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Quotes And Sayings About Criticism

Criticism Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Criticism

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My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.
~By Jay Roach ~


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


A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
~By Richard Hofstadter ~


Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism.
~By Josef Skvorecky ~


When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years.
~By Albert Ellis ~


What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
~By Octavio Paz ~


Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment and it seems that the French directors have woken up one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more.
~By Wim Wenders ~


There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
~By Phil Donahue ~


Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
~By John Updike ~


I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics but very few who have substantive criticisms. There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more a matter of inertia than it is of people having some real reason for thinking something else.
~By K. Eric Drexler ~


The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Silence is sometimes the severest criticism.
~By Charles Buxton ~


I believe in criticism.
~By Paul Anka ~


Dramatic experience is not logical; it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form.
~By Allen Tate ~


Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Dodi got a lot of criticism when he began dating Princess Diana. No one seemed to think he was good enough for her.
~By Lorna Luft ~


I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring.
~By Ben Elton ~


I can take criticisms but not compliments.
~By James Taylor ~


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


You are never really prepared for criticism.
~By Barry Gibb ~


In a way, I have to have a dictatorship. I can't be told that I'm wrong. That conflicts with what I was saying earlier about listening. It isn't to do with receiving criticism and responding to other views, it's who has that last decision.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


I would guess that any criticism about Wal-Mart could have some element of truth with 1,500,000 people.
~By Lee Scott ~


In a way, a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing, because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you've achieved, you can still make enemies makes you humble, too.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


There is no scorn more profound, or on the whole more justifiable, than that of the men who make for the men who explain. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for second-rate minds.
~By G. H. Hardy ~


To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible, and perhaps altogether unseen.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
~By Mary Kay Ash ~


There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
~By Steve Ross ~


Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


In the recent years there have been criticisms levelled against Japan suggesting that she should offer more military forces to the United Nations forces and thereby play a more active role in the keeping and restoration of peace in various parts of the world.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


One of the things that upset me was some of the criticism leveled at Simon and Garfunkel. I always took exception to it, but actually I agree with a lot of it.
~By Paul Simon ~


Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
~By Wim Wenders ~


The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


I think Mr. Clarke had a tendency to interfere too much with the activities of the CIA, and our leadership at the senior level let him interfere too much. So criticism from him I kind of wear as a badge of honor.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


What I couldn't help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a morning by trying to write a page of one than I'd learned in seven years or so of trying to write criticism.
~By Philip Pullman ~


Despite a decade of criticism and budget cuts, the specialised UN agencies have far more expertise and hands-on experience than any other organisations in the world.
~By Jeffrey Sachs ~


You have to laugh, you have to be able to take criticism.
~By Tina Yothers ~


Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.
~By Hugo Black ~


One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


Politics calls for robust debate and criticism, but this should never descend to personal and demeaning slurs.
~By Kim Beazley ~


Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.
~By Sima Qian ~


Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.
~By Lord Mountbatten ~


Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher, as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms he may think undeservedly severe.
~By Charles Babbage ~


The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings.
~By Octavio Paz ~


Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Also, the commercial media in a superior position, really, to any other corporate lobby, because where would people hear about commercial media or corporate media criticism, where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media?
~By Robert McChesney ~


People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy.
~By Bjork ~


Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart.
~By Dusty Springfield ~


We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital.
~By Shimon Peres ~


But, when I had this feeling and started painting sacred art, as I had this feeling to do, then it come to me: my problem is I'll get a lot of criticism and another problem is my work's not good enough to sell.
~By Howard Finster ~


He only profits from praise who values criticism.
~By Heinrich Heine ~


Poets should ignore most criticism and get on with making poetry.
~By Anne Stevenson ~


I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect.
~By Steve Earle ~


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.
~By Donatella Versace ~


I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.
~By Noel Coward ~


To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance of what actually happens inside these agencies.
~By Michael Schudson ~


I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
~By Kingsley Amis ~


Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten.
~By Milan Kundera ~


So as an amateur Olympic competitor I loved criticism, because it made me better. But now as a professional I don't really know how to channel it or where to take it, so I don't take it quite as well.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
~By Henry Steele Commager ~


Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


This issue, if not addressed, leaves any President, including George Bush, open to the criticism that they are essentially ignoring the destruction of the nation and I believe that with all my heart.
~By Tom Tancredo ~


Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.
~By Charles Babbage ~


We always expect tremendous criticism. It is my role to be the lightning rod ... to attract the attacks against the organization for our work, and that is a difficult role. On the other hand, I get undue credit.
~By Julian Assange ~


Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us.
~By Walter Pater ~


If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it.
~By Howard Mumford Jones ~


Be kind and considerate with your criticism... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book.
~By Malcolm Cowley ~


I'm vulnerable to criticism. Any artist is, because you work alone in your studio and, until recently, critics were the only way you'd get any feedback.
~By Howard Hodgkin ~


I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
~By Harold MacMillan ~


There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.
~By Willie Mays ~


Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


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


Nobody is that thick-skinned that it doesn't hurt you. Still, you always know what happens in football. I have got used to criticism, I suppose, having been high profile with England and Man U.
~By Bryan Robson ~


Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
~By William Merritt Chase ~


I dislike literary jargon and never use it. Criticism has only one function and that is to help readers read and understand literature. It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
~By Anne Stevenson ~

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