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Sermon Quotes

Advice

Yogi Berra

When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

Ambrose Bierce

Advice, n. The smallest current coin.

The Cynic’s Word Book (1906)

 

Lord Chesterfield

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it to he most always like it the least.

Letters to his Son, January 1748

G.K. Chesterton 

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

Desiderius Erasmus

Don’t give your advice before you are called upon.

A.E. Houseman

And malt does more than Milton can 

To justify God’s ways to man.

Ale, man, ale’s the stuff to drink

For fellows whom it hurts to think.

A Shrophsire Lad

Harry Ironside 

The Gospel is not good advice to be obeyed, it is good news to be believed.

Jerome K. Jerome

We drink one another’s health, and spoil our own.

Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

Woodrow Kroll

Free advice is sometimes the most costly kind.

Martin Luther 

The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Be sincere, Be brief, Be seated.

Hannah Whitall Smith

The true secret in 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.

 

John Wesley 

Do all the good you can,

By all the means you can,

In all the ways you can,

In all the places you can,

At all the times you can,

To all the people you can,

As long as ever you can.

A.W. Tozer

We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts.

The Pursuit of God: The Human Thirst for the Divine

 

Oscar Wilde

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.

An Ideal Husband

Hannah Whitall Smith

The true secret in 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.

 

Dr. Ian Malcom (Jeff Goldblum)

“Hey, you want some good parental advice? Don’t listen to me.” 

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Jack Adams

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.

Mark Twain

It is better to give than receive — especially advice.

See also quotes on Friendship

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