, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 World of Proverbs: Advice (001-025)

Advice (001-025)

Advice to a fool goes in at one ear and out at the other.
— Danish

Advice should precede the act.
— German

Advice is not compulsion.
— German

Advice once was worth a camel;
now that it is free of charge, no one takes it.
— Lebanese

Advice to all, security for none.
— English

Advice that ain't paid for ain't no good.
— American

Advice comes too late when a thing is done.
— English

Advice after the mischief is like medicine after death.
— Danish

A wise man's advice is a poor thing,
but he is a fool who does not take it.
— English

A decaying family will not listen to advice.
— Indian (Tamil)

A good advice is as good as an eye in the hand.
— French

A child who refuses the mother's
advice does not live long.
— African

A bad spouse takes advice
from everyone but her own mate.
— Irish

A good lawyer's advice is cold advice.
— English

Ask advice from everyone,
but act with your own mind.
— Yiddish

Ask for advice, but do what you think is best.
— Greek

Crafty advice is often got from a fool.
— Irish

Do not ask advice of the ignorant.
— Indian (Tamil)

Give neither advice nor salt,
until you are asked for it.
— English

Giving advice to a stupid man
is like giving salt to a squirrel.
— Indian (Kashmiri)

Good advice is given, good esteem is not given.
— Turkish

He who will not accept an old man's advice
will some day be a beggar.
— Chinese

He asks advice in vain who will not follow it.
— French

He who seeks advice seldom errs.
— Filipino