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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Harry S. Truman (1884–1972)
QUOTATION: I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
ATTRIBUTION: HARRY S. TRUMAN, television interview on “Person to Person,” with Margaret Truman as interviewer, May 27, 1955, as reported by The New York Times, May 28, 1955, p. 33.
SUBJECTS: Children