Quotations that match 'critic'.

Persecution is the first law of society because it is always easier to suppress criticism than to meet it.
[ Always Because Criticism Easier First Law Meet Persecution Society Suppress Than]
I never wish for critics.
[ Critics Never Wish]
So as an amateur Olympic competitor I loved criticism, because it made me better. But now as a professional I don't really know how to channel it or where to take it, so I don't take it quite as well.
[ Amateur Because Better Channel Competitor Criticism How Know Loved Made Now Olympic Professional Quite Really Take Well Where]
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.
[ Art Ashamed Author Belief Boundaries Critics Curious Dimensions Every Explore Extend Frequently Himself However Human Literary Longs New Should Spirit Suffer Wants]
It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
[ Barren Criticism Kind Tells Thing Which]
If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism.
[ Conditions Criticism Discipline Existing Get Must Our Standards Such Under]
Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.
[ Artist Created Critic Function Never Proper Save Tale Trust]
Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
[ Condition Criticism First Sympathy]
And you can't really cover people critically that you're friends with.
[ Cover Critically Friends Really]
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.
[ Against Always Assume Based Case Criticizing Decision Fear Go Reaction Saying Something Then War]
I'm still trying to discover my position on my own artwork and hopefully at this exhibition someone will come and tell me. I'm open to listening to criticism.
[ Artwork Come Criticism Discover Exhibition Hopefully Listening Open Own Position Someone Still Tell Trying Will]
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.
[ Accurately Critical Done Even Extensively Fairness Food Forces Genetically Highly Make Modified Other Piece Possibly Represent Say Side Sure Writing]
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.
[ Catch Critic Emotional Frame May Mind Mood Music Musician Often Same Say Slipping Very Will]
Coal is absolutely critical to our nation's economic health and global competitiveness.
[ Absolutely Coal Competitiveness Critical Economic Global Health Nation Our]
By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans' services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities.
[ Budget Critical Cutting Domestic Education Environmental Health Misplaced Priorities Programs Protection Reveals Services Such Veterans]
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.
[ Actor Being Criticize Critics Doing Done Else Ever Look Reason Say Things Those Which Worst]
Stem cell research holds enormous promise for easing human suffering, and federal support is critical to its success.
[ Cell Critical Easing Enormous Federal Holds Human Promise Research Stem Success Suffering Support]
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
[ Critic Drama Him Informing Meant Person Playwright Surprises]
To most jazz critics I was basically Kenny G.
[ Basically Critics Jazz Kenny Most]
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.
[ Always Art Characterizes Creates Creativeness Critical Critique Degree High Itself Judgment Language Life Medium Names Passes Show Speech Whose Will]
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.
[ Advance Apparent Becomes Coalition Criticized Embedded Every Forces Military More Officers Our Plan Retired Some Studios Tv Wisdom]
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.
[ Activity Another Bipartisan Criticize Democrat Favorite Hill Honorable How Know Nothing Piece Rather Read Than Their Then Would]
When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart.
[ Advice Charming Compliments Criticism Forgets Giving Good Heart Her His Instead Judgment Man Manners Spends Time Wife Won]
I am convinced that our movement will be more demoralized and weakened by blind and uncritical admiration than by frank admission of past mistakes.
[ Admiration Admission Am Blind Convinced Demoralized Frank Mistakes More Movement Our Past Than Uncritical Weakened Will]
You get a show where people are jumping up and dancing, but it's not a critical event in the sense of profound catharsis. Essentially it's celebratory.
[ Catharsis Critical Dancing Essentially Event Get Jumping Profound Sense Show Up Where]
All the world's a stage, and all the clergymen critics.
[ Clergymen Critics Stage World]
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.
[ Anywhere Bring Candidates Critical Democratic Emphasize Fact Fiscal Government Integrity Jersey Local National New Our State Trusted Virginia Whether]
We are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth.
[ Critical Know Need Really Time Truth Very]
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.
[ Bad Controversy Criticized Deserved Felt Mainly Started Thinker Whole Writer Writing Wrote]
Criticize the act, not the person.
[ Act Criticize Person]
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.
[ Afterward Always Critics Ever Generation His Idea Next Own Reach Schoolmasters Wise Writer Writes Youth]
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.
[ Again Artists Cannot Created Critics Idol Illusions Only Their These Up Way Worship]
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.
[ Building Comfortable Critic Critics Enough Entitled How Judge Opinion Over Perform Smart Time Will]
Critics established a snobbery toward me.
[ Critics Established Snobbery Toward]
So we believed that strategic alliances and partnerships were critical, and we did that for five years.
[ Alliances Believed Critical Did Five Partnerships Strategic Were Years]
Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.
[ Critics Got Hangman Having Neck Praise Pretty Say]
Philosophy, most broadly viewed, is the critical survey of existence from the standpoint of value.
[ Broadly Critical Existence Most Philosophy Standpoint Survey Value Viewed]
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
[ Against Criticism Defense Except Obscurity Their]
National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services.
[ Allies Clean Criticism Criticisms Find Government Honest Keeping Leaders Media Members National Personally Regard Services Such Take Their Themselves Under Well Withering Would]
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.
[ Being Came Capable Could Critics Deceit Deceptive Discussion Discussions Grew Herself How Idea Kind Lying Manipulation Original Out Reporters Say Thing Will Woman Women]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Album Another Any Because Come Could Critic More Never Out Probably Put Standards Think Those Tough Up Work]
Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him.
[ Advice Critical Generally Help Him How Idea Man May Offers She Sound Speaking Tries Unsolicited Woman]
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.
[ Angle Application Critical Demands Judgment Looks Lowered Opinion Proof Public Purity Racial Remains Striking Theories Upon Whichever]
A writer is a spectator, looking at everything with a highly critical eye.
[ Critical Everything Eye Highly Looking Spectator Writer]
You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical.
[ Anything Defend Hypocritical Indefensible Say Self-Serving Sounds]
The entire American media apparatus bought into the drug war - which is an enormously damaging and costly undertaking for this country - and there wasn't enough critical reporting about it and that's why it's gotten out of hand.
[ American Apparatus Bought Costly Country Critical Damaging Enormously Enough Entire Gotten Hand Into Media Out Reporting Undertaking War Which Why]
Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.
[ Critics Nothing Praise Standard Those Up Whom Your]
Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn't consider himself part of a tradition.
[ Consider Criticized Davis Delved Embraced Fully Heavily Himself Into Jazz Miles Part Possibilities Side Supposed Tradition]
You can't really praise somebody's work and then criticize the process.
[ Criticize Praise Process Really Somebody Then Work]
America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community. Power
[ America Community Critical Member Most Play Powerful Role World]
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.
[ Am Books Critic Describe Had Home Language Later More Much Never Out Pointed Things Thought Until Use]
No matter how well you do, no matter how successful you are, they're always going to criticize you.
[ Always Criticize Going How Matter Successful Well]
Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them.
[ Advertisements Advertising Allowed Committees Create Criticize Messy Much Never Product See Should Television Them Today]
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.
[ Affordable Comprehensive Critical Dependent Economy Energy Foreign Our Plan Provide Reliable Sources Supplies Will]
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.
[ Ability Bear Because Been Bringing Companies Critical Effort Given Larger Mass Often Precisely Satisfying Very Working]
Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
[ Ailment Coughing Criticism Respiratory Theater]
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
[ Agreeable Attention Body Calls Criticism Fulfils Function Human May Necessary Pain Same State Things Unhealthy]
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.
[ Critical Different Electronic Equipment Highly Lot Pieces Power Say States Technology United Using Watts Work]
It's a great pleasure having survived six generations of TV critics.
[ Critics Generations Great Having Pleasure Six Survived Tv]
Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.
[ Because Convention Conventional Criticism Departure Fury Largely Regard Roused Such Themselves]
Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.
[ Blow Constructive Criticism Critique Finding Good Positive Real Really Soften Something Went]
A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't.
[ Critic Friend Lot Things]
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.
[ Country Critical Everyone Fear How Learn Live Master Need New Orleans Plan Rather Rebuilding Send Serious Shows Signal Than Us Water]
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.
[ Accommodation Airline Articles Bags Beautiful Critics Distributors Expenses Get Gifts Hotel Many Movie Other Paid Photographs Serious Supposed Then Tickets Today Write]
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.
[ Analysis Because Critics End Fiction Impulse Into Inventiveness Put Tell Their Work Write]
I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.
[ Boost Criticism Enormous Film Find Friendly Giving Internet Opportunity Provided Publish Self Sites Tell Think]
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.
[ Also Apes Because Best Conquest Consider Conveys Critics Even Film Many Movies Other Planet Political Series Some Still Very Viewpoints]
Just as the Red Sox proved the critics wrong, Maine can compete and can win.
[ Compete Critics Just Maine Proved Red Sox Win Wrong]
The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action.
[ Action Critic Indolence Man Opinion Prefers Trials]
We get criticized for showing no personality, then we get penalized when we do.
[ Criticized Get Penalized Personality Showing Then]
Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart.
[ Criticism Heart Much Somehow Took Very Whatever]
Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.
[ Buy Critics Em Free Get Records]
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!
[ Bench Call Critical Discrimination Diversity Feels Get Inequality Judges Need Out Practitioners See Subtleties Treatment Understand Unfair Willing]
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.
[ Critical Enjoy Expect Experience Feelings Get Got Hope Kids Movie Old Own Same See Series Their Watched Were Years Your]
Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within.
[ Criticism Fond High Instead Now Offering Philosophers Stand Studying Things Too Understanding Within]
It would be very easy for us to do a collection that everybody would like and not criticize. But criticism is a part of life. You have to take it.
[ Collection Criticism Criticize Easy Everybody Life Part Take Us Very Would]
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.
[ Assumes Because Book Critic Deals Feelings Important Insignificant War Women]
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.
[ Anonymously Audience Critics Dark Done Four Greatest Joy Likes Make Millions Movies Paid Paying See Sit Somebody Theater Them Upon Watch]
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.
[ Admiring Critic Cure Go House Institutions Look Lords Our Said Severe Though Unfriendly]
Whenever a critic mentions the salary of an actor, I'm thinking, He's not talking about the movie.
[ Actor Critic Mentions Movie Salary Talking Thinking Whenever]
Well, I think that those of us in public life that are trying to do a good job, and that are faced with this popular new game that the media has of being critical of everything that anybody in public office does probably are thin-skinned.
[ Anybody Being Critical Does Everything Faced Game Good Job Life Media New Office Popular Probably Public Think Those Trying Us Well]
We call ourselves public servants but I'll tell you this: we as public servants must set an example for the rest of the nation. It is hypocritical for the public official to admonish and exhort the people to uphold the common good.
[ Admonish Call Common Example Exhort Good Hypocritical Must Nation Official Ourselves Public Rest Servants Set Tell Uphold]
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.
[ 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]
In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
[ Absolutely Bold Criticism Foe Friend Just Nothing Purpose Shall Turn Will]
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.
[ Able Choices Critically Drowning Henceforth Important Information Make Put Right Run Starving Synthesizers Think Time Together While Will Wisdom Wisely World]
They have vilified me, they have crucified me; yes, they have even criticized me.
[ Criticized Crucified Even Vilified Yes]
Poets should ignore most criticism and get on with making poetry.
[ Criticism Get Ignore Making Most Poetry Poets Should]
Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses.
[ Abuses Afghanistan Bay Began Captured Combatants Complained Critics Detaining Enemy Fronts Guantanamo Human Iraq January Other Rights Since States Terror United War]
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.
[ Around Better Canada Critical Failed Give Global Help Life Part States Terrorism Their Then These Together Too Turn United War]
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.
[ Command Consent Contacts Critical Experiences Help His Lead Leadership Must Our Personal Persuade President Shape System Thinking Thus]
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.
[ Americans Congress Critical Efficient Employment Fairly Financial Forth Foster Growth Maximum Mission Our Output Preserve Price Promote Serves Set Stability Stable Sustainable System Well]
I learned a lot about critics, not to really take them too seriously about movies.
[ Critics Learned Lot Movies Really Seriously Take Them Too]
I reach my readers regardless of what the critics have written.
[ Critics Reach Readers Regardless Written]
The supposed inferiority of a constructed language to a national one on the score of richness of connotation is, of course, no criticism of the idea of a constructed language.
[ Connotation Constructed Course Criticism Idea Inferiority Language National Richness Score Supposed]
To love without criticism is to be betrayed.
[ Betrayed Criticism Love Without]
There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
[ Centers Criticism Distinguished Justification Must Only Schools Trade Universities]
The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand.
[ Critics Failed Lot Remembered Understand]
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films.
[ Call Critics Dirty Films Foreign Lusty Our Pictures]
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.
[ Being Best Concerned Critics Disaster Ever Far Flop Happened Horror Knives Long Mean New Night Play Rocky Things Total Were York]
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
[ Correct Critical Easier Much Than]
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
[ Any Complain Condemn Criticize Fool Fools Most]
The Architect is just one of a series of works which examine the confrontation of innocence and experience, illustrating the complex ethics of power that exist between reader and writer, critic and artist, the human and the divine.
[ Architect Artist Between Complex Confrontation Critic Divine Ethics Examine Exist Experience Human Illustrating Innocence Just Power Reader Series Which Works Writer]
I've had trouble with criticism, I guess. It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.
[ Criticism Either Encouraging Getting Guess Had Hard Know Other Plays Poets Read Role Them Trouble]
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.
[ Able Cars Certainly Contribute Critical Did Given Indy Last Much Obviously Over Program Reason Several Think Three Well Why Years]
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.
[ Arnold Bad California Calling Criticized Disastrous Earlier Graduates Says School Schools Schwarzenegger System Today Vote Willing]
Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it's really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it's really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on.
[ Bad Criticism Crushing Either Exactly Get Go Great Level Minutes Operate Praise Really Review Same Seem Ten Thrilling Way]
Meanwhile, hard-working Americans are increasingly faced with workplace conditions in which critically important safeguards are watered down, emerging problems are ignored, and enforcement is scaled back.
[ Americans Back Conditions Critically Down Emerging Enforcement Faced Hard-Working Ignored Important Increasingly Meanwhile Problems Safeguards Scaled Watered Which Workplace]
It's difficult to see yourself up on screen without being a critic.
[ Being Critic Difficult Screen See Up Without Yourself]
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
[ Busy Criticize Improving Keep Life Little Others Own Refining Time Your]
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.
[ Critical Demand Equity Factor Great Home Housing Long-Term Longer Most Once Ownership Seen Subduing Value]
What I couldn't help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a morning by trying to write a page of one than I'd learned in seven years or so of trying to write criticism.
[ Criticism Help Learned More Morning Noticing Novel Page Seven Than Trying Write Years]
One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
[ Aids Called Console Critical Deeds Does Friend Nothing Person Time Tries Word]
It doesn't worry me that people have criticised the building.
[ Building Criticised Worry]
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.
[ Al Attacks Call Capability Critical Expand Gather Greatly Homeland Human Intelligence Our Penetrate Prevent Qaeda Strongly Support Terrorist]
Those who are critical of Alliance are the same people who have done nothing for 30 years.
[ Alliance Critical Done Nothing Same Those Years]
One forgives the critic - perhaps - but never the good-natured friend.
[ Critic Forgives Friend Good-Natured Good-Natured Never Perhaps]
Don't abuse your friends and expect them to consider it criticism.
[ Abuse Consider Criticism Expect Friends Them Your]
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art. Art
[ Art Criticism Just Life Parasitic]
The use of criticism, in periodical writing, is to sift, not to stamp a work.
[ Criticism Periodical Sift Stamp Use Work Writing]
Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that.
[ Accountability Before Comes Companies Criticism Culture Cultures Great High Our Strong Talking Think]
Poetry; a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
[ Beauty Conditions Criticism Fixed Laws Life Poetic Poetry Such Truth Under]
More than in any other performing arts the lack of respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that every layman considers himself a valid critic.
[ Acting Any Arts Considers Critic Every Fact Himself Lack Layman More Other Performing Respect Seems Spring Than Valid]
I've been criticized for not having perspective in the past and I thought that of myself many times but not there.
[ Been Criticized Having Many Myself Past Perspective Thought Times]
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.
[ Bound Comes Critic Dismal Every Half Ideas Life Man Modern Profane Sadness Secular Society Unrest Vain]
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.
[ Addresses Also Better Caucus Country Doing Financial Good How Hypocritical Job Kids Literacy Manage Money Nation Our Resources Serve Talk Their These Want Young]
Essays, entitled critical, are epistles addressed to the public, through which the mind of the recluse relieves itself of its impressions.
[ Addressed Critical Entitled Epistles Essays Impressions Itself Mind Public Recluse Relieves Through Which]
As you begin your tour of the United States, you may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections.
[ Advertise American Americans Begin Convenient Critics Imperfections Irritates Know Many May Must National Our Relentlessly States Tour Trait United Well Which Your]
Asking a critic to name his favorite book is like asking a butcher to name his favorite pig.
[ Asking Book Butcher Critic Favorite His Name Pig]
It's funny to be a critic.
[ Critic Funny]
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.
[ Begins Critics Hard Judgment Justice Leaves Off Sit Tell Vengeance Where]
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
[ Accorded Affection Altogether Attachment Faults Heaven Ignorant Long Our Uncritical Us]
I think women are excellent social critics.
[ Critics Excellent Social Think Women]
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.
[ Acting After Controversy Couple Criticized Days Different Espn Even Limbaugh Over Remember Rush Situations Thing Think Though Very Were]
If you can't fully believe in your ideas, it very quickly communicates to a group of actors who need something to hold onto. They need to believe that whatever criticism, whatever comment is received, is meant.
[ Actors Believe Comment Communicates Criticism Fully Group Hold Ideas Meant Need Onto Quickly Received Something Very Whatever Your]
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.
[ Comes Computer Criticize Dare Ennobled Expensive Garbage Having Machine None Nothing Out Passed Put Somehow Through Very]
When the size of the group supporting your cause reaches a critical mass, any legislator or elected official has to pay attention.
[ Any Attention Cause Critical Elected Group Legislator Mass Official Pay Reaches Size Supporting Your]
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.
[ Action Anything Attained Critical Even Inner Knowledge Objectivity Objects Observation Only Philosophically Practice Random Scientific Significant]
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.
[ Attacked Because Biblical Century Critics Documents During Historical Information Many New Primary Provides Reliability Resurrection Source Testament These]
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.
[ Blind Clear Communications Critical Distraction Exaggeration Examination Focus Freedom Here Least Now Often Other Policies Press References Serve Should Speech Too Very]
Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
[ Action Both Criticism Doubt Enslave Faith Order Reflection Them Thought Troubled]
Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art, because it has an instant critic: laughter.
[ Art Because Comedy Critic Dramatic Exacting Form Gleason Instant Jackie Laughter Most Said]
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.
[ Also Appointment Cabinet Completion Confirmation Continued Critical Democratic Iraq Iraqi Just Ministers Movement Society Three Toward]
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.
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.
[ Amazing Comedy Commentary Commentator Criticism Disk Even Ever Favorite Film Filmmakers Graduate Guy Had Happen Into Just Laser Off Professor Some Theory Track Went Which Whole]
Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
[ Association Clear Criticism Kept Own Point Pupils Their View Work Young]
There is no scorn more profound, or on the whole more justifiable, than that of the men who make for the men who explain. Exposition, criticism, appreciation, is work for second-rate minds.
[ Appreciation Criticism Explain Exposition Justifiable Make Men Minds More Profound Scorn Second-Rate Than Whole Work]
The connection between education and a healthy economy is critical.
[ Between Connection Critical Economy Education Healthy]
Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
[ Cinema Course Credible Criticism Decay Film French Greatest Making Movies Nations Problem Real Still Terms Very World]
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.
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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.
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Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical.
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We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism.
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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.
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In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.
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Dodi got a lot of criticism when he began dating Princess Diana. No one seemed to think he was good enough for her.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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By and large, the critics and readers gave me an affirmed sense of my identity as a writer. You might know this within yourself, but to have it affirmed by others is of utmost importance. Writing is, after all, a form of communication.
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People, as critical as it looks, we're OK. We are in control, whether we feel it or not.
