A pint of example is worth a gallon of advice
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
Number one: Don't frisk me. Don't hurt me physically. Don't get anywhere near my neck. And don't call me Regis. [Advice to his guests]
Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
To listen to some devout people, one would imagine that God never laughs.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
One can advise comfortably from a safe port.
We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him.
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge.
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.