I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
Be kind and considerate with your criticism... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.
I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.
The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
Critics are those who have failed in literature and art.
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.
On the way up here to the podium, a gentleman came up to me and said, "Governor, you are as good a politician as you were an actor." What a cheap shot.
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.
To love without criticism is to be betrayed.
He cannot be strict in judging, who does not wish others to be strict judges of himself.
Criticism polishes my mirror.
We live in a society that feeds on criticism. It is so easy to find fault, and to resist doing so requires much discipline.
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
Don't spend all your time trying to win over your critics. Just run your own race.
Temperament is the primary requisite for the critic - a temperament exquisitely susceptible to beauty, and to the various impressions that beauty gives us.
If criticism had any power to harm, the skunk would be extinct by now.
Critics can be your most important friend. I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad, it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough.
Anytime you put a movie out it's subject to such scrutiny and such criticism.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends