Criticism Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abraham Lincoln” float=”none” width=”100%”]He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alice Miller” float=”none” width=”100%”]If it’s very painful for you to criticize your friends – you’re safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that’s the time to hold your tongue.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Aristotle” float=”none” width=”100%”]To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Belizean (on criticism)” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t call the alligator, big mouth until you have crossed the river. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Disraeli” float=”none” width=”100%”]How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Franklin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t judge of men’s wealth or piety by their Sunday appearances. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bob Dylan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Burmese (on criticism)” float=”none” width=”100%”]Worthless people blame their karma. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Hampton” float=”none” width=”100%”]Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Confucious” float=”none” width=”100%”]When strict with oneself, one rarely fails. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dale Carnegie” float=”none” width=”100%”]Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Brinkley” float=”none” width=”100%”]A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Elbert Hubbard” float=”none” width=”100%”]The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Eleanor Roosevelt” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Emmet Fox” float=”none” width=”100%”]Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Filipino (on criticism)” float=”none” width=”100%”]The rattan basket criticizes the palm[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank A. Clark” float=”none” width=”100%”]Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Franklin P. Jones” float=”none” width=”100%”]Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fred Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]If criticism had any power to harm, the skunk would be extinct by now.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Howard Mumford Jones” float=”none” width=”100%”]Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Allen” float=”none” width=”100%”]The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Luther Adams” float=”none” width=”100%”]Nothing is complete and thus nothing is exempt from criticism.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Russell Lowell” float=”none” width=”100%”]A sneer is the weapon of the weak.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jean De La Bruyere” float=”none” width=”100%”]The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Johannes Kepler” float=”none” width=”100%”]I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Addison” float=”none” width=”100%”]There is no defense against criticism except obscurity.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Korean (on criticism)” float=”none” width=”100%”]The bad plowman quarrels with his ox. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Laurence J. Peter” float=”none” width=”100%”]A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marcus Aurelius” float=”none” width=”100%”]Remember that all is opinion.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mary Kay Ash” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Native American Proverb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Don’t judge anyone unless you’ve walked in their moccasins one moon. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Norman Vincent Peale” float=”none” width=”100%”]The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Arden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not seek praise. Seek criticism.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sam Rayburn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Swiss (on criticism)” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is easier to criticize than to do better. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown Author” float=”none” width=”100%”]Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown Author” float=”none” width=”100%”]Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults, but having faults different from your own.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown Author” float=”none” width=”100%”]Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend’s forehead.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Unknown Author” float=”none” width=”100%”]When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names can never hurt me. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]The pen is mightier than the sword. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]The worst enemy you have is right in your head. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]You’ll never do anything behind you that won’t come up in front of you. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Vietnamese (on criticism)” float=”none” width=”100%”]The human tongue is more poisonous than a bee’s sting. [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W. Somerset Maugham” float=”none” width=”100%”]People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W.H Auden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Criticism should be a casual conversation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”William Gilmore Simms” float=”none” width=”100%”]The dread of criticism is the death of genius.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Winston Churchill” float=”none” width=”100%”]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.[/wpsm_quote]