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Top 100 Quotes About Bad Advice

#1. Doubt gets a bad rap. Doubting doesn't mean you've stopped believing, but that you've started thinking. Sheep doubt nothing. Chances are you'll get further in life by questioning things than by living like something that ends up as dinner and a sweater. - Author: Amy Alkon
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#2. Sometimes, it's not so bad to listen to some one talk about weapons or horses - or medicine. Honestly, when someone is trying to talk to you about those things, the important thing they're always saying is that they care enough about what you think to try to share themselves with you. - Author: Breeana Puttroff
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#3. If you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice, you don't need advice. - Author: Laurence J. Peter
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#4. The Muslim leaders swallow the advice of the Western powers and bodies like the IMF and World Bank, even when it is bad for their countries and they know this. - Author: Abu Bakar Bashir
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#5. That's because Tod never brings anything but death and bad advice," I snapped.
"That's not true." Tod tried to grin, "Sometimes I bring pizza. - Author: Rachel Vincent
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#6. I'm bad when it comes to giving advice and best at expressing myself. - Author: Shawn Lukas
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#7. Pullum has special vitriol for Elements of Style, which he calls "E. B. White's disgusting and hypocritical revision of William Strunk's little hodgepodge of bad grammar advice and stylistic banalities" or - Author: Robert Lane Greene
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#8. My mother and my father both, you know, the term would be, 'suck it up and just get on with it'; 'don't let bad things that happen to you stop you'; 'you're in control of your life,'" recalls Bloomberg. That advice is one of his sharpest childhood memories. - Author: Joyce Purnick
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#9. It seems that bad advice that's fun will always be better known than than good advice that's dull-no matter how useless that fun advice is. - Author: Scott Berkun
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#10. Advice!Nobody tells us how to be men. We just are." "That is probably why you make such a bad job of it.- Perrin and Egwene - Author: Robert Jordan
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#11. There are plenty of bad editors who try to impose their own vision on a book. ( ... )
A good novel editor is invisible. - Author: Terri Windling
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#12. Social expectations about what constitutes a good or a bad mother haunt every decision, and the rise of the parental advice industry ensures that moms and dads feel inadequate at every turn. - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#13. People of bad pride always have to have someone to reject. From politics to relationships ... just don't let it be you. - Author: Phil Mitchell
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#14. Sometimes economists in official positions give bad advice; sometimes they give very, very bad advice; and sometimes they work at the OECD. - Author: Paul Krugman
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#15. I don't like talking about which bits I like or don't like about my body. Everybody has something they're not happy with, and my only advice would be, 'Do something about it - exercise or eat less, but don't do nothing!' Find ways to enhance the good bits and camouflage the bad bits. - Author: Twiggy
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#16. Good habits are hard to form and easy to live with. Bad habits are easy to form and hard to live with. Pay attention. Be aware . If we don't consciously form good ones, we will unconsciously form bad ones. - Author: Mark Matteson
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#17. Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad to get what you need. - Author: Patrick Carman
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#18. Old people like to give good advice as a consolation for the fact that they can no longer set bad examples. - Author: Joseph Epstein
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#19. There are no human gods here, just hoods who think they are. - Author: Fakeer Ishavardas
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#20. A good man giving bad advice is more dangerous than a nasty man giving bad advice. - Author: Conor Cruise O'Brien
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#21. Riffing on language will create wonderful effects you never intended. Which leads me to this writing advice: 'Always take credit for good stuff you didn't intend, because you'll be getting plenty of criticism in your career for bad stuff you didn't mean either.' - Author: Roy Peter Clark
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#22. But I don't think people take bad advice. They've got intuition too, you know. In fact I'd be surprised if they take any advice at all. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#23. There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad. - Author: John Burroughs
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#24. Bad business should be done without guilt if it is a source of income. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#25. You had better not open that door. - Author: George MacDonald
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#26. When dawn comes I'm sitting in bed with my arms around my knees and, since I have nothing to do, am trying to know myself. "Know yourself"
what splendid and useful advice; too bad the ancients never thought of showing how to use this advice. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#27. Sometimes we get discouraged and turn to inspirational writing, like stuff from Vince Lombardi: "Quitters never win and winners never quit." Bad advice. Winners quit all the time. They just quit the right stuff at the right time. Most people quit. They just don't quit successfully. - Author: Anonymous
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#28. Bad advice is often most fatal to the adviser. - Author: Aulus Persius Flaccus
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#29. He looked like someone pretending to be a knight, which was bad. He figured pretending to be something he actually wanted to be was just asking for it. - Author: Liam Perrin
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#30. Every time you make a bad choice, it becomes harder to make a good one. - Author: Rick Warren
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#31. Old men are fond of giving good advice to console themselves for their inability to give bad examples. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#32. Bud's relationship with the female sex was governed by a gallimaufry of primal impulses, dim suppositions, deranged theories, overheard scraps of conversation, half-remembered pieces of bad advice, and fragments of no-doubt exaggerated anecdotes that amounted to rank superstition. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#33. You know how we tell the good guys from the bad guys? The bad guys shoot at us.
