Never give advice in a crowd.
Never give advice unless asked.
Whatever advice you give, be short.
Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.
We give advice, but we do not inspire conduct.
Good counsel has no price.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it.
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
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.
I don't care if you're black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you're nice to me, I'll be nice to you. Simple as that.
Don't leave a piece of jewelry at his house so you can go back and get it later; he may be with his real girlfriend.
Don't go looking for boys in the dark They will say pretty things then leave you with scars. Do go looking for boys in the park For that is where the true gentlemen are.
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself ~ all that runs over will be yours.
It's easy to look back and see it, and it's easy to give the advice. But the sad fact is, most people don't look beneath the surface until it's too late.
It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is the way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and the marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the joy of tasting tomatoes, apples and pears. Show them how to cry when pets and people die. Show them the infinite pleasure in the touch of a hand. And make the ordinary come alive for them. The extraordinary will take care of itself.