Good Advice Quotes

Quotes tagged as "good-advice" (showing 1-30 of 44)
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

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

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

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

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

Indira Gandhi
“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

E.A. Bucchianeri
“Make your lives a masterpiece, you only get one canvas.”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,

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

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

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,

“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

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

“If an author is going to put in a forbidden element in a storyline and actually have them doing things to protect their heroine then that's good. When these hero's end up sleeping with one woman after another all in the name of protecting their heroine's well then they come across as sleazy and not a character to admire or respect. Angst is fine for me if done the right way especially if I can feel the love they have for their women......but then it totally negates their love when you have explicit sex scenes with ow where they certainly do not appear to be in misery.”
Fre06 Begum

“Talk less. Smile more. Don't let them know what you're against or what you're for.”
Lin Manuel-Miranda

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

Tony McFadden
“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.

Oscar Wilde
“I don't want to see him alone. He says things that annoy me. He gives me good advice." Lord Henry smiled. "People are very fond of giving away what they need most themselves. It is what I call the depth of generosity.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Suzanne Collins
“His dad said if you did something wrong to someone in public, you ought to admit it in public, too.”
Suzanne Collins, Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods

Kris Waldherr
“Cautionary Moral: Don't let your heart overrule your head.”
Kris Waldherr, Doomed Queens

Ljupka Cvetanova
“Good advice is usually given by someone who was once a bad example.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

“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

Oscar Wilde
“I don't want to see him alone. He says things that annoy me. He gives me good advice.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Mohith Agadi
“Don't just listen to a good Advice, but also take it.”
Mohith Agadi

Benny Bellamacina
“Always walk as if you’re running late, it’s healthier.”
Benny Bellamacina, Piddly Poems for Children

“I don't think writers should write about answers. I think writers should write about questions.”
Paul Haggis

“Each of us will be remembered, either by those close to us or by those who have benefited from the greater good which we have done.”
Donald Pillai

Matshona Dhliwayo
“Bad advice will blind you, good advice will instruct you, excellent advice will enlighten you, and transcendent advice will elevate you.”
Matshona Dhliwayo

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