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The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
A fool think he needs no advice, but a wise man listens to others. [Proverbs 12:15]
If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice.
In those days he was wiser than he is now -- he used frequently to take my advice.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
We may give advice, but not the sense to use it.
Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected.
I shall the effect of this good lesson keeps as watchman to my heart.
They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles.
A good scare is worth more than good advice.
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Advice is like castor oil, easy to give, but dreadful to take.
Be smart, be intelligent and be informed.
I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
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.
I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me.
I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you.
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
A word to the wise isn't necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.
Where no counsel is, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety. [Proverbs 11:14]
The worst men often give the best advice.
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.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
Never give advice unless asked.
Good advice is beyond all price.
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
Whatever advice you give, be short.