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Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
My dad said to me, 'Work hard and be patient.' It was the best advice he ever gave me. You have to put the hours in.
I never give advice unless someone asks me for it. One thing I've learned, and possibly the only advice I have to give, is to not be that person giving out unsolicited advice based on your own personal experience.
My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.
The best advice I've received is to be yourself. The best artists do that.
When I read commentary about suggestions for where C should go, I often think back and give thanks that it wasn't developed under the advice of a worldwide crowd.
I think the only advice I can give you on how to live your life well is, first off, remember... it's not the things we do in life that we regret on our deathbed, it is the things we do not.
The advice I would give to someone is to not take anyone's advice.
I only do what my gut tells me to. I think it's smart to listen to other people's advice, but at the end of the day, you're the only one who can tell you what's right for you.
In the modern world, those who are weak will get unambiguous advice from foreign visitors which way to go and what policy course to pursue.
The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
My main piece of advice would be don't worry about being published - just write a really good book, but also don't be afraid to write a bad book. Give yourself permission to fail, and don't be afraid.
Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings.
My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
One of the lessons of leadership worth emphasizing is that you want to get to know other great leaders and take their advice. At some point in your development, it's only people who've been in the seat of having to be leaders who can help you in a deep way.
Jim Yong Kim
Listen to advice from people who have been there and done that. It is so hard to believe that when you are young, but parents, mentors, teachers, they can all be so valuable when it comes to advice.
His track record of pragmatism, depth and candor all speak to a person who would find the Tea Party simplistic, opportunistic and misguided. Reagan was surrounded by some very smart people who gave him very sound advice. They were not wondering where certain countries are on the map.
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
Norman Ralph Augustine
It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I think the best advice came from Drew Barrymore, about always finding love in everything you do and keeping a positive attitude and being thankful.
The most inspiring piece of advice I've gotten is simply to persevere. My mom taught me to always keep going no matter what from an early age. When it feels too difficult to push forward, I always remind myself, 'This too shall pass,' and then I redouble my efforts.
She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
Listen to advice, but follow your heart.
The worst men often give the best advice.
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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