Adversity & Advice : Proverbs

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Adversity :

  • Adversity is the touch stone of virtue.

  • Adversity comes with instruction in its hand.

  • Adversity makes a man wise, not rich.

  • Between the mouth and the morsel many things may happen.

  • Woes unite foes.

  • Sweet are the uses of adversity.

  • It never rains but it pours.

  • Of one ill come many.

  • Greatmen rejoice in Adversity as brave soldiers triumph in war.

    Advice :

  • Good counsel has no price.

  • When a thing is done, advice comes too late.

  • While the discreet advise, the fool does his business.

  • If the counsel be good, no matter who gave it.

  • Give neither counsel nor salt till you are asked for it.

  • Too much consulting confounds.

  • Nothing is given so freely as advice.

  • It is safer to hear and take counsel, than to give it.

  • It is hard to follow good advice as to give it.

  • Advice when most needed is least heeded.

  • Counsel is irksome when the matter is past remedy.

  • If you wish good advice, consult an old man.

  • Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.

  • Never advise anyone to go to war or marry.

  • Never give advice in a crowd.

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