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Criticism Quotes

Nobody likes criticism and there is a very valid reason for this. You spent your blood and sweat on accomplishing a work and then the critics come and vehemently trash your efforts. Painful it may be, know that criticism is very essential, especially if you wish to be a real achiever. The path to success is always built with the bricks of criticism. Criticism brings to the fore your mistakes, which you might have overlooked, thus helping you to rectify your mistakes and weaknesses. The criticism quotes given below will help you to see criticism in a new light.

LeBron James

I like criticism. It makes you strong.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.

Adolf Hitler

Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.

Franklin P. Jones

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

Thomas Mann

Everything is politics.

Amitabh Bachchan

No one is perfect, and criticism is always welcome and expected.

Thomas More

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Franklin P. Jones

An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.

Franklin P. Jones

Anybody who finds it easy to make money on the horses is probably in the dog food business.

Gene Tierney

I was plunged into what was known as the debutante social whirl. This was one of the ways fathers justified their own hard work and sacrifices.

Sandra Day O'Connor

The freedom to criticize judges and other public officials is necessary to a vibrant democracy. The problem comes when healthy criticism is replaced with more destructive intimidation and sanctions.

Osama bin Laden

We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries - both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

Cameron Diaz

I don't even own a TV because I think it's the devil.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.


I like constructive criticism from smart people.

David Beckham

People react to criticism in different ways, and my way is definitely to come out fighting.

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Cole Sprouse

If someone feels afraid to tell you honest criticism, then you're never going to improve.

George Carlin

Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.

Helen Rowland

A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.

Adolf Hitler

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.

Gavin McInnes

I think a lot of accusations about me are inaccurate, but to call me a xenophobe is an accurate criticism.

David Lee Roth

The only thing I'm allergic to is criticism.

Brendan Fraser

Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.

Elbert Hubbard

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.

Laurence Sterne

Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, - though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, - the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!


Criticism is nonsense. TV shows and newspapers just want to fill the space.

Elbert Hubbard

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

Lenny Kravitz

If I were white, I'd get less criticism.

Henry Miller

Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.

Harry S. Truman

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.

John Cusack

If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that.

Edgar Watson Howe

Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.

Joseph Conrad

Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.

Edgar Watson Howe

The most destructive criticism is indifference.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.

Halle Berry

Anytime you put a movie out it's subject to such scrutiny and such criticism.

George H. W. Bush

It's much worse to read criticism about your son than yourself.

Bertrand Russell

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

Jack Nicholson

I like to not care that much about criticism, but I do care about it.

H. L. Mencken

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.

Joseph Addison

Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is a criticism of gimmickry, while being itself a gimmick.

Camille Paglia

I despise the phony, fancy-pants rhetoric of professors aping jargon-filled European locutions - which have blighted academic film criticism for over 30 years.

Charles Baudelaire

It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.

Jennifer Garner

We can be so hard on ourselves. And other people can, too - there's so much criticism out there!

Emmanuel Macron

Don't leave criticism of the E.U. to those who hate it.

Chris Cornell

Criticism pretty much follows anything anyone ever does. So, anytime anyone ever writes a song, plays a show, or does whatever they do, there's going to be a certain amount of criticism because that's kind of what happens.

Chris Pine

I think it's a fair criticism to say that we've gotten our fill of superhero films, and audiences should just have different things to choose from when they go to the theaters.

Children have more need of models, than of critics.

Grandmother-grandchild relationships are simple. Grandmas are short on criticism and long on love.