Advice Quotes

When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice.  
Charles Varlet de La Grange

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.  
Edgar Watson Howe

I never had a man come to me for advice yet, but what I soon discovered that he thought more of his own opinion than he did of mine.
Josh Billings

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.  
Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it.  
Gordon R. Dickson

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.  
Hannah Whitall Smith

Sometimes I give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.  
Mary Wortley Montagu

I always pass on good advice.  It's the only thing to do with it.  It is never any use to oneself.
Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband,

When a man comes to me for advice, I find out the kind of advice he wants, and I give it to him.  
Henry Wheeler Shaw

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.  
Erica Jong, How to Save Your Own Life,