Let no man value at a little price
A virtuous woman's counsel; her wing'd spirit
Is feather'd oftentimes with heavenly words.
Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving salt to a squirrel.
In great straits and when hope is small, the boldest counsels are
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
[Ger., Vom sichern Port lasst sich's gemachlich rathen.]
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
If you have a lot of tension and you get a headache, do what it says on the aspirin bottle: "Take two aspirin" and "Keep away from children".
If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.
Listen to advice and accept correction, then in the end you will be wise.
He who can take advice is sometimes superior to him who can give it.
Remember Lot's wife.
Take the first advice of a woman and not the second.
[Lat., Primo dede mulieris consilio, secundo noli.]
If it's free, it's advice; if you pay for it, it's counseling; if you can use either one, it's a miracle.
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