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They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

When in doubt, don't.

Author: Saul W. Gellerman

Profession: American Academic

When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.

Author: Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

Profession: Lebanese Poet, Novelist

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.

Author: Marquis de la Grange

Profession:

Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him.

Author: John Gray

Profession: American Relationship Expert, Author

To offer a man unsolicited advice is to presume that he doesn't know what to do or that he can't do it on his own.

Author: John Gray

Profession: American Relationship Expert, Author

Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order.

Author: Lord Hanson

Profession: British Executive

The rich are always advising the poor, but the poor seldom return the compliment.

Author: Sir Arthur Helps (1813-1875)

Profession: British Historian, Novelist, Essayist

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.

Author: Jack Herbert

Profession:

The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

A good scare is worth more than good advice.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

Whatever advice you give, be short.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.

Author: I Ching

Profession: Chinese Book of Changes

No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

Author: Ben Johnson (1600-)

Profession: British Clergyman, Poet