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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.

Author: Aeschylus

Profession: Greek Dramatist

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

Be smart, be intelligent and be informed.

Author: Tony Alesandra

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.

Author: William R. Alger (1822-1905)

Profession: American Writer

Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.

Author: Nelson Algren (1909-1981)

Profession: American Author

To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.

Author: Ghose Aurobindo (1872-1950)

Profession: Philosopher

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.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

The worst men often give the best advice.

Author: Philip James Bailey (1816-1902)

Profession: British Poet

Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.

Author: Ivern Ball


Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.

Author: Walter Benjamin (1982-1940)

Profession: German Critic, Philosopher

Where no counsel is, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Consult. To seek another's approval of a course already decided on.

Author: Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Profession: American Author, Editor, Journalist, "The Devil's Dictionary"

Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer