Quotations About Advice
Related: Wise Words
Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it.
Augustus William Hare and Juli
Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
Edgar Watson Howe
Country Town Sayings, 1911
I always pass on good advice. It's the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself.
An Ideal Husband, 1895
When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.
The best advice is this: Don't take advice and don't give advice.
It is a good divine that follows his own instructions.
Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Wortley Montagu
Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.
François La Roche
I never had a man come to me for advice yet, but what I soon discovered that he thought more of his own opinion than he did of mine.
When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice.
Charles Varlet de La Grange