Quotations that match 'critic'.

Poets should ignore most criticism and get on with making poetry. Anne Stevenson
[ Criticism Get Ignore Making Most Poetry Poets Should]
All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them of how heavy their inheritance is. Harold Bloom
[ Ceases Critic Deadly Encouragement Give Heavy How Inheritance Never Poets Remind Their Them]
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite. Jean Kerr
[ Animal Becomes Being Eventually Hypocritical Learns Man Only Polite Pretends Then]
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Elbert Hubbard
[ Avoid Criticism Nothing Say]
I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that's making me successful. Shania Twain
[ Being Criticized Different Doing Find Get Just Making Original Own Successful Thing Things Usually Very Which]
The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic. Harold Bloom
[ Been Cause Critic Demonstrate Demonstrating Every Increasingly Inevitably Itself Main More Much Necessarily Overt Poem Poetic Possible Scholar Second Stance Take Teacher Think Towards Trying]
Finance is critical. If sufficient investment is made in infrastructure and venture capital is made available, there will be a big improvement in the situation. Sanjay Kumar
[ Available Big Capital Critical Finance Improvement Infrastructure Investment Made Situation Sufficient Venture Will]
Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear. William Merritt Chase
[ Association Clear Criticism Kept Own Point Pupils Their View Work Young]
As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Bad Competing Concern Create Criticizing Defeat Enter Fellows Good Heart Opening Others Soon Testing Weaken Your Yourself]
The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action. John Mason Brown
[ Action Critic Indolence Man Opinion Prefers Trials]
So in 2000, when we changed the business model and started really focusing on that triangle and putting the customer in the center, we decided we should hold off - we've done enough consolidation; we've got enough critical mass. Sanjay Kumar
[ Business Center Changed Consolidation Critical Customer Decided Done Enough Focusing Got Hold Mass Model Off Putting Really Should Started Triangle]
Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means. Arthur Koestler
[ Breathing Critical End Fair History Justifies Means Old Other Points Politics Possible Relatively Rule Spaces Than Turning]
I have never found, in a long experience of politics, that criticism is ever inhibited by ignorance. Harold MacMillan
[ Criticism Ever Experience Found Ignorance Inhibited Long Never Politics]
A literary critic is someone who can't write, but who loves to show he would have been a wonderful writer if only he could! Brian Lumley
[ Been Could Critic Literary Loves Only Show Someone Wonderful Would Write Writer]
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. Michael Chertoff
[ 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]
I suppose it's easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face; it's also quite gratifying to play. Ian McDiarmid
[ Also Easy Face Gratifying Hypocritical Play Politician Quite Smiling Suppose]
But the truth is that critics are by definition critical. That's their job. Frank Black
[ Critical Critics Definition Job Their Truth]
Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years. Albert Ellis
[ Criticism Faced Given Most Over Received Up Would Years]
The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work. Margaret Fuller
[ Criticism Periodical Sift Stamp Use Work Writing]
I suggest that instead of criticising us, the establishment has a bloody good look at itself. Trisha Goddard
[ Bloody Establishment Good Instead Itself Look Suggest Us]
From birth to death, anyone can fish. I just think it's fantastic to see old people going fishing with young people and teaching them things. I'm very, very critical. Rex Hunt
[ Anyone Birth Critical Death Fantastic Fish Fishing Going Just Old See Teaching Them Things Think Very Young]
I'm angry that the private sector, which is supposed to be in charge of running gasoline into the Valley, doesn't have its act together to deal with a critical situation, so now the public sector has to step in. Janet Napolitano
[ Act Angry Charge Critical Deal Gasoline Into Now Private Public Running Sector Situation Step Supposed Together Valley Which]
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism. Franz Grillparzer
[ Abides Applause Criticism Find Ignores Investigate Man Modest Modesty Out Test]
It's funny to be a critic. Leslie Fiedler
[ Critic Funny]
Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her authors, contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Authors Chips Contrived Critics Her Invented Left Make Manufactured Nature Out Patented She Were]
It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Correcting Critical Getting Making Mistakes Principal Task Them]
That's a very critical phase in customer service because you can start to really understand what part of customer service has value to customers and what part is bothering customers. Sanjay Kumar
[ Because Bothering Critical Customer Customers Part Phase Really Service Start Understand Value Very]
There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep. Herman Melville
[ America Asleep Critics Five Hardly Several Them]
Don't pay any attention to the critics - don't even ignore them. Samuel Goldwyn
[ Any Attention Critics Even Ignore Pay Them]
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. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Affected After Appearance Criticisms Had Heard Him His Hitler Impressed Many Neither Nor Pleasantly Pretentious Published Read Rumours Were]
There is a lack of critical assessment of the past. But you have to understand that the current ruling elite is actually the old ruling elite. So they are incapable of a self-critical approach to the past. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Actually Approach Assessment Critical Current Elite Incapable Lack Old Past Ruling Self-Critical Understand]
In Goodfellas they have this one scene where the camera goes down some steps and walks through a kitchen into a restaurant and the critics were all over this as evidence of the genius of Scorsese and Scorsese is a genius. Alex Cox
[ Camera Critics Down Evidence Genius Goes Into Kitchen Over Restaurant Scene Scorsese Some Steps Through Walks Were Where]
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels. Willard Van Orman Quine
[ Change Exhibits Labels Languages Meanings Museum Myth Semantics Switch Uncritical Which Words]
And whether it is equal pay, health care, Social Security, or family leave, this Congress has refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women. Louise Slaughter
[ Address American Care Congress Critical Equal Family Hard-Working Health Issues Leave Pay Refused Security Social Whether Women]
I cringe when critics say I'm a master of the popular novel. What's an unpopular novel? Irwin Shaw
[ Cringe Critics Master Novel Popular Say Unpopular]
My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations. Sue Kelly
[ Belief Congress Critical Efforts Environmental Future Generations Guided Leave Legacy Part Preservation Restoration]
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation. Neil LaBute
[ Being Came Capable Could Critics Deceit Deceptive Discussion Discussions Grew Herself How Idea Kind Lying Manipulation Original Out Reporters Say Thing Will Woman Women]
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. Bainbridge Colby
[ Approval Command Criticism Debatable Does Fair Forego Just Mean Must Opposition Our Policies Refrain Which]
Some Critics on the Hearth are not only good-natured, but have rather too high, or, if that is impossible, let us say too pronounced, an opinion of the abilities of their literary friends. James Payn
[ Abilities Critics Friends Good-Natured Good-Natured Hearth High Impossible Literary Only Opinion Pronounced Rather Say Some Their Too Us]
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. Scott Hamilton
[ Amateur Because Better Channel Competitor Criticism How Know Loved Made Now Olympic Professional Quite Really Take Well Where]
In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources. Ron Kind
[ Addition Big Collect Conservation Critical Does Federal Financial Fund Government Land Oil Resources Royalties Starve Water Will]
Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are. Jean Rostand
[ Critics Even Fair Heed Resist Take Them]
I knew that because of who I am, and the situation I'm in, that I'd attract more critics than your average person, and that was a little intimidating, but I wanted to get out there and pay my dues. Lisa Marie Presley
[ Am Attract Average Because Critics Dues Get Intimidating Knew Little More Out Pay Person Situation Than Wanted Your]
We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security. Chris Van Hollen
[ Accountable Area Balances Checks Country Critical Decisions Held Important Make Making More Must National Nowhere Our Security Sure Systems Than Those]
I wish all consumers were as gullible as advertising's biggest critics. Anyone who believes advertising is that powerful will believe almost anything. Jef I. Richards
[ Advertising Almost Anyone Anything Believe Believes Biggest Consumers Critics Gullible Powerful Were Will Wish]
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves. Bertrand Russell
[ Because Convention Conventional Criticism Departure Fury Largely Regard Roused Such Themselves]
I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect. Steve Earle
[ Criticism Heart Other Respect Take Think Writers]
This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room. Virginia Woolf
[ Assumes Because Book Critic Deals Feelings Important Insignificant War Women]
To most jazz critics I was basically Kenny G. Herbie Mann
[ Basically Critics Jazz Kenny Most]
We are approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill... it demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress. Li Ka Shing
[ Age Approaching Broader Cannot Capabilities Constructive Critical Deduction Degree Demands Knowledge Logical Merely New Progress Skill Synthesis Thinking Vision Which Without]
We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach. Kenneth Starr
[ Approach Being Correctness Criticized Investigation Long Proved Taking Thorough Throughout Time Too Were]
When quick results are imperative, the manipulation of the masses through symbols may be the only quick way of having a critical thing done. John Grierson
[ Critical Done Having Imperative Manipulation Masses May Only Quick Results Symbols Thing Through Way]
People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized. Ben Hecht
[ Criticized Habits Hollywood Known Less Much Opinions Political Sex Their Well]
My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward. F. Scott Fitzgerald
[ Afterward Always Critics Ever Generation His Idea Next Own Reach Schoolmasters Wise Writer Writes Youth]
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. Philip Pullman
[ Criticism Help Learned More Morning Noticing Novel Page Seven Than Trying Write Years]
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. Paul J. Meyer
[ Achieving Carry Confidence Criticisms Crystallize Deadline Determination Disregard Goals Make Obstacles Other Out Plan Set Supreme Them Then Your Yourself]
Fame can be just so annoying because people are so critical of you. You can't just say, 'hi'. You say hi and people whisper' man did you see the way she said hi? What an attitude. Juliette Lewis
[ Annoying Attitude Because Critical Did Fame Hi Just Man Said Say See She Way Whisper]
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. Paul Samuelson
[ Accepted Change Criticism Explains Interest Japan Japanese Merely Never Plight Response Self-Deception Their Ultimately]
And I also serve on a caucus that addresses financial literacy for young people in this country. And it is so hypocritical that we want to talk to these kids about how to better manage their money when we are not doing a good job with our Nation's resources. Melissa Bean
[ Addresses Also Better Caucus Country Doing Financial Good How Hypocritical Job Kids Literacy Manage Money Nation Our Resources Serve Talk Their These Want Young]
I am not criticizing investing in the stock market; I am an investor. Grace Napolitano
[ Am Criticizing Investing Investor Market Stock]
Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Anyway Criticized Damned Feel Heart Your]
It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Cannot Creative Critical Exist Faculty Highest Perfection Seems Their Together]
There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics. Paul Wellstone
[ America Change Critical Democratic Electoral Good Grassroots Ingredients Organizing Policy Politics Progressive Public Renewal Three]
I try to keep myself on an even keel by trying to be as critical of myself as I am of other people. I try to separate my performance from myself. Damon Hill
[ Am Critical Even Keel Keep Myself Other Performance Separate Try Trying]
More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic. John Hall
[ Air Always Because Call Cheap Contempt Critic Critical E-Mail Expression Get Go Instantaneous Letters Listeners More Negatives Poor Reaction Shot Sympathy Than Write]
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. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Because Character Criticism Experts Favorite German History Less Mature More Nation National Object Probably She Subject]
In every interview I've got to explain something about being white but still being into hip hop. It's gone way beyond the musical aspect of the business. And I'm as critical about music as everybody else is. Brian Austin Green
[ Aspect Being Beyond Business Critical Else Every Everybody Explain Gone Got Hip Hop Interview Into Music Musical Something Still Way White]
I never wish for critics. Jasper Johns
[ Critics Never Wish]
When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble. John C. Ransom
[ Critics Exactly Grounds Poetic Poets Prose Same Style Tremble Upon Waiting Were]
Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues. Jeanne Shaheen
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
Conservative New Testament studies could also provide an intellectually satisfying alternative to German biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it. John Gresham Machen
[ Accompanied Also Alternative Biblical Conservative Could Criticism German Intellectually Liberal New Provide Satisfying Studies Testament Theology]
The last man in the world who should have been criticized was the American soldier. They should have criticized me. William Westmoreland
[ American Been Criticized Last Man Should Soldier World]
I think I am aggressive, I think I am critical when it's necessary. Jane Harman
[ Aggressive Am Critical Necessary Think]
Earlier today, Arnold Schwarzenegger criticized the California school system, calling it disastrous. Arnold says California's schools are so bad that its graduates are willing to vote for me. Conan O'Brien
[ Arnold Bad California Calling Criticized Disastrous Earlier Graduates Says School Schools Schwarzenegger System Today Vote Willing]
I was up watching Meet Joe Black at four AM. I was hoping Brad Pitt would die, and he was still alive at seven forty in the morning! I actually felt sorry for once, for critics. Rose McGowan
[ Actually Alive Am Black Brad Critics Die Felt Forty Four Hoping Joe Meet Morning Once Pitt Seven Sorry Still Up Watching Would]
It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol. Xavier Becerra
[ Adults Advance Alcohol Conversations Critical Decision Drinking Faced First Initiate Kids Other Parents Regarding Time Trusted Underage Well]
I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise. Noel Coward
[ Criticism Just Long Love Praise Unqualified]
We're also passionate about music and very critical about the music that we listen to. Will Champion
[ Also Critical Listen Music Passionate Very]
People have a right to criticize. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Criticize Right]
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval. Phil Donahue
[ Approval Become Child Criticism Important Many More Parents Rearing Spanking Than Tools Verbal]
Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation. Paul Cezanne
[ Art Critic Lies Paint Salvation]
Critics are entitled to have an opinion, but how can they judge how comfortable a building is? No critic is smart enough to judge how a building will perform over time. Helmut Jahn
[ Building Comfortable Critic Critics Enough Entitled How Judge Opinion Over Perform Smart Time Will]
You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics. Riccardo Muti
[ Audience Channel Critics Interpretation Into Performance]
Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical. Ron Lewis
[ Age Critical Entering Future Just Nearing Planning Retirement Whether Workforce]
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. George Jean Nathan
[ Altogether Art Criticism Darkness Discernible Enveloping Illuminates Might Only Otherwise Perhaps Rest Unseen Vaguely Which Windows]
To me, the psychology behind the character is critical. So I work very hard to get into the mind of the man that I'm going to be playing, because number one, I want to understand why he's doing what he's doing. It's essential, it's absolutely essential. Andre Braugher
[ Absolutely Because Behind Character Critical Doing Essential Get Going Hard Into Man Mind Number Playing Psychology Understand Very Want Why Work]
The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour. Frederic Raphael
[ Critic Criticizes Does Grapes His Labour Pretensions Same Sour Television Those Vineyard Whatever]
Obviously it's critical that the three cars are able to contribute to the program. I think that certainly has given much of the reason as to why we did so well at Indy over the last several years. Bobby Rahal
[ Able Cars Certainly Contribute Critical Did Given Indy Last Much Obviously Over Program Reason Several Think Three Well Why Years]
Experience shows that the success of a programming course critically depends on the choice of these examples. Niklaus Wirth
[ Choice Course Critically Depends Examples Experience Programming Shows Success These]
If critics have problems with my personal life, it's their problem. Anybody with half a brain would realize that it's the charts that count. Mariah Carey
[ Anybody Brain Charts Count Critics Half Life Personal Problem Problems Realize Their Would]
All the world's a stage, and all the clergymen critics. Gregory Nunn
[ Clergymen Critics Stage World]
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. Wim Wenders
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
Music is emotional, and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping. Nat King Cole
[ Catch Critic Emotional Frame May Mind Mood Music Musician Often Same Say Slipping Very Will]
You have to laugh, you have to be able to take criticism. Tina Yothers
[ Able Criticism Laugh Take]
If you put garbage in a computer nothing comes out but garbage. But this garbage, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and none dare criticize it. Rory Bremner
