We live in a society that feeds on criticism. It is so easy to find fault, and to resist doing so requires much discipline.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember ~ the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.
Don't spend all your time trying to win over your critics. Just run your own race.
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.
Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years.
Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
The most destructive criticism is indifference.
I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
Dodi got a lot of criticism when he began dating Princess Diana. No one seemed to think he was good enough for her.
I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.
Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value.
Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings.
I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
For years Don Imus was just - boy, he was merciless in his criticism of me. Maybe it was justified, but that didn't mean it didn't hurt.
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public.
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