When a thing is done, advice comes too late.
- Romanian Proverb
I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted.
- Harry S Truman
Never give advice unless asked.
- German Proverb
You can overcome any obstacles by asking the right questions of the right people at the right time, then act on that advice with passion.
- Dan Surface, The One Business Book You Absolutely Must Own!
I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
- Henry David Thoreau
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
- Churton Collins
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
I agree with every word you write, and I can prove this in no better way than by taking your advice from beginning to end.
- Ellen Glasgow