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    Those who give bad advice to the prudent, both lose their pains
    and are laughed to scorn.
    [Lat., Consilia qui dant prava cautis hominibus,
    Et perdunt operam et deridentur tupiter.]

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We give advice, but we do not inspire conduct.

We give advice, but we do not inspire conduct.

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The secret counsels of princes are a troublesome burden to such
as have only to execute them.
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The secret counsels of princes are a troublesome burden to such
as have only to execute them.
[Fr., C'est une importune garde, du secret des princes, a qui
n'en que faire.]

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Know when to speake; for many times it brings
Danger to give the best advice to kings.

Know when to speake; for many times it brings
Danger to give the best advice to kings.

by Robert Herrick Found in: Advice Quotes,
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Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving salt to a squirrel.

Giving advice to a stupid man is like giving salt to a squirrel.

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Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

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

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

by Jane Austen Found in: Advice Quotes,
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Bosom upon my counsel;
You'll find it wholesome.

Bosom upon my counsel;
You'll find it wholesome.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Advice Quotes,
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A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones who need the advice.

A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones who need the advice.

by Bill Cosby Found in: Advice Quotes,
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'Twas good advice, and meant,
"My son, be good."

'Twas good advice, and meant,
"My son, be good."

by George Crabbe Found in: Advice Quotes,
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