Vittorio Alfieri - Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.
[ Blow Constructive Criticism Critique Finding Good Positive Real Really Soften Something Went]
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E. T. Bell - Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
[ Against Criticism Defense Except Obscurity Their]
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Daniel J. Bernstein - Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
[ Criticism Few Hostile Learning Leave Life Literature Minds Out Peaceful Scholar Seclusion Secure Stand Target Unkind Walks Will]
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Frank Deford - Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
[ Action Both Criticism Doubt Enslave Faith Order Reflection Them Thought Troubled]
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Cecil B. DeMille - Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
[ Condition Criticism First Sympathy]
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Anita Desai - Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
[ Action Criticism Employment First Guide Itself Must Only Procedure Rule Self Virtue]
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Abigail Fillmore - I believe in criticism.
[ Believe Criticism]
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W. L. George - National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services.
[ Allies Clean Criticism Criticisms Find Government Honest Keeping Leaders Media Members National Personally Regard Services Such Take Their Themselves Under Well Withering Would]
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Renny Harlin - Poetry; a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
[ Beauty Conditions Criticism Fixed Laws Life Poetic Poetry Such Truth Under]
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Josephine Hart - Criticism really used to hurt me. Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists, and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves. It's a really disgusting job. They must feel horrible inside.
[ Art Artists Because Criticise Criticism Critics Disgusting Feel Frustrated Horrible Hurt Inside Job Most Must Other Really Themselves These Used Usually]
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Ira Hayes - Dare to risk public criticism.
[ Criticism Dare Public Risk]
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Rita Hayworth - Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
[ Between Bit Criticism Every Layers Praise Sandwich Two]
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Richard M. Helms - Maybe it's legitimate criticism, though it can be hurtful. Maybe I haven't paid sufficient attention to the people with whom I would have a natural affinity as a liberal, and they feel let down by that.
[ Affinity Attention Criticism Down Feel Haven Hurtful Legitimate Liberal Maybe Natural Paid Sufficient Though Whom Would]
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Jim Hightower - Give no time to finding fault of criticism.
[ Criticism Fault Finding Give Time]
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Celeste Holm - We always expect tremendous criticism. It is my role to be the lightning rod ... to attract the attacks against the organization for our work, and that is a difficult role. On the other hand, I get undue credit.
[ Against Always Attacks Attract Credit Criticism Difficult Expect Get Hand Lightning Organization Other Our Rod Role Tremendous Undue Work]
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Phil Knight - Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.
[ Avowed Better Criticism Perhaps Science Should Would]
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John Knowles - There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher, as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms he may think undeservedly severe.
[ Calmness Circumstances Criticisms Distinguish Few May Philosopher Reply Severe Strongly Think Undeservedly Which]
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C. Everett Koop - If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism.
[ Conditions Criticism Discipline Existing Get Must Our Standards Such Under]
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Ted Kulongoski - According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
[ According Any Cannot Certain Change Criticism Criticizes Every Everyone His Itself Leave Master Only Own Praise Praises Principles Therefore True Value Work]
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Tim Berners-Lee - 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.
[ Bad Because Criticism Critics Enough Friend Good Important Most Only Read Stuff Your]
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Mary Wilson Little - In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
[ Accusations Again Ageless Ancient Beneath Child Criticism Each Erupt Familiar Keep Luxury Manners Marriage May Other Ourselves Real Ridiculous Ring Up Wedding Wildest]
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Rich Lowry - There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time.
[ Applicable Cannot Conferences Congresses Criticism Extent Great Leveled Meetings Peace Time Waste Which]
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Bob Marley - I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
[ Always Censure Character Criticism Freely Intelligence Knowledge Listen Merited Respect Right Their Them]
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Norman McLaren - Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.
[ Accountability Before Comes Companies Criticism Culture Cultures Great High Our Strong Talking Think]
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Elizabeth Shaw Melville - Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle.
[ Also Consciousness Criticism Experience Feel Great Liberation Painting Self-Examination Struggle Translating Work]
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Larry Norman - To love without criticism is to be betrayed.
