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Quotes And Sayings About Criticism

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Quotes And Sayings About Criticism

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Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.
~By Beverley Mitchell ~


Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue.
~By Cecil Beaton ~


To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
~By Paul J. Meyer ~


My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


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


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 ~


There is more criticism of puritanism, and more distance from Christian morality, than there has been before.
~By Susie Bright ~


The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need.
~By Jo Bonner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


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 ~


The point of literary criticism in anthropology is not to replace research, but to find out how it is that we are persuasive.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get, is always stuff we've already criticised ourselves.
~By Johnny Greenwood ~


I'm a judge. It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take action to stem the criticism and help people understand that in the constitutional framework, it's terribly important not to have a system of retaliation against decisions people don't like.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


We've got a daunting enough task to provide a definitive account of what happened in 9/11, without fear or favor, something that will last and will survive criticism over time. And we think we can do that with integrity in a bipartisan report.
~By Richard Ben Veniste ~


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


Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
~By Alan Jay Lerner ~


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 what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!- An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism against the mighty Johnson!
~By Anne Seward ~


I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed.
~By Tim Robbins ~


I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
~By Jean Rostand ~


A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
~By Kurt Huber ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future.
~By Mike Rounds ~


It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
~By Alfred Whitney Griswold ~


Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still.
~By Frederick William Faber ~


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 ~


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


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


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


You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
~By John Wooden ~


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


Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit, has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin.
~By Harold Bloom ~


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


If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


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


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 ~


But I think the bottom line right now is to take the constructive criticism and use that to build toward, as I say, the hurricane season that is 100 days away. And we don't have a lot of time to waste before we start to address that next set of challenges.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


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


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


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


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


To love without criticism is to be betrayed.
~By Djuna Barnes ~


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 ~


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


Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.
~By Margaret Chase Smith ~


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


What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
~By Charley Pride ~


I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie.
~By Walter Hill ~


Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


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 ~


Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.
~By Karl Popper ~


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


Maybe it's legitimate criticism, though it can be hurtful. Maybe I haven't paid sufficient attention to the people with whom I would have a natural affinity as a liberal, and they feel let down by that.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


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


The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife.
~By Stephen Spender ~


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 ~


Poetry; a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species.
~By George C. Williams ~


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 ~


If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back.
~By Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards ~


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 ~


No American soldier should be allowed to set foot on Iranian soil, regardless of the criticism we have of the Iranian government.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


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


Criticism really used to hurt me. Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists, and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves. It's a really disgusting job. They must feel horrible inside.
~By Rosanna Arquette ~


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 ~


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 .
~By Diana Ross ~


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 ~


My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.
~By Zhu Rongji ~


I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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


The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism. I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
~By Russell Crowe ~


Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency. I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.
~By Robert W. Service ~


Anytime you put a movie out it's subject to such scrutiny and such criticism.
~By Halle Berry ~


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 ~


National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


The most destructive criticism is indifference.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


Criticism starts - it has to start - with a real passion for reading. It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties, but you must fall in love with poems.
~By Harold Bloom ~


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 ~


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


The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic.
~By A. E. Housman ~

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