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Take heed to good advice. Dickens has it.

“My meaning simply is, that whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do well; that whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself to completely; that in great aims and in small, I have always been thoroughly in earnest.”
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

Lovely, clear thoughts to make us smile.

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…
“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine…”
Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

Just advice that all mankind have ghosts in their heart! Heed to their needs.

“No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Books tell us advice. Sure, Sherlock!

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles

Hmm. Twain, you said well, classically speaking.

“′Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.”
Mark Twain

Well, enough said. READ! And read more.

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Advice for assuring you and your knew love are compatible.

“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

Advice for free…from Charles Dickens

“My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.”

— Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

Harry Potter is already a classic to many of us…now to get the young to take his advice.

“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.”

—J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Anne Frank always, ALWAYS gives us something to chew on. Advice from a little girl.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

— Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl