I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
I intended to give you some advice but now I remember how much is left over from last year unused.
I never had a man come to me for advice yet, but what I soon discovered that he thought more of his own opinion than he did of mine.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
I remember my father telling me the story of the preacher delivering an exhortation to his flock, and as he reached the climax of his exhortation, a man in the front row got up and said, ‘O Lord, use me. Use me, O Lord – in an advisory capacity!’
I shall tell you a great secret my friend. Do not wait for the last judgement, it takes place every day.
I trust that whoever leads the Conservative Party actually pays regard to my advice on how we should conduct ourselves and I personally will obviously support whoever eventually wins.
I was called by my sovereign and by the voice of the peopletoassist the State when othershad abdicated the service of it.That being so, no one can be surprisedthat I will go on no longer, since my advice is not taken. Being responsible, I will directöand will be responsible for nothing that I do not direct.
Idiots can sometimes give good advice.