“ I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself. ”
Source: An Ideal Husband
Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
As a general rule...people ask for advice only in order not to follow it; or if they do follow it, in order to have someone to blame for giving it.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.