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Criticize

Definition: Indicate the faults of someone or something in a disapproving way.
Number of Quotes: 20

Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
Mary Kay Ash

No man can tell another his faults so as to benefit him, unless he loves him.
Henry Ward Beecher

I never sleep through a performance. I always make sure that I am awake for the intermission.
Robert Benchley

CYNIC, n. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
Ambrose Bierce

Everything you reprove in another, you must carefully avoid in yourself.
Cicero

I can take any amount of criticism, so long as it is unqualified praise.
Noël Coward

I was delighted to see that you thought I was as good as I thought I was.
Noël Coward

Everyone threw the blame on me ... they nearly always do. I suppose ... they think I shall be able to bear it best.
Winston Churchill

Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think is creation's.
E. M. Forster

Praise should always be given in public, criticism should always be given in private.
Jean Paul Getty

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post how it feels about dogs.
Christopher Hampton

Cheers hearten a man. But jeers are just as essential. They help maintain his sense of balance and proportion.
Jay House

I am too much of a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything.
Thomas Huxley

He has great tranquility of heart who cares neither for the praises nor the faultfinding of men.
Thomas à Kempis

People ask you for criticism but they only want praise.
W. Somerset Maugham

I don't give a damn what the media critics say. It's what your readers say. If you haven't got any readers, you're only talking to yourself.
Rupert Murdoch

They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.
William Penn

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.
John Ruskin

A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
Carolyn Wells

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