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I don't even know how to speak up for myself, because I don't really have a father who would give me the confidence or advice.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
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.
She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).
People ask me all the time, 'How can I become a successful entrepreneur?' And I have to be honest: It's one of my least favorite questions, because if you're waiting for someone else's advice to become an entrepreneur, chances are you're not one.
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
It's not government that creates jobs; it's small business. Our job is to make sure they have the access to capital, the access to contracting opportunities, and the help, advice and mentoring that they need to go out and be successful.
Remember this, folks - I am a Hillbilly, and I don't always Bet the same way I talk. Good advice is one thing, but smart gambling is quite another.
Hunter S. Thompson
Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.
J. B. Priestley
What advice do I tell my grandson? I listen to him.
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
I have such happy memories of performing in a choir and I don't think I'd have got where I am today without all that experience. So my advice to young singers is to either join your school or church's choir or find one in your local area. Choral music at any level teaches you so much about musicianship and blending your voice.
The worst advice I ever received from my dad was to play by the book. My old man used to flip out whenever I would try to branch out and do something different. Although he didn't do it on purpose, he really held me back in the beginning.
The best advice that was given to me was that I had to be 10 times smarter, braver and more polite to be equal. So I did.
Samuel L. Jackson
At least for the people who send me mail about a new language that they're designing, the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
We were a family that made our Halloween costumes. Or, more accurately, my mother made them. She took no suggestions or advice. Halloween costumes were her territory. She was the brain behind my brother's winning girl costume, stuffing her own bra with newspapers for him to wear under a cashmere sweater and smearing red lipstick on his lips.
If I can give you one strong piece of advice, when you go away for that romantic weekend, whatever you do, do not accept or take the upgrade to the honeymoon suite.
I don't even know how to speak up for myself, because I don't really have a father who would give me the confidence or advice. And if you're always the new kid, you never get a chance to adapt, so your confidence is just zilch.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
My mother always gives the best advice. When I left Puerto Rico to pursue my dreams, she always supported me and said to me, 'I'm never going to cut your wings, so don't let anyone else do that to you.' That has been my philosophy through life. I want to share that valuable lesson with my little girl someday.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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