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The sheer complexity of writing a play always had dazzled me. In an effort to understand it, I became a critic.
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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.
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The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
[ Absence Criticism Freedom Greatest Threat]
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.
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I won't quit until I get run over by a truck, a producer or a critic.
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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.
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I'm a judge. It seemed to me that it was critical to try to take action to stem the criticism and help people understand that in the constitutional framework, it's terribly important not to have a system of retaliation against decisions people don't like.
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There is far too much literary criticism of the wrong kind. That is why I never could have survived as an academic.
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I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics but very few who have substantive criticisms. There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more a matter of inertia than it is of people having some real reason for thinking something else.
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I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
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I suggest that instead of criticising us, the establishment has a bloody good look at itself.
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Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
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Political criticism is our enemies' best friend.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Be kind and considerate with your criticism... It's just as hard to write a bad book as it is to write a good book.
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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.
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I suppose when I started out I would have liked to have been the darling of critics or something, but everybody wants to be loved and admired.
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I think the big thing I've had going for me in that regard has been the success of the league. I don't have quite as much control over things as people believe, so I frequently receive more credit than I deserve, and occasionally more criticism as well.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
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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.
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The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute.
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If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.
[ Critics Likely Success]
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
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.
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Education is critical not only to each one of us individually, but also to build the economic vitality of our state.
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If my critics saw me walking over the Thames they would say it was because I couldn't swim.
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The greater part of critics are parasites, who, if nothing had been written, would find nothing to write.
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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.
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While Republican voters have remained universally supportive of their President, Democrats and Independents are returning to a more naturally critical stance.
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Directors who turn into big babies and shut out criticism stop learning.
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The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
[ Biggest Books Critics Never Read Them]
Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.
[ Begin Criticism Must Myths Science]
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.
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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.
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The difference between critics and audiences is that one is a group of humans and one is not.
[ Audiences Between Critics Difference Group Humans]
Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics!
[ Been Critics Judge Judged Never Properly Romanticism]
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
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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.
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My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism. I put myself before the public voluntarily.
[ Before Criticism Just Myself Opinions Principles Public Put Subjects Voluntarily]
I much prefer a compliment, even if insincere, to sincere criticism.
[ Compliment Criticism Even Insincere Much Prefer Sincere]
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.
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All critics should be assassinated.
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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.
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Dramatic experience is not logical; it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form.
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Religion and morality are critical to how students think about politics and form opinions on political issues.
[ Critical Form How Issues Morality Opinions Political Politics Religion Students Think]
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.
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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.
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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.
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I mean, the old film critics just excoriated me.
[ Critics Film Just Mean Old]
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.
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No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite.
[ Although Best Could Critic Film Itself Make More Say Than Their Think Us Writing]
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.
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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.
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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.
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Muscle and water is critical in burning fat.
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I used to get criticized for putting food in novels.
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I really do hope that the people will like 14:59. The critics seem to like it. We got a lot of good reviews.
[ Critics Good Got Hope Lot Really Reviews Seem Will]
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.
[ After Anything Back Come Critics Forget Hit Lionel Richie Told Worry]
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.
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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.
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It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection.
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My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.
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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.
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The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
[ Carving Criticism Cut Good Holds Knife Never Rule Spoon]
The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear - and even, in certain respects, would be - the most modern of critical movements.
[ Appear Certain Critical Denies Even Literary Method Modern Modernity Most Movements Respects Which Would]
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.
[ Beauties Communicate Concealed Critic Discover Dwell Excellencies Imperfections Observation Ought Rather Such Than Their Things True Upon World Worth Writer]
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.
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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.
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Our present time is indeed a criticizing and critical time, hovering between the wish, and the inability to believe. Our complaints are like arrows shot up into the air at no target: and with no purpose they only fall back upon our own heads and destroy ourselves.
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You don't want to dwell on your enemies, you know. I basically feel so superior to my critics for the simple reason that they haven't done what I do. Most book reviewers haven't written 11 novels. Many of them haven't written one.
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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.
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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.
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Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
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The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
[ Criticism Most Praise Rather Ruined Saved Than Trouble Us Would]
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.
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The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are.
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U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East.
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Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy; I drop my fruits like a ripe tree. What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.
[ Concern Critic Done Drop Fruits General Joy Makes Out Reader Ripe Sheer Them Tree Whatever]
I criticize by creation - not by finding fault.
[ Creation Criticize Fault Finding]
National languages are all huge systems of vested interests which sullenly resist critical inquiry.
[ Critical Huge Inquiry Interests Languages National Resist Systems Vested Which]
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.
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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.
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Dare to risk public criticism.
[ Criticism Dare Public Risk]
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. Pet
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Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
[ Asking Critics Dogs Feels Thinks Working Writer]
People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized.
[ Criticized Habits Hollywood Known Less Much Opinions Political Sex Their Well]
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
[ Criticism Only Praise Profits Values]
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. Friendship
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I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring.
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It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back.
[ Back Cannot Critic Cruel Enchantment Forever Having His Man Old Poet Quite Regions Sea Through Upon Wander Without]
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.
[ Critical Know Many Need Really Reporters Think Time Truth Very War While Whining]
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.
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Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten.
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I believe in criticism.
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I was so self-critical. I still am, but it's not as bad anymore.
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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.
[ Actually Approach Assessment Critical Current Elite Incapable Lack Old Past Ruling Self-Critical Understand]
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.
[ According Billboards Critic Decided Look Looked More Should Went Works]
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
[ Acquaintance Criticism Friend Hard Honest Particularly Relative Stranger Take]
Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world, - though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst, - the cant of criticism is the most tormenting!
[ Cant Criticism Hypocrites May Most Though Tormenting Which World Worst]
Criticism really used to hurt me. Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists, and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves. It's a really disgusting job. They must feel horrible inside.
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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.
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Musicians always come off sounding a little bit pretentious, and a little bit... I don't know, hypocritical, from what they do, talking about strong issues.
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The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community.
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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.'
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I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually. Patriotism
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Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
[ Ages Credit Critics Eventually Find Give Search Them Which Word Wrong]
Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.
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Reaching out to Hispanics is critical to our future. The fastest-growing, and most conservative, segment of the population are natural Republicans.
[ Conservative Critical Future Hispanics Most Natural Our Out Population Reaching Republicans Segment]
I think I won't do for your business at all, but personally I have no fight with you. You can go on and save all the critics you can, but don't send them to me.
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I never met anybody in my life who says, I want to be a critic. People want to be a fireman, poet, novelist.
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I have never been a critic of science fiction as a whole.
[ Been Critic Fiction Never Science Whole]
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her.
[ Again Contracts Criticism Flattery Goes Head Heart Her His Hold Little Love Man May Much Never Quite Straight Woman]
I will try to account for the degree of my aesthetic emotion. That, I conceive, is the function of the critic.
[ Account Aesthetic Conceive Critic Degree Emotion Function Try Will]
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.