[ Comes Computer Criticize Dare Ennobled Expensive Garbage Having Machine None Nothing Out Passed Put Somehow Through Very]
I criticize those critics. The reason being that they're doing one of the worst things that ever can be done to an actor, which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else. James Lipton
[ Actor Being Criticize Critics Doing Done Else Ever Look Reason Say Things Those Which Worst]
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. Edward Sapir
[ Connotation Constructed Course Criticism Idea Inferiority Language National Richness Score Supposed]
If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends - you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue. Alice Duer Miller Friendship
[ Criticize Doing Friends Hold Painful Pleasure Safe Slightest Take Time Tongue Very Your]
My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily. Victoria Woodhull
[ Before Criticism Just Myself Opinions Principles Public Put Subjects Voluntarily]
Let us consider the critic, therefore, as a discoverer of discoveries. Milan Kundera
[ Consider Critic Discoverer Discoveries Therefore Us]
I am strongly convinced that the people or society is the best and the most unerring critic. Vissarion Belinsky
[ Am Best Convinced Critic Most Society Strongly Unerring]
We need to ensure our men and women in uniform are equipped with the very best money can buy. We also have to make sure critical military technologies are developed in America and that the U.S. defense manufacturing base remains healthy and strong. Joe Lieberman
[ Also America Base Best Buy Critical Defense Developed Ensure Equipped Healthy Make Manufacturing Men Military Money Need Our Remains Strong Sure Technologies Uniform Very Women]
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. Anne Stevenson
[ Aid Art Criticism Dislike Function Help Jargon Literary Literature Never Only Read Readers Science Understand Use]
It's those damn critics again. Irwin Shaw
[ Again Critics Damn Those]
When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction. Joel Siegel
[ Critics Direction Excellent Performances Understand]
I try to be a guide for people, to make their darkness bright and to make the pathway light, and never to condemn or control or criticize. Little Richard
[ Bright Condemn Control Criticize Darkness Guide Light Make Never Pathway Their Try]
I really do hope that the people will like 14:59. The critics seem to like it. We got a lot of good reviews. Mark McGrath
[ Critics Good Got Hope Lot Really Reviews Seem Will]
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. Donatella Versace
[ Collection Criticism Criticize Easy Everybody Life Part Take Us Very Would]
I know that I'm never as good or bad as any single performance. I've never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena. Charles Barkley
[ Able Always Any Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
I was critical of the Israeli government, however, for not being prepared for the move. One does not uproot thousands of people without planning in advance what will be done with them. This was a political and human error in which the government functioned poorly. Norman Lamm
[ Advance Being Critical Does Done Error Government However Human Israeli Move Planning Political Poorly Prepared Them Thousands Uproot Which Will Without]
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. Susan Sontag
[ Aim Analogy Art Commentary Criticism Even Experience Function How Less Make Means More Now Our Own Rather Real Should Show Than Us Works]
This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self-critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms. Joni Mitchell
[ Ability Freedoms Lie Lost Makes Nation Out Self-Critical]
If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that. John Cusack
[ Absurdity Correct Criticism Get Going Into Politically Satire Social]
So, for me, working with larger companies has often been very satisfying, precisely because of the ability of bringing critical mass to bear on a given effort. Vinton Cerf
[ Ability Bear Because Been Bringing Companies Critical Effort Given Larger Mass Often Precisely Satisfying Very Working]
Our country stands at a critical point in its history. Our heritage as a nation of immigrants is at stake. Roger Mahony
[ Country Critical Heritage History Immigrants Nation Our Point Stake Stands]
I found out that colonels can stay until they drop dead or get a walker and being a critical medical specialty as an Army trained emergency room doctor, I could stay until age 67. Gerald Griffin
[ Age Army Being Colonels Could Critical Dead Doctor Drop Emergency Found Get Medical Out Room Specialty Stay Trained Until Walker]
Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us. Walter Pater
[ Criticism Gather Help Ideas Instruments May Might Otherwise Pass Philosophical Points Theories Up Us View]
Ultimately, your state of mind determines your circumstances. To realize the outcomes you want, it is critical to recognize and experience the transition from our present thoughts, habits, and actions to new thoughts, habits, and actions. Darren L. Johnson
[ Actions Circumstances Critical Determines Experience Habits Mind New Our Outcomes Present Realize Recognize State Thoughts Transition Ultimately Want Your]
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. Michael Scheuer
[ Activities Badge Cia Clarke Criticism Had Him Honor Interfere Kind Leadership Level Mr Much Our Senior Tendency Think Too Wear]
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 . Diana Ross
[ Articles Cried Criticism Even Hold Hurt Ignore Many Move Over Try Written]
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. William Gilmore Simms
[ Aims Award Blame Criticism Discriminate Duties Establish Firmly Honestly Justly Neither Object Praise Prescribe These True Wisely]
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives. Saint Teresa
[ Actions Always Construe Criticizing Defects Disturb Even Ignorance Lose May Motives Often Other Our Peace Real Souls Their Them Through Trivial Which Wrongly]
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity. Joseph Addison
[ Against Criticism Defense Except Obscurity Their]
If someone is being absolutely critical of me as a driver, what could they say? I am also critical of myself to try and keep things in perspective. That is very important. Damon Hill
[ Absolutely Also Am Being Could Critical Driver Important Keep Myself Perspective Say Someone Things Try Very]
I think the hardest thing to overcome is judging yourself and being your own worst critic so to speak. Nile Rodgers
[ Being Critic Hardest Judging Overcome Own Speak Thing Think Worst Your Yourself]
Everything we did was criticized. For about thirty years we lived with the world against us, accusing us of things we didn't do! Ian Smith
[ Accusing Against Criticized Did Everything Lived Things Thirty Us World Years]
You do not become a critic until it has been completely established to your own satisfaction that you cannot be a poet. Theophile Gautier
[ Become Been Cannot Completely Critic Established Own Poet Satisfaction Until Your]
From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment. Johan Huizinga
[ Angle Application Critical Demands Judgment Looks Lowered Opinion Proof Public Purity Racial Remains Striking Theories Upon Whichever]
I don't care what other critics say, I only hope to be played. Virgil Thomson
[ Care Critics Hope Only Other Played Say]
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. Frederick William Faber
[ Also Being Criticisms Deal Deeds Either Great Imply Itself Kind Others Rare Rarer Still Than Thinking Thoughts Without Words]
People have criticised me because my security detail is larger than the president's. But you must ask yourself: are there more people who want to kill me than who want to kill the president? I can assure you there are. Marion Berry
[ Ask Assure Because Criticised Detail Kill Larger More Must President Security Than Want Yourself]
Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works. John Keats
[ Abstract Beauty Blame Critic Effect Him His Love Makes Man Momentary Own Praise Severe Whose Works]
That's when the great stuff happens, when you're not checking yourself all the time, being critical of yourself and what other people are doing. Carol Kane
[ Being Checking Critical Doing Great Happens Other Stuff Time Yourself]
Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined. Cathy McMorris
[ American Arabic Areas Behind Chinese Combined Critical Fields Foreign High Japanese Korean Languages Less Math Only Percent Russian School Science See States Students Study Than United Where]
Cuvier had preceded Lamarck in specifying the kinds and degrees of variation, which his own observations and critical judgment of the reports of others led him to admit. Richard Owen
[ Admit Critical Degrees Had Him His Judgment Kinds Led Observations Others Own Preceded Reports Variation Which]
Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic. Raymond Chandler
[ Bad Critic Critical Evaluation Good Maintaining Measured Necessity Perception Professional Standing Subject Writing]
Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress, think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm. That's why the House of Representatives approved a foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority . Suzanne Fields
[ Aid Approved Assistance Authority Calm Congress Critics Current Direct Especially Eye Financial Forbade Foreign House Last Many Merely Package Palestinian Palestinians Representatives Storm Think Those Week Why]
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. Laura Bush
[ Add Also Criticisms Fact Husband Just Life Likes Mean Might Only Part Politics Unfair]
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. Ann Veneman
[ Case Country Cow Criticism Found Had Mad Measures Mitigate Number Place Possibility Several Single Spreading Think Unjustified Years]
I attempt to write a good novel. Whether it is literature or not is something that will be decided by the ages, not by me and not by a pack of critics around the globe. Elizabeth George
[ Ages Around Attempt Critics Decided Globe Good Literature Novel Pack Something Whether Will Write]
I was so self-critical. I still am, but it's not as bad anymore. Fiona Apple
[ Am Anymore Bad Self-Critical Still]
I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind. George W. Bush
[ American Believe Cause Change Criticize Drop Going Hat Just Kill Mind Persuasion Successor Tell Terrorists Their Therapy Told Will Work]
Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community. Howard Coble
[ Business Capital Community Components Confidence Consumer Continue Create Critical Death Economic Eliminating Growth Investment Jobs New Particularly Restore Small Spur Tax Which Will Within]
There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting. Terry McMillan
[ Anything Attention Critics Flaws Fluke Getting Look Makes Popularity Price Seem Weaknesses Work Worthy Your]
A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Critic More Reader Should Stomach Than Thus]
With the media, I could be quick and ugly and critical. I tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve. Payne Stewart
[ Could Critical Emotions Media Quick Sleeve Tend Ugly Wear]
To criticize is to appreciate, to appropriate, to take intellectual possession, to establish in fine a relation with the criticized thing and to make it one's own. Henry James
[ Appreciate Appropriate Criticize Criticized Establish Fine Intellectual Make Own Possession Relation Take Thing]
Give no time to finding fault of criticism. Marvin J. Ashton
[ Criticism Fault Finding Give Time]
In our system leadership is by consent, not command. To lead a President must persuade. Personal contacts and experiences help shape his thinking. They can be critical to his persuasiveness and thus to his leadership. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Command Consent Contacts Critical Experiences Help His Lead Leadership Must Our Personal Persuade President Shape System Thinking Thus]
It's so easy to manipulate an audience, but it's nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film. John Boorman
[ Always Attuned Audience Aware Being Clear Critically Cynical Easy Even Film Manipulate Manipulated Manipulation Nearly Think]
At a time when we have much work to do to address our Nation's critical infrastructure, and, as I said, which is currently in dire need of upgrade and repair, this legislation is also a jobs bill and is obviously a jobs creator. Howard Coble
[ Address Also Bill Creator Critical Currently Dire Infrastructure Jobs Legislation Much Nation Need Obviously Our Repair Said Time Upgrade Which Work]
Fairness forces you - even when you're writing a piece highly critical of, say, genetically modified food, as I have done - to make sure you represent the other side as extensively and as accurately as you possibly can. Michael Pollan
[ Accurately Critical Done Even Extensively Fairness Food Forces Genetically Highly Make Modified Other Piece Possibly Represent Say Side Sure Writing]
The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice. Benazir Bhutto
[ Committed Critical Democratic Direction Few Fighting Future Justice Months Next Pakistan Peace Promoting Social State Terrorism Working]
Recruitment and retention are critical to sustain our Armed Forces with the best men and women willing to stand in the gap and make huge sacrifices to ensure our freedom. Zack Wamp
[ Armed Best Critical Ensure Forces Freedom Gap Huge Make Men Our Recruitment Retention Sacrifices Stand Sustain Willing Women]
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. Richard E. Grant
[ Again Big Budget Criticism Efficiency Film Great Into Kind Make Motor Never Tends Time Told Turn Would]
When the size of the group supporting your cause reaches a critical mass, any legislator or elected official has to pay attention. Mark Shields
[ Any Attention Cause Critical Elected Group Legislator Mass Official Pay Reaches Size Supporting Your]
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs. Christopher Hampton
[ Asking Critics Dogs Feels Thinks Working Writer]
I got the chance to argue my first case in Supreme Court, a criminal case arising in Alabama that involved the right of a defendant to counsel at a critical stage in a capital case before a trial. Constance Baker Motley
[ Alabama Argue Arising Before Capital Case Chance Counsel Court Criminal Critical Defendant First Got Involved Right Stage Supreme Trial]
I believe certain members of the U.S. Congress have aided in the oppression and diversion of critical information that could have revealed a fullness of truth long ago. Bo Gritz
[ Ago Aided Believe Certain Congress Could Critical Diversion Fullness Information Long Members Oppression Revealed Truth]
This is a free country, and nobody should be criticized for their political beliefs. We're all allowed to have our opinions. Shannen Doherty
[ Allowed Beliefs Country Criticized Free Nobody Opinions Our Political Should Their]
I'm sometimes critical about other artists who come out with something different until maybe I hear the music. If the music is there, then they did their job, and I'll enjoy the CD. Brian Austin Green
[ Artists Cd Come Critical Did Different Enjoy Hear Job Maybe Music Other Out Something Sometimes Their Then Until]
If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism. Irving Babbitt
[ Conditions Criticism Discipline Existing Get Must Our Standards Such Under]
You can criticize any news staff in some ways, but the one thing that you couldn't call the Village Voice staff was a staff of stenographers, taking notes from public figures and just passing them on. Sydney Schanberg
[ Any Call Criticize Figures Just News Notes Passing Public Some Staff Taking Them Thing Village Voice Ways]
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. Graham Coxon
[ Artwork Come Criticism Discover Exhibition Hopefully Listening Open Own Position Someone Still Tell Trying Will]
Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it. Erma Bombeck
[ Admit Asking Better Children Critical Other Parents Publicly Somewhere Written]
The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing. Paul Harris
[ Average Being Critical Disposition Else Equal General Higher Intelligence Less Things]
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. Ferdinand Mount
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Character Critically Education Function Goal Intelligence Intensively Plus Teach Think True]
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. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Action Against Constitutional Critical Criticism Decisions Framework Help Important Judge Retaliation Seemed Stem System Take Terribly Try Understand]
Style is the dress of thought; a modest dress, Neat, but not gaudy, will true critics please. Samuel Wesley
[ Critics Dress Gaudy Modest Neat Please Style Thought True Will]
In the finest critics one hears the full cry of the human. They tell one why it matters to read. Harold Bloom
[ Critics Cry Finest Full Hears Human Matters Read Tell Why]
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. Michael Chertoff
[ Across Agree Certain Country Criticisms Each Formula Grant Made Money Percentage Program Rigid Say Some State Very Which]
Those who sit at the feast will continue to enjoy themselves even though the veil that separates them from the world of toiling reality below has been lifted by mass revolts and critics. Mary Ritter Beard
[ Been Below Continue Critics Enjoy Even Feast Lifted Mass Reality Revolts Separates Sit Them Themselves Those Though Toiling Veil Will World]
My project was radiation damage of Si and Ge by energetic electrons, critical for the use of the recently developed semiconductor devices for applications in outer space. Walter Kohn
[ Applications Critical Damage Developed Devices Electrons Energetic Outer Project Radiation Recently Semiconductor Space Use]
Design is so critical it should be on the agenda of every meeting in every single department. Tom Peters
[ Agenda Critical Department Design Every Meeting Should Single]
I have a critical nature, in the sense that when I look at something I often look for the flaws. Donald Fagen
[ Critical Flaws Look Nature Often Sense Something]
The most destructive criticism is indifference. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Criticism Destructive Indifference Most]
In today's world, new infections and diseases can spread across the country and even across the world in a matter of days, or even hours, making early detection critical. John Linder
[ Across Country Critical Days Detection Diseases Early Even Hours Making Matter New Spread Today World]
The critics tend to forget their own answers after a while. Gina Gershon
[ After Answers Critics Forget Own Tend Their While]
Most professional players are their own biggest critics. Some of the things you read in the papers that strike you as bang out of order will already have been thought by the players themselves. Rio Ferdinand
[ Already Bang Been Biggest Critics Most Order Out Own Papers Players Professional Read Some Strike Their Themselves Things Thought Will]
