All the Advice You Need in Just 6 Words

10 inspiring—and concise—quotes.

What's the best advice you've ever received? Chances are, it was a short sentence from a parent or a favorite book that you revisit whenever you need inspiration, motivation, or an extra burst of energy. In Larry Smith's The Best Advice in Six Words, both famous and unknown writers dispense their most thoughtful words of wisdom in short, six-word sentences. They inspire on everything from money to love to career to relationships, and we selected our favorite 10. Pin them now or print them out, and revisit them whenever you hit a slump!

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1

For When You're About to Voice an Opinion.

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2

For When You're Questioning Yourself.

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3

For When You're Having a Rough Week.

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4

For When You Need a Challenge.

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5

For When You Need an Attitude Adjustment.

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6

For When You're Feeling Close-Minded.

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7

For When You're Trying to Do It All Alone.

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8

For When You've Been Way Too Serious.

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9

For When You're Questioning Your Creativity.

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10

For When You're Choosing a Path.

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