Criticism Quotes And Sayings


Criticism Quotes And Sayings

“It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections.”
– Daisaku Ikeda

“For years Don Imus was just – boy, he was merciless in his criticism of me. Maybe it was justified, but that didn’t mean it didn’t hurt.”
– Dan Rather

“Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don’t hold on to that .”
– Diana Ross

“Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive.”
– Donald Rumsfeld

“It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it.”
– Donatella Versace

“Think before you speak is criticism’s motto; speak before you think, creation’s.”
– E. M. Forster

“Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.”
– E. M. Forster

“Don’t abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.”
– E. W. Howe

“The most destructive criticism is indifference.”
– E. W. Howe

“In criticism, I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.”
– Edgar Allan Poe

“Eccentricity is not, as some would believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.”
– Edith Sitwell

“The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you’ve got a pretty neck”
– Eli Wallach

“Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.”
– Elvis Presley

“Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.”
– Emile M. Cioran

“Fox News is nothing if not impressive. No matter how harsh the criticism it endures, the network somehow always manages to prove itself even worse than we had previously imagined.”
– Eric Alterman

“But instead of spending our lives running towards our dreams, we are often running away from a fear of failure or a fear of criticism.”
– Eric Wright

“Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar’s life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.”
– Felix Adler

“But I honestly don’t read critics. My dad reads absolutely everything ever written about me. He calls me up to read ecstatic reviews, but I always insist that I can’t hear them. If you give value to the good reviews, you have to give value to the criticism.”
– Fiona Apple

“Everywhere I go I’m asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them. There’s many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”
– Flannery O’Connor

“Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.”
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.”
– Frank A. Clark

“Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.”
– Franklin P. Jones

“Criticism of others is thus an oblique form of self-commendation. We think we make the picture hang straight on our wall by telling our neighbors that all his pictures are crooked.”
– Fulton J. Sheen

“The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.”
– G.K. Chesterton

“People tend to criticize their spouse most loudly in the area where they themselves have the deepest emotional need.”
– Gary Chapman

“The highest level than can be reached by a mediocre but experienced mind is a talent for uncovering the weaknesses of those greater than itself.”
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“As soon seek roses in December, ice in June,
– George Gordon Byron

“It’s much worse to read criticism about your son than yourself.”
– George H. W. Bush

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