Diversity on the bench is critical. As practitioners, you need judges who 'get it!' We need judges who understand what discrimination feels like. We need judges who understand what inequality feels like. We need judges who understand the subtleties of unfair treatment and who are willing to call it out when they see it! Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Bench Call Critical Discrimination Diversity Feels Get Inequality Judges Need Out Practitioners See Subtleties Treatment Understand Unfair Willing]
If Attila the Hun were alive today, he'd be a drama critic. Edward Albee
[ Alive Critic Drama Today Were]
A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that. Laurie Anderson
[ Critical Different Electronic Equipment Highly Lot Pieces Power Say States Technology United Using Watts Work]
The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand. George Edward Moore
[ Critics Failed Lot Remembered Understand]
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. Ian St. John
[ Christ Coming Criticism Forget Go Got Him Kid Liverpool Now Paranoid Phil Player Say Saying Talk Team Thompson Through Used Why Worry]
It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood. Hu Shih
[ Clearly Comparison Contact Critically Cultural Elements Only Relative Seen Through Understood Value Various Worthlessness]
It doesn't worry me that people have criticised the building. Harry Seidler
[ Building Criticised Worry]
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
[ Criticism Down Driven Highest Important Just Level Praise Slowed Thing Trying Work]
I just didn't want to get out there anymore; I didn't want to get back into what I call 'the swamp.' And the other reason why is I don't think it's good for the presidency for a former president to be opining about his successor. President Obama's got plenty of critics - and I'm just not gonna be one. George W. Bush
[ Anymore Back Call Critics Former Get Gonna Good Got His Into Just Obama Obama Other Out Plenty Presidency President Reason Successor Swamp Think Want Why]
I have, thanks to my travels, added to my stock all the superstitions of other countries. I know them all now, and in any critical moment of my life, they all rise up in armed legions for or against me. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Added Against Any Armed Countries Critical Know Legions Life Moment Now Other Rise Stock Superstitions Thanks Them Travels Up]
Lionel Richie told me forget about the critics. But if you come back with hit after hit, you don't have to worry about anything. Brian McKnight
[ After Anything Back Come Critics Forget Hit Lionel Richie Told Worry]
The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are. Ted Allen
[ Anybody Away Critics Doing Get Great How Job Mystery Noticing Restaurant Their Think Without]
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. K. Eric Drexler
[ Criticisms Critics Else Encountered Few Having Inertia Lot Matter More Real Reason Seems Skepticism Some Something Sound Substantive Than Thinking Very]
The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics - and our external ones too - the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are - as women and as mothers. Arianna Huffington
[ Buy Choices Comfortable Confidence Critics Easier External Feel Get Inner Into More Mothers Ones Our Refuse Too Will Women]
The difference between a theatre with and without an audience is enormous. There is a palpable, critical energy created by the presence of the audience. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Audience Between Created Critical Difference Energy Enormous Palpable Presence Theatre Without]
I mean, the old film critics just excoriated me. John Milius
[ Critics Film Just Mean Old]
Students need to learn how to think critically, how to argue opposing ideas. It is important for them to learn how to think. You can always cook. Charlie Trotter
[ Always Argue Cook Critically How Ideas Important Learn Need Opposing Students Them Think]
It's not that the creative act and the critical act are simultaneous. It's more like you blurt something out and then analyze it. Robert Motherwell
[ Act Analyze Creative Critical More Out Simultaneous Something Then]
Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism. Alan Jay Lerner
[ Ailment Coughing Criticism Respiratory Theater]
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality. Adam Clayton
[ Belief Brothers Committed Equality His Labors Man Mankind Then Unless Vain]
We need strong public health institutions to respond to any challenge. We need to deal with critical infrastructure. The reality is that very little money has flowed to communities to help our first responders; to help our hospitals; to help the public health infrastructure. Robert Menendez
[ Any Challenge Communities Critical Deal First Flowed Health Help Hospitals Infrastructure Institutions Little Money Need Our Public Reality Respond Responders Strong Very]
Very often the Group actor is a critic when he's acting and an actor when he's criticizing. Elia Kazan
[ Acting Actor Critic Criticizing Group Often Very]
No matter how well you do, no matter how successful you are, they're always going to criticize you. Todd Bridges
[ Always Criticize Going How Matter Successful Well]
It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's "mature" critics often are. Alice Walker
[ Adults Any Become Case Children Critics Healthier Mature Often Than Will Write]
I've been criticized for not having perspective in the past and I thought that of myself many times but not there. Andre Agassi
[ Been Criticized Having Many Myself Past Perspective Thought Times]
When a man returned from the field and we'd look at the work, we'd criticize each other very genuinely and never offensively. And we would avoid all tricks, angle shots were just horrible to us. Ben Shahn
[ Angle Avoid Criticize Each Field Genuinely Horrible Just Look Man Never Offensively Other Returned Shots Tricks Us Very Were Work Would]
They are damn good projects - excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there - God damn it! Harry Hopkins
[ Criticize Damn Dumb Excellent Foreign Fun God Goes Going Good Know Language Make Projects Some Something Speak Understand Up]
You are never really prepared for criticism. Barry Gibb
[ Criticism Never Prepared Really]
As one grows older one becomes more critical of oneself and less of other people. Basil Rathbone
[ Becomes Critical Grows Less More Older Oneself Other]
Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally different and just as critical. If the friendship is there and it's a lasting friendship, then it will take care of itself. John Mayall
[ Care Critical Different Friendship Itself Just Lasting Musical Part Personal Take Then Thing Totally Will Working]
Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on. Paula Abdul
[ Blow Constructive Criticism Critique Finding Good Positive Real Really Soften Something Went]
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Correct Critical Easier How Much Than]
Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do, and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made various the loathsome people or groups angry, at other times I wonder why I put up with such grief. Orson Scott Card
[ Also Angry Course Critics Detest Feel Grief Groups Having Hear Loathsome Made Other Proud Put Rather Sometimes Such Times Up Various While Why Wonder]
As an actress, I have to be objective about myself. If I don't criticize myself, there are plenty who will do a find job of it for me! Loretta Young
[ Actress Criticize Find Job Myself Objective Plenty Will]
A critic is a legless man who teaches running. Channing Pollock
[ Critic Man Running Teaches]
We get criticized for showing no personality, then we get penalized when we do. Lindsay Davenport
[ Criticized Get Penalized Personality Showing Then]
There's always a reaction based on fear. People assume if you're criticizing a decision to go to war, then you're saying something against the soldiers-which is not the case. Ed Harris
[ Against Always Assume Based Case Criticizing Decision Fear Go Reaction Saying Something Then War]
If we take as given that critical infrastructures are vulnerable to a cyber terrorist attack, then the question becomes whether there are actors with the capability and motivation to carry out such an operation. Dorothy Denning
[ Actors Attack Becomes Capability Carry Critical Cyber Given Motivation Operation Out Question Such Take Terrorist Then Vulnerable Whether]
Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free. Nat King Cole
[ Buy Critics Em Free Get Records]
While many people think that we as reporters are whining and that this is a time of war, we are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth. Judd Rose
[ Critical Know Many Need Really Reporters Think Time Truth Very War While Whining]
Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig. John McCarthy
[ Asking Book Butcher Critic Favorite His Name Pig]
I reach my readers regardless of what the critics have written. Irwin Shaw
[ Critics Reach Readers Regardless Written]
The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced. D. Elton Trueblood
[ Christianity Criticized Equally Hearing Practiced Seeing Shocked World]
We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public. Walt Disney
[ Chances Critics Entertain Public Take Trying]
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical: At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts. Boris Yeltsin
[ Critical Deprived Encourage Especially Every Fresh Gold Important Indeed Moments More Must New Own Precious Right Situation Such Than Their Think Thinking Thought Thoughts Unorthodox Word]
I was never a true journalist, I was a movie critic. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Critic Journalist Movie Never True]
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion. Walter Benjamin
[ Art Betraying Coin Critic Criticism Fashion Ideas Inadequate Nutshell Slogans Without]
I have been in a lot of movies, but none of them are critics' darlings, you might say. Artie Lange
[ Been Critics Darlings Lot Might Movies None Say Them]
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. Trevor Nunn
[ Actors Believe Comment Communicates Criticism Fully Group Hold Ideas Meant Need Onto Quickly Received Something Very Whatever Your]
In the government schools, which are referred to as public schools, Indian policy has been instituted there, and its a policy where they do not encourage, in fact, discourage, critical thinking and the creation of ideas and public education. Russell Means
[ Been Creation Critical Discourage Education Encourage Fact Government Ideas Indian Instituted Policy Public Referred Schools Thinking Where Which]
All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science. Leslie Fiedler
[ Art Criticism Good History Judged Read Science Should Way]
When you're so out there in the public eye, people are constantly criticizing every aspect about you. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Aspect Constantly Criticizing Every Eye Out Public]
Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations. Gordon B. Hinckley
[ Criticism Defeat Destroy Entire Everyone Families Gloom Institutions Kinds Nations Nearly Over Pessimism Shroud Spread Undermine]
I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is. Jean-Michel Basquiat
[ Anybody Art Critic Critics Find Know Listen Needs Out Say]
I don't know anyone actually who does care what a critic says. Lou Reed
[ Actually Anyone Care Critic Does Know Says]
The audience wants to be attracted not by the critics, but by a great story. You must deliver to the audience emotion - and when I say emotion, I mean suspense, drama, love. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Attracted Audience Critics Deliver Drama Emotion Great Love Mean Must Say Story Suspense Wants]
One forgives the critic - perhaps - but never the good-natured friend. James Payn
[ Critic Forgives Friend Good-Natured Good-Natured Never Perhaps]
The vehemence with which certain critics have chosen not simply to criticize what I've written, but to challenge my writing this story at all, speaks of what the book is about: fear of disapproval. Joyce Maynard
[ Book Certain Challenge Chosen Criticize Critics Disapproval Fear Simply Speaks Story Vehemence Which Writing Written]
I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena. Charles Barkley
[ Able Always Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
The critical principle demanded an examination, for instance, of the contribution of different periods, thus to some extent embarking on historical linguistics. Ferdinand de Saussure
[ Contribution Critical Demanded Different Embarking Examination Extent Historical Instance Linguistics Periods Principle Some Thus]
Criticism is prejudice made plausible. H. L. Mencken
[ Criticism Made Plausible Prejudice]
So uncritically do we accept the idea of property in culture that we don't even question when the control of that property removes our ability, as a people, to develop our culture democratically. Lawrence Lessig
[ Ability Accept Control Culture Democratically Develop Even Idea Our Property Question Removes Uncritically]
I think there are a lot of reasons to be critical of the media in America. Laura Bush
[ America Critical Lot Media Reasons Think]
Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students. Christopher Dodd
[ Been Critically Education Grants Higher Important Making Middle-Income Pell Possibility Students Tools]
Decadence is a difficult word to use since it has become little more than a term of abuse applied by critics to anything they do not yet understand or which seems to differ from their moral concepts. Ernest Hemingway
[ Abuse Anything Applied Become Concepts Critics Decadence Differ Difficult Little Moral More Seems Since Term Than Their Understand Use Which Word Yet]
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. Wim Wenders
[ Cinema Course Credible Criticism Decay Film French Greatest Making Movies Nations Problem Real Still Terms Very World]
If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Criticized Doing May Much]
I asked a French critic a couple of years ago why my books did so well in France. He said it was because in my novels people both act and think. I got a kick out of that. Jim Harrison
[ Act Ago Asked Because Books Both Couple Critic Did France French Got Kick Novels Out Said Think Well Why Years]
The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon. Charles Buxton
[ Carving Criticism Cut Good Holds Knife Never Rule Spoon]
There can be no doubt that the transportation sector is the most critical sector of our economy. Robert Brady
[ Critical Doubt Economy Most Our Sector Transportation]
Stem cell research holds enormous promise for easing human suffering, and federal support is critical to its success. Tom Harkin
[ Cell Critical Easing Enormous Federal Holds Human Promise Research Stem Success Suffering Support]
I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic. Richard Pryor
[ Anybody Critic Grow Kid Met Never Said Up Wanna Were]
Artists teach critics what to think. Critics repeat what the artists teach them. Sol LeWitt
[ Artists Critics Repeat Teach Them Think]
The point of literary criticism in anthropology is not to replace research, but to find out how it is that we are persuasive. Clifford Geertz
[ Anthropology Criticism Find How Literary Out Persuasive Point Replace Research]
The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory, or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it. Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain. Peter D. Mitchell
[ Bent Cannot Colleagues Critics Either Feel Final His Innovator Known Lonely May More New Originator Outcome Scientific Theory Thus Uncertain]
Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art, because it has an instant critic: laughter. Chuck Jones
[ Art Because Comedy Critic Dramatic Exacting Form Gleason Instant Jackie Laughter Most Said]
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. Enid Bagnold Marriage
[ Accusations Again Ageless Ancient Beneath Child Criticism Each Erupt Familiar Keep Luxury Manners Marriage May Other Ourselves Real Ridiculous Ring Up Wedding Wildest]
I don't take criticism lying down. William Westmoreland
[ Criticism Down Lying Take]
First, I'd become an avid reader of blogs, especially music blogs, and they seemed to be where the critical-thinking action was at, to have the kind of energy that I associate with rock writing of the 1970s or Internet e-mail discussion lists a decade ago. Carl Wilson
[ Action Ago Associate Avid Become Blogs Decade Discussion E-Mail Energy Especially First Internet Kind Lists Music Reader Rock Seemed Where Writing]
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are. Jim Jarmusch
[ Although Always Characters Critics Films Importance Lack Many Obvious Plot Plots Primary Rather Say Start Than Think Very Which Would]
The realization of a sustainable economic development strategy for Maine's Native American communities has always been a priority and a critical element of my administration's overall economic development strategy. John Baldacci
[ Administration Always American Been Communities Critical Development Economic Element Maine Native Overall Priority Realization Strategy Sustainable]
I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics, and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them. Jean M. Auel
[ Am Books Certainly Continue Critics Delighted Enjoyable Found Many Publishers Read Readers Them Want Write]
Muscle and water is critical in burning fat. Lee Haney
[ Burning Critical Fat Muscle Water]
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. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Academic Aspect Being Cerebral Cherished Comes Cover Criticism Either Extreme Freedom Grave Inadequacy Latter Laziness Literary Much Specialization Terminal Whom]
Your camera is the best critic there is. Critics never see as much as the camera does. It is more perceptive than the human eye. Douglas Sirk
[ Best Camera Critic Critics Does Eye Human More Much Never Perceptive See Than Your]
Reaching out to Hispanics is critical to our future. The fastest-growing, and most conservative, segment of the population are natural Republicans. Ken Mehlman
[ Conservative Critical Future Hispanics Most Natural Our Out Population Reaching Republicans Segment]
According to one critic, my works looked like scraped billboards. I went to look at the billboards and decided that more billboards should be scraped. Mark Tobey
[ According Billboards Critic Decided Look Looked More Should Went Works]
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. Edward Everett Hale
[ Critical Habit Make Small Things Your]
What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you. Jean Cocteau
[ Criticizes Cultivate Public]
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. Mike Rounds
[ Absorb Better Cause Cheap Criticism Decisions Effort Extra Future Hard Make Regard Short-Term Simple Things Way Will Without Work]
Nevertheless during these two seasons, Chapman impressed me a lot because he had the faculty to pull himself out of the most critical situations. Jacky Ickx
[ Because Critical During Faculty Had Himself Impressed Lot Most Nevertheless Out Pull Seasons Situations These Two]
I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn't have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea. Jon Huntsman, Jr.
