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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.
Hunter S. Thompson
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do.'
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!
George S. Patton
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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.
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
George S. Patton
I have only one counsel for you - be master.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.
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 of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.
Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
J. R. R. Tolkien
'Tis not enough your counsel still be true; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do.
Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
Evil counsel travels fast.
I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.
Thomas S. Monson
Make decisions about the President's personal security. He can overrule you, but don't ask him to be the one to counsel caution.
It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.
It is a sad commentary of our times when our young must seek advice and counsel from 'Dear Abby' instead of going to Mom and Dad.
Abigail Van Buren
A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.
Never take counsel of your fears.
A fair trial is one in which the rules of evidence are honored, the accused has competent counsel, and the judge enforces the proper courtroom procedures - a trial in which every assumption can be challenged.
If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes.
Because just as arms have no force outside if there is no counsel within a house, study is vain and counsel useless that is not put to virtuous effect when the time calls.
When undertaking marriage, everyone must be the judge of his own thoughts, and take counsel from himself.
I think there's a lot to be said for keeping your own counsel.
Instead of taking environmentalism away from the left, conservatives condemn it as a counsel of doom.
The man who does evil to another does evil to himself, and the evil counsel is most evil for him who counsels it.
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