harrison

My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.
- Adam Savage

If I had to give young writers advice,
I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
- Lillian Hellman

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

A good scare is worth more than good advice.
- J. W. Eagan

At least for the people who send me mail about a new
language that they're designing,
the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler.
- Dennis Ritchie

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

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
- Franklin P. Jones

Most people who ask for advice from others have already
resolved to act as it pleases them.
- Khalil Gibran

There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice
unless he is certain that it is positively bad.
- John Burroughs

To think well and to consent to obey someone giving
good advice are the same thing.
- Herodotus

Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married.
Write down the advice of him who loves you,
though you like it not at present.
He that has no children brings them up well.
- Germaine Greer

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

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

For the most part this is a place to find down-to-earth
advice on everyday cooking,
eating, food shopping, cooking equipment,
and nice things to put on your table.
- Arthur Schwartz

That's my advice to all homosexuals,
whether they're in the Boy Scouts,
or in the Army or in high school: Shut up,
don't tell anybody what you do, your life will be a lot easier.
- Bill O'Reilly


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