[ Betrayed Criticism Love Without]
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Brad Renfro - It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
[ Art Born Criticism Womb]
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Marion Ross - I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue.
[ Always Back Blue Circle Created Criticism Dress Ear Even Hear Says Set She Stage Woman Worst]
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Tim Russert - Politics calls for robust debate and criticism, but this should never descend to personal and demeaning slurs.
[ Calls Criticism Debate Demeaning Descend Never Personal Politics Robust Should Slurs]
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Clyfford Still - The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
[ Art Betraying Coin Critic Criticism Fashion Ideas Inadequate Nutshell Slogans Without]
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Stephen Stills - The greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
[ Art Aversion Between Conventional Criticism Criticized Decrease Distinction Enjoyed Enjoyment Form Greater New Public Sharper Significance Social Truly Uncritically]
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Dennis Weaver - Anytime you put a movie out it's subject to such scrutiny and such criticism.
[ Anytime Criticism Movie Out Put Scrutiny Subject Such]
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- The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy.
[ Comedy Country Critical Criticism English Good Loves Unforgiving Very]
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- Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.
[ Amendment Criticism Embraces Finds Free Freedom Government Part Portions Press Right Sanctuary Several Speech]
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- Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit, has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin.
[ Admit Am Criticism Entered Goes Out Phase Stalin Stalinism Sympathy Totally Universities Where Without]
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- Criticism starts - it has to start - with a real passion for reading. It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties, but you must fall in love with poems.
[ Adolescence Come Criticism Even Fall Love Must Passion Poems Reading Real Start Starts Twenties Your]
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- I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist.
[ Believe Believed Critic Criticism Does Exist Genre Literature Never Poet Rival]
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- There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need.
[ Been Certainly Criticism Fingers Getting Hand Help Helping However Indeed Involved May Much Need Neighbors Offering Our Pointing Rather Storm Time Timing Victims]
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- People say you should read your criticism because it will make you a better person but it doesn't. It just makes you a sad bitter old showbiz nightmare.
[ Because Better Bitter Criticism Just Make Makes Nightmare Old Person Read Sad Say Should Showbiz Will Your]
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- There is more criticism of puritanism, and more distance from Christian morality, than there has been before.
[ Been Before Christian Criticism Distance Morality More Puritanism Than]
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- I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics.
[ Add Also Criticisms Fact Husband Just Life Likes Mean Might Only Part Politics Unfair]
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- Silence is sometimes the severest criticism.
[ Criticism Severest Silence Sometimes]
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- The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
[ Carving Criticism Cut Good Holds Knife Never Rule Spoon]
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- Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
[ Association Clear Criticism Kept Own Point Pupils Their View Work Young]
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- And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state.
[ Across Agree Certain Country Criticisms Each Formula Grant Made Money Percentage Program Rigid Say Some State Very Which]
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- But I think the bottom line right now is to take the constructive criticism and use that to build toward, as I say, the hurricane season that is 100 days away. And we don't have a lot of time to waste before we start to address that next set of challenges.
[ Address Away Before Bottom Build Challenges Constructive Criticism Days Hurricane Line Lot Next Now Right Say Season Set Start Take Think Time Toward Use Waste]
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- 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.
[ Agreeable Attention Body Calls Criticism Fulfils Function Human May Necessary Pain Same State Things Unhealthy]
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- Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.
[ Criticism Misconception Must Others Ourselves Read Understand]
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- Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
[ Criticism Destroying Enough Gentle Growth His Man Nourish Rain Roots Should Without]
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- We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism.
[ Criticism Different Generous Money Talent Things Time]
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- That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.
[ Approval Command Criticism Debatable Does Fair Forego Just Mean Must Opposition Our Policies Refrain Which]
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- Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
[ Always Authority Criticism Dangerous Equate Find Men Patriotism Policies Subversive Their Think Will]
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- Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
[ Criticism Expression Fine Flower Garden Letters Personal]
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- I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.
[ Criticism Just Long Love Praise Unqualified]
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- 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.
