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A critic is a man who writes about things he doesn't like
Henry Louis Mencken
A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
George Bernard Shaw
A man must serve his time to every trade: Save Censure- Critics all are ready made
Lord Byron
A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.
Joseph Addison
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her
Helen Rowland
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
Benjamin Franklin
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Dale Carnegie
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
Dale Carnegie
Children need models rather than critics.
Joseph Joubert
Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land, And don't criticize What you can't understand
Bob Dylan
Court not the critic's smile nor dread his frown
Walter Scott
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense
Samuel Johnson
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom nature has made weak, and idleness keeps ignorant, may yet support his vanity by the name of a critic.
Samuel Johnson
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
Henry Louis Mencken
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
Aristotle
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
Winston Churchill
Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well; the chiefest part of which is to observe those excellencies which delight a reasonable reader
John Dryden
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
Frank A. Clark
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
Peter Ustinov
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