„"So you're supposed to give us some advice", I say to Haymitch.
"Here's some advice. Stay Alive," says Haymitch and bursts out laughing.“
— Suzanne Collins American television writer and novelist 1962
Katniss Everdeen and Haymitch Abernathy.
— Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
„Sometimes economists in official positions give bad advice; sometimes they give very, very bad advice; and sometimes they work at the OECD.“
— Paul Krugman American economist 1953
"The Beatings Must Continue" http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/30/the-beatings-must-continue-2/, 30 April 2013
— Mary Wortley Montagu writer and poet from England 1689 - 1762
„The quality of any advice anybody has to offer has to be judged against the quality of life they actually lead.“
— Douglas Adams, The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide: Five Complete Novels and One Story
— William R. Alger American clergyman and poet 1822 - 1905
Reported in Raphael Lewin, Ed., The New Era (1872), Volume 2, p. 315.
— Tom Stoppard British playwright 1937
Source: William R(ounseville) Alger, American clergyman and writer [1822-1905]; reported in Raphael Lewin, Ed., The New Era (1872), Volume 2, p. 315.
— Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan
The Portrait of Mr. W. H. (1889), p. 5.
„People ask what gives me the authority to give advice? I say, First of all, I don't give advice. Dr Phil gives advice. Mr T helps people. I motivate them, I inspire them, I give them hope, and I plant the seed so they can feel good about themselves.“
— Mr. T American actor and retired professional wrestler 1952
„Fortunately I have never learned to take the good advice I give myself nor the counsel of my fears.“
— Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961
„If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.“
— Lillian Hellman American dramatist and screenwriter 1905 - 1984