[ Business Country Criticized Development Economic Government Guinea Know Level New Only Papa Party Plan Republican Response Say Should Some Those Within]
In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they'd tell me that they're still going to have to write it up negatively. Joe Pantoliano
[ Afterwards Come Critics Enjoyed Going Honestly Movie Negatively Private Some Still Tell Then Told Up Write]
My attitude is, if someone's going to criticize me, tell me to my face. Simon Cowell
[ Attitude Criticize Face Going Someone Tell]
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. Kenzaburo Oe
[ 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]
I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan. Jean Rostand
[ Criticism Damning Judge Opposition Partisan Praise Regime]
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Accomplished Altogether Behooves Critic Does End Every Importance Man Progress Remember Secondary Things Work]
It's fundamentally unfair to have so much of the tax relief go to so few. And it is a 10-year tax plan rather than one, as mine, focused on the next two years, which in my opinion is the critical time to jumpstart the economy. Bob Graham
[ Critical Economy Few Focused Fundamentally Go Mine Much Next Opinion Plan Rather Relief Tax Than Time Two Unfair Which Years]
This election is a critical step in that overall plan - transforming the Iraqi government into a fully constitutional one, able to secure its own borders and ensure the safety of its citizens. John M. McHugh
[ Able Borders Citizens Constitutional Critical Election Ensure Fully Government Into Iraqi Overall Own Plan Safety Secure Step Transforming]
Many of the critics today get airline tickets, hotel accommodation, bags, beautiful photographs, gifts and other expenses paid by the distributors, and then are supposed to write serious articles about the movie. Wim Wenders
[ Accommodation Airline Articles Bags Beautiful Critics Distributors Expenses Get Gifts Hotel Many Movie Other Paid Photographs Serious Supposed Then Tickets Today Write]
In 1972 I married again, to Elisabeth Case; she continues to be wife, companion, critic and editor: a partner in the projects and programs that we undertake. Douglass North
[ Again Case Companion Continues Critic Editor Married Partner Programs Projects She Undertake Wife]
The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it. Jim Fowler
[ Critical Doing Humans Learn Life Maybe Open Our Quality Quicker Saving Something Space Start Thinking Welfare Wildlife]
Critical lice are like body lice, which desert corpses to seek the living. Theophile Gautier
[ Body Corpses Critical Desert Lice Living Seek Which]
The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent. Dick Cheney
[ Advance Apparent Becomes Coalition Criticized Embedded Every Forces Military More Officers Our Plan Retired Some Studios Tv Wisdom]
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. Howard Finster
[ Another Art Come Criticism Enough Feeling Get Good Had Lot Painting Problem Sacred Sell Started Then Work]
A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening. Kenneth Tynan
[ Also Critic Drama Good Great Happening His Perceives Theatre Time]
I've never had an easy relationship with critics. I hold a lot of homicide in my heart. If this was another time, I'd be packing a piece. Jim Dine
[ Another Critics Easy Had Heart Hold Homicide Lot Never Packing Piece Relationship Time]
I wouldn't describe that "position" as "parasitic." I'd describe that experience as "edifying." I don't merely write from a critical intellectual distance. I actually live around here. Bruce Sterling
[ Actually Around Critical Describe Distance Experience Here Intellectual Live Merely Parasitic Position Write]
Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon. Maya Angelou
[ After Angelou Being Critics Heart Maya Natural Right Some Surgeon Which Will Write Writer]
Nothing could ever stop Kiss. I've seen the band in down times where critics were like vultures circling overhead saying things like, 'Well, you know it's the end of your career.' Paul Stanley
[ Band Career Circling Could Critics Down End Ever Kiss Know Nothing Overhead Saying Seen Stop Things Times Vultures Well Were Where Your]
We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards. The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that make the inspection of the space shuttle possible. Marc Garneau
[ Canadian Contributed Critical Industry Inspection Make Meeting New Played Possible Role Safety Shuttle Space Standards Tools]
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger. Franklin P. Jones
[ Acquaintance Criticism Friend Hard Honest Particularly Relative Stranger Take]
Even though Rush is not me and the situations were very different, I think, in the Rush Limbaugh thing, ESPN was criticized for not acting, and you remember that after a couple days of controversy over Rush. Gregg Easterbrook
[ Acting After Controversy Couple Criticized Days Different Espn Even Limbaugh Over Remember Rush Situations Thing Think Though Very Were]
The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute. J. William Fulbright
[ Citizen Country Criticizes His Implied Paying Tribute]
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. Rainer W. Fassbinder
[ Beautiful Best Between Create Criticism Dream Film Films German Hollywood Make Powerful Quo Something Status Such Thing Think Union Wonderful Would]
Somehow I wasn't completely crucified by the critics. I don't know how or why, I probably should've been. Leif Garrett
[ Been Completely Critics Crucified How Know Probably Should Somehow Why]
It doesn't matter who you are, how many awards you've won, how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you've had. David Guterson
[ Acclaim Awards Critical Had How Many Matter Much Popular Won]
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it. Walter Bagehot
[ Admiring Critic Cure Go House Institutions Look Lords Our Said Severe Though Unfriendly]
Sympathy is the first condition of criticism. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Condition Criticism First Sympathy]
If I make a move, like raise my eyebrows, some critic says I'm doing Nicholson. What am I supposed to do, cut off my eyebrows? Christian Slater
[ Am Critic Cut Doing Eyebrows Make Move Nicholson Off Raise Says Some Supposed]
I criticize a lot of players and coaches. But I back it up with facts. A lot of times guys get mad at me because someone told them what I said. I say, 'You're wrong: Go check the tape.' Phil Simms
[ Back Because Check Coaches Criticize Facts Get Go Guys Lot Mad Players Said Say Someone Tape Them Times Told Up Wrong]
On this important anniversary, we must remember that while we have come a long way in eliminating barriers, critical work remains to ensure all Americans can live up to their full potential. Jim Ramstad
[ Americans Anniversary Barriers Come Critical Eliminating Ensure Full Important Live Long Must Potential Remains Remember Their Up Way While Work]
I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring. Ben Elton
[ Criticism Easy Find Inspiring Respond Work]
We have gotten some terrible reviews at times but if we depended on the judgment of the studios or critics, we never would have made more than one movie. Ismail Merchant
[ Critics Depended Gotten Judgment Made More Movie Never Reviews Some Studios Terrible Than Times Would]
So, two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. E. M. Forster
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
The first assistant director is just so important that the choice of that person is critical to the movie. John Frankenheimer
[ Assistant Choice Critical Director First Important Just Movie Person]
Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism. E. M. Forster
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap. Alec Baldwin
[ Before Big Country Critical Critically Ever Forget Going Less Level Main Media More Nap Needed Never Now Street Taken Than Think Thinking]
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. Jeffrey Sachs
[ Agencies Any Budget Criticism Cuts Decade Despite Experience Expertise Far Hands-On Hands-On More Organisations Other Specialised Than Un World]
You can get sucked into the idea that, 'Gosh, this is impressive. Maybe I should do this. It will look good.' Or 'I'll write like this because it will impress that critic.' Amy Tan
[ Because Critic Get Good Gosh Idea Impress Impressive Into Look Maybe Should Sucked Will Write]
I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema, rather than for the critics. Kevin Costner
[ Cinema Critics Go Paying Public Rather Than Work]
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. Mark Lloyd
[ 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]
The relevance of Marxism to science is that it removes it from its imagined position of complete detachment and shows it as a part, but a critically important part, of economy and social development. John Desmond Bernal
[ Complete Critically Detachment Development Economy Imagined Important Marxism Part Position Relevance Removes Science Shows Social]
To announce that there must be no criticism of the president... is morally treasonable to the American public. Theodore Roosevelt
[ American Announce Criticism Morally Must President Public Treasonable]
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
[ Again Contracts Criticism Flattery Goes Head Heart Her His Hold Little Love Man May Much Never Quite Straight Woman]
I don't care what the critics say or think because I care for and love my fans. Oksana Baiul
[ Because Care Critics Fans Love Say Think]
I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate. Harold Pinter
[ Allow Critical Intelligence Intend Myself Never Operate Possessing Think Which Wise]
A critical factor in its success was that the X developers were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic, and able to distribute them over the Internet. Eric S. Raymond
[ Able Accordance Away Critical Developers Distribute Ethic Factor Free Give Hacker Internet Over Sources Success Them Were Willing]
We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience. Michael Bay
[ Anonymously Audience Critics Dark Done Four Greatest Joy Likes Make Millions Movies Paid Paying See Sit Somebody Theater Them Upon Watch]
Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions. Sam Rayburn
[ Congress Critics Decisions Deliberations Many Mistake Too]
For all my criticisms of the current system, it doesn't mean that I would like to return to the old one. Helen Suzman
[ Criticisms Current Mean Old Return System Would]
People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too. George Carey
[ Bishop Critics Described Expert Jesus Management Say Too]
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers. Joni Mitchell
[ Born Compilation Coverage Creativity Critical During Free Had Listening Managed Meantime Noticed Out Playing Put Radio Soldiers Some Songs Stations Their These Together Vietnam War Were]
If you criticise something then you have to have an alternative, but we do have to try and improve things. Linford Christie
[ Alternative Criticise Improve Something Then Things Try]
Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market. Barack Obama
[ Am Ardent Believer Claims Contrary Critics Editorial Free Market Pages Some]
The three parts of the theory are analytical ability, the ability to analyze things to judge, to criticize. Creative, the ability to create, to invent and discover and practical, the ability to apply and use what you know. Robert Sternberg
[ Ability Analytical Analyze Apply Create Creative Criticize Discover Invent Judge Know Parts Practical Theory Things Three Use]
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
[ Agreeable Attention Body Calls Criticism Fulfils Function Human May Necessary Pain Same State Things Unhealthy]
For people who have no critical acumen, a state is a mythical entity, for those who think critically it is a rational fiction, created by man in order to facilitate human coexistence. Friedrich Durrenmatt
[ Coexistence Created Critical Critically Entity Facilitate Fiction Human Man Mythical Order Rational State Think Those]
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. Spike Lee
[ Because Been Black Coming Criticisms Dogged Extra Just Love Media Out Sensitive Shows These Think Types Understand Where Women Work]
Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy. Clarence Thomas
[ Any Because Becomes Critical Discrimination Economy High-Tech Into Road Service Sharp Speed Traveling Tremendous Turns Which World]
I don't want ever to be guilty of what my critics claim: doing formula without original elements. Piers Anthony
[ Claim Critics Doing Elements Ever Formula Guilty Original Want Without]
The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs. Brian Lumley
[ Amazing Critics Find Lost Most Now Own Seem So-Called Telling Theirs Thing Those Voice Were]
To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!- An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism against the mighty Johnson! Anne Seward
[ Against Criticism Derision Entering Exposed Female Johnson Lists Mighty Quarters Should Thousand Unlearned]
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do. Dale Carnegie
[ Any Complain Condemn Criticize Fool Fools Most]
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. Renny Harlin
[ Challenges Criticism Dose Else Follow Give Hard Healthy Herd How Just Matter Might Never Observe Somebody Up World]
In a way, a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing, because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you've achieved, you can still make enemies makes you humble, too. Lynn Johnston
[ Achieved Amount Because Certain Enemies Good Humble Keeps Make Makes Matter Realizing Still Success Thing Too Way]
American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties. Edward Albee
[ American Both Critics Dull Faculties Universities]
I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years. Albert Ellis
[ After Analysts Articles Criticizing Finally Listening Objections Practicing Psychoanalysis Quit Several Six Weren Wrote Years]
I never met anybody in my life who says, I want to be a critic. People want to be a fireman, poet, novelist. Leslie Fiedler
[ Anybody Critic Fireman Life Met Never Novelist Poet Says Want]
Coal is absolutely critical to our nation's economic health and global competitiveness. Jerry Costello
[ Absolutely Coal Competitiveness Critical Economic Global Health Nation Our]
Novels for me are how I find out what's going on in my own head. And so that's a really useful and indeed critical thing to do when you do as many of these other things as I do. Cory Doctorow
[ Critical Find Going Head How Indeed Many Novels Other Out Own Really These Thing Things Useful]
I love my dad, although I'm definitely critical of him sometimes, like when his pants are too tight. But I love him so much and I try to be really supportive of him. Liv Tyler Dad
[ Although Critical Dad Definitely Him His Love Much Pants Really Sometimes Supportive Tight Too Try]
How dare anyone, parent, schoolteacher, or merely literary critic, tell me not to act colored. Arna Bontemps
[ Act Anyone Colored Critic Dare How Literary Merely Parent Schoolteacher Tell]
Well, I'm not a critic, I'm just a worker. So, I'm always grateful for anything the critics say - good or bad. Mandy Patinkin
[ Always Anything Bad Critic Critics Good Grateful Just Say Well Worker]
It's, I mean, for me, it's the same as training with my crewmembers. We share the same first part of the flight. We all go together. It's the most critical part of the flight, the ascent. Philippe Perrin
[ Ascent Critical First Flight Go Mean Most Part Same Share Together Training]
It's very hard to find critics or a magazine today that will publish material that is genuinely independent and written without any concern about being cut off some distributor's list or not be invited or flown into screenings. Wim Wenders
[ Any Being Concern Critics Cut Distributor Find Flown Genuinely Hard Independent Into Invited List Magazine Material Off Publish Screenings Some Today Very Will Without Written]
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. Pete Rozelle
[ Been Believe Big Control Credit Criticism Deserve Frequently Going Had League More Much Occasionally Over Quite Receive Regard Success Than Thing Things Think Well]
The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy. Bjork
[ Comedy Country Critical Criticism English Good Loves Unforgiving Very]
The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time. Alan Patrick Herbert
[ Critical Matrimony Period]
I think women are excellent social critics. Laurie Anderson
[ Critics Excellent Social Think Women]
It was a movement that had all the art critics, all the museum directors in its thrall. Jack Levine
[ Art Critics Directors Had Movement Museum Thrall]
My father assigned me to keep his scrapbooks. At first I was interested in reading only his rave notices, but I got interested in reading what the critics were saying about whether the play was good or not. Dorothy Fields
[ Assigned Critics Father First Good Got His Interested Keep Notices Only Play Rave Reading Saying Were Whether]
It should be clear by now that my focus here is not freedom of speech or the press. This freedom is all too often an exaggeration. At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech or the press serve as a distraction from the critical examination of other communications policies. Mark Lloyd
[ Blind Clear Communications Critical Distraction Exaggeration Examination Focus Freedom Here Least Now Often Other Policies Press References Serve Should Speech Too Very]
I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella. Haley Barbour
[ Also American Been Beginning Country Critical Had Hadn Keeping More Nuclear Our Peace Smart Than Them Think Trustworthy Umbrella Understanding Very Weapons World Would]
I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid the smallest attention to what a critic says, even in conversation. Robert Baldwin Ross
