Image via WikipediaUgh, reminds me of what a fool I have been. Of course I have ignored this sound advice, because I, myself, am a complete fool.
Subhashita Manjari (A Collection of Sanskrit epigrams): Never give advice to a fool: "
केवलं विषवर्धनम् ।
उपदेशो हि मूर्खाणाम्
प्रकोपाय न शान्तये ॥
The milk fed to a snake only increases its venom. Similarly, the advice given to a fool leads to aggravation and not peace.
Image via WikipediaAdvice is least heeded when most needed.Every evil has its remedy, except folly.
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.