Criticism Quotes

Jean De La Bruyere- The pleasure we feel in criticizing

The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things. Jean De La Bruyere
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Jean Baudrillard-A negative judgment is better than praise

A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy. Jean Baudrillard
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Only aim to do your duty– Thomas Jefferson

Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail. Thomas Jefferson
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Criticism Should Be Gentle- Frank A. Clark

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots. Frank A. Clark
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The Human Tongue is Poisonous- Vietnamese Proverb

The human tongue is more poisonous than a bee's sting.       Vietnamese Proverb Words are more hurtful than physical pain.
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It Takes Character To Forgive- Dale Carnegie

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.      Dale
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Bill Gates- We all need people who will give us feedback

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve. Bill Gates
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Chantal Sutherland- Never let anyone bring you down

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down.
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Jack Handey- Before Criticizing Someone

Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are
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David Brinkley- Using Negativity for Self-improvement

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David
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Donald H. Rumsfeld- On Being Criticized

If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. - Donald H. Rumsfeld
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Greek Proverb On Criticism

"Observe your enemies, for they first find your faults."
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Iyanla Vanzant- Criticizing Others Does Not Make You Smarter or Better ​

Criticism does not make you smarter or better than the one you are criticizing. In fact, the stuff you are
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Robert A. Heinlein- Learning From Criticism

I never learned from a man who agreed with me. Robert A. Heinlein
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Henry David Thoreau- Seeing to Believe

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. But do not care to convince him. Men
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Thomas Jefferson Quote On Ignorance and Accepting Criticism

Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes
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Henry Ward Beecher Quote On Finding Excuses

The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself. Henry Ward Beecher
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George Eliot- Animals as Friends

Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.  George Eliot
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Eleanor Roosevelt- You Will Always Be Criticized

Do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyways. Eleanor Roosevelt
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Aristotle Quote On Avoiding Criticism

There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Aristotle
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Djuna Barnes- Love Without Criticism

To love without criticism is to be betrayed. Djuna Barnes
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Jean-Michel Basquiat Quote On Art Critics

I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what
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Roy T. Bennett- Things To Remember

Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your
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Benjamin Smith Quote On Handling Criticism

Appreciating yourself also means knowing how to handle criticism from others.  Benjamin Smith
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