[ Any Attention Conversation Critic Even Knew Name Never Paid Painter Says Smallest Worthy]
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. Richard Hofstadter
[ Anything Being Center Character Criticism Else Essential Free Inquiry Sacrificed Thing University]
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. Wim Wenders
[ Age Come Consumer Criticism Culture Down Drain Film Gone Independent Living Now Seems Territory Totally]
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. George J. Mitchell
[ Any Attributes Criticism Every Getting Greater History Human Including Patriotism Policy Power Religion Seek Society States Support Their Themselves Those United Way]
In the later books I am much more at home in the use of language to describe things. I had never thought of that until a critic pointed that out. Robert Morgan
[ Am Books Critic Describe Had Home Language Later More Much Never Out Pointed Things Thought Until Use]
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Action Both Criticism Doubt Enslave Faith Order Reflection Them Thought Troubled]
No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating. Harold Rosenberg
[ Against Critics Degree Determination Dullness Fascinating Find Safeguard Work]
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. Kenneth Koch
[ Criticism Either Encouraging Getting Guess Had Hard Know Other Plays Poets Read Role Them Trouble]
So I think we have an obligation with our size to make sure that we are open to what people have to say to us because the people who criticize us, they're not all mean-spirited. Lee Scott
[ Because Criticize Make Obligation Open Our Say Size Sure Think Us]
Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and respect widely held beliefs. David Low
[ Beliefs Critics Defer Feelings Finer Held His Readers Respect Satirist Should Some Took View Widely Work]
There's so much of, it could have been a very critical examination of what happened, and really the emotional lives of the people involved sort of carry the characters forward. Jeremy Northam
[ Been Carry Characters Could Critical Emotional Examination Forward Happened Involved Lives Much Really Sort Very]
Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success, critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got. Minnie Driver
[ Album Been Commercial Critically Dream First Got May Reception Singing Success Thrilled While]
National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry. Edward Sapir
[ Critical Huge Inquiry Interests Languages National Resist Systems Vested Which]
Restoration I did because I really loved e novel and I like Michael Hoffman, who directed it, but it wasn't a really challenging part for me. I'm not critical of the film: I just don't think I gave a very interesting performance. David Thewlis
[ Because Challenging Critical Did Directed Film Gave Hoffman Interesting Just Loved Michael Novel Part Performance Really Restoration Think Very]
I'm in my 10th generation of TV critic now. Geraldo Rivera
[ Critic Generation Now Tv]
Productivity is going to be a critical issue. And it's not just about getting more time for professors in the classroom. It involves reexamining the learning experience and restructuring faculty and the use of faculty time. Roy Romer
[ Classroom Critical Experience Faculty Getting Going Involves Issue Just Learning More Productivity Professors Restructuring Time Use]
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. Corazon Aquino
[ Allies Clean Criticism Criticisms Find Government Honest Keeping Leaders Media Members National Personally Regard Services Such Take Their Themselves Under Well Withering Would]
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. Alec Guinness
[ Actor Appearance Bearing Critical Diction Ego Exposed His Intellect Judgment Personality Short Total Totally Vulnerable Whole]
Psychological factors are critical in supporting immune function. If you suppress this psychological support by telling someone he's condemned to die, your words alone will have condemned him. Luc Montagnier
[ Alone Condemned Critical Die Factors Function Him Immune Psychological Someone Support Supporting Suppress Telling Will Words Your]
At the bottom, the elimination of spyware and the preservation of privacy for the consumer are critical goals if the Internet is to remain safe and reliable and credible. Cliff Stearns
[ Bottom Consumer Credible Critical Elimination Goals Internet Preservation Privacy Reliable Remain Safe]
My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels. Shelby Foote
[ Book Critical Down Far First Five Follow Good Got Had Into Most Notices Novels Printing Second Shiloh Some Success Successful Things Those Went]
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Criticism Criticized Lies Strength Thing Weakness]
The critic leaves at curtain fall To find, in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play at all For starting to review it. E. B. White
[ Critic Curtain Fall Find Leaves Play Review Saw Scarcely Starting]
Too much is demanded by the critic, attempted by the poet. John C. Ransom
[ Attempted Critic Demanded Much Poet Too]
The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times. Mick Jagger
[ Criticize Excesses Fashion Happy Life Made Most New Other Parts Private Repent Talk Times Your]
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic. Ambrose Bierce Art
[ Art Critic Exposing Flat Painting Protecting Surfaces Them Weather]
Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings. Octavio Paz
[ Begins Criticism Grammar Meanings Social]
Because the New Testament provides the primary historical source for information on the resurrection, many critics during the 19th century attacked the reliability of these biblical documents. Josh McDowell
[ Attacked Because Biblical Century Critics Documents During Historical Information Many New Primary Provides Reliability Resurrection Source Testament These]
Time is the only critic without ambition. John Steinbeck
[ Ambition Critic Only Time Without]
I strongly support the call to greatly expand our human intelligence capability to penetrate al Qaeda and gather critical intelligence to prevent terrorist attacks on our homeland. Jim Ramstad
[ Al Attacks Call Capability Critical Expand Gather Greatly Homeland Human Intelligence Our Penetrate Prevent Qaeda Strongly Support Terrorist]
Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten. Milan Kundera
[ Accidents Background Become Criticism Forgotten Gestures Historical Isolated Soon Without Works]
Though bitter, good medicine cures illness. Though it may hurt, loyal criticism will have beneficial effects. Sima Qian
[ Beneficial Bitter Criticism Cures Effects Good Hurt Illness Loyal May Medicine Though Will]
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. Billy Joel
[ Always Been Both Bothered Criticism Criticized Even Honors More Praise Praised Puzzling Received Sometimes Stung Such]
House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust. John Boehner
[ Adopting Ban Critical Democratic Follow His Hope House Join Leaders Now Obama Obama President Pressing Public Republicans Restore Senate Step Support Taking Through Trust United Will]
My inner critic who had begun piping up about how hopeless I was and how I didn't know to write. Mary Garden
[ Begun Critic Had Hopeless How Inner Know Piping Up Write]
We criticize, copy, patronize, idolize and insult but we never doubt that the U.S. has a unique position in the history of human hopes. Ferdinand Mount
[ Copy Criticize Doubt History Hopes Human Insult Never Patronize Position Unique]
Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Another Been Biographer Could Critic Failed Historians Poets Reviewers Talents Their Therefore Thing Tried Turn Usually Would]
Everybody says how hard comedy is, but, when it comes time to honor things, whether it's on a weekly critical basis or whether it's award time, at that time of the year, comedy is the poor, dumb child of dramatic work. Ivan Reitman
[ Award Basis Child Comedy Comes Critical Dramatic Dumb Everybody Hard Honor How Poor Says Things Time Weekly Whether Work Year]
Well, they are critics of the Bush administration generally on the human rights record of the administration, and in particular, they are very, very critical of this use of science. Jane Mayer
[ Administration Bush Critical Critics Generally Human Particular Record Rights Science Use Very Well]
The Middle East is literally going up in flames, as is California, and Katrina's problems haven't been solved, and Congress' response is to criticize Federal judges. Alcee Hastings
[ Been California Congress Criticize East Federal Flames Going Haven Judges Katrina Literally Middle Problems Response Solved Up]
The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers. Edith Hamilton
[ Critics Each Fathers Generation Leave Minds Modern Our Preserve Undisturbed Us Walk Ways Will World]
It is hypocritical that Republicans can call any President "polarizing" after what Bush and the Republican Party did during his 8 years in office. Jeffrey C. Stewart
[ After Any Bush Call Did During His Hypocritical Office Party Polarizing President Republican Republicans Years]
Literary critics, however, frequently suffer from a curious belief that every author longs to extend the boundaries of literary art, wants to explore new dimensions of the human spirit, and if he doesn't, he should be ashamed of himself. Robertson Davies
[ Art Ashamed Author Belief Boundaries Critics Curious Dimensions Every Explore Extend Frequently Himself However Human Literary Longs New Should Spirit Suffer Wants]
I used to get criticized for putting food in novels. Jim Harrison
[ Criticized Food Get Novels Putting Used]
They have vilified me, they have crucified me; yes, they have even criticized me. Richard J. Daley
[ Criticized Crucified Even Vilified Yes]
It is easier to be critical than correct. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Correct Critical Easier Than]
Community health centers do a great deal with limited resources. They provide critical medical care services to many who would otherwise have no other place to go or would end up in an emergency room. Jan Schakowsky
[ Care Centers Community Critical Deal Emergency End Go Great Health Limited Many Medical Other Otherwise Place Provide Resources Room Services Up Would]
If I were white, I'd get less criticism. Lenny Kravitz
[ Criticism Get Less Were White]
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
[ Army Author Challenge Corners Critics Every Grand Letters New Newspapers Reviews Sentinels Stationed]
Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters. Joseph Conrad
[ Criticism Expression Fine Flower Garden Letters Personal]
Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Better Could Critic How Shall Show Want World Write Written]
And sometimes I'm criticized. But I think that if those who criticize us will look at the reason why the shape is this, well then, I think that they would not object so strenuously. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Criticize Criticized Look Object Reason Shape Sometimes Strenuously Then Think Those Us Well Why Will Would]
Our mission, as set forth by the Congress is a critical one: to preserve price stability, to foster maximum sustainable growth in output and employment, and to promote a stable and efficient financial system that serves all Americans well and fairly. Ben Bernanke
[ Americans Congress Critical Efficient Employment Fairly Financial Forth Foster Growth Maximum Mission Our Output Preserve Price Promote Serves Set Stability Stable Sustainable System Well]
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. Shimon Peres
[ 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]
It's difficult to see yourself up on screen without being a critic. Devon Aoki
[ Being Critic Difficult Screen See Up Without Yourself]
I would guess that any criticism about Wal-Mart could have some element of truth with 1,500,000 people. Lee Scott
[ Any Could Criticism Element Guess Some Truth Wal-Mart Would]
New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water, and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this. It's so critical that we send a signal to everyone in the country that we're serious about rebuilding New Orleans. Billy Tauzin
[ Country Critical Everyone Fear How Learn Live Master Need New Orleans Plan Rather Rebuilding Send Serious Shows Signal Than Us Water]
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. Ezra Pound
[ Clear Come Consider Created Criticism Excitement Fruit Head His Later Merely Other Own Preliminary Probably Sometime Statement Things Unless Up Value Work Writer Writing]
The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform. Chuck Hagel
[ Any Critical Democracy Development Economic History Human Nations Needs Play Promoting Reform Relevant Rights Role Security Stability Time Today Un United]
I know all the critics. Dana Hill
[ Critics Know]
No, Arrested Development was such an amazing experience in every way, and you know it was very unique in that it was a show that received a lot of critical acclaim, and yet we didn't ever achieve the ratings that we wanted. Will Arnett
[ Acclaim Achieve Amazing Arrested Critical Development Ever Every Experience Know Lot Ratings Received Show Such Unique Very Wanted Way Yet]
It is critical that Democratic candidates, whether they are in New Jersey, or Virginia, or anywhere, emphasize the fact that we can be trusted, and can bring fiscal integrity to our state, local, and national government. Mark Warner
[ Anywhere Bring Candidates Critical Democratic Emphasize Fact Fiscal Government Integrity Jersey Local National New Our State Trusted Virginia Whether]
I think there were early critics who wanted us to change the world because the Sex Pistols failed. Michael Stipe
[ Because Change Critics Early Failed Pistols Sex Think Us Wanted Were World]
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely. E. O. Wilson
[ Able Choices Critically Drowning Henceforth Important Information Make Put Right Run Starving Synthesizers Think Time Together While Will Wisdom Wisely World]
As this body of knowledge has evolved, a much more critical job for researchers and scientists has evolved into explaining and educating policy makers and the public to the risks of global warming and the possible consequences of action or of no action. John Olver
[ Action Body Consequences Critical Educating Evolved Explaining Global Into Job Knowledge Makers More Much Policy Possible Public Researchers Risks Scientists Warming]
Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There's always someone who doesn't like it. Imogen Cunningham
[ Always Anything Criticized Does Everybody Public Someone]
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. George Eliot Pet
[ Agreeable Animals Ask Criticisms Friends Pass Questions Such]
The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends. Don Henley
[ Best Critics Eagles Friends Were]
Reason can be used only when looking critically back. Peter D. Mitchell
[ Back Critically Looking Only Reason Used]
If I had any balls whatsoever, I'd make nothing but Jay and Silent Bob flicks for the rest of my life. However, being a critical whore, I've gotta move on and 'grow' beyond those characters. Kevin Smith
[ Any Balls Being Beyond Bob Characters Critical Gotta Grow Had However Jay Life Make Move Nothing Rest Silent Those Whatsoever]
If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back. Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
[ Back Criticism Duck Feathers Keep Off Run Water Well Will Your]
I believe in criticism. Paul Anka
[ Believe Criticism]
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment. George Eliot
[ Accorded Affection Altogether Attachment Faults Heaven Ignorant Long Our Uncritical Us]
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. Howard Hodgkin
[ Alone Any Artist Because Criticism Critics Feedback Get Only Recently Studio Until Vulnerable Way Were Work Your]
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. Katharine Hepburn Marriage
[ Admiration Ahead Criticism Get Go Many Married Men Sacrifice Want]
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. Kevin Bacon
[ Bad Because Criticism Critics Enough Friend Good Important Most Only Read Stuff Your]
I've been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need. Donna Reed
[ Because Been Blood Critical Donation Involved Need Since]
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's. E. M. Forster
[ Before Creation Criticism Motto Speak Think]
I maintain that two and two would continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five. James Whistler
[ Amateur Continue Critic Cry Five Four Maintain Make Spite Three Two Whine Would]
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Comes Critical Granted Gratitude Life Take Them Thing Things Whether]
I criticize my own work pretty harshly. Ritchie Blackmore
[ Criticize Harshly Own Pretty Work]
Our lifestyle, our wildlife, our land and our water remain critical to our definition of Wyoming and to our economic future. Dave Freudenthal
[ Critical Definition Economic Future Land Lifestyle Our Remain Water Wildlife Wyoming]
There is always an audience for different individuals, but critics sometimes stop the audience finding the show and the show finding the audience. Richard O'Brien
[ Always Audience Critics Different Finding Individuals Show Sometimes Stop]
I regard the Klan, the Anglo-Saxon clubs and White American societies, as far as the Negro is concerned, as better friends of the race than all other groups of hypocritical whites put together. Marcus Garvey
[ American Anglo-Saxon Better Clubs Concerned Far Friends Groups Hypocritical Klan Negro Other Put Race Regard Societies Than Together White Whites]
The critics - how come you never see any of them on TV? Willard Scott
[ Any Come Critics How Never See Them Tv]
But you know, really, if you think about it Roger and I and all critics really have one absolute essential part of our credentials and that is that you believe that that is actually what we think. Gene Siskel
[ Absolute Actually Believe Credentials Critics Essential Know Our Part Really Roger Think]
