There comes a time when you have to stop crossing oceans for people who wouldn't jump puddles for you.
How is it possible to expect mankind to take advice when they will not so much as take warning?
Many receive advice, few profit by it.
He who will not answer to the rudder, must answer to the rocks.
The worst men often give the best advice.
Philip James Bailey
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
John Churton Collins
Give advice to learn from your own hidden wisdom.
Duane Alan Hahn
He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it.
Karl Von Knebel
We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.
Thomas L. Masson
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
W. R. Alger
Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
No one wants advice, only corroboration.
Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Marquis de la Grange
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Whatever advice you give, be short.
Never flap your wings when a glide will do.
Duane Alan Hahn
The Good and the Bad
Negative ions are good for us. You might want to avoid positive ion generators and ozone generators.
Never litter. If you can't find a trash can, take it home and throw it away there.
Hydrofracking is bad for you, your family, your friends, and the environment.
Unfermented soy is bad! “When she stopped eating soy, the mental problems went away.”
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