Best lesson my father ever taught me. - Author: Rick Yancey
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#34. It is funny, I don't feel old enough to give advice ... But with the advisers you trust, you better listen to them. It may be bad news but that's the only way you're going to improve. - Author: Ben Heppner
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#35. A man who works evil against another works it really against himself, and bad advice is worst for the one who devised it - Author: Hesiod
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#36. The best advice I ever got came from my mother, Estee Lauder: She believed that if you had something good to say, you should put it in writing. But if you had something bad to say, you should tell the person to his or her face. - Author: Leonard Lauder
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#37. You can't beat yourself up anymore,' he says. 'And you can't compare your thing to my thing or to anyone else's thing on the how-bad-should-I-feel? scale. - Author: Melissa C. Walker
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#38. No enemy is worse than bad advice. - Author: Sophocles
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#39. So what advice does your website offer?"
"According to this, newly engaged couples touch all the time. They can't bear to be next to each other and not feel each other. Does that mean I have permission to stroke your breasts in public? Maybe this won't be so bad after all. - Author: Sarah Morgan
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#40. I wrote a novel, Ghost Road Rules, and as soon as it was done and polished, I began reaching out to agents. I ignored the frequent advice to 'shoot low and try for a low-level agent because they're the only ones that will take a flyer on a new author.' That sounded like bad advice to me. - Author: Jonathan Maberry
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#41. Bad advice will blind you.
Good advice will instruct you.
Great advice will enlighten you. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#42. He leans in, resting his weathered hand on the bed. Treat all the bad things like dreams, Kenzie. That way, no matter how scary or dark they get, you just have to survive until you wake up. - Author: Victoria Schwab
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#43. Love is supposed to lift you up, not hold you down. It is supposed to push you forward, not hold you back. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#44. There is nothing more hateful than bad advice. - Author: Sophocles
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#45. If you don't feel the same way about him, if you're just leading him on, you need to tell him that. I've seen too many nice guys get shafted because a girl can't get over some jerk. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#46. If there's anything worse in this world than a bad batch of babi guling, it's hindsight. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#47. And ... Dawn?"
"Yes?"
"Be careful."
"Be careful dancing?"
He smiled. "The way you dance, that wouldn't be bad advice." Then he lost the smile and his cool eyes blazed with a strange current I'd never seen. "Be careful ... always. - Author: Ada Adams
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#48. Advice from friends is like the weather. Some of it is good; some of it is bad. - Author: Arnold Lobel
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#49. I try not to give too much advice, really, because people have to do their things their way. I got lots of advice when I was young, and I ignored most of it - the good and the bad. - Author: Patti Smith
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#50. God forces us to quantify our religious tenants by measuring them against the family problems they solve. If your religious beliefs aren't solving family problems then something is broke
and it can be fixed.
pg iv - Author: Michael Ben Zehabe
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#51. 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. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#52. I've had good publishers and bad publishers, and you've got to learn when the advice is sensible and when it's not. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#53. There's a saying - "Write what you know." It's bad advice if you take it as an unbreakable rule, but good advice if you use it as a foundation. - Author: Stephen King
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#54. Each one you take is a commitment. If you break that commitment, the gods of alcohol will punish you with a hangover so bad you'll think Satan himself took a dump on you. -Milo - Author: Cora Carmack
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#55. Ill customs and bad advice are seldom forgotten. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#56. Anyone who reads advice books about romance has one problem to begin with: bad taste in literature. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#57. Spend your time with those who love you unconditionally, not with those who only love you under certain conditions. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#58. Don't apologize, justify or rationalize bad art or bad writing. If you do, you are part of it. - Author: Walter Darby Bannard
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#59. Do not be bad because others treat you badly. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#60. My so-called bad dress-sense phase happened when I was confused - I think I was taking advice all too often, without listening to my inner voice. Add to the fact that I was a little overweight; so every wrong 'outfit' got compounded all that much. - Author: Vidya Balan
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#61. I still give my friends relationship advice, of course, and I'm not bad at it. 'Anyone's crisis but mine' is my motto. - Author: Carrie Fisher
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#62. It's honestly a wonder that writing groups produce writers at all, instead of walking insecurities raised entirely in echo chambers of bad advice. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#63. He was young and had been rough with time, listening to its bad advice he had made mistakes, had compromised himself, had trespassed against good behavior and prudence, both in his words and works. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#64. Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#65. You see, people are everywhere. They are everything. No matter who we are, or what we do, people are involved in our lives. If those people are poisonous, our lives will be poisonous also. - Author: S.R. Crawford
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#66. It's a bad sign when someone drinks a lot and doesn't laugh. - Author: Andres Neuman
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#67. To give good advice, you have to make bad mistakes. - Author: Stephanie
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#68. Don't look back, never look back. How often do people tell themselves that after an experience that is exceptionally good (or exceptionally bad?)? Often, I suppose. And the advice usually goes unheeded. Humans were built to look back; that's why we have tat swivel joint in our necks. - Author: Stephen King
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#69. An actor knows two important things - to be honest in what he is doing and to be in touch with the audience. That's not bad advice for a politician either. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#70. If you can make her want you bad enough, she'll come after you. - Author: Rose Wynters
