An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
— Albert Einstein

A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
Elizabeth Gaskell advisors quote

Twenty years ago, I had a college advisor tell me [that] anatomy is a dead science. He couldn't have been more wrong. ... We still have a lot to learn about the normal structure and function of our bodies.
— Diane Kelly

He who plays advisor is no longer ambassador.
— Pierre Corneille

As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out.
— Allen West