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Ask Advice Only Of Your Equals.
~ Danish Prove
Death Is A Very Dull, Dreary Affair, And My Advice To You Is To Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With It.
~ W. Somerset Maugham
I Have Lived Some Thirty-odd Years On This Planet, And I Have Yet To Hear The First Syllable Of Valuable Or Even Earnest Advice From My Seniors.
~ Henry David Thoreau
To Ask Advice Is In Nine Cases Out Of Ten To Tout For Flattery.
~ John Churton Collins
For Advice Is A Dangerous Gift, Even From The Wise To The Wise, And All Courses May Run Ill.
~ J. R. R. Tolkien
Never Trust The Advice Of A Man In Difficulties.
~ Aesop
The Art Of Advice Is To Make The Recipient Believe He Thought The Thought Of It Himself.
~ Frank Tyge
The Advice Of Friends Must Be Received With A Judicious Reserve; We Must Not Give Ourselves Up To It And Follow It Blindly, Whether Right Or Wrong.
~ Pierre Charron
Please Give Me Some Good Advice In Your Next Letter. I Promise Not To Follow It.
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
Some People Like My Advice So Much That They Frame It Upon The Wall Instead Of Using It.
~ Gordon R. Dickson
No One Wants Advice -- Only Corroboration.
~ John Steinbeck
A Patient Going To A Doctor For His First Visit Was Asked, And Whom Did You Consult Before Coming To Me? Only The Village Druggist, Was The Answer. And What Sort Of Foolish Advice Did That Numbskull Give You? Asked The Doctor, His Tone And Manner Denoting His Contempt For The Advice Of The Layman. Oh, Replied His Patient, With No Malice Aforethought, He Told Me To Come And See You.
~ Author Unknown
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