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Good advice is often annoying, bad advice never.
French proverb

My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if not, you'll
become a philosopher.
Socrates

Those who need advice most will accept it least.
Chinese proverb

He who can take advice is sometimes superior to those who give it.
American proverb

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Agatha Christie

Broke people giving financial advice is like a shop teacher with missing fingers.
Dave Ramsey

If I'd taken my doctor's advice and quit smoking when he advised me to, I wouldn't have lived
to go to his funeral.
George Burns

Advice once was worth a camel; now that it is free of charge, no one takes it.
Lebanese proverb

A word to the wise ain't necessary – it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
Bill Cosby

When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't
matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
Erma Bombeck

The best advice I was ever given was on my twenty-first birthday when my father said,
"Son, here's a million dollars. Don't lose it."
Josh Billings

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Aesop

"Be yourself" - Lousy advice! What if you're stupid? What if you're an asshole? What if you're
a stupid asshole?
Larry Winget

Advice given at the right time is better than gold given at the wrong time.
Chinese proverb

He who will not take cheap advice, will have to buy dear repentance.
Danish proverb

Wall Street is the only place that people ride to work in a Rolls Royce to get advice from
those who take the subway.
Warren Buffett

Never give advice unasked.
German proverb

Ask advice from everyone, but act with your own mind.
Jewish proverb

Old people like to give good advice, as solace for no longer being able to provide bad
examples.
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Advice that ain't paid for ain't no good.
American proverb

In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.
Solon

Though you possess prudence, old man, do not despise advice.
Panamanian proverb

Taking advice about marriage from Elizabeth Taylor is like taking sailing lessons from the
captain of the Titanic.
Joan Rivers

Whatever advice you give, be brief.
Horace

I hate advice unless I'm giving it. I hate giving advice, because people won't take it.
Jack Nicholson

Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching.
Baltasar Gracian

If advice will not improve him, neither will the rod.
Greek proverb

If you're really truthful with yourself, it's a wonderful guidance.
Charlie Chaplin

What have I learned in the last five years? Don't let people influence you. You get advice
everyday from everyone - but you have to be your own guide.
Britney Spears

He who won't be advised, can't be helped.
German proverb

Advice, n. The smallest current coin.
Ambrose Bierce

Question: What advice do you have for the average person?
Answer: Don't be average.
Robert Kiyosaki

When youth comes to age for advice he receives the wisdom of years. But too often does
youth think that age knows only the wisdom of days that are gone, and therefore profits not.
George S. Clason

Advice to a fool goes in at one ear and out at the other.
Danish proverb

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
Franklin P. Jones

He who builds according to every man's advice will have a crooked house.
Danish proverb

It is easy to give advice when all goes well.
Italian proverb

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