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Criticism Quotes

George Carlin
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
George Carlin
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We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent -- criticism.
Frank Clark
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Criticism is often not a science; it is a craft, requiring more good health than wit, more hard work than talent, more habit than native genius. In the hands of a man who has read widely but lacks judgment, applied to certain subjects it can corrupt both its readers and the writer himself.
Jean Bruyere
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My reservation going into this was that no matter how good it turned out, criticism would soon follow. You can't attempt a rock classic (especially a cult band like the Velvets) and not get a few sneers. But the important thing here is that maybe we might help turn a new generation on to this amazing art rock band and change the perspectives of a few unknowing listeners.
Brian Bell
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Mark Twain
One mustn't criticize other people on grounds where he can't stand perpendicular himself
Mark Twain
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George Bernard Shaw
If more than ten percent of the population likes a painting it should be burned, for it must be bad.
George Bernard Shaw
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Albert Einstein
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.
Albert Einstein
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Despite criticism in the press, we can see that the idea of the New Year holidays has justified itself. Our two-year experience confirms this.
Boris Gryzlov
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Robert E. Lee
The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
Robert E. Lee
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Scholars spend all of their energies on saying Yes and No, on criticism of what others have thought -- they themselves no longer think.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Criticism is an attack upon your very self. The effects can be profound.
Adele Faber
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George Bernard Shaw
The world is populated in the main by people who should not exist
George Bernard Shaw
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Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings.
Octavio Paz
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Such criticism is most unfortunate. In matters of foreign policy, there should be continuity and bipartisan support.
Abhishek Singhvi
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Snobbery exists in all areas of life, not least literary criticism. By snobbery I mean, any method of judging someone or something whereby you latch on to one or two features about them/it, and use these to come to a definitive, immovable judgement. In intellectual matters, the snob will often take the external features of a work as a guide to its value.
Alain Botton
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John Updike
Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
John Updike
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Winston Churchill
I do not resent criticism, even when, for the sake of emphasis, it parts for the time with reality.
Winston Churchill
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Henry Miller
Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
Henry Miller
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Every person has the power to make others happy.Some do it simply by entering a room --others by leaving the room.Some individuals leave trails of gloom;others, trails of joy.Some leave trails of hate and bitterness;others, trails of love and harmony.Some leave trails of cynicism and pessimism;others trails of faith and optimism.Some leave trails of criticism and resignation;others trails of gratitude and hope.What kind of trails do you leave?
William Ward
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Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
Alan Lerner
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Alan Johnson
ACOA has come under some harsh criticism. By putting it under the watchful eye of a progressive MP like Mr. MacKay, we can only be confident about its continuation.
Alan Johnson
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(Voters) are not going to accept criticism as the sole source of messaging by the Democrats.
Al Cárdenas
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This is the same song, different verse from the Democrats running for governor. They have immense amounts of criticism but absolutely no plan to address the challenge.
Robert Black
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To us, it was a clear example to cut off criticism of the government.
Alan Schlosser
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Don Cooper
Let's face it, there was a lot of criticism when he started in New York. I've been saying, if that would have ruined his career, then he's not the guy we thought he was anyway. And we've all seen first-hand that's not the case.
Don Cooper
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Richard Jefferson
He received criticism from the media, he received criticism from different people, but it wasn't from anyone in this locker room. It wasn't from anyone in the coaching staff, because we believed in him and believed that he had the right intent.
Richard Jefferson
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Because of the position I am on the team and the situation we have I'm going to take some criticism when we lose and probably even when we win,
Alex Brink
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Carnell Williams
It means a lot. All the criticism he took, most folks would have run out of town. For Jason to turn around and lead us to a game-winning touchdown ...
Carnell Williams
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Politics has always interested me. Despite the bad fallout, the criticism that politicians face, I still think it's a good thing to get involved.
Alfonso Gagliano
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There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
Robert Hutchins
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