People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes – Abigail Van Buren.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted – Aeschylus.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it – Agatha Christie.
I shall tell you a great secret my friend. Do not wait for the last judgement, it takes place every day – Albert Camus.
A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it’s the stupid ones who need the advice – Bill Cosby.
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive – Carolyn Wells.
When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice – Charles Varlet de La Grange.
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself – Cicero.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice – Edgar Watson Howe.
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t – Erica Jong.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite – G. K. Chesterton.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career – Gloria Steinem.
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it – Gordon R. Dickson.
Good things, when short, are twice as good – Gracian.
The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right – Hannah Whitall Smith.
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it – Harry S Truman.
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him – Henry Wheeler Shaw.
Whatever advice you give, be brief – Horace.
A leader must have the courage to act against an expert’s advice – James Callaghan.
No one wants advice – only corroboration – John Steinbeck.
I never had a man come to me for advice yet, but what I soon discovered that he thought more of his own opinion than he did of mine – Josh Billings.
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it – Marcus Aurelius.
Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it – Mary Wortley Montagu.
I always pass on good advice. It’s the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself – Oscar Wilde.
“Do-so” is more important than “say-so” – Pete Seeger.
In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend – Solon.
Take it easy — but take it – Woody Guthrie.