Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Our task, of course, is to transmute the anger that is affliction into the anger that is determination to bring about change. I think, in fact, that one could give that as a definition of revolution.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Nostalgia is a particular affliction of immigrant fiction, and it's led to a kind of sclerosis of the form. I hate nostalgia, and I feel it's good to be aware of the politics of these genres.
Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person, defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
With Tourette's, there's this element of vulnerability and compassion and empathy that you innately possess because of the affliction.
My style advice to other girls is to be experimental but always have a 'home base' and stick with your comfort style.
I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
I'm the girl who - I call it girl-next-door-itis - the hot guy is friends with and gets all his relationship advice from but never considers dating.
In 1989, my father died after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer's disease. All four of his siblings followed him into the shadow lands of that fascinating, maddening affliction.
I'm often asked by parents what advice can I give them to help get kids interested in science? And I have only one bit of advice. Get out of their way. Kids are born curious. Period.
I sometimes think that the only person fit to inherit wealth is the person who doesn't need an inheritance - the person who would create his own fortune no matter what his start in life - and have come to view inherited wealth as an affliction.
There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
Toxic Shock Syndrome cost me my leg, but, years later, I have since dedicated myself to raising awareness about TSS prevention. I am comfortable in my new role as an advocate against an affliction that affects thousands.
Tax season always means a deluge of tax advice. Unfortunately, most of it is futile and lightweight.
Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases.
The Stamp Act was to go into operation on the first day of November. On the previous morning, the 'New Hampshire Gazette' appeared with a deep black border and all the typographical emblems of affliction, for was not Liberty dead?
God's way of answering the Christian's prayer for more patience, experience, hope and love often is to put him into the furnace of affliction.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
I have a particular affliction. I am unable to say a word I can't spell.