Diversity in counsel, unity in command.
Mr. Manners he's not. [...] Dr. Phil issues counsel as marching orders, and despite fiery disapproval from the chattering classes and many in the mental health community, his readers, viewers and even chagrined on-air guests love him for it.dr. phil mcgraw
’Tis possible, young sir, that some excess Mars youthful judgment and old men’s no less; Yet we must take our counsel as we may For (flying years this lesson still convey), ’Tis worst unwisdom to be overwise, And not to use, but still correct one’s eyes.arthur hugh clough
Vyasa is depicted as the spiritual preceptor of five Brahmins who learned from him the Vedas and the MBh, and whom he instructed in religion . He also gave spiritual counsel to members of the Bharat family, both Pandavas and Kauravas , exercising control over their lives. That he was their spiritual preceptor as well as their concerned elder is particularly evident in the case of Pandavas, in whose lives the major events were supervised by Vyasa.
I played with fire, did counsel spurn, Made life my common stake; But never thought that fire would burn, O that a soul could ache.Henry Vaughan
It behoveth the sovereigns of the world may God assist them or the ministers of the earth to take counsel together and to adopt one of the existing languages or a new one to be taught to children in schools throughout the world, and likewise one script. Thus the whole earth will come to be regarded as one country.bahá'u'lláh
A life in any sphere that is the expression and outflow of an honest, earnest, loving heart, taking counsel only of God and itself, will be certain to be a life of beneficence in the best possible direction.josiah gilbert holland
Gandhi has sound economic and cultural reasons for encouraging the revival of cottage industries, but he does not counsel a fanatical repudiation of all modern progress. Machinery, trains, automobiles, the telegraph have played important parts in his own colossal life! Fifty years of public service, in prison and out, wrestling daily with practical details and harsh realities in the political world, have only increased his balance, open-mindedness, sanity, and humorous appreciation of the quaint human spectacle.paramahansa yogananda
The greatest trust between man and man is the trust of giving counsel.Francis Bacon
The counsel of the dead is not profitable to the living.ursula k. le guin
I think it is now clearly established that counsel appearing for a party in an action is held out as having authority, and has full authority, as to all matters which relate to the conduct of the action and its settlement, and further that, notwithstanding a limit may have been placed upon the authority of counsel, the party for whom he appears is bound by such settlement unless the fact that the counsel's apparent authority had been limited was communicated to the other side.
We took sweet counsel together.
O, that men's ears should be To counsel deaf, but not to flattery!william shakespeare
It has been often said that Courts of justice have nothing to do with what are called principles of honour, and there is a well-known case in the books, with which those who practise in the Courts are veryfamiliar, in which, upon a counsel saying to Lord Thurlow, " Your lordship must think in point of honour" so and so, Lord Thurlow said, "Upon that ground you must apply to the person himself; I do not give any opinion upon that subject."
Who is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge?
No counsel in the world that understand themselves, can argue anything against what has been often settled and always practised.
If any whimsical notions are put into you, by some enthusiastic counsel, the Court is not to take notice of their crotchets.
In a common case, it is the usual course for the counsel to take the memorandums in his hand, for the cross-examination.
It seems to me that the argument of the defendant's counsel blows hot and cold at the same time.
It is the duty of all Courts to keep counsel to the points before them.
I wish to uphold counsel in the exercise of their discretion.
I will give no deadly medicine to any one if asked, nor suggest any such counsel; and in like manner I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce abortion.
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
This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
Love is the tyrant of the heart; it darkens reason, confounds discretion. Deaf to counsel, it runs a headlong course to desperate madness.John Ford