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  • It is an easy thing for one whose foot
    is on the outside of calamity
    to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
    * Aeschylus

  • It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad only as the event decides.
    * Jane Austen

  • There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad.
    * Edward Dahlberg

  • I intended to give you some advice but now I remember how much is left over from last year unused.
    * George Harris

  • Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
    * Erica Jong

  • We are so happy to advise others that occasionally we even do it in their interest.
    * Jules Renard

  • I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead--ahead of myself as well as you.
    * George Bernard Shaw

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

  • It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
    * Anne Sullivan

  • I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
    * Oscar Wilde