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The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
[ Always Analysis Authority Critical Individual Must Own Reason Rest Ultimate]
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.
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I think Mr. Clarke had a tendency to interfere too much with the activities of the CIA, and our leadership at the senior level let him interfere too much. So criticism from him I kind of wear as a badge of honor.
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Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
[ Between Bit Criticism Every Layers Praise Sandwich Two]
Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it. Power
[ Acquire Always Criticized Had Ironically Likely Men More Power Than Women]
Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
[ Been Critically Education Grants Higher Important Making Middle-Income Pell Possibility Students Tools]
The implication that everyone would have to accept its judgments uncritically, that it was a decision from which there could be no appeal, was astonishing.
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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.
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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.'
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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.
[ Been Carry Characters Could Critical Emotional Examination Forward Happened Involved Lives Much Really Sort Very]
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.
[ Critics Each Fathers Generation Leave Minds Modern Our Preserve Undisturbed Us Walk Ways Will World]
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.
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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.
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Since philosophy now criticizes everything it comes across, a critique of philosophy would be nothing less than a just reprisal.
[ Across Comes Criticizes Critique Everything Just Less Nothing Now Philosophy Since Than Would]
I think my work shows that I love women. I understand where these types of criticisms are coming from because black people have been so dogged out in the media, they're just extra sensitive.
[ Because Been Black Coming Criticisms Dogged Extra Just Love Media Out Sensitive Shows These Think Types Understand Where Women Work]
I would guess that any criticism about Wal-Mart could have some element of truth with 1,500,000 people.
[ Any Could Criticism Element Guess Some Truth Wal-Mart Would]
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.
[ Beatles Criticized Fan Get Said Say Truth Used Why]
Comics, at least in periodical form, exist almost entirely free of any pretense; the critical world of art hardly touches them, and they're 100% personal.
[ Almost Any Art Comics Critical Entirely Exist Form Free Hardly Least Periodical Personal Pretense Them Touches World]
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
[ After Boredom Criticism Form]
The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
[ Able Being Criticism Endure Final Greatness Lies Proof Resentment Without]
I think there are a lot of reasons to be critical of the media in America.
[ America Critical Lot Media Reasons Think]
We are not trying to entertain the critics. I'll take my chances with the public.
[ Chances Critics Entertain Public Take Trying]
One of the things that upset me was some of the criticism leveled at Simon and Garfunkel. I always took exception to it, but actually I agree with a lot of it.
[ Actually Agree Always Criticism Exception Leveled Lot Simon Some Things Took Upset]
Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed.
[ Avowed Better Criticism Perhaps Science Should Would]
Nevertheless during these two seasons, Chapman impressed me a lot because he had the faculty to pull himself out of the most critical situations.
[ Because Critical During Faculty Had Himself Impressed Lot Most Nevertheless Out Pull Seasons Situations These Two]
I am strongly convinced that the people or society is the best and the most unerring critic.
[ Am Best Convinced Critic Most Society Strongly Unerring]
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.
[ Acquiring Against Attention Critical Detail Devoting Discipline Education Fun Goes Grain Learning Making Modern Organizing Plans Program Self Students Teach Thoughts]
Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.
[ Argue Because Civil Colonial Criticism Easy Governors Kenya Popular Senior Servants Service]
Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people's criticisms, carry out your plan.
[ Achieving Carry Confidence Criticisms Crystallize Deadline Determination Disregard Goals Make Obstacles Other Out Plan Set Supreme Them Then Your Yourself]
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.
[ Critical Find Going Head How Indeed Many Novels Other Out Own Really These Thing Things Useful]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Appreciate Appropriate Criticize Criticized Establish Fine Intellectual Make Own Possession Relation Take Thing]
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.
[ Bad Critic Critical Evaluation Good Maintaining Measured Necessity Perception Professional Standing Subject Writing]
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.
[ 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]
Give a critic an inch, he'll write a play.
[ Critic Give Inch Play Write]
Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
[ Criticism Fiction Hugging Open Poetry Sailing Sea Shore Writing]
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.
[ Available Big Capital Critical Finance Improvement Infrastructure Investment Made Situation Sufficient Venture Will]
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.
[ Committed Critical Democratic Direction Few Fighting Future Justice Months Next Pakistan Peace Promoting Social State Terrorism Working]
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.'
[ 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]
The most destructive criticism is indifference.
[ Criticism Destructive Indifference Most]
I don't criticize weight training - as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training.
[ Aerobic Criticize Long Substitute Training Weight]
Our country stands at a critical point in its history. Our heritage as a nation of immigrants is at stake.
[ Country Critical Heritage History Immigrants Nation Our Point Stake Stands]
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.
[ Bottom Consumer Credible Critical Elimination Goals Internet Preservation Privacy Reliable Remain Safe]
I think there are different ways of being rigorous, and I am asking people to be as rigorous in their pleasure as in their criticism.
[ Am Asking Being Criticism Different Pleasure Rigorous Their Think Ways]
Also, many consumers consider a critic to be like God Almighty.
[ Almighty Also Consider Consumers Critic God Many]
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.
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The English can be a very critical, unforgiving people, but criticism can be good. And this is a country that loves comedy.
[ Comedy Country Critical Criticism English Good Loves Unforgiving Very]
The critics tend to forget their own answers after a while.
[ After Answers Critics Forget Own Tend Their While]
At times we were criticized for doing too much slapstick. I don't believe in mild comedy, and neither does Lucy.
[ Believe Comedy Criticized Does Doing Lucy Mild Much Neither Slapstick Times Too Were]
I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
[ Criticism Damning Judge Opposition Partisan Praise Regime]
When it comes to life the critical thing is whether you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
[ Comes Critical Granted Gratitude Life Take Them Thing Things Whether]
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.
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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.
[ Abu Abuses Arguing Being Climate Critics Disregard Ghraib Iraqi Laws Light Prison Prisoners Produced Scandal War]
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.
[ Areas Business Critical Enforcement Facilitate Gotten How Involved Issues More Much New Opportunities Policy Public Real Some Talking Together Very Where Whether Work Working]
The important thing to me is that I'm not driven by people's praise and I'm not slowed down by people's criticism. I'm just trying to work at the highest level I can.
[ Criticism Down Driven Highest Important Just Level Praise Slowed Thing Trying Work]
To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
[ Criticism Freedom Silence]
The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of the theory of evolution in the classroom.
[ Censors Classroom Criticism Evolution Prohibiting Theory Those Worst]
But the truth is that critics are by definition critical. That's their job.
[ Critical Critics Definition Job Their Truth]
Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I've received over the years.
[ Criticism Faced Given Most Over Received Up Would Years]
We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook? Parenting
[ Always Appreciated Closeness Criticize Distance Expected Fathers Gave Hook How Less Many More Mothers Off Our Them Us]
It's cool to have critical success because it's always nice for your peers to say, 'Good job.' But who cares about them?
