One Of The Advantages Of Being A Captain Is Being Able To Ask For Advice Without Necessarily Having To Take It.
~ William Shatner as Kirk, in "Dagger of the Mind"
Ask Advice Only Of Your Equals.
~ Danish Prove
How Is It Possible To Expect Mankind To Take Advice When They Will Not So Much As Take Warning.
~ Jonathan Swift
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
No One Wants Advice -- Only Corroboration.
~ John Steinbeck
To Ask For Advice Is In Nine Cases Out Of Ten To Ask For Flattery.
~ John Churton Collins
Please Give Me Some Good Advice In Your Next Letter. I Promise Not To Follow It.
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
For Advice Is A Dangerous Gift, Even From The Wise To The Wise, And All Courses May Run Ill.
~ J. R. R. Tolkien
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
Never Give Advice Unless Asked.
~ German Prove
Never Take The Advice Of Someone Who Has Not Had Your Kind Of Trouble.
~ Sidney J. Harris