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Quotations on Advice - Quotations and Proverbs on Advice

1. To accept good advice is but to increase one’s ability. – Goethe

2. We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain. – W.R. Alger

3. Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example. – La Rochefoucauld

4. Advice is seldom welcome; those who need it most like it least. – Samuel Johnson

5. Never give advice in a crowd. – Arab Proverb

6. Never give advice unless asked. – German Proverb

7. Many receive advice, only the wise profit by it. – Publilius Syrus

8. I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advice them to do it. – Harry S. Truman

9. Advice is a drug in the market, the supply always exceeds the demand. – Josh Billings

10. If a man loves to give advice, it is a sure sign that he himself wants it. –Lord Halifax

11. We give advice, but we do not inspire conduct. – La Rochefoucauld

12. If you can tell the difference between good advice and bad advice, you don’t need advice. – Roger Devlin

13. To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. – John Churton Collins

14. The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself. – Oscar Wilde

15. Never advice anyone to go to war or to marry. – Spanish Proverb

16. When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him. – Josh Billings

17. Whatever advice you give, be short. – Horace

18. Good counsel has no price. –Guiseppe Mazzini

19. Admonish you friends privately, but praise them openly. – ublilius Syrus

20. Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. – Aesop

21. When a man seeks your advice, he generally wants your praise. – Chesterfield

22. One gives nothing so freely as advice. – La Rochefourcauld

23. I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes. – Gene Fowler

24. Advice is like show, the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon and the deeper it sinks into the mind. – S. T. Coleridge

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