[ Always Because Cares Cool Critical Good Job Nice Peers Say Success Them Your]
We held the team together for as long as possible and then sent all except the most critical personnel home.
[ Critical Except Held Home Long Most Personnel Possible Sent Team Then Together]
My mother was the concert master of the symphony. Absurdity and eccentricity were not criticized.
[ Absurdity Concert Criticized Eccentricity Master Mother Symphony Were]
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.
[ Ask Assure Because Criticised Detail Kill Larger More Must President Security Than Want Yourself]
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.
[ Become Critics Discussions Get Good Interested Involve Over Reviews Some Very Way Web Yourself]
American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties.
[ American Both Critics Dull Faculties Universities]
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.
[ American Believe Cause Change Criticize Drop Going Hat Just Kill Mind Persuasion Successor Tell Terrorists Their Therapy Told Will Work]
I wish all consumers were as gullible as advertising's biggest critics. Anyone who believes advertising is that powerful will believe almost anything.
[ Advertising Almost Anyone Anything Believe Believes Biggest Consumers Critics Gullible Powerful Were Will Wish]
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.
[ Americans Anniversary Barriers Come Critical Eliminating Ensure Full Important Live Long Must Potential Remains Remember Their Up Way While Work]
So, two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
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.
[ Actually Around Critical Describe Distance Experience Here Intellectual Live Merely Parasitic Position Write]
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.
[ Because Bothering Critical Customer Customers Part Phase Really Service Start Understand Value Very]
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.
[ Achievement Closing Critical Doing Gap How Impart Kids Know Knowledge Knows Matter Piece She Subject Teacher Their Think]
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.
[ Clear Constitution Critical Elsewhere Federalist Felt Framers Independent Judiciary Nation Papers Success Were]
The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time.
[ Critical Matrimony Period]
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.
[ Always Attuned Audience Aware Being Clear Critically Cynical Easy Even Film Manipulate Manipulated Manipulation Nearly Think]
I cringe when critics say I'm a master of the popular novel. What's an unpopular novel?
[ Cringe Critics Master Novel Popular Say Unpopular]
We seem to be our own worst enemies. We should require critical U.S. infrastructure to remain in U.S. hands.
[ Critical Enemies Hands Infrastructure Our Own Remain Require Seem Should Worst]
I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.
[ Anybody Art Critic Critics Find Know Listen Needs Out Say]
I used some vivid language that, if I could take it back, I'd take it back. It's not my intention to be personally critical of the President or of anyone else.
[ Anyone Back Could Critical Else Intention Language Personally President Some Take Used Vivid]
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.
[ Been Before Chicago Cook Critic Enthusiastic Esquire Home However Just Long Magazine Passionate Really Restaurant Something Time Worked]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Any Call Criticize Figures Just News Notes Passing Public Some Staff Taking Them Thing Village Voice Ways]
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
[ Adventures Among Critic Good His Masterpieces Relates Soul]
How dare anyone, parent, schoolteacher, or merely literary critic, tell me not to act colored.
[ Act Anyone Colored Critic Dare How Literary Merely Parent Schoolteacher Tell]
You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
[ Caught Criticism Either Get Praise Up Weakness]
I think there were early critics who wanted us to change the world because the Sex Pistols failed.
[ Because Change Critics Early Failed Pistols Sex Think Us Wanted Were World]
The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional.
[ Animals Attitude Delusional Factory Farm Hypocritical Opposed Our Personal Pets Suffer Towards Under]
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.
[ Care Critical Different Friendship Itself Just Lasting Musical Part Personal Take Then Thing Totally Will Working]
I see the cartoonist as contributing to the content, being critical, because we do poke holes in some of the dialogue and find new ways of seeing things.
[ Because Being Cartoonist Content Contributing Critical Dialogue Find Holes New Poke See Seeing Some Things Ways]
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.
[ Act Angry Charge Critical Deal Gasoline Into Now Private Public Running Sector Situation Step Supposed Together Valley Which]
There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife.
[ Certain Critic Criticism Justice Midwife Tyrannical]
I think that's unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case.
[ Case Country Cow Criticism Found Had Mad Measures Mitigate Number Place Possibility Several Single Spreading Think Unjustified Years]
I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology.
[ America Competitiveness Continue Cooperation Country Creative Critical Encourage Future Hope Issues Leader Made Must Other Our Related Talents Technological Technology Together Work World]
A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
[ Anything Being Center Character Criticism Else Essential Free Inquiry Sacrificed Thing University]
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.
[ Book Criticized Old Security Sense Time Us Which]
I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings.
[ Been Buildings Criticized Incorporating Our Painters Rather Sculptors Strenuously Their Work]
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.'
[ Bad Behind Called Could Critic Front His Once Plays Read Review Said Shaw Soon Will Wish Your]
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.
[ Ages Around Attempt Critics Decided Globe Good Literature Novel Pack Something Whether Will Write]
I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.
[ Above Accused Been Cannot Come Consists Criticism Deliberately Frequently Indifference Kind Know Life Love Matter Often Opinion Out Photographer Point Subject Twisting View]
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.
[ Act Critical Drastic Eliminate Endangered Habitat Mistake Opinion Percent Protecting Protection Provisions Species]
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
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.
[ Address Also Bill Creator Critical Currently Dire Infrastructure Jobs Legislation Much Nation Need Obviously Our Repair Said Time Upgrade Which Work]
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.
[ Critical Doing Humans Learn Life Maybe Open Our Quality Quicker Saving Something Space Start Thinking Welfare Wildlife]
It's those damn critics again.
[ Again Critics Damn Those]
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.
[ Copy Criticize Doubt History Hopes Human Insult Never Patronize Position Unique]
The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced.
[ Christianity Criticized Equally Hearing Practiced Seeing Shocked World]
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.
[ Admiring Back Course Critics Get Letters Lot Love Notice Pats Take Too Would]
We're also passionate about music and very critical about the music that we listen to.
[ Also Critical Listen Music Passionate Very]
I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist.
[ Believe Believed Critic Criticism Does Exist Genre Literature Never Poet Rival]
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.
[ Above Case Critics Cult How Know Moderate Obsessive Organize Personality Philosophers Practice Question Should Sort These Which]
We have to be able to criticise what we love, to say what we have to say 'cause if your not trying to make something better, than as far as I can tell, you are just in the way.
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Also, the commercial media in a superior position, really, to any other corporate lobby, because where would people hear about commercial media or corporate media criticism, where would they hear criticism of them other than in the commercial media?
[ Also Any Because Commercial Corporate Criticism Hear Lobby Media Other Position Really Superior Than Them Where Would]
When critics are waiting to pounce upon poetic style on exactly the same grounds as if it were prose, the poets tremble.
[ Critics Exactly Grounds Poetic Poets Prose Same Style Tremble Upon Waiting Were]
If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.
