Criticism Quotes

One mustn't criticize other people on grounds where he can't stand perpendicular himself

Mark Twain

We protest against unjust criticism, but we accept unearned applause.

Jose Narosky

No one so thoroughly appreciates the value of constructive criticism as the one who's giving it

Hal Chadwick

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

Franklin P. Jones

The duty of criticism is neither to depreciate nor dignify by partial representations, but to hold out the light of reason, whatever it may discover; and to promulgate the determinations of truth, whatever she shall dictate

Samuel Johnson

If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim.

Margaret Thatcher

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

Norman Vincent Peale

If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.

Malcolm X

Children need models rather than critics.

Joseph Joubert

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs

John Osborne

I make a fortune from criticizing the policy of the government, and then hand it over to the government in taxes to keep it going

George Bernard Shaw

If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.

Donald Rumsfeld

A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.

Joseph Addison

Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.

Peter Ustinov

I have never found in a long experience of politics that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance

Harold Macmillan

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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