What You Do Not Use Yourself, Do Not Give To Others.
What you do not use yourself, do not give to others. For example: advice.
-- Sri Chinmoy
What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. -- Confuciu
My advice to any young writer is: become an editor.
You'll do less work, have less pressure, have more influence, make more money, and best of all...
Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire. -- Confucius -- Analects, XV.24
What the hell do you want to work for somebody else for?
Work for yourself! -- Irving Berlin (advice to young songwriter George Gershwin)...
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself. -- Cicero
Be Yourself" is about the worst advice you can give to people. -- Mark Twai
Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others.
Tsze-kung asked, saying, "Is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life?
The Master said, "Is not Reciprocity such a word?...
First say to yourself what you would be, then do what you have to do. -- Epictetu