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Quotes About Good Advice

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Richard Dawkins
“It's been suggested that if the super-naturalists really had the powers they claim, they'd win the lottery every week. I prefer to point out that they could also win a Nobel Prize for discovering fundamental physical forces hitherto unknown to science. Either way, why are they wasting their talents doing party turns on television?

By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out.”
Richard Dawkins

Samuel Beckett
“Don’t wait to be hunted to hide, that was always my motto.”
Samuel Beckett, Molloy

Patrick Rothfuss
“She taught me I should never do anything in private I did not want talked about in public, and cautioned me not to talk in my sleep.”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

Louis-Ferdinand Céline
“If you aren't rich you should always look useful.”
Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Journey to the End of the Night

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people; those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”
Indira Gandhi

Shannon L. Alder
You Chose

You chose.
You chose.
You chose.

You chose to give away your love.
You chose to have a broken heart.
You chose to give up.
You chose to hang on.

You chose to react.
You chose to feel insecure.
You chose to feel anger.
You chose to fight back.
You chose to have hope.

You chose to be naïve.
You chose to ignore your intuition.
You chose to ignore advice.
You chose to look the other way.
You chose to not listen.
You chose to be stuck in the past.

You chose your perspective.
You chose to blame.
You chose to be right.
You chose your pride.
You chose your games.
You chose your ego.
You chose your paranoia.
You chose to compete.
You chose your enemies.
You chose your consequences.

You chose.
You chose.
You chose.
You chose.

However, you are not alone. Generations of women in your family have chosen. Women around the world have chosen. We all have chosen at one time in our lives. We stand behind you now screaming:

Choose to let go.
Choose dignity.
Choose to forgive yourself.
Choose to forgive others.
Choose to see your value.
Choose to show the world you’re not a victim.
Choose to make us proud.”
Shannon L. Alder

Penelope Douglas
“Letting yourself be vulnerable isn't always a weakness. Sometimes it can be a conscious decision to draw the other person out.”
Penelope Douglas, Bully

Never force yourself to read a book that you do not enjoy. There are so
“Never force yourself to read a book that you do not enjoy. There are so many good books in the world that it is foolish to waste time on one that does not give you pleasure.”
Atwood H. Townsend, Good Reading

Thomas Bernhard
“We have to keep company with supposedly bad characters if we are to survive and not succumb to mental atrophy. People of good character, so called, are the ones who end up boring us to death.”
Thomas Bernhard, Extinction

“Too many people are buying things they can't afford, with money that they don't have... to impress people that they don't like!"

Nothing to do w/ "books" -- Just like the quote!”
Will Smith

E.A. Bucchianeri
“If you boil it down, just because someone else does the wrong thing we are not exempt from doing what’s right.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

Megan Whalen Turner
“I know that if you don't look for an alternative, Sophos, you certainly won't find one.”
Megan Whalen Turner, A Conspiracy of Kings

Fran Lebowitz
“There's no such thing as advice to the lovelorn. If they took advice, they wouldn't be lovelorn.”
Fran Lebowitz, The Fran Lebowitz Reader

“If you don't think too good, don't think too much.”
Ted Williams

Janaki Sooriyarachchi
“Only sweet people with good virtues can go to fairyland. Those who treat others meanly and without respect can never go there.”
Janaki Sooriyarachchi, Emirosy

Toba Beta
“Good advice is a toxic gas for hardhearted's lungs.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

“Let me tell you a secret: every time self-doubt crawls in to your skull, grab that mother by the throat and kick the ever-loving shit out of it. Trust me. You only succeed in this business when you know, absolutely know in your heart you will succeed. It’s like the guy says, if you think you’ll win or you think you’ll lose, you’re right." ~ Ross "Melon-Head" Mellon, to Ellie Bourke”
Tony McFadden, G'Day L.A.

Jarod Kintz
“My advice is don’t take advice from anybody. This is good advice, and as such, it’s bad advice.”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

“The greatest thing I learned while taking classes at Second City was the very first thing they taught: 'Yes, and...'. In improv, you keep scenes alive but accepting whatever you are given and then adding to it or amplifying it. There is no space on stage for 'No,' 'I'm sorry, you're mistaken,' or 'Yes, but...'. Those transitions kill energy, set up interpersonal conflict, engage the ego in a defensive posture, and stymie the flow of conversation onstage.”
Jason Seiden, How to Self-Destruct: Making the Least of What's Left of Your Career

“You should fight like hell if you get attacked on the street, or in your home. The old thinking was, especially with women, submit, give in, maybe the guy will give you a
break and not kill you. Now, maybe you will get raped, but
least you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you didn't
just lie down and take it. You don't know how many home-invasion scenes we walk in on where the people are sitting there all tied up and all dead. There'll be four, five people, a family, mayb...more "You should fight like hell if you get attacked on the street, or in your home. The old thinking was, especially with women, submit, give in, maybe the guy will give you a
break and not kill you. Now, maybe you will get raped, but
least you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you didn't
just lie down and take it. You don't know how many home-invasion scenes we walk in on where the people are sitting there all tied up and all dead. There'll be four, five people, a family, maybe some guests: enough to put up a fight. And you know they let themselves get tied up. You just know the guys said, 'We just want to tie you up. We won't hurt you.' You'd think the people would realize — why do they want to tie us up if they don't want to hurt us? But they bought it. It always gives us a little chuckle.”
Connie Fletcher, What Cops Know

Heinrich Heine
“Guter Rat

Laß dein Grämen und dein Schämen!
Werbe keck und fordre laut,
Und man wird sich dir bequemen,
Und du führest heim die Braut.

Wirf dein Gold den Musikanten,
Denn die Fiedel macht das Fest;
Küsse deine Schwiegertanten,
Denkst du gleich: Hol euch die Pest!

Rede gut von einem Fürsten,
Und nicht schlecht von einer Frau;
Knickre nicht mit deinen Würsten,
Wenn du schlachtest eine Sau.

Ist die Kirche dir verhaßt, Tor,
Desto öfter geh hinein;
Zieh den Hut ab vor dem Pastor,
Schick ihm auch ein Fläschchen Wein.

Fühlst du irgendwo ein Jücken,
Kratze dich als Ehrenmann;
Wenn dich deine Schuhe drücken,
Nun, so zieh Pantoffeln an.

Hat versalzen dir die Suppe
Deine Frau, bezähm die Wut,
Sag ihr lächelnd: Süße Puppe,
Alles was du kochst ist gut.

Trägt nach einem Schal Verlangen
Deine Frau, so kauf ihr zwei;
Kauf ihr Spitzen, goldne Spangen
Und Juwelen noch dabei.

Wirst du diesen Rat erproben,
Dann, mein Freund! genießest du
Einst das Himmelreich dort oben,
Und du hast auf Erden Ruh.”
Heinrich Heine, Gedichte 1853 und 1854

George R.R. Martin
“- ¿Qué les sugiere a quienes quieren ser escritores?

Si están escribiendo ciencia ficción y fantasía, les digo que empiecen con cuentos. Conozco demasiados escritores jóvenes, tal vez influidos por mis propios libros o por otros parecidos, que intentan lanzarse a los 16 años con una fantasía épica de siete libros. Eso es una locura. Yo empecé escribiendo cuentos. Pasaron años antes de mi primera novela. Entonces: escriban un cuento, véndanlo a una revista, vayan construyéndose un nombre y sólo entonces intenten su primera novela.

| Diario Clarín 29/07/2012
George R.R. Martin

Robert Burns
“I found that old Solomon proved it fair,
That a big-belly'd bottle's a cure for all care.”
Robert Burns

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