Criticism Quotes, Sayings about critics

When they judge you, yawn.
When they misunderstand you, smile.
When they underestimate you, laugh.
When they condemn you, ignore.
When they envy you, rejoice.
When they oppose you, prevail.
Matshona Dhliwayo

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward

Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.
– Elizabeth Harrison

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
– Norman Vincent Peale

The important thing to me is that I’m not driven by people’s praise and I’m not slowed down by people’s criticism. I’m just trying to work at the highest level I can.
– Russell Crowe

You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.
John Wooden

Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you’re not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation!
Joyce Meyer

He only profits from praise who values criticism.
– Heinrich Heine

Never let anybody bring you down because you were not brought to this earth for criticism.

Submitted by: Unathi Jennifer Chinamasa

Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.
Joyce Meyer


You can’t progress unless you learn not only to receive criticism, but also invite criticism.

Anyone who has never been criticized has not yet lived.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

Never criticize, unless you can do a better job.
Laurell K. Hamilton

The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.
Malcolm X

People have said things about me, and wrote and criticized me about things in the past, but it goes in one ear and out the other.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.

If you limit your actions in life to things that nobody can possibly find fault with, you will not do much!
Lewis Carroll

Weak people are driven to despair by little criticism.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

I know of one good motivation and that is criticism.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

The most destructive criticism is indifference.
Edgar Watson Howe

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