[ Bad Book Considerate Criticism Good Hard Just Kind Write Your]
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- I'm still trying to discover my position on my own artwork and hopefully at this exhibition someone will come and tell me. I'm open to listening to criticism.
[ Artwork Come Criticism Discover Exhibition Hopefully Listening Open Own Position Someone Still Tell Trying Will]
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- 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.
[ Criticism Down Driven Highest Important Just Level Praise Slowed Thing Trying Work]
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- If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that.
[ Absurdity Correct Criticism Get Going Into Politically Satire Social]
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- Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
[ Approval Become Child Criticism Important Many More Parents Rearing Spanking Than Tools Verbal]
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- I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics but very few who have substantive criticisms. There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more a matter of inertia than it is of people having some real reason for thinking something else.
[ Criticisms Critics Else Encountered Few Having Inertia Lot Matter More Real Reason Seems Skepticism Some Something Sound Substantive Than Thinking Very]
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- I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect.
[ Criticism Heart Other Respect Take Think Writers]
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- No American soldier should be allowed to set foot on Iranian soil, regardless of the criticism we have of the Iranian government.
[ Allowed American Criticism Foot Government Iranian Regardless Set Should Soil Soldier]
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- I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.
[ Boost Criticism Enormous Film Find Friendly Giving Internet Opportunity Provided Publish Self Sites Tell Think]
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- Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
[ Agreeable Animals Ask Criticisms Friends Pass Questions Such]
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- Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years.
[ Criticism Faced Given Most Over Received Up Would Years]
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- I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring.
[ Criticism Easy Find Inspiring Respond Work]
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- Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still.
[ Also Being Criticisms Deal Deeds Either Great Imply Itself Kind Others Rare Rarer Still Than Thinking Thoughts Without Words]
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- The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
[ Beautiful Best Between Create Criticism Dream Film Films German Hollywood Make Powerful Quo Something Status Such Thing Think Union Wonderful Would]
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- All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science.
[ Art Criticism Good History Judged Read Science Should Way]
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- But, when I had this feeling and started painting sacred art, as I had this feeling to do, then it come to me: my problem is I'll get a lot of criticism and another problem is my work's not good enough to sell.
[ Another Art Come Criticism Enough Feeling Get Good Had Lot Painting Problem Sacred Sell Started Then Work]
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- The better a work is, the more it attracts criticism; it is like the fleas who rush to jump on white linens.
[ Attracts Better Criticism Fleas Jump More Rush White Work]
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- So, two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
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- Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
[ Before Creation Criticism Motto Speak Think]
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- Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
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- I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.
[ Above Accused Been Cannot Come Consists Criticism Deliberately Frequently Indifference Kind Know Life Love Matter Often Opinion Out Photographer Point Subject Twisting View]
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- Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.
[ American Criticism Foreign Graham Greene His Outspoken Policy Quite Understand]
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- The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work.
[ Criticism Periodical Sift Stamp Use Work Writing]
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- Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specialization is a cover for either grave cerebral inadequacy or terminal laziness, the latter being a much cherished aspect of academic freedom.
[ Academic Aspect Being Cerebral Cherished Comes Cover Criticism Either Extreme Freedom Grave Inadequacy Latter Laziness Literary Much Specialization Terminal Whom]
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- The point of literary criticism in anthropology is not to replace research, but to find out how it is that we are persuasive.
[ Anthropology Criticism Find How Literary Out Persuasive Point Replace Research]
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- You are never really prepared for criticism.
[ Criticism Never Prepared Really]
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- In my opinion, the most significant works of the twentieth century are those that rise beyond the conceptual tyranny of genre; they are, at the same time, poetry, criticism, narrative, drama, etc.
[ Beyond Century Conceptual Criticism Drama Etc Genre Most Narrative Opinion Poetry Rise Same Significant Those Time Twentieth Tyranny Works]
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- Time and time again I was told that I would never make the film on time and never make it on budget. That kind of criticism tends to turn me into a great big motor of efficiency.
[ Again Big Budget Criticism Efficiency Film Great Into Kind Make Motor Never Tends Time Told Turn Would]
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- Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get, is always stuff we've already criticised ourselves.
