Quotations Topic: Advice (94 Quotations)
It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.
J. C. Macaulay
Let no man under value the price of a virtuous woman's counsel.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well.
Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.
John Churton Collins
Never give advice in a crowd.
Never give advice unless asked.
Never give anyone the advice to buy or sell shares, because the most benevolent price of advice can turn out badly.
Lope de Vega
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
Never play leapfrog with a unicorn.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
No one wants advice, only corroboration.
Number one: Don't frisk me. Don't hurt me physically. Don't get anywhere near my neck. And don't call me Regis. [Advice to his guests]
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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