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#71. If something good was happening in my life, I'd call my mom to let her know. If something bad was happening, she'd be somebody whose advice I would seek out. We had a very good relationship, but she drove me crazy, all the time. But, she drove me crazy in a loving way. - Author: Dan Fogelman
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#72. I fancy that England is not the only place where married folks disagree, and where there are bad husbands. If one does not care to meet with such cases, one must quit this world. Those wishing to enter the marriage state had better not come to me for advice, for I disapprove of it altogether ... - Author: Elisabeth Charlotte D'Orleans
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#73. I do not live on false promises. I cannot afford to live on bad advice. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#74. I think these pipe-smokers oughta just move to the next level and go ahead and suck a dick. There's nothing wrong with suckin' dicks. Men do it, women do it; can't be all bad if everybody's doin' it. I say, Drop the pipe, and go to the dick! That's my advice. I'm here to help. - Author: George Carlin
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#75. Never give up.' This is not sound advice, it is bad advice. You must give up when there is no point in continuing. Then begin a new course. There is no greater failure than not changing course when the time is right to do so. - Author: Chloe Thurlow
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#76. It's hard to make out the difference between insults and bad advice. - Author: Cass McCombs
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#77. It is bad advice that cannot be changed. - Author: Publilius Syrus
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#78. Nothing is more confusing than people who give good advice but set a bad example. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#79. I'll be blasted', he said, 'if I ever write another word, or try to write another word, to please Nick Greene or the Muse. Bad, good, or indifferent, I'll write, from this day forward, to please myself - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#80. Here's a bit of advice... When a woman invites you into her home... and you don't seduce her... don't seduce another woman, darling, certainly not under the same roof. It's bad manners - ungallant to say the least, - Author: Donald Margulies
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#81. A bad cold wouldn't be so annoying if it weren't for the advice of our friends. - Author: Kin Hubbard
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#82. A good life is the result of a thousand small choices and so is a bad one. - Author: Karina Bliss
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#83. Work, my boy! forget me for a few years; I'd only give you bad advice; don't mention our meeting to your uncle- it might do you harm; don't think about an old man who would be dead long since, were it not for his dear habit of coming here every day and finding his old friends on these shelves. - Author: Jules Verne
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#84. My advice to defensive players: Take the shortest route to the ball and arrive in a bad humor. - Author: Bowden Wyatt
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#85. That man has offered me unsolicited advice for six years, most of it bad. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#86. If you're a parent, I tell you how to get through Christmas. I think that if you've ever had a bad feeling about Christmas coming, I'll tell you how to deal with it. So, I think in a way it's like going to a sane psychiatrist that actually gives you some good advice, I hope! - Author: John Waters
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#87. I'm always there to tell people that their life is not that bad. I wish it was easy to follow that advice. - Author: Mignon McLaughlin
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#88. After rare beef and wine, when the lobes turn red, was the time to ask favours or tell bad news. - Author: Mary Francis Kennedy Fisher
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#89. Don't you think it's a bad sign that your best argument for your beau is that nothing has been proved in court? - Author: Lish McBride
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#90. The idea of 'advice,' in terms of telling people advice or asking people for advice, has become not comprehensible to me, to a certain degree, due to feeling, like, for something to be accurately defined as 'good' or 'bad,' I would want to know the context, goal, perspective for it. - Author: Tao Lin
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#91. All in all, he thought it was a bad idea to get involved with the woman investigating his ex's possible suicide with intent to haunt. - Author: Marybeth Niederkorn
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#92. We have to keep company with supposedly bad characters if we are to survive and not succumb to mental atrophy. People of good character, so called, are the ones who end up boring us to death. - Author: Thomas Bernhard
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#93. Be less generous with your advice: live it instead. It is a bad situation when someone with a coughing fit attempts to sell a cough mixture. After all, action speaks far louder than words; living the example is the best advice you can ever give. Only examples have children. - Author: Nana Awere Damoah
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#94. Don't take my advice. Or anyone's advice. Trust yourself. For good or for bad, happy or unhappy, it's your life, and what you do with it has always been entirely up to you. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#95. Old people are fond of giving good advice; it consoles them for no longer being capable of setting a bad example. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#96. Doctors are allowed to tell us things which they might not do themselves. They know what the right thing is, but they may not be able to do it themselves. That does not mean that their advice is bad advice. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#97. Far from being a bad thing to seek advice, you must, on the contrary, do so when the matter is of any importance, or when we cannot come to a clear decision on our own. - Author: Vincent De Paul
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#98. [L]et us talk about the unholy vice of self-esteem, the beginning and completion of the passions; and let us talk briefly, for to undertake an exhaustive discussion would be to act like someone who inquires into the weight of the winds. - Author: John Climacus
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#99. There are as many forms of advice as there are colors of the rainbow. Remember that good advice can come from bad people and bad advice from good people. The important thing about advice is that it is simply that. Advice. - Author: Al Franken
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#100. The connoisseur of painting gives only bad advice to the painter. For that reason I have given up trying to judge myself. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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