[ Already Always Any Backlash Believe Criticised Criticism Get Hype Obviously Ourselves Stuff Too Will]
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- To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
[ Abides Applause Criticism Find Ignores Investigate Man Modest Modesty Out Test]
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- It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
[ Barren Criticism Kind Tells Thing Which]
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- So as an amateur Olympic competitor I loved criticism, because it made me better. But now as a professional I don't really know how to channel it or where to take it, so I don't take it quite as well.
[ Amateur Because Better Channel Competitor Criticism How Know Loved Made Now Olympic Professional Quite Really Take Well Where]
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- There is no scorn more profound, or on the whole more justifiable, than that of the men who make for the men who explain. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for second-rate minds.
[ Appreciation Criticism Explain Exposition Justifiable Make Men Minds More Profound Scorn Second-Rate Than Whole Work]
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- You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe this world with a healthy dose of criticism and don't just follow the herd like somebody else might do.
[ Challenges Criticism Dose Else Follow Give Hard Healthy Herd How Just Matter Might Never Observe Somebody Up World]
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- He only profits from praise who values criticism.
[ Criticism Only Praise Profits Values]
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- If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
[ Admiration Ahead Criticism Get Go Many Married Men Sacrifice Want]
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- I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie.
[ Beyond Criticism Film Made Mean Modest Movie Think Very]
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- Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.
[ Criticism Defeat Destroy Entire Everyone Families Gloom Institutions Kinds Nations Nearly Over Pessimism Shroud Spread Undermine]
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- I'm vulnerable to criticism. Any artist is, because you work alone in your studio and, until recently, critics were the only way you'd get any feedback.
[ Alone Any Artist Because Criticism Critics Feedback Get Only Recently Studio Until Vulnerable Way Were Work Your]
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- A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
[ Anything Being Center Character Criticism Else Essential Free Inquiry Sacrificed Thing University]
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- To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
[ Criticism Freedom Silence]
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- The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic.
[ Average Conservative Critic Criticism Man]
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- Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
[ Abuse Consider Criticism Expect Friends Them Your]
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- The most destructive criticism is indifference.
[ Criticism Destructive Indifference Most]
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- The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
[ Able Being Criticism Endure Final Greatness Lies Proof Resentment Without]
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- To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
[ Avoid Criticism Nothing Say]
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- A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
[ Attempt Breaks Criticism Each Every Freedom High However Imposing Improvement Justified Law Morally Most Plotting Punishments Speech State Suggestion Suppresses Terrible Treason Treats Unwritten Which]
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- Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within.
[ Criticism Fond High Instead Now Offering Philosophers Stand Studying Things Too Understanding Within]
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- There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
[ Centers Criticism Distinguished Justification Must Only Schools Trade Universities]
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- The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
[ Alcohol Cold Criticisms Crushed Dry Due Earth Facts Faculties Hour Human Mankind Mystical Nature Over Power Sober Stimulate Sway Unquestionably Usually]
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- I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
[ Always Been Both Bothered Criticism Criticized Even Honors More Praise Praised Puzzling Received Sometimes Stung Such]
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- Christ, he was paranoid about criticism. I used to say: why doesn't he worry about the team and forget what people are saying? He got Phil Thompson, who was a kid coming through when I was a Liverpool player, to have a go at me. So now I don't talk to him.
[ Christ Coming Criticism Forget Go Got Him Kid Liverpool Now Paranoid Phil Player Say Saying Talk Team Thompson Through Used Why Worry]
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- Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
[ Acquaintance Criticism Friend Hard Honest Particularly Relative Stranger Take]
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- Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it.
[ Always Because Criticism Easier First Law Meet Persecution Society Suppress Than]
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- I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
[ Approval Criticism Intelligent Man Masses Much Prefer Sharpest Single Thoughtless]
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- Political criticism is our enemies' best friend.
[ Best Criticism Enemies Friend Our Political]
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- Directors who turn into big babies and shut out criticism stop learning.