[ Critics Day Days Know Knows Practice Public Three Two]
You are never really prepared for criticism.
[ Criticism Never Prepared Really]
It is easier to be critical than correct.
[ Correct Critical Easier Than]
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.
[ Arrive Critical Cynical Either Heritage Ignorant Inspired Lacking Now Our Political Seriously Students University Wherewithal]
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.
[ Critically Crowd Essential Good Important Life Moments Out Quiet Recognize Things Think Those Wise]
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.
[ According Any Cannot Certain Change Criticism Criticizes Every Everyone His Itself Leave Master Only Own Praise Praises Principles Therefore True Value Work]
I think the hardest thing to overcome is judging yourself and being your own worst critic so to speak.
[ Being Critic Hardest Judging Overcome Own Speak Thing Think Worst Your Yourself]
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.
[ Anyway Critical Cut Destroys Dishonest Emotions Half Ideas Most Oblivion Power Sensations Short Terms Think Thinking Writing]
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.
[ Ability Accept Control Culture Democratically Develop Even Idea Our Property Question Removes Uncritically]
With the media, I could be quick and ugly and critical. I tend to wear my emotions on my sleeve.
[ Could Critical Emotions Media Quick Sleeve Tend Ugly Wear]
The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive.
[ American Assertive Canadian Cautious Critical Observant Spirit Where]
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.
[ Along Commercially Critically Everything Find Go Know Obviously Out Success Want Won]
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.
[ Absolutely Also Am Being Could Critical Driver Important Keep Myself Perspective Say Someone Things Try Very]
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.
[ Been Below Continue Critics Enjoy Even Feast Lifted Mass Reality Revolts Separates Sit Them Themselves Those Though Toiling Veil Will World]
A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
[ Critic Man Running Teaches]
The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
[ Beautiful Best Between Create Criticism Dream Film Films German Hollywood Make Powerful Quo Something Status Such Thing Think Union Wonderful Would]
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.
[ Armed Best Critical Ensure Forces Freedom Gap Huge Make Men Our Recruitment Retention Sacrifices Stand Sustain Willing Women]
Make it your habit not to be critical about small things.
[ Critical Habit Make Small Things Your]
Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.
[ Criticism Few Hostile Learning Leave Life Literature Minds Out Peaceful Scholar Seclusion Secure Stand Target Unkind Walks Will]
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.
[ Business Country Criticized Development Economic Government Guinea Know Level New Only Papa Party Plan Republican Response Say Should Some Those Within]
It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
[ Art Born Criticism Womb]
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.
[ Being Criticized Different Doing Find Get Just Making Original Own Successful Thing Things Usually Very Which]
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
[ Critics Day Done Every Harem How Know Seen Themselves Unable]
The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.
[ Aim Analogy Art Commentary Criticism Even Experience Function How Less Make Means More Now Our Own Rather Real Should Show Than Us Works]
However, while we should certainly celebrate the demise of overt official racism, we must also critically examine where we are at this historical moment, recognize the many challenges ahead and reaffirm our commitment to making Brown v. Board a reality.
[ Ahead Also Board Brown Celebrate Certainly Challenges Commitment Critically Demise Examine Historical However Making Many Moment Must Official Our Overt Racism Reaffirm Reality Recognize Should Where While]
Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame.
[ Always Art Blame Criticized Gets Outsider]
Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism.
[ Accepted Change Criticism Explains Interest Japan Japanese Merely Never Plight Response Self-Deception Their Ultimately]
Nobody is that thick-skinned that it doesn't hurt you. Still, you always know what happens in football. I have got used to criticism, I suppose, having been high profile with England and Man U.
[ Always Been Criticism England Football Got Happens Having High Hurt Know Man Nobody Profile Still Suppose Used]
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.
[ Addition Big Collect Conservation Critical Does Federal Financial Fund Government Land Oil Resources Royalties Starve Water Will]
We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough, for taking too long. But time has proved the correctness of that approach.
[ 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.
[ Critical Done Having Imperative Manipulation Masses May Only Quick Results Symbols Thing Through Way]
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.
[ Age Army Being Colonels Could Critical Dead Doctor Drop Emergency Found Get Medical Out Room Specialty Stay Trained Until Walker]
Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive.
[ Amount Correlate Criticism Know May Publicity Receive Somewhat]
Style is the dress of thought; a modest dress, Neat, but not gaudy, will true critics please.
[ Critics Dress Gaudy Modest Neat Please Style Thought True Will]
If Attila the Hun were alive today, he'd be a drama critic.
[ Alive Critic Drama Today Were]
I do see value in music criticism. Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good.
[ Been Criticism Good Most Music Over Received See Value Very Years]
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.
[ Abuse Anything Applied Become Concepts Critics Decadence Differ Difficult Little Moral More Seems Since Term Than Their Understand Use Which Word Yet]
The nature of a democracy consists to an important degree in the right of the people to criticize problems and mistakes.
[ Consists Criticize Degree Democracy Important Mistakes Nature Problems Right]
After the many rumours that we had heard about Hitler and the published criticisms we had read about him, we were pleasantly impressed. His appearance was neither pretentious nor affected.
[ Affected After Appearance Criticisms Had Heard Him His Hitler Impressed Many Neither Nor Pleasantly Pretentious Published Read Rumours Were]
This ability to have reliable sources of energy and a reliable transmission of energy here in North America is critical for both of us and for Mexico as we want to keep our economies growing.
[ Ability America Both Critical Economies Energy Growing Here Keep Mexico North Our Reliable Sources Transmission Us Want]
I was never a true journalist, I was a movie critic.
[ Critic Journalist Movie Never True]
What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you.
[ Criticizes Cultivate Public]
A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded.
[ Actually Afterwards Battle Comes Critic Goes Never Out Shooting Someone Wounded Yet]
The critics - how come you never see any of them on TV?
[ Any Come Critics How Never See Them Tv]
I not only lived physically away from my native land, but the values and critical judgments of those closest to me became stranger and stranger.
[ Away Became Closest Critical Judgments Land Lived Native Only Physically Stranger Those Values]
Filmmakers and critics wrote about each other and sometimes very harshly. This no longer exists.
[ Critics Each Exists Filmmakers Harshly Longer Other Sometimes Very Wrote]
That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.
[ Approval Command Criticism Debatable Does Fair Forego Just Mean Must Opposition Our Policies Refrain Which]
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.
[ Change Exhibits Labels Languages Meanings Museum Myth Semantics Switch Uncritical Which Words]
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.
[ Become Core Critics Crucial Essence Ever Fiction Individual May Our Philosophers Salvation Saved Science Seem Stories Today Trivial]
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.
[ 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]
Seeing someone else perform and letting me be the critic for once... that's not a bad thing.
[ Bad Critic Else Letting Once Perform Seeing Someone Thing]
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.
