Advice / Counsel
Quotes & Promises
Inspirational & Famous Quotes
Definitions & Meanings
A wise man will hear,
and will increase learning; and a
man of understanding shall attain
unto wise counsels:
Instruct a wise man and he
will be wiser still; teach a
righteous man and he will add to
(Proverbs 9:9) NIV
Where no counsel is, the people
fall: but in the multitude of
counsellers there is safety.
(Proverbs 11:14) NIV
Plans fail for lack of counsel,
but with many advisers they
(Proverbs 15:22) NIV
Listen to advice and accept
instruction, and in the end you
will be wise.
(Proverbs 19:20) NIV
Make plans by seeking advice; if
you wage war, obtain guidance.
(Proverbs 20:18) NIV
For by wise counsel thou
shalt make thy war: and in
multitude of counsellers there is
Ointment and perfume
rejoice the heart: so doth the
sweetness of a man's friend by
Inspirational Quotes from Famous People
He that won't be
counseled can't be helped.
--Benjamin Franklin quotes
(American Statesman, Scientist,
Philosopher, Printer, Writer and
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.
--Francis Bacon, Sr. quotes
(English Lawyer and Philosopher.
Who cannot give
good counsel? 'Tis cheap, it costs
--Robert Burton quotes
(English Writer and Clergyman,
In love and war,
don't seek counsel.
It was a high
counsel that I once heard given to
a young person, "Always do what
you are afraid to do.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poet, Lecturer and Essayist,
personal counseling on a group
--Harry Emerson Fosdick
Let no man under
value the price of a virtuous
--George Chapman quotes
Seek ye counsel
of the aged for their eyes have
looked on the faces of the years
and their ears have hardened to
the voices of Life. Even if their
counsel is displeasing to you, pay
heed to them.
--Kahlil Gibran quotes
(Lebanese born American
philosophical Essayist, Novelist
and Poet. 1883-1931)
There is nothing
which we receive with so much
reluctance as advice.
--Joseph Addison quotes
(English Essayist, Poet, Dramatist
and Statesman, 1672-1719)
He who can take
advice is sometimes superior to
him who can give it.
--Karl von Knebel quotes
My advice to
those who think they have to take
off their clothes to be a star is,
once you're boned, what's left to
create the illusion? Let 'em
wonder. I never believed in givin'
them too much of me.
--Mae West quotes
(American Actress and sex symbol,
advice, only the wise profit from
--Publilius Syrus quotes
(Roman author, 1st century B.C.)
A good scare is
worth more than good advice.
(Ancient Roman Poet. 65 BC-8 BC)