[ Babies Big Criticism Directors Into Learning Out Shut Stop Turn]
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- I've had trouble with criticism, I guess. It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.
[ Criticism Either Encouraging Getting Guess Had Hard Know Other Plays Poets Read Role Them Trouble]
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- If I were white, I'd get less criticism.
[ Criticism Get Less Were White]
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- I think there are different ways of being rigorous, and I am asking people to be as rigorous in their pleasure as in their criticism.
[ Am Asking Being Criticism Different Pleasure Rigorous Their Think Ways]
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- Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten.
[ Accidents Background Become Criticism Forgotten Gestures Historical Isolated Soon Without Works]
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- Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.
[ Argue Because Civil Colonial Criticism Easy Governors Kenya Popular Senior Servants Service]
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- The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
[ Best Conviction Criticism Honest Honesty Just Man Met Policy Real Right Saying Trite]
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- I think my work shows that I love women. I understand where these types of criticisms are coming from because black people have been so dogged out in the media, they're just extra sensitive.
[ Because Been Black Coming Criticisms Dogged Extra Just Love Media Out Sensitive Shows These Think Types Understand Where Women Work]
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- Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
[ Ailment Coughing Criticism Respiratory Theater]
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- The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community.
[ Behalf Broadcasters Commercial Community Criticism Either Gets How License Local Meeting Obligations Operate Other Our Owners Part Pay Play Proposal Public Radio Rules Should Station Subject Suggestion Support Their Upset Wan]
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- The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
[ Criticism Criticized Lies Strength Thing Weakness]
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- Dodi got a lot of criticism when he began dating Princess Diana. No one seemed to think he was good enough for her.
[ Began Criticism Dating Diana Enough Good Got Her Lot Princess Seemed Think]
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- Conservative New Testament studies could also provide an intellectually satisfying alternative to German biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it.
[ Accompanied Also Alternative Biblical Conservative Could Criticism German Intellectually Liberal New Provide Satisfying Studies Testament Theology]
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- I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance.
[ Criticism Ever Experience Found Ignorance Inhibited Long Never Politics]
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- People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
[ Ask Criticism Only Praise Want]
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- In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.
[ Able Accept Also Chosen Completely Constructive Criticism Dedicated Dedication Excel Hard Must One-Hundred Order Percent Prepared Sport Willing Without Won Work Your]
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- Also, the commercial media in a superior position, really, to any other corporate lobby, because where would people hear about commercial media or corporate media criticism, where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media?
[ Also Any Because Commercial Corporate Criticism Hear Lobby Media Other Position Really Superior Than Them Where Would]
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- Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
[ Criticism Made Plausible Prejudice]
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- Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
[ Achieving Carry Confidence Criticisms Crystallize Deadline Determination Disregard Goals Make Obstacles Other Out Plan Set Supreme Them Then Your Yourself]
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- Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
[ Criticism Fire Honest Means Nothing Passion Unrestrained Wants]
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- I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.
[ Being Criticism Dealing Gossip Hardest Other Part Ridicule Rumors Teenager Teenagers Think]
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- In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
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- I do see value in music criticism. Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good.
[ Been Criticism Good Most Music Over Received See Value Very Years]
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- For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
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- Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.
[ Advice Criticism Exceeds Feel Give Much Never Piece Province Too Trouble Your]
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- Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value.
[ Art Criticism Others Own Value]
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- Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible, and perhaps altogether unseen.
[ Altogether Art Criticism Darkness Discernible Enveloping Illuminates Might Only Otherwise Perhaps Rest Unseen Vaguely Which Windows]
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- If you can't fully believe in your ideas, it very quickly communicates to a group of actors who need something to hold onto. They need to believe that whatever criticism, whatever comment is received, is meant.
[ Actors Believe Comment Communicates Criticism Fully Group Hold Ideas Meant Need Onto Quickly Received Something Very Whatever Your]
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- In a way, I have to have a dictatorship. I can't be told that I'm wrong. That conflicts with what I was saying earlier about listening. It isn't to do with receiving criticism and responding to other views, it's who has that last decision.
[ Conflicts Criticism Decision Dictatorship Earlier Last Listening Other Receiving Responding Saying Told Views Way Wrong]
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- I'm a judge. It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take action to stem the criticism and help people understand that in the constitutional framework, it's terribly important not to have a system of retaliation against decisions people don't like.
[ Action Against Constitutional Critical Criticism Decisions Framework Help Important Judge Retaliation Seemed Stem System Take Terribly Try Understand]
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- In the recent years there have been criticisms levelled against Japan suggesting that she should offer more military forces to the United Nations forces and thereby play a more active role in the keeping and restoration of peace in various parts of the world.
[ Active Against Been Criticisms Forces Japan Keeping Military More Nations Offer Parts Peace Play Recent Restoration Role She Should Suggesting Thereby United Various World Years]
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- Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it's really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it's really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on.
[ Bad Criticism Crushing Either Exactly Get Go Great Level Minutes Operate Praise Really Review Same Seem Ten Thrilling Way]
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- Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us.
[ Criticism Gather Help Ideas Instruments May Might Otherwise Pass Philosophical Points Theories Up Us View]
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- Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings.
[ Begins Criticism Grammar Meanings Social]
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- What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
[ Ages Art Criticism Distinguishes Modern Other]
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- The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
[ Criticism Most Praise Rather Ruined Saved Than Trouble Us Would]
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- Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital.
[ Became Capital Charm Convinced Criticism Early Fell Girl Her His Later Love Marx Morning Naive Read She Somehow Strength Thought Time Wanted Were Wife Would]
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- Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
[ After Boredom Criticism Form]
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- I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
[ Compliment Criticism Even Insincere Much Prefer Sincere]
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- In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
[ Absolutely Bold Criticism Foe Friend Just Nothing Purpose Shall Turn Will]
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- Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.
[ Begin Criticism Must Myths Science]
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- As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism.
[ Best Criticism Displaced Freud Kind Literacy Piece Writing]
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- I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
[ Clear Come Consider Created Criticism Excitement Fruit Head His Later Merely Other Own Preliminary Probably Sometime Statement Things Unless Up Value Work Writer Writing]
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- What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
[ Arbitrary Belongs Country Criticism Divisiveness Each Judgement Music Need Other Public Some]
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- What I couldn't help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a morning by trying to write a page of one than I'd learned in seven years or so of trying to write criticism.
[ Criticism Help Learned More Morning Noticing Novel Page Seven Than Trying Write Years]
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- Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects.
[ Beneficial Bitter Criticism Cures Effects Good Hurt Illness Loyal May Medicine Though Will]
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- For years Don Imus was just - boy, he was merciless in his criticism of me. Maybe it was justified, but that didn't mean it didn't hurt.
[ Boy Criticism His Hurt Just Justified Maybe Mean Merciless Years]
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- If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back.
[ Back Criticism Duck Feathers Keep Off Run Water Well Will Your]
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- My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.
[ Amazing Comedy Commentary Commentator Criticism Disk Even Ever Favorite Film Filmmakers Graduate Guy Had Happen Into Just Laser Off Professor Some Theory Track Went Which Whole]
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- I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed.
[ Abilities Actor Am Changed Confidence Could Criticism Director Enough Fairly Just Masterpiece Mr Neurotic Personally Start Take Tell Then Think Well Writer]
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- Nobody is that thick-skinned that it doesn't hurt you. Still, you always know what happens in football. I have got used to criticism, I suppose, having been high profile with England and Man U.
[ Always Been Criticism England Football Got Happens Having High Hurt Know Man Nobody Profile Still Suppose Used]
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- Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
[ Criticism Deceives Few Good Praise Prefer Them Wisdom Would]
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- My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.
[ Cannot Criticism Doing Flies Good Into Leader Rage Severe Sometimes Start Too Unless Want Why Work Your]
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- To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public.
[ American Announce Criticism Morally Must President Public Treasonable]
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- Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don't hold on to that .
[ Articles Cried Criticism Even Hold Hurt Ignore Many Move Over Try Written]
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- You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
[ Avoid Because Company Criticism Eliminate Fear Nothing Operate Way]
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- I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
[ Criticism Damning Judge Opposition Partisan Praise Regime]
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- We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future.
[ Absorb Better Cause Cheap Criticism Decisions Effort Extra Future Hard Make Regard Short-Term Simple Things Way Will Without Work]
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- 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.
[ Again Contracts Criticism Flattery Goes Head Heart Her His Hold Little Love Man May Much Never Quite Straight Woman]
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- When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
[ Advice Charming Compliments Criticism Forgets Giving Good Heart Her His Instead Judgment Man Manners Spends Time Wife Won]
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- I think the big thing I've had going for me in that regard has been the success of the league. I don't have quite as much control over things as people believe, so I frequently receive more credit than I deserve, and occasionally more criticism as well.
[ Been Believe Big Control Credit Criticism Deserve Frequently Going Had League More Much Occasionally Over Quite Receive Regard Success Than Thing Things Think Well]
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- Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive.
[ Amount Correlate Criticism Know May Publicity Receive Somewhat]
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- Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
[ Because Convention Conventional Criticism Departure Fury Largely Regard Roused Such Themselves]
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- Despite a decade of criticism and budget cuts, the specialised UN agencies have far more expertise and hands-on experience than any other organisations in the world.
[ Agencies Any Budget Criticism Cuts Decade Despite Experience Expertise Far Hands-On Hands-On More Organisations Other Specialised Than Un World]
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- Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism.
[ Accepted Change Criticism Explains Interest Japan Japanese Merely Never Plight Response Self-Deception Their Ultimately]
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- The supposed inferiority of a constructed language to a national one on the score of richness of connotation is, of course, no criticism of the idea of a constructed language.
[ Connotation Constructed Course Criticism Idea Inferiority Language National Richness Score Supposed]
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- After the many rumours that we had heard about Hitler and the published criticisms we had read about him, we were pleasantly impressed. His appearance was neither pretentious nor affected.
[ Affected After Appearance Criticisms Had Heard Him His Hitler Impressed Many Neither Nor Pleasantly Pretentious Published Read Rumours Were]
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- I think Mr. Clarke had a tendency to interfere too much with the activities of the CIA, and our leadership at the senior level let him interfere too much. So criticism from him I kind of wear as a badge of honor.
[ Activities Badge Cia Clarke Criticism Had Him Honor Interfere Kind Leadership Level Mr Much Our Senior Tendency Think Too Wear]
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- The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.
[ Censors Classroom Criticism Evolution Prohibiting Theory Those Worst]
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- The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history.
[ Because Character Criticism Experts Favorite German History Less Mature More Nation National Object Probably She Subject]
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- I still think like a critic, and I still analyze films like a critic. However, it's not possible to write criticism if you're making films.
[ Analyze Critic Criticism Films However Making Possible Still Think Write]
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- Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance of what actually happens inside these agencies.
[ Actually Advertising Agencies Criticism Happens Ignorance Inside Most These Written]
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- 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.
[ Approval Better Criticism Did Effort Exalted Find Forth Greater His However Man Put Spirit Station Than Under Work Yet]
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- I would guess that any criticism about Wal-Mart could have some element of truth with 1,500,000 people.
[ Any Could Criticism Element Guess Some Truth Wal-Mart Would]
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- I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life - to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors.
[ Artificial Could Criticism Dislike France Free Intense Interference Lead Life Neighbors Society Wanted Without]
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- To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!- An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism against the mighty Johnson!
[ Against Criticism Derision Entering Exposed Female Johnson Lists Mighty Quarters Should Thousand Unlearned]
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- Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism.
[ Aims Award Blame Criticism Discriminate Duties Establish Firmly Honestly Justly Neither Object Praise Prescribe These True Wisely]
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- The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
[ Criticism Death Dread Genius]
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- One of the things that upset me was some of the criticism leveled at Simon and Garfunkel. I always took exception to it, but actually I agree with a lot of it.
[ Actually Agree Always Criticism Exception Leveled Lot Simon Some Things Took Upset]
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- Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism.
[ Bottom Criticism Golden Literature Look Lovers Remains Sea Shipwreck Treasure Will]
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- Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.
[ Being Consideration Constructive Courtesy Criticism Entitled Every Expected Human Only Sought]
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- The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.
[ Aim Analogy Art Commentary Criticism Even Experience Function How Less Make Means More Now Our Own Rather Real Should Show Than Us Works]
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- The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
[ Absence Criticism Freedom Greatest Threat]
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- There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife.
[ Certain Critic Criticism Justice Midwife Tyrannical]
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- Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart.
[ Criticism Heart Much Somehow Took Very Whatever]
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- Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, - though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, - the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!
[ Cant Criticism Hypocrites May Most Though Tormenting Which World Worst]
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- I dislike literary jargon and never use it. Criticism has only one function and that is to help readers read and understand literature. It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
[ Aid Art Criticism Dislike Function Help Jargon Literary Literature Never Only Read Readers Science Understand Use]
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- Poets should ignore most criticism and get on with making poetry.
[ Criticism Get Ignore Making Most Poetry Poets Should]
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- There is far too much literary criticism of the wrong kind. That is why I never could have survived as an academic.
[ Academic Could Criticism Far Kind Literary Much Never Survived Too Why Wrong]
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- For all my criticisms of the current system, it doesn't mean that I would like to return to the old one.
[ Criticisms Current Mean Old Return System Would]
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- Criticism in a time of war is essential to the maintenance of any kind of democratic government.
[ Any Criticism Democratic Essential Government Kind Maintenance Time War]
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- This issue, if not addressed, leaves any President, including George Bush, open to the criticism that they are essentially ignoring the destruction of the nation and I believe that with all my heart.
[ Addressed Any Believe Bush Criticism Destruction Essentially George Heart Ignoring Including Issue Leaves Nation Open President]
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- Dramatic experience is not logical; it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form.
[ Coherence Criticism Dramatic Experience Form Indicate Kind Logical May Speak Subdued]
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- I can take criticisms but not compliments.
[ Compliments Criticisms Take]
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- Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
[ Art Criticism Just Life Parasitic]
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- Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
[ Criticism Fiction Hugging Open Poetry Sailing Sea Shore Writing]
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- I think that's unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case.
[ Case Country Cow Criticism Found Had Mad Measures Mitigate Number Place Possibility Several Single Spreading Think Unjustified Years]
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- We've got a daunting enough task to provide a definitive account of what happened in 9/11, without fear or favor, something that will last and will survive criticism over time. And we think we can do that with integrity in a bipartisan report.
[ Account Bipartisan Criticism Daunting Definitive Enough Favor Fear Got Happened Integrity Last Over Provide Report Something Survive Task Think Time Will Without]
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- It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it.
[ Collection Criticism Criticize Easy Everybody Life Part Take Us Very Would]
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- Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment and it seems that the French directors have woken up one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more.
[ Any Backed Criticism Day Directors Entertainment Everything French More Now Realised Seems Suddenly Up Were]
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- In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance.
[ Age Also America Become Being Consumerism Counterbalance Criticism Europe Film First Industry Instead Movie Over Something World]
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- Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
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- Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
[ Cinema Course Credible Criticism Decay Film French Greatest Making Movies Nations Problem Real Still Terms Very World]
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- The culture of independent film criticism has totally gone down the drain and this seems to come with the territory of the consumer age that we are now living in.
[ Age Come Consumer Criticism Culture Down Drain Film Gone Independent Living Now Seems Territory Totally]
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- I don't take criticism lying down.
[ Criticism Down Lying Take]
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- I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species.
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
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- You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
[ Caught Criticism Either Get Praise Up Weakness]
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- I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency. I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question.
[ Announce Anticipate Called Candidate Criticism However Into Myself Now Presidency Question Sincerity Trust Unfavorable Will]
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- My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.
[ Before Criticism Just Myself Opinions Principles Public Put Subjects Voluntarily]
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- You have to laugh, you have to be able to take criticism.
[ Able Criticism Laugh Take]
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