[ Attention Bad Been Course Critical Enough Expect Far Focused Fully Get Haven Misery Prominent Really Result Reviews Will]
Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.
[ Advice Criticism Exceeds Feel Give Much Never Piece Province Too Trouble Your]
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.
[ 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]
People at .08 are too impaired to drive. Studies show that at .08, the ability to perform critical driving functions is decreased by as much as 60 percent.
[ Ability Critical Decreased Drive Driving Functions Impaired Much Percent Perform Show Studies Too]
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.
[ Abroad Always Am Attack Come Country Criticize Government Home Lost Make Never Own Rule Time Up]
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.
[ Been Column Criticizing Had Paper Run Running Since Strong Supporting Think War Worked Years]
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
[ Fickle Gain General Greedy Hypocritical Mankind May Say]
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. Business
[ Avoid Because Company Criticism Eliminate Fear Nothing Operate Way]
Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions.
[ Congress Critics Decisions Deliberations Many Mistake Too]
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.
[ Before Critic Critics Literature New Remember Shelley Soul Stood Such Talked Things Trained Up]
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.
[ Absolute Actually Believe Credentials Critics Essential Know Our Part Really Roger Think]
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.
[ Anyone Birth Critical Death Fantastic Fish Fishing Going Just Old See Teaching Them Things Think Very Young]
As far as critics, I'm not a hip guy. I was never on drugs. Nobody ever felt sorry for me 'cause I went straight or found God. I always had God. I've always like, played by the rules.
[ Always Cause Critics Ever Far Felt Found God Guy Had Hip Never Nobody Played Rules Sorry Straight Went]
I hate it when people use sex as a weapon against the people who are engaging in it. It's so hypocritical.
[ Against Engaging Hate Hypocritical Sex Use Weapon]
When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction.
[ Critics Direction Excellent Performances Understand]
Criticising the other fellow because he's in and you are not seems to me a futile waste of time.
[ Because Fellow Futile Other Seems Time Waste]
Somehow I wasn't completely crucified by the critics. I don't know how or why, I probably should've been.
[ Been Completely Critics Crucified How Know Probably Should Somehow Why]
I have been in a lot of movies, but none of them are critics' darlings, you might say.
[ Been Critics Darlings Lot Might Movies None Say Them]
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.
[ Available Critically Culturally Even Experience Get Had Interested Them These Things Think Though Wanted]
Too much is demanded by the critic, attempted by the poet.
[ Attempted Critic Demanded Much Poet Too]
There is always an audience for different individuals, but critics sometimes stop the audience finding the show and the show finding the audience.
[ Always Audience Critics Different Finding Individuals Show Sometimes Stop]
You do not become a critic until it has been completely established to your own satisfaction that you cannot be a poet.
[ Become Been Cannot Completely Critic Established Own Poet Satisfaction Until Your]
Critics can be your most important friend. I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad, it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough.
[ Bad Because Criticism Critics Enough Friend Good Important Most Only Read Stuff Your]
The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews.
[ Artist Critics Listen Ones Read Reviews Time Want Write Writers]
To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.
[ Advance Boy Critical Develops Faculty Gives Imagination Least Mind Promise Whom]
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.
[ Any Balls Being Beyond Bob Characters Critical Gotta Grow Had However Jay Life Make Move Nothing Rest Silent Those Whatsoever]
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.
[ Accept Criticized Go Hard Information Mind Motivated Only Open Practice Things Those Willing Work]
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.
[ Criticizing Getting Illness Likes Main Mum Probably Read Stuff Thing Things]
Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance of what actually happens inside these agencies.
[ Actually Advertising Agencies Criticism Happens Ignorance Inside Most These Written]
I always think I'm the Tom Cruise of music - a lot of success and fans, but no critics, darling.
[ Always Critics Cruise Darling Fans Lot Music Success Think Tom]
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.
[ Am Critical Even Keel Keep Myself Other Performance Separate Try Trying]
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.
[ Character Critically Education Function Goal Intelligence Intensively Plus Teach Think True]
Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.
[ Admits Because Cheers Criticism Democracy Permits Two Variety]
Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible, and perhaps altogether unseen.
[ Altogether Art Criticism Darkness Discernible Enveloping Illuminates Might Only Otherwise Perhaps Rest Unseen Vaguely Which Windows]
It was a movement that had all the art critics, all the museum directors in its thrall.
[ Art Critics Directors Had Movement Museum Thrall]
Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been put up to a critic.
[ Attention Been Critic Critics Ever Pay Put Say Statue Up]
Christ, he was paranoid about criticism. I used to say: why doesn't he worry about the team and forget what people are saying? He got Phil Thompson, who was a kid coming through when I was a Liverpool player, to have a go at me. So now I don't talk to him.
[ Christ Coming Criticism Forget Go Got Him Kid Liverpool Now Paranoid Phil Player Say Saying Talk Team Thompson Through Used Why Worry]
When you make a movie outside the system and it's successful critically or a moderate financial success, you usually have to go back into the system and make a big hit.
[ Back Big Critically Financial Go Hit Into Make Moderate Movie Outside Success Successful System Usually]
Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
[ Consists Critical Duty Largely Pretending Trivial]
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.
[ Anyway Criticized Damned Feel Heart Your]
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.
[ Attracted Audience Critics Deliver Drama Emotion Great Love Mean Must Say Story Suspense Wants]
I knew it to be very doubtful whether the Cabinet, Parliament, and the country would take this view on the outbreak of war, and through the whole of this week I had in view the probable contingency that we should not decide at the critical moment to support France.
[ Cabinet Contingency Country Critical Decide Doubtful France Had Knew Moment Outbreak Parliament Probable Should Support Take Through Very View War Week Whether Whole Would]
I don't take criticism lying down.
[ Criticism Down Lying Take]
I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.
[ Because Critics God Never Only Think Though Write]
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.
[ Absolutely Based Being Correctness Critical Everything Hate Judge Loathe Means Personal Political Taste Think Your]
The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
[ Criticism Death Dread Genius]
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.
[ Air Always Because Call Cheap Contempt Critic Critical E-Mail Expression Get Go Instantaneous Letters Listeners More Negatives Poor Reaction Shot Sympathy Than Write]
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
[ Believe Criticize Encourage Flatter Forced Forget Forgive Ignore Love May Will]
The higher the general average of intelligence, all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome, critical, and overbearing.
[ Average Being Critical Disposition Else Equal General Higher Intelligence Less Things]
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
[ Art Betraying Coin Critic Criticism Fashion Ideas Inadequate Nutshell Slogans Without]
What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
[ Ages Art Criticism Distinguishes Modern Other]
The critic should describe, and not prescribe.
[ Critic Describe Prescribe Should]
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.
[ Action Body Consequences Critical Educating Evolved Explaining Global Into Job Knowledge Makers More Much Policy Possible Public Researchers Risks Scientists Warming]
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.