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.
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.
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