When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice.
We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.
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.
No one wants advice - only corroboration.
Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
I always pass on good advice. It's the only thing to do with it. It is never any use to oneself.
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Whatever advice you give, be brief.
A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.
When women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do; then they act upon it, and if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it; if it fails, they generously give her the whole.
Advice is sought to confirm a position already taken.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Advice is probably the only free thing which people won't take
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite
Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.
Give help rather than advice.
If you want a man to resolve upon following your advice, speak to him kindly.
The best careers advice to give to the young is "Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.
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.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties
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
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