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When You Encounter Seemingly Good Advice That Contradicts Other Seemingly Good Advice, Ignore Them Both.
~ Al Franken, "Oh, the Things I Know", 2002
The People Sensible Enough To Give Good Advice Are Usually Sensible Enough To Give None.
~ Eden Phillpotts
I Have Had Enough Experience In All My Years, And Have Read Enough Of The Past, To Know That Advice To Grandchildren Is Usually Wasted.
~ Harry S Truman
How Is It Possible To Expect Mankind To Take Advice When They Will Not So Much As Take Warning.
~ Jonathan Swift
A Woman Seldom Asks Advice Before She Has Bought Her Wedding Clothes.
~ Joseph Addison
Death Is A Very Dull, Dreary Affair, And My Advice To You Is To Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With It.
~ W. Somerset Maugham
No One Wants Advice -- Only Corroboration.
~ John Steinbeck
Some People Like My Advice So Much That They Frame It Upon The Wall Instead Of Using It.
~ Gordon R. Dickson
Your Friends Praise Your Abilities To The Skies, Submit To You In Argument, And Seem To Have The Greatest Deference For You But, Though They May Ask It, You Never Find Them Following Your Advice Upon Their Own Affairs Nor Allowing You To Manage Your Own, Without Thinking That You Should Follow Theirs. Thus, In Fact, They All Think Themselves Wiser Than You, Whatever They May Say.
~ Lord Melbourne
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
Never Take The Advice Of Someone Who Has Not Had Your Kind Of Trouble.
~ Sidney J. Harris
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