When we feel a strong desire to thrust our advice upon others, it is usually because we suspect their weakness; but we ought rather to suspect our own.
Advice after injury is like medicine after death.
In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.
It is better to advise than upbraid, for the one corrects the erring; the other only convicts them.
The best advice I can give to any young man or young woman upon graduation from school can be summed up in exactly eight words, and they are – be honest with yourself and tell the truth.
Advice; it’s more fun to give than to receive.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
He that gives good advice builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
The light that a man receiveth by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which cometh from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever infused and drenched in his affections and customs.
Listen to everything a man has to say about what he knows, but don’t let him advise you about what he doesn’t know. And usually he doesn’t know too much about what’s best for you.