The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear - and even, in certain respects, would be - the most modern of critical movements. Paul de Man
[ Appear Certain Critical Denies Even Literary Method Modern Modernity Most Movements Respects Which Would]
Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations. Raymond Chandler
[ Anyway Critical Cut Destroys Dishonest Emotions Half Ideas Most Oblivion Power Sensations Short Terms Think Thinking Writing]
Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within. Edmund Husserl
[ Criticism Fond High Instead Now Offering Philosophers Stand Studying Things Too Understanding Within]
Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes. Peter Arnett
[ Any Both Critical Eyes Here Judgments Looking Make Media Opportunity Own Politicians Present Report Reporters Right-Wing See Sides Some Style]
Amin knew that neither West nor East would criticize him for fear that he would support the other side. He felt he was untouchable and he said so openly. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Amin Criticize East Fear Felt Him Knew Neither Nor Openly Other Said Side Support Untouchable West Would]
Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise. Mary Kay Ash
[ Between Bit Criticism Every Layers Praise Sandwich Two]
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. Tim Robbins
[ Abilities Actor Am Changed Confidence Could Criticism Director Enough Fairly Just Masterpiece Mr Neurotic Personally Start Take Tell Then Think Well Writer]
A comprehensive national energy policy is critical to our nation's economy and our national security. Energy expenditures account for about 7% percent of our total economy and influence pricing in the much of the rest of the economy. Heather Wilson
[ Account Comprehensive Critical Economy Energy Expenditures Influence Much Nation National Our Percent Policy Pricing Rest Security Total]
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates. Thomas Mann
[ Always Art Characterizes Creates Creativeness Critical Critique Degree High Itself Judgment Language Life Medium Names Passes Show Speech Whose Will]
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Absolutely Bold Criticism Foe Friend Just Nothing Purpose Shall Turn Will]
These critics with the illusions they've created about artists - it's like idol worship. They only like people when they're on their way up... I cannot be on the way up again. John Lennon
[ Again Artists Cannot Created Critics Idol Illusions Only Their These Up Way Worship]
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. Walter Benjamin
[ Art Aversion Between Conventional Criticism Criticized Decrease Distinction Enjoyed Enjoyment Form Greater New Public Sharper Significance Social Truly Uncritically]
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
[ Busy Criticize Improving Keep Life Little Others Own Refining Time Your]
You know, you want everything you do, obviously, to be a success critically and commercially. But what you find out as you go along is that everything won't. Lee Ann Womack
[ Along Commercially Critically Everything Find Go Know Obviously Out Success Want Won]
I think you have to judge everything based on your personal taste. And if that means being critical, so be it. I hate political correctness. I absolutely loathe it. Simon Cowell
[ Absolutely Based Being Correctness Critical Everything Hate Judge Loathe Means Personal Political Taste Think Your]
Politics calls for robust debate and criticism, but this should never descend to personal and demeaning slurs. Kim Beazley
[ Calls Criticism Debate Demeaning Descend Never Personal Politics Robust Should Slurs]
If you do this, you're going to have some heartaches from it. You're going to have people yelling at you or maybe screaming at you or criticizing you, but I think it's the best way to sell a superior chicken. Frank Perdue
[ Best Chicken Criticizing Going Maybe Screaming Sell Some Superior Think Way Yelling]
I could never do a show, or be a personality like Howard Stern, where you take all that heat from critics. What he does, he does, but the critical heat would crucify me. Chuck Barris
[ Could Critical Critics Crucify Does Heat Howard Never Personality Show Stern Take Where Would]
The framers of the Constitution were so clear in the federalist papers and elsewhere that they felt an independent judiciary was critical to the success of the nation. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Clear Constitution Critical Elsewhere Federalist Felt Framers Independent Judiciary Nation Papers Success Were]
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. Steve Ballmer
[ Accountability Before Comes Companies Criticism Culture Cultures Great High Our Strong Talking Think]
I'm so critical of my own work that it's difficult for me to disassociate myself and watch it as an audience. Tobey Maguire
[ Audience Critical Difficult Myself Own Watch Work]
There are many critics who have an idealised version of where my strengths lie. Elvis Costello
[ Critics Lie Many Strengths Version Where]
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. Kingsley Amis
[ Action Criticism Employment First Guide Itself Must Only Procedure Rule Self Virtue]
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical. John Fowles
[ Consists Critical Duty Largely Pretending Trivial]
I can be very critical on myself and on other people; I can be very demanding. Catherine Deneuve
[ Critical Demanding Myself Other Very]
So we believed that strategic alliances and partnerships were critical, and we did that for five years. Steve Case
[ Alliances Believed Critical Did Five Partnerships Strategic Were Years]
I wonder what it is that the people who criticize me for telling this story truly object to: is it that I have dared to tell the story? Or that the story turns out not to be the one they wanted to hear? Joyce Maynard
[ Criticize Dared Hear Object Out Story Tell Telling Truly Turns Wanted Wonder]
Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed. Charles Babbage
[ Avowed Better Criticism Perhaps Science Should Would]
I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Been Buildings Criticized Incorporating Our Painters Rather Sculptors Strenuously Their Work]
In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising. Pauline Kael
[ Advertising Arts Critic Independent Information Only Rest Source]
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. Charley Pride
[ Arbitrary Belongs Country Criticism Divisiveness Each Judgement Music Need Other Public Some]
The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy. Juan Williams
[ Battles Being Buried Collateral Conversation Correctness Country Critical Damage Flowing Free Had Honest Ideological Importance Include Journalism National Needs Orthodoxy Our Political Respectful War Whose]
The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive. V. S. Pritchett
[ American Assertive Canadian Cautious Critical Observant Spirit Where]
Creationist critics often charge that evolution cannot be tested, and therefore cannot be viewed as a properly scientific subject at all. This claim is rhetorical nonsense. Stephen Jay Gould
[ Cannot Charge Claim Creationist Critics Evolution Nonsense Often Properly Rhetorical Scientific Subject Tested Therefore Viewed]
While Republican voters have remained universally supportive of their President, Democrats and Independents are returning to a more naturally critical stance. Thomas E. Mann
[ Critical Democrats Independents More Naturally President Remained Republican Returning Stance Supportive Their Universally Voters While]
It had run as a column - I had worked at the paper since 1976, but the column had been running for 13 years, and I think it was a strong column, criticizing the war when the paper was supporting it. Robert Scheer
[ Been Column Criticizing Had Paper Run Running Since Strong Supporting Think War Worked Years]
There are no heroes in most of my stories. I look at our society with a critical eye and find nothing extraordinary in the people I see. Naguib Mahfouz
[ Critical Extraordinary Eye Find Heroes Look Most Nothing Our See Society Stories]
The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional. James Cromwell
[ Animals Attitude Delusional Factory Farm Hypocritical Opposed Our Personal Pets Suffer Towards Under]
I've criticized President Bush for his failure to use his veto pen. There's plenty of blame to go around. The question is how to solve problems. It's not bailouts. What made America great? Free markets, free enterprise, manufacturing, job creation. That's how we're gonna do it, not by enlarging government. Scott Brown
[ America Around Blame Bush Creation Criticized Enlarging Enterprise Failure Free Go Gonna Government Great His How Job Made Manufacturing Markets Pen Plenty President Problems Question Solve Use Veto]
The Silent Service is all together too silent. It's important to begin to highlight the critical importance of the Silent Service to our national security. Rob Simmons
[ Begin Critical Highlight Importance Important National Our Security Service Silent Together Too]
For what I wrote that started this whole controversy, I deserved to be criticized, and I felt bad about writing it. I felt bad mainly as a writer and a thinker. Gregg Easterbrook
[ Bad Controversy Criticized Deserved Felt Mainly Started Thinker Whole Writer Writing Wrote]
The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire. Edgar Allan Poe
[ Admire Critic Fire Generous Poet Reason Taught World]
Nitrogen fertilizer is used on all crops produced in this country, but it is a key plant nutrient to produce corn a critical crop to Illinois farmers. John Shimkus
[ Corn Country Critical Crop Crops Farmers Fertilizer Illinois Key Nitrogen Plant Produce Produced Used]
You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical. Diane Abbott
[ Anything Defend Hypocritical Indefensible Say Self-Serving Sounds]
It is easier to criticize than to correct our past errors. Titus Livius
[ Correct Criticize Easier Errors Our Past Than]
The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic. A. E. Housman
[ Average Conservative Critic Criticism Man]
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others. Edith Wharton
[ After Bewildering Critics Invent Knows Others Overlook Points Rather Them Weak Well]
Still, as much as I wish Ballistic Kiss could be a better film, the recognition it gained from critics and at festivals speaks for itself. Donnie Yen
[ Ballistic Better Could Critics Festivals Film Gained Itself Kiss Much Recognition Speaks Still Wish]
I hope that they enjoy the movie. Don't be critical. Don't expect to get the same feelings you got when you watched the series when you were 10 years old. Let your kids see it and experience it on their own. Mark Goddard
[ Critical Enjoy Expect Experience Feelings Get Got Hope Kids Movie Old Own Same See Series Their Watched Were Years Your]
I'm my own worst critic and I think everyone in the band is a perfectionist. Adam Jones
[ Band Critic Everyone Own Perfectionist Think Worst]
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art. Harry S. Truman Art
[ Art Criticism Just Life Parasitic]
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Correct Critical Easier Much Than]
It's pointless to be critical of your stuff once it's done. I don't spend a lot of time agonising over it. It's of no importance once it's finished. Paul Simon
[ Critical Done Finished Importance Lot Once Over Pointless Spend Stuff Time Your]
I've been criticised for writing in too complex a manner for younger people. Tanith Lee
[ Been Complex Criticised Manner Too Writing Younger]
All over the web there are some very good critics and it's become for people who are interested. It's become a very good way to get to reviews and involve yourself in discussions. Roger Ebert
[ Become Critics Discussions Get Good Interested Involve Over Reviews Some Very Way Web Yourself]
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? Robert McChesney
[ Also Any Because Commercial Corporate Criticism Hear Lobby Media Other Position Really Superior Than Them Where Would]
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Ask Criticism Only Praise Want]
The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. Jackie Collins
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
I think it's unfortunate to have critics for friends. William Styron
[ Critics Friends Think Unfortunate]
The first stage in a technology's advance is that it'll fall below a critical price. After it falls below a critical price, it will tend, if it's successful, to rise above a critical mass, a penetration. Chris Anderson
[ Above Advance After Below Critical Fall Falls First Mass Penetration Price Rise Stage Successful Technology Tend Will]
My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives. Harvey Fierstein
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that. Charlize Theron
[ Any Awards Box Control Critics Film Going How Make Million Movie Office Over Perceive Well Whether Will Winning Work Your]
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. William James
[ Alcohol Cold Criticisms Crushed Dry Due Earth Facts Faculties Hour Human Mankind Mystical Nature Over Power Sober Stimulate Sway Unquestionably Usually]
Just let me go, we have to be able to criticize what we love, to say what we have to say 'cause if you're not trying to make something better, then as far as I can tell, you are just in the way. Ani DiFranco
[ Able Better Cause Criticize Far Go Just Love Make Say Something Tell Then Trying Way]
There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism. Robert M. Hutchins
[ Centers Criticism Distinguished Justification Must Only Schools Trade Universities]
I don't think the critics could understand what we were doing. Jimmy Page
[ Could Critics Doing Think Understand Were]
One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It's like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don't have any control over the action going on upstairs. Robert Hughes
[ Action Any Being Control Critics Culture Gets Going Over Piano Player Role Supposed Tired Upstairs Whorehouse]
Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism. Josef Skvorecky
[ Bottom Criticism Golden Literature Look Lovers Remains Sea Shipwreck Treasure Will]
It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them. Betty Buckley
[ Afforded Assumed Critical Done Felt Feminism Finding Gratitude Had History Knew Movement Must Opportunities Out Them Way Women Work Young]
It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat. Jim Saxton
[ Act Critical Drastic Eliminate Endangered Habitat Mistake Opinion Percent Protecting Protection Provisions Species]
However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about. Ted Allen
[ Been Before Chicago Cook Critic Enthusiastic Esquire Home However Just Long Magazine Passionate Really Restaurant Something Time Worked]
You have to be willing to accept the information, you have to be willing to work hard. You have to be motivated to go to practice with an open mind. You have to be willing to be criticized. Only you can do those things. Brandi Chastain
[ Accept Criticized Go Hard Information Mind Motivated Only Open Practice Things Those Willing Work]
The most critical factor subduing the demand for housing is that home ownership is no longer seen as the great, long-term buildup in equity value it once was. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Critical Demand Equity Factor Great Home Housing Long-Term Longer Most Once Ownership Seen Subduing Value]
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
[ Beauties Communicate Concealed Critic Discover Dwell Excellencies Imperfections Observation Ought Rather Such Than Their Things True Upon World Worth Writer]
My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe. Allyson Schwartz
[ Citizens Colleagues Critical Dubai Finally Focused Funding Good Issue Keep Matched Must Nation Necessary Our Passion Ports Rhetoric Safe Securing While]
The public is wiser than the wisest critic. George Bancroft
[ Critic Public Than Wiser Wisest]
Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value. George Jean Nathan
[ Art Criticism Others Own Value]
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success. Malcolm X
[ Critics Likely Success]
I do see value in music criticism. Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good. Van Morrison
[ Been Criticism Good Most Music Over Received See Value Very Years]
The film I think was a good film for what it was designed for. It was for kids. Unfortunately the critics slashed it before it even started but that is just the way the cookie crumbles. Justin Guarini
[ Before Cookie Critics Crumbles Designed Even Film Good Just Kids Started Think Unfortunately Way]
I have been extremely lucky with reviewers and critics throughout my career. Kate Smith
[ Been Career Critics Extremely Lucky Reviewers Throughout]
Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments. Osama bin Laden
[ Bush Critical Did Expertise Father Florida Forget Fraud Governors His Leaders Moments Pass Placing Region Sons Use Well]
You know what the critics are. If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical and it does an author no good to get a reputation for cynicism. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Author Critics Cynical Cynicism Does Get Good Know Only Reputation Say Tell Truth]
Silence is sometimes the severest criticism. Charles Buxton
[ Criticism Severest Silence Sometimes]
The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes. Walter Ulbricht
[ Consists Criticize Degree Democracy Important Mistakes Nature Problems Right]
Anyone can negatively criticize - it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires. Chuck Jones
[ Anyone Because Cheapest Comment Criticize Effort Modicum Negatively Requires Suggestion]
The dread of criticism is the death of genius. William Gilmore Simms
[ Criticism Death Dread Genius]
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. Jo Bonner
[ Been Certainly Criticism Fingers Getting Hand Help Helping However Indeed Involved May Much Need Neighbors Offering Our Pointing Rather Storm Time Timing Victims]
