A friend drops their plans when you're in trouble, shares joy in your accomplishments, feels sad when you're in pain. A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice--but when you don't follow it, they still respect and love you.
A little help at the right time is better than a lot of help at the wrong time.
Advice from your friends in like the weather, some of it is good, some of it is bad.
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give but dreadful uneasy to take.
Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.
Advice: the smallest current coin.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself.
Don't worry over what other people are thinking about you. They're too busy worrying over what you are thinking about them.
Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
He that won't be counselled can't be helped.
His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
In those days he was wiser than he is now - he used frequently to take my advice.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one's self.
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.
Spread a little sunshine.
The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.
There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and a flatterer.
We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.