Keyword: Advice

The worst waste of breath, next to playing a saxophone, is advising a son.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

Old people love to give good advice; it compensates them for their inability to set a bad example.

(1613 – 1680) French writer

The best time to give advice to your children is while they’re still young enough to believe you know what you’re talking about.

Those with the best advice offer no advice.

If Columbus had had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

(1908 – 1990) American statesman, jurist & attorney

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.

Be moderate in all things, including moderation.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

No vice is so bad as advice.

(1868 – 1934) Canadian-American actress

There’s very little advice in men’s magazines, because men think, I know what I’m doing; just show me somebody naked.

(1954 – ) comedian & television actor

The correct advice to give is the advice that is desired.

You’ll always find some Eskimo ready to instruct the Congolese on how to cope with heat waves.

(1909 – 1966) Polish poet, writer & aphorist

Counsel: Advice with a price tag.

If you’ve got somebody in harm’s way, you want the president being – making advice, not – be given advice by the military, and not making decisions based upon the latest Gallup poll or focus group.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

Among the many remedies that won’t cure a cold, the most common is advice.

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

(1814 – 1869) American humorist

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

(1942 – ) American author and teacher

If I needed advice from my caddie, he'd be hitting the shots and I'd be carrying the bag.

American professional golfer

Advice: Something which we give by the bushel but take by the grain.

Don't give a woman advice; one should never give a woman anything she can't wear in the evening.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

I want to share something with you: The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, Boss! Number 3: It was like that when I got here.

cartoon character in The Simpsons (Dan Castellaneta)

A word to the wise ain’t necessary, it is the stupid ones who need all the advice.

(1937 – ) comedian & television actor
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