Quotation Explorer - 'Criticize'

If you criticize what you’re doing too early you’ll never write the first line.[Paris Review, interview with Jodi Daynard, The Art of Fiction No. 113, Winter II 1989] - Max Frisch
To criticize one's country is to do it a service... Criticism, in short, is more than a right; it is an act of patriotism--a higher form of patriotism, I believe, than the familiar rituals and national adulation. - J. William Fulbright (Senator)
Cynicism places the cynic at the center seat of judgement with the self appointed authority to criticize and condemn. - Jayce O'Neal
Three things to give up to be happier: 1. Never complain, condemn, or criticize. 2. Give up anger, fear, and resentment. 3. Give up the desire to impress and control others. - Debasish Mridha
Resolve never to criticize or downgrade yourself, but instead rejoice that you are fearfully and wonderfully made. - Elizabeth George
Do not presume, well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed, to criticize the poor - Herman Melville
Writing is about truth, whether it be fiction or a school essay. Don't give in and 'fake it till you make it.' Criticize what upsets you. - Bryant Loney
If you're not going to use your free speech to criticize your own government, then what the hell is the point of having it? - Michel Templet
Believe in truth. To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power, because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for the most blinding lights. - Timothy Snyder
Don’t criticize or curse at darkness; be wise and never forget to light a candle. - Debasish Mridha
Don't appreciate me, I'm not up to it. Don't criticize me, I don't deserve it. Just be my friend and forgive me, because I am craving for it. - Debasish Mridha
I want to love you without clutching, appreciate you without judging, join you without invading, invite you without demanding, leave you without guilt, criticize you without blaming, and help you without insulting. If I can have the same from you, then we can truly meet and enrich each other. - Virginia Satir
To help someone, don’t criticize or complain. Find what he does better and compliment him. - Debasish Mridha
There is always something behind what is wrong and to change what is wrong, mind the things behind what is wrong! So many people are quick enough to see what is wrong only, and they criticize so blindly! When you see what is wrong, see why, who and what is behind what is wrong. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It's hard to criticize someone if you are praying for them. - Elizabeth George
Don’t use your words to criticize, condemn, or complain; us your words to appreciate, inspire, and empower. - Debasish Mridha
The individual must not merely wait and criticize, he must defend the cause the best he can. The fate of the world will be such as the world deserves. - Albert Einstein
Always be ready to help; never exercise your right to criticize. - Debasish Mridha
It is always easier to find fault and criticize than it is to find beauty and appreciation. - Debasish Mridha
The artist is the only one qualified to criticize his art, because only the artist knows what he was trying to express and how satisfied he is with the attempt. - Ron Brackin
No matter how many times people try to criticize you, the best revenge is to prove them wrong. - Zayn Malik
To find out who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize. - Kevin Alfred Strom
If you have to criticize, do it with deep understanding and love. - Debasish Mridha
Anyone can criticize. It is important to be a person who can appreciate and show the way to betterment. - Debasish Mridha
I'm open to everything. When you start to criticize the times you live in, your time is over. - Karl Lagerfeld
People that criticize the harshest usually are the ones who would trade places the fastest - Gary Hopkins
He's the President—it's the responsibility of every citizen to criticize aggressively when they think it's warranted. - Glenn Greenwald
Never criticize, complain or condemn. Never forget to appreciate with love what is good in a person. - Debasish Mridha
If it's painful for you to criticize your friends, you're safe in doing it; if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. - Alice Duer Miller
No one is there for inspiration, but everyone is ready to criticize. - Istiak Ahmed
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain -- and most fools do. - Dale Carnegie
When we criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.
Judge, criticize, object before you decide to believe something; but once you believe, you're but an idiot if you need to be scrupulous any more. - Raheel Farooq
Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.
I can't criticize what I don't understand. If you want to call this art, you've got the benefit of all my doubts. - Charles Rosin
Forget to criticize, but never forget to enjoy criticism. - Debasish Mridha
I criticize by creation, not by finding fault. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and no-one dares criticize it. - Pierre Gallois
You should praise, criticize and flirt with people right to their face, only then it will make a difference. - Amit Kalantri
Be bold enough to appreciate. Be strong enough not to criticize. - Debasish Mridha
Never complain or criticize; no one deserves it. - Debasish Mridha
Great minds find beauties and appreciate it. Average minds find commonalities and compare. Small minds find the problems and criticize. - Debasish Mridha
Appreciate every little improvement. Forget to criticize every failure as long as you are learning from them. - Debasish Mridha
Make friends not enemies. Compliment do not criticize. Like. - David Chiles
Anyone with a great product to sell should never criticize competing products. Your product should sell on its own merit. Consumers want the best of the best, not the best of a bad situation. - Zack W. Van
Critique don’t criticize. - A.D. Posey
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help. - Abraham Lincoln
Never criticize. Remember that no one deserves it more than the one who is criticizing. - Debasish Mridha
Never criticize a man until you've walked a mile in his moccasins. - Native American Proverb
Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you'll be a mile away and have his shoes. - Steve Martin
Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others. - Roy Bennett
I am a speck of dust in an ocean of time, floating with the waves of change, vanishing with the infinite. I have no time to complain, condemn, or criticize because I am so busy loving, enjoying, appreciating, and being kind. - Debasish Mridha
Humans spend more time finding ways to fight and criticize who they consider a threat than actually learning how to overcome that threat. - Luis Marques
Always be ready for criticism for there shall always be people who shall be ready always to criticize you. The positive lesson you learn from your critics, is the most important thing which matter and not just the matter! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The ugliest government is the one which is spreading fear to its own people! The finest government is the one which encourages its own people to criticize the government harshly. - Mehmet Murat ildan
You cannot criticize Israel in this country (USA) and survive - Helen Thomas
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. - Benjamin Franklin
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home. - Sir Winston Churchill
People have boldness to criticize but not to sensitize. - Amit Kalantri
They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. - Calvin Coolidge
Never complain, condemn, or criticize; just show them how to do better. - Debasish Mridha
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. - Dale Carnegie
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