Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
- W. Somerset Maugham
The only thing to do with good advice is pass it on. It is never any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde
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, 1902
The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.
- Frank Tyger
Friendship will not stand the strain of very much good advice for very long.
- Robert Lynd
If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this; enjoy it but never quite believe it.
- Robert Montgomery
In the choice of a horse and a wife, a man must please himself, ignoring the opinion and advice of friends.
- George John Whyte-Melville
Careful with fire is good advice we know. Careful with words is ten times doubly so.
- William Carleton