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Please Give Me Some Good Advice In Your Next Letter. I Promise Not To Follow It.
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
Give Neither Advice Nor Salt, Until You Are Asked For It.
~ English Prove
Those Who Try To Give Us Advice On Matters Of Human Rights Do Nothing But Provoke An Ironic Smile Among Us. We Will Not Permit Anyone To Interfere In Our Affairs.
~ Konstantin Chernenko
Never Have Anything To Do With An Unlucky Place, Or An Unlucky Man. I Have Seen Many Clever Men, Very Clever Men, Who Had Not Shoes To Their Feet. I Never Act With Them. Their Advice Sounds Very Well, But They Cannot Get On Themselves; And If They Cannot Do Good To Themselves, How Can They Do Good For Me?
~ Rothschild
Write Down The Advice Of Him Who Loves You, Though You Like It Not At Present.
~ English Prove
No One Wants Advice -- Only Corroboration.
~ John Steinbeck
I Agree With Every Word You Write, And I Can Prove This In No Better Way Than By Taking Your Advice From Beginning To End.
~ Ellen Glasgow
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, 1902
Some People Like My Advice So Much That They Frame It Upon The Wall Instead Of Using It.
~ Gordon R. Dickson
Nothing Is Less Sincere Than Our Mode Of Asking And Giving Advice. He Who Asks Seems To Have A Deference For The Opinion Of His Friend, While He Only Aims To Get Approval Of His Own And Make His Friend Responsible For His Action. And He Who Gives Advice Repays The Confidence Supposed To Be Placed In Him By A Seemingly Disinterested Zeal, While He Seldom Means Anything By His Advice But His Own Interest Or Reputation.
~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld
People Who Ask Our Advice Almost Never Take It. Yet We Should Never Refuse To Give It, Upon Request, For It Often Helps Us To See Our Own Way More Clearly.
~ Brendan Francis
Careful With Fire Is Good Advice We Know. Careful With Words Is Ten Times Doubly So.
~ William Carleton
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