And you can't really cover people critically that you're friends with. Kurt Loder
[ Cover Critically Friends Really]
Civil and political rights are critical, but not often the real problem for the destitute sick. My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get medical care or clean water. Paul Farmer
[ Care Civil Clean Critical Destitute Get Haiti Medical Now Often Patients Political Problem Real Rights Sick Vote Water]
I love Daredevil. I thought it was enjoyable. Okay? There were critical issues with it, and that's why I wear black, some people wear red - we are entitled to our opinions. Avi Arad
[ Black Critical Daredevil Enjoyable Entitled Issues Love Okay Opinions Our Red Some Thought Wear Were Why]
No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite. Federico Fellini
[ Although Best Could Critic Film Itself Make More Say Than Their Think Us Writing]
A good writer is not, per se, a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender. Jim Bishop
[ Automatically Bartender Book Critic Drunk Good More Per Se Than Writer]
And I said, 'Why not? It's the truth! Why can't I say I'm a Beatles fan?' I used to get criticized for that. Buck Owens
[ Beatles Criticized Fan Get Said Say Truth Used Why]
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. Paul Schrader
[ Analyze Critic Criticism Films However Making Possible Still Think Write]
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. Robert W. Service
[ Artificial Could Criticism Dislike France Free Intense Interference Lead Life Neighbors Society Wanted Without]
The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical. Jim Carrey
[ Because Being Danger Hindrance Kind Million Money Self-Critical Someone Start Take Thing Thinking]
The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print. Daniel Starch
[ Advertising Critical Definition Examination Meet Print Probably Selling Simplest Test Will]
I've been lucky. The critics never went out of their way to single me out for doing bad work. James Caan
[ Bad Been Critics Doing Lucky Never Out Single Their Way Went Work]
Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame. Ville Valo
[ Always Art Blame Criticized Gets Outsider]
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. Wim Wenders
[ Age Also America Become Being Consumerism Counterbalance Criticism Europe Film First Industry Instead Movie Over Something World]
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. Wim Wenders
[ Any Backed Criticism Day Directors Entertainment Everything French More Now Realised Seems Suddenly Up Were]
Education is critical not only to each one of us individually, but also to build the economic vitality of our state. John Hoeven
[ Also Build Critical Each Economic Education Individually Only Our State Us Vitality]
If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it. Jascha Heifetz
[ Critics Day Days Know Knows Practice Public Three Two]
The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again. Zoe Lofgren
[ Acknowledge Action Administration Again Been Corrective Critical Errors Happening Iraq Judgment Leading Made Mistakes President Prevent Problems Refuses Taken These Thus Up War]
It's a great pleasure having survived six generations of TV critics. Geraldo Rivera
[ Critics Generations Great Having Pleasure Six Survived Tv]
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism. Wole Soyinka
[ Absence Criticism Freedom Greatest Threat]
The greater part of critics are parasites, who, if nothing had been written, would find nothing to write. J. B. Priestley
[ Been Critics Find Greater Had Nothing Parasites Part Would Write Written]
I say to consumers: instead of relying totally on critics, drink what you like and like what you drink. Robert Mondavi
[ Consumers Critics Drink Instead Relying Say Totally]
It was just this interesting, my first, the first time you hear your child in any way criticise you. It's the worst review of your life and it's really relieving to find out that they don't know what they're saying. Tea Leoni
[ Any Child Criticise Find First Hear Interesting Just Know Life Out Really Relieving Review Saying Time Way Worst Your]
A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States. Pierre Salinger
[ Absolutely Criticize Education Essential Lot President Primaries States Think United]
Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province. Lord Mountbatten
[ Advice Criticism Exceeds Feel Give Much Never Piece Province Too Trouble Your]
Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Amount Correlate Criticism Know May Publicity Receive Somewhat]
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. Roger Ebert
[ Boost Criticism Enormous Film Find Friendly Giving Internet Opportunity Provided Publish Self Sites Tell Think]
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all. Isaac Asimov
[ Become Core Critics Crucial Essence Ever Fiction Individual May Our Philosophers Salvation Saved Science Seem Stories Today Trivial]
Color is a very critical thing. I've found that architects don't like colors. Engineers too. And so somebody has to stand in. Because this is the finish of it. It is the emotional part of a structure. I had great satisfaction in doing that. John Hench
[ Architects Because Color Colors Critical Doing Emotional Engineers Finish Found Great Had Part Satisfaction Somebody Stand Structure Thing Too Very]
I think it's critical that you feel you're working for a person who is committed to advancing your career. Andrea Jung
[ Advancing Career Committed Critical Feel Person Think Working Your]
There are some very real areas where working together is critical, whether it's talking about public policy issues, enforcement, or how to work together to facilitate new business opportunities. The RIAA has gotten much more involved in that. Hilary Rosen
[ Areas Business Critical Enforcement Facilitate Gotten How Involved Issues More Much New Opportunities Policy Public Real Some Talking Together Very Where Whether Work Working]
Critics? How do they happen? I know how it happened to me. I would send a poem or story to a magazine and they would say this doesn't suit our needs precisely but on the other hand you sound interesting. Would you be interested in doing a review? Leslie Fiedler
[ Critics Doing Hand Happen Happened How Interested Interesting Know Magazine Needs Other Our Poem Precisely Review Say Send Sound Story Suit Would]
I just mean it's very difficult for me to watch my work, in some ways, because I am critical of what I didn't get across or I thought I was making one point. Tea Leoni
[ Across Am Because Critical Difficult Get Just Making Mean Point Some Thought Very Watch Ways Work]
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. Steve Ross Business
[ Avoid Because Company Criticism Eliminate Fear Nothing Operate Way]
I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors. Beverley Mitchell
[ Being Criticism Dealing Gossip Hardest Other Part Ridicule Rumors Teenager Teenagers Think]
My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized. Martin Short
[ Absurdity Concert Criticized Eccentricity Master Mother Symphony Were]
If the press really thinks Obama is Lincoln, they ought to treat him like they treated Bush, 'cause that's how they treated Lincoln. His critics compared Lincoln to an ape; they called him an illiterate baboon. Ann Coulter
[ Ape Bush Called Cause Compared Critics Him His How Illiterate Lincoln Obama Obama Ought Press Really Thinks Treat Treated]
I won't quit until I get run over by a truck, a producer or a critic. Jack Lemmon
[ Critic Get Over Producer Quit Run Truck Until Won]
As critical acclaim and response has built up, every interview I give is a chance to puncture the myth I've created about my work and refine it. James Ellroy
[ Acclaim Built Chance Created Critical Every Give Interview Myth Puncture Refine Response Up Work]
The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Censors Classroom Criticism Evolution Prohibiting Theory Those Worst]
Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life. Henry Van Dyke
[ Bound Comes Critic Dismal Every Half Ideas Life Man Modern Profane Sadness Secular Society Unrest Vain]
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Creation Criticize Fault Finding]
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. Julian Assange
[ Against Always Attacks Attract Credit Criticism Difficult Expect Get Hand Lightning Organization Other Our Rod Role Tremendous Undue Work]
The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Beautiful Being Criticizing Feel Moved Pleasure Robs Things Us Very]
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins. Chuck Jones
[ Begins Critics Hard Judgment Justice Leaves Off Sit Tell Vengeance Where]
Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought. Margaret Chase Smith
[ Being Consideration Constructive Courtesy Criticism Entitled Every Expected Human Only Sought]
I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge. George W. Bush
[ Arena Book Country Criticize Desire Emerge Former Giving Going Good His Just Know Limelight Opinions President Public See Selling Start Successor Then Think Until Zero]
Safe storage and child access prevention laws are critical steps as we seek to reduce the occurrence of accidental shootings and suicides involving guns. Carl Levin
[ Access Accidental Child Critical Guns Involving Laws Occurrence Prevention Reduce Safe Seek Shootings Steps Storage Suicides]
You know there's nothing a Hill Democrat would rather do than criticize another Democrat. It is their favorite activity. Then they can read about how honorable they are in an Op-Ed piece, how bipartisan. James Carville
[ Activity Another Bipartisan Criticize Democrat Favorite Hill Honorable How Know Nothing Piece Rather Read Than Their Then Would]
Even though I wanted to experience all these things I was interested in, I couldn't get them. So I had to think critically and culturally about what was available. Chuck Klosterman
[ Available Critically Culturally Even Experience Get Had Interested Them These Things Think Though Wanted]
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. Charles Schwab
[ Approval Better Criticism Did Effort Exalted Find Forth Greater His However Man Put Spirit Station Than Under Work Yet]
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces. Anatole France
[ Adventures Among Critic Good His Masterpieces Relates Soul]
I wish I could be like Shaw who once read a bad review of one of his plays, called the critic and said: 'I have your review in front of me and soon it will be behind me.' Barbra Streisand
[ Bad Behind Called Could Critic Front His Once Plays Read Review Said Shaw Soon Will Wish Your]
When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce. Marianne Williamson
[ Critical Idea Induce Mass Presence Reaches Shift Stopping Will]
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. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
[ According Any Cannot Certain Change Criticism Criticizes Every Everyone His Itself Leave Master Only Own Praise Praises Principles Therefore True Value Work]
Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire. Henry Miller
[ Criticism Fire Honest Means Nothing Passion Unrestrained Wants]
Critics themselves, they used to tear me up. Mickey Spillane
[ Critics Tear Themselves Up Used]
You can't really praise somebody's work and then criticize the process. Lucinda Williams
[ Criticize Praise Process Really Somebody Then Work]
That Germany was so immensely strong and Austria so dependent upon German strength that the word and will of Germany would at the critical moment be decisive with Austria. Edward Grey
[ Austria Critical Decisive Dependent German Germany Immensely Moment Strength Strong Upon Will Word Would]
The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution. Jose Ramos-Horta
[ Amnesty Been Call Commission Cooperate Criticized Does Friendship Indonesia Joint Lead Now Prosecution Providing Reference Second Started Telling Terms Those Truth Which]
A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution. Dustin Hoffman
[ Another Critics Execution Good Just Review Stay]
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses. Johann Kepler
[ Approval Criticism Intelligent Man Masses Much Prefer Sharpest Single Thoughtless]
So far I haven't really been prominent enough to get critical attention focused on me. So, of course, I fully expect bad reviews, but I will be wracked with misery as a result. Emily Mortimer
[ Attention Bad Been Course Critical Enough Expect Far Focused Fully Get Haven Misery Prominent Really Result Reviews Will]
We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism. Frank Howard Clark
[ Criticism Different Generous Money Talent Things Time]
Like some of my other movies, 'Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes' is also a very political film, and many critics still consider it even the best of all the Apes movies, because it conveys a series of political viewpoints. J. Lee Thompson
[ Also Apes Because Best Conquest Consider Conveys Critics Even Film Many Movies Other Planet Political Series Some Still Very Viewpoints]
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. Robert Frank
[ Above Accused Been Cannot Come Consists Criticism Deliberately Frequently Indifference Kind Know Life Love Matter Often Opinion Out Photographer Point Subject Twisting View]
It is critical that we have a comprehensive energy plan to provide affordable and reliable supplies of energy so that our economy will not be dependent on foreign sources of energy. Richard Burr
[ Affordable Comprehensive Critical Dependent Economy Energy Foreign Our Plan Provide Reliable Sources Supplies Will]
You have no right to criticise Russia over Chechnya. Boris Yeltsin
[ Chechnya Criticise Over Right Russia]
These critics organize and practice in my case a sort of obsessive personality cult which philosophers should know how to question and above all, to moderate. Jacques Derrida
[ Above Case Critics Cult How Know Moderate Obsessive Organize Personality Philosophers Practice Question Should Sort These Which]
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. Harold Bloom
[ Believe Believed Critic Criticism Does Exist Genre Literature Never Poet Rival]
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. Zhu Rongji
[ Cannot Criticism Doing Flies Good Into Leader Rage Severe Sometimes Start Too Unless Want Why Work Your]
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. George C. Williams
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years. Thomas Hardy
[ Commonplace Course Critical Decision Events High Hundred Influences Mind Moment Offhand Office Some Years]
No American soldier should be allowed to set foot on Iranian soil, regardless of the criticism we have of the Iranian government. Shirin Ebadi
[ Allowed American Criticism Foot Government Iranian Regardless Set Should Soil Soldier]
I've lost many of my best friends... I'm going to satisfy myself now, not the critics, not even my friends. Elia Kazan
[ Best Critics Even Friends Going Lost Many Myself Now Satisfy]
When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass! Bobby Knight
[ Activities Ass Bury Critics Down Earth Gone Here Kiss Passed Time Upside Want]
Seeing someone else perform and letting me be the critic for once... that's not a bad thing. Mats Sundin
[ Bad Critic Else Letting Once Perform Seeing Someone Thing]
I've never personally criticized anyone else's music, but I know that the public's real problem is not the music I make but the perception that I play simple music for money only and for the notoriety and to increase my popularity. Kenny G
[ Anyone Criticized Else Increase Know Make Money Music Never Notoriety Only Perception Personally Play Popularity Problem Public Real Simple]
Criticising the other fellow because he's in and you are not seems to me a futile waste of time. Hartley William Shawcross
[ Because Fellow Futile Other Seems Time Waste]
You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one. John Wooden
[ Caught Criticism Either Get Praise Up Weakness]
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films. Billy Wilder
[ Call Critics Dirty Films Foreign Lusty Our Pictures]
I passionately believe that's it's not just what you say that counts, it's also how you say it - that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it. Alain de Botton
[ Also Argument Believe Counts Critically Depends How Just Manner Passionately Presenting Say Success Your]
What the nation's built on is discussion, contradiction and growth, and at the moment you can't discuss anything. If you do start to discuss it, you get criticized. If people hate us, you have to find out why and try to solve that problem. Donald Sutherland
[ Anything Built Contradiction Criticized Discuss Discussion Find Get Growth Hate Moment Nation Out Problem Solve Start Try Us Why]
We seem to be our own worst enemies. We should require critical U.S. infrastructure to remain in U.S. hands. Duncan Hunter
[ Critical Enemies Hands Infrastructure Our Own Remain Require Seem Should Worst]
The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we inhabit are not only critical elements in the quality of life we enjoy - they are a reflection of the majesty of our Creator. Rick Perry
[ Air Breathe Creator Critical Drink Elements Enjoy Inhabit Land Life Majesty Only Our Quality Reflection Water]
I heard someone in opposition to reform last night criticize the president for saying it's their money. They said it's not their money; it's my mother's money. Well that's what's wrong with the system. Johnny Isakson
[ Criticize Heard Last Money Mother Night Opposition President Reform Said Saying Someone System Their Well Wrong]
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. Barbara Kruger
[ Am Asking Being Criticism Different Pleasure Rigorous Their Think Ways]
They criticize me for harping on the obvious; if all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. Calvin Coolidge
[ Big Care Criticize Few Folks Know Most Obvious Ought Our Problems Simple States Take Themselves Things United Would]
I haven't seen the show, but when it was finished I felt good about what we had done. I don't know how it will stack up with Survival, but that'll be up to the critics. Vic Morrow
[ Critics Done Felt Finished Good Had Haven How Know Seen Show Stack Survival Up Will]
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. G. H. Hardy
[ Appreciation Criticism Explain Exposition Justifiable Make Men Minds More Profound Scorn Second-Rate Than Whole Work]
Then we can help these failed states turn around and give their people a better life. This, too, is a critical part of this global war on terrorism, and Canada and the United States are together. Paul Cellucci
[ Around Better Canada Critical Failed Give Global Help Life Part States Terrorism Their Then These Together Too Turn United War]
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots. Frank Howard Clark
[ Criticism Destroying Enough Gentle Growth His Man Nourish Rain Roots Should Without]
I'll probably never put out another album because I'm a tough critic of my work, and I don't think I could come up to those standards any more. Jo Stafford
[ Album Another Any Because Come Could Critic More Never Out Probably Put Standards Think Those Tough Up Work]
The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment of three critical ministers is also confirmation of continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq. Spencer Bachus
[ Also Appointment Cabinet Completion Confirmation Continued Critical Democratic Iraq Iraqi Just Ministers Movement Society Three Toward]
Just as the Red Sox proved the critics wrong, Maine can compete and can win. John Baldacci
[ Compete Critics Just Maine Proved Red Sox Win Wrong]
It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not. Alfred Whitney Griswold
[ Barren Criticism Kind Tells Thing Which]
I'm so critical of myself. I'm actually really, really proud of the film. It's really cool to see a movie at Sundance because everybody is so supportive. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Actually Because Cool Critical Everybody Film Movie Myself Proud Really See Sundance Supportive]
Students now arrive at the university ignorant and cynical about our political heritage, lacking the wherewithal to be either inspired by it or seriously critical of it. Allan Bloom
[ Arrive Critical Cynical Either Heritage Ignorant Inspired Lacking Now Our Political Seriously Students University Wherewithal]
There is far too much literary criticism of the wrong kind. That is why I never could have survived as an academic. Anne Stevenson
[ Academic Could Criticism Far Kind Literary Much Never Survived Too Why Wrong]
Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart. Dusty Springfield
[ Criticism Heart Much Somehow Took Very Whatever]
The church must be the critic and guide of the state, and never its tool. Lynn Lavner
[ Church Critic Guide Must Never State Tool]
Criticize the act, not the person. Mary Kay Ash
[ Act Criticize Person]
The connection between education and a healthy economy is critical. Ted Strickland
[ Between Connection Critical Economy Education Healthy]
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. Harold Bloom
[ Adolescence Come Criticism Even Fall Love Must Passion Poems Reading Real Start Starts Twenties Your]
People taking photographs of their meals are not critics; they are from the United States. Louis de Bernieres
[ Critics Meals Photographs States Taking Their United]
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. Norman Vincent Peale
[ Criticism Most Praise Rather Ruined Saved Than Trouble Us Would]
Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths. Karl Popper
[ Begin Criticism Must Myths Science]
I wouldn't want to criticise someone like Charlotte Church because she has done fantastically well, but personally I've always cared about the long term. Lesley Garrett
[ Always Because Cared Charlotte Church Criticise Done Fantastically Long Personally She Someone Term Want Well]
One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned. Tim Curry
[ Being Best Concerned Critics Disaster Ever Far Flop Happened Horror Knives Long Mean New Night Play Rocky Things Total Were York]
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. Abraham Lincoln
[ Criticize Heart Help Right]
When we criticize in Iran the actions of the government, the fundamentalists say that we and the Bush Administration are in the same camp. The funny thing is that human rights activists and Mr. Bush can never be situated in the same group. Shirin Ebadi
[ Actions Activists Administration Bush Camp Criticize Fundamentalists Funny Government Group Human Iran Mr Never Rights Same Say Situated Thing]
I'd read things, like people criticizing me. But no one likes to read stuff about that, and probably the main thing that was getting to me was me mum's illness. Jack Osbourne
[ Criticizing Getting Illness Likes Main Mum Probably Read Stuff Thing Things]
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. Mikhail Bakunin
[ Always Censure Character Criticism Freely Intelligence Knowledge Listen Merited Respect Right Their Them]
I have a great deal of difficulty with those who live in a hugely prosperous country telling people in the developing world that they should be deprived of a critical source of energy. Lee R. Raymond
[ Country Critical Deal Deprived Developing Difficulty Energy Great Hugely Live Prosperous Should Source Telling Those World]
After two years of hard work and debate, Congress has passed a highway bill that will help fuel our economy by creating roughly 500,000 new jobs, as well as address many critical transportation needs in Ohio and the 18th Congressional District. Bob Ney
[ Address After Bill Congress Congressional Creating Critical Debate District Economy Fuel Hard Help Highway Jobs Many Needs New Ohio Our Passed Roughly Transportation Two Well Will Work Years]
I don't criticize weight training - as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training. Kenneth H. Cooper
[ Aerobic Criticize Long Substitute Training Weight]
In extreme situations, the entire universe becomes our foe; at such critical times, unity of mind and technique is essential - do not let your heart waver! Morihei Ueshiba
[ Becomes Critical Entire Essential Extreme Foe Heart Mind Our Situations Such Technique Times Unity Universe Waver Your]
So I haven't thought about the critics for a long time. Dario Argento
[ Critics Haven Long Thought Time]
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment. Elbert Hubbard
[ Able Being Criticism Endure Final Greatness Lies Proof Resentment Without]
I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap. Margaret Spellings
[ Achievement Closing Critical Doing Gap How Impart Kids Know Knowledge Knows Matter Piece She Subject Teacher Their Think]
Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia. Julie Bishop
[ Also Building Challenges Critical Dementia Early Encouraging Generally Greater Intervention Meet More Prevention Public Recognition Support Will]
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. Paddy Ashdown
[ Affinity Attention Criticism Down Feel Haven Hurtful Legitimate Liberal Maybe Natural Paid Sufficient Though Whom Would]
I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than by frank admission of past mistakes. Marie Louise
[ Admiration Admission Am Blind Convinced Demoralized Frank Mistakes More Movement Our Past Than Uncritical Weakened Will]
For someone who's had the level of success I've had, there's been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating. Billy Corgan
[ Been Critical Fascinating Had Level Little Pretty Review Someone Success Very Which Work]
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. Willie Mays
[ Able Accept Also Chosen Completely Constructive Criticism Dedicated Dedication Excel Hard Must One-Hundred Order Percent Prepared Sport Willing Without Won Work Your]
I think I'm a very good reader of poetry, but obviously, like everybody, I have a set of criteria for reading poems, and I'm not shy about presenting them, so if people ask for my critical response to a poem, I tell them what works and why, and what doesn't work and why. Diane Wakoski
[ Ask Criteria Critical Everybody Good Obviously Poem Poems Poetry Presenting Reader Reading Response Set Shy Tell Them Think Very Why Work Works]
There are significant human rights abuses in China. In some areas, the situation is worse today than in the past. In other areas, there have been improvements. We will recognize the latter, and be critical of the former. Max Baucus
[ Abuses Areas Been China Critical Former Human Improvements Latter Other Past Recognize Rights Significant Situation Some Than Today Will Worse]
Even scientific knowledge, if there is anything to it, is not a random observation of random objects; for the critical objectivity of significant knowledge is attained as a practice only philosophically in inner action. Karl Jaspers
[ Action Anything Attained Critical Even Inner Knowledge Objectivity Objects Observation Only Philosophically Practice Random Scientific Significant]
The relationship between the public and the artist is complex and difficult to explain. There is a fine line between using this critical energy creatively and pandering to it. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Artist Between Complex Creatively Critical Difficult Energy Explain Fine Line Pandering Public Relationship Using]
I was trained in the '50s as a New Critic. I remember what literature was like before the New Critics, when people stood up and talked about Shelley's soul and such things. Clifford Geertz
[ Before Critic Critics Literature New Remember Shelley Soul Stood Such Talked Things Trained Up]
In quiet moments when you think about it, you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't. Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential. Richard G. Scott
[ Critically Crowd Essential Good Important Life Moments Out Quiet Recognize Things Think Those Wise]
Yeah, right. I mean, he criticises everybody in the media, then the first thing he does when he finishes is he goes to work for the media. Thompson, too. Hypocritical. Ian St. John
[ Does Everybody Finishes First Goes Hypocritical Mean Media Right Then Thing Thompson Too Work Yeah]
Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea. John Updike
[ Criticism Fiction Hugging Open Poetry Sailing Sea Shore Writing]
I don't happen to subscribe to the notion that everybody who criticizes Tom Daschle is criticizing Tim Johnson. I think that's a bit of a stretch. John Thune
[ Bit Criticizes Criticizing Everybody Happen Johnson Notion Stretch Subscribe Think Tim Tom]
The critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising. Pauline Kael
[ Advertising Critic Independent Information Only Rest Source]
The critic should describe, and not prescribe. Eugene Ionesco
[ Critic Describe Prescribe Should]
In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war. John Yoo
[ Abu Abuses Arguing Being Climate Critics Disregard Ghraib Iraqi Laws Light Prison Prisoners Produced Scandal War]
It is easy to criticize, particularly in a political season. But to lead is something altogether different. The leader must live in the real world of the price that might be paid for the goal that has been set. Norm Coleman
[ Altogether Been Criticize Different Easy Goal Lead Leader Live Might Must Paid Particularly Political Price Real Season Set Something World]
Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled 'wrong'. Raymond Smullyan
[ Always Correctly Critical Labeled Ones Only Precise Rather Some Statements Tend Vague Which Wrong]
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home. Winston Churchill
[ Abroad Always Am Attack Come Country Criticize Government Home Lost Make Never Own Rule Time Up]
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. Charles Babbage
[ Calmness Circumstances Criticisms Distinguish Few May Philosopher Reply Severe Strongly Think Undeservedly Which]
Every good poet includes a critic, but the reverse is not true. William Shenstone
[ Critic Every Good Includes Poet Reverse True]
I have learned not to read reviews. Period. And I hate reviewers. All of them, or at least all but two or three. Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them. Critics should find meaningful work. John Grisham
[ Critics Find Hate Ignoring Learned Least Life Meaningful Much Nasty Period Read Reviewers Reviews Should Simpler Them Three Two Work Write]
It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical. Alan Perlis
[ Acquiring Against Attention Critical Detail Devoting Discipline Education Fun Goes Grain Learning Making Modern Organizing Plans Program Self Students Teach Thoughts]
I can take a lot of pats on the back. I love it when I get admiring letters from people. And, of course, I'd love it if the critics would notice me, too. Norman Rockwell
[ Admiring Back Course Critics Get Letters Lot Love Notice Pats Take Too Would]
The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history. Sue Kelly
[ Critical Efforts History Most National Our Security Terror War]
There's no end to the inventiveness of critics, I tell you. Because they can't write fiction, they put their impulse into their analysis of work. Dennis Potter
[ Analysis Because Critics End Fiction Impulse Into Inventiveness Put Tell Their Work Write]
One of the things that strikes me is so many of the critics are people whose lifestyle doesn't change when the price of fuel changes, or if they keep a Wal-Mart store out of their area. Lee Scott
[ Area Change Changes Critics Fuel Keep Lifestyle Many Out Price Store Strikes Their Things Wal-Mart Whose]
No, writing musicals is the hardest thing in the world. And it was really funny, because I remember when the South Park movie came out, there were some critics that said, 'Well it's obvious that in order to get it to be 90 minutes they filled some time with music.' Trey Parker
[ Because Came Critics Filled Funny Get Hardest Minutes Movie Music Musicals Obvious Order Out Park Really Remember Said Some South Thing Time Well Were World Writing]
There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife. Stephen Spender
[ Certain Critic Criticism Justice Midwife Tyrannical]
Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Abuse Consider Criticism Expect Friends Them Your]
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. Robert E. Lee
[ Best Conviction Criticism Honest Honesty Just Man Met Policy Real Right Saying Trite]
Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it. Howard Mumford Jones
[ Always Because Criticism Easier First Law Meet Persecution Society Suppress Than]
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis. Dalai Lama
[ Always Analysis Authority Critical Individual Must Own Reason Rest Ultimate]
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are. Henry Fielding
[ Compliment Critics Great Greater Imagined Men Much Now Paid Profundity Reality Really Them Then Too World]
To love without criticism is to be betrayed. Djuna Barnes
[ Betrayed Criticism Love Without]
As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism. Dennis Potter
[ Best Criticism Displaced Freud Kind Literacy Piece Writing]
The people who criticise you will not be the ones taking care of your legs when you are in your wheelchair. People who never drove a car in these conditions, they just don't know. Alain Prost
[ Car Care Conditions Criticise Drove Just Know Legs Never Ones Taking These Wheelchair Will Your]
One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration, because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy, our health care, our health care, our education systems, our national security, and also our local criminality. Allen West
[ Affects Also Because Care Confront Criminality Critical Economy Education Health Illegal Immigration Issues Local National Our Security Systems]
I am honored to be able to serve GM at this critical juncture and take part in its reinvention. Edward Whitacre, Jr.
[ Able Am Critical Gm Honored Part Reinvention Serve Take]
While expanding market access for American industry, financial markets and farmers is critical, I believe it needs to be done responsibly, accounting for the treatment and protection of workers and the environment. Mark Udall
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Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures. The daily media add to this by cutting off the past. Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present. John Berger
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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. Benjamin Franklin
[ Any Complain Condemn Criticize Fool Fools Most]
Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it. David Herbert Lawrence
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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. Jo Brand
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An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards. F. Scott Fitzgerald
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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. Tom Tancredo
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If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim. Margaret Thatcher
[ Because Critics Over Saw Say Swim Thames Walking Would]
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. Juan Goytisolo
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An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius. Billy Wilder
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I've said for a long time, clearly the - a, a critical key to success in the region is going to be Pakistan and our relationship with Pakistan, which was one that was broken in the late '80s and which we've worked hard to restore. Michael Mullen
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I hate it when people use sex as a weapon against the people who are engaging in it. It's so hypocritical. Mira Sorvino
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Criticism in a time of war is essential to the maintenance of any kind of democratic government. Robert Taft
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