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Criticism Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Criticism are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Related topics: Wisdom Critical Blame

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

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

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

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

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Henry David Thoreau


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Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken

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

My criticism of most religions is that
they don't allow criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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.
- Steve Ross

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

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

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.
- Robert W. Service

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

The art of the critic in a nutshell:
to coin slogans without betraying ideas.
The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
- Walter Benjamin

The culture of independent film criticism has totally
gone down the drain and this seems to come with the
territory of the consumer age that we are now living in.
- Wim Wenders

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

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

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

To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
- Sidney Hook

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

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

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.
- Charley Pride

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

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.
- Hugo Black

I think there are different ways of being rigorous,
and I am asking people to be as rigorous in their pleasure as in their criticism.
- Barbara Kruger

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.
- Helen Rowland

I don't take criticism lying down.
- William Westmoreland

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

Criticism and pessimism destroy families,
undermine institutions of all kinds,
defeat nearly everyone,
and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.
- Gordon B. Hinckley

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.
- Fredrik Bajer

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

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism,
or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable
or which do not command our approval.
- Bainbridge Colby

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.
- Malcolm Cowley

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

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

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

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

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.
- George Jean Nathan

You are never really prepared for criticism.
- Barry Gibb

The better a work is, the more it attracts criticism;
it is like the fleas who rush to jump on white linens.
- Gustave Flaubert

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Conservative New Testament studies could also provide
an intellectually satisfying alternative to German
biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it.
- John Gresham Machen

I do see value in music criticism.
Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good.
- Van Morrison

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

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

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

I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station,
who did not do better work and put forth greater effort
under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
- Charles Schwab

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

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

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

There is far too much literary criticism of the wrong kind.
That is why I never could have survived as an academic.
- Anne Stevenson

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

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.
- Paul Samuelson

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.
- Paul Simon

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.
- Wim Wenders

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

Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism,
that the standards of the past have gone,
are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
- Wim Wenders

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

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.
- Henry Steele Commager

Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

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


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