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Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.Rate it:
Advice is judged by results, not by intentions.
– CiceroRate it:
Advice is least heeded when most needed.
– English ProverbRate it:
Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into, the mind.
– Samuel Taylor ColeridgeRate it:
Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.
– UnknownRate it:
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
– Erica JongRate it:
Advice is what you ask for when you already know the answer but wish you didn't.
– Erica JongRate it:
Advice to writers Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
– Stanislaw LecRate it:
Advice to writers: Sometimes you just have to stop writing. Even before you begin.
– Stanislaw J. Lec, "Unkempt Thoughts"Rate it:
Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
Ae fond kiss, and then we severA farewell, and then foreverDeep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee,Warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee.Who shall say that Fortune grieves him,While the star of hope she leaves himMe, nae cheerful twinkle lights me,Dark despair around benights me.
– Robert BurnsRate it:
Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn't know that so it goes on flying anyway.
– Mary Kay AshRate it:
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
– Mary Kay AshRate it:
Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to the reception of erotic emotion. Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art.
– Rmy de GourmontRate it:
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
– AesopRate it:
Affairs succeed by patience, and he that is hasty falleth headlong.
– Saadi ShiraziRate it:
Affectation is a very good word when someone does not wish to confess to what he would none the less like to believe of himself.
– G. C. LichtenbergRate it:
Affection cannot be manufactored or regulated by law. If one has no affection for a person or a system, one should be free to give the fullest expression to his disaffection, so long as he does not contemplate, promote, or incite to violence.
– Mahatma Gandhi, 1922 Circuit House speech (court) charged with "attempting to disaffect towrds his majestys government"Rate it:
Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
– James Henry Leigh HuntRate it:
Affirmations are like prescriptions for certain aspects of yourself you want to change.
– Jerry FrankhauserRate it:
Afflicted by love's madness all are blind.
– Sextus PropertiusRate it:
Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
– John DonneRate it:
Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
– Robert SoutheyRate it:

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