leave hold of what you've got until you've got hold
of something else. - Donald
is the danger which is least expected that soonest
comes to us.
When you go to buy, don't show your silver.
- Chinese Proverb
advice is to consult the lives of other men, as we would
a looking glass, and from thence fetch examples of our
buy when other people are selling.
- J. Paul Getty
ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read
a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible,
speak a few reasonable words
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some
works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others
quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick
is the doing something else.
- Leonardo da Vinci
advice you give, be short.
soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to
be everywhere, is to be nowhere.
- Michel de Montaigne
man would do well to carry a pencil in his pocket and
write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come
unsought for are commonly the most valuable, and should
be secured, because they seldom return.
- Francis Bacon
must lose a fly to catch a trout.
- George Herbert
injuries in dust, benefits in marble.
- Benjamin Franklin
best advice is this: Don't take advice and don't give
- Author Unknown
put your hand out farther than you can draw it back
- Irish proverb
give cherries to a pig; don't give advice to a fool.
- Irish Proverb
golden rule is to act fearlessly upon what you believe
to be right. -
to seek another's advice on a course already decided
- Ambrose Pierce
wise man never loses his temper.
who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who
can give it.
- Karl von Knebel
seen many men avoid the region of good advice before
they were really near it.
life is frittered away by detail. Simplicity, simplicity,
simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three,
and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million,
count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.
- Henry D. Thoreau
who begins many things finishes but few.
- German Proverb
angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, a
- Thomas Jefferson
who is everywhere is nowhere.
- Seneca the Younger
only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use oneself.
- Oscar Wilde
do always in health what you have often promised to
do when you are sick.
no man presume to give advice to others, that has not
first given counsel to himself.
not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by
honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few;
and number not voices, but weigh them.
- Immanuel Kant
must use time as a tool, not as a couch.
like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
- Henri Bergson
advise any one to go to war or to marry.
- Spanish Proverb
the goat from the front, the horse from the rear, and
the man from all sides.
- Russian Proverb
secret to success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli
should not live one way in private, another in public.
- Publilius Syrus
bend than break.
- Scottish Proverb
down the advice of him who loves you, though you like
it not at present.
- English Proverb
not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
- African Proverb
you have no money, be polite.
- Danish Proverb
are not so liberal with anything as with advice.
- La Roche
can give you wiser advice than yourself; you will never
err if you listen to your own suggestions.