Friday, 25 November 2016

Critics - Quotes

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving. - Dale Carnegie

Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them. - Unknown

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. - Abraham Lincoln

How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. - Benjamin Disraeli

A critic is an old maid that writes instructions to you concerning the rearing of your own children. - Austin O’Malley

A poet that fails in writing, becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar. - William Shenstone

A young critic is like a boy with a gun; he fires at every living thing he sees. He thinks only of his own skill, not of the pain he is giving. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Be an encourager. The world has plenty of critics already. - Dave Willis

Being a critic is a terrific method for killing your love of art. - David Toop

Don’t let the critics get you down. - Unknown

Give a critic an inch, he’ll write a play. - John Steinbeck

Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you’ve got a pretty neck. - Eli Wallace

It is easy to criticize an author, but it is difficult to appreciate him. - Vauvenargues

Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks. - Shannon L. Alder

One becomes a critic when one cannot be an artist, just as a man becomes a stool pigeon when he cannot be a soldier. - Gustave Flaubert

Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are. - Jean Rostand

The method of the critic is to balance praises with censure, and thus to do justice to the subject and – his own discrimination. - Christian Nestell Bovee

There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Time is the best critic. - Amos Bronson Alcott

When a critic sets himself up as an arbiter of morality, a judge of the matter and not the manner of a work, he is no longer a critic; he is a censor. - Edward Albee

Whenever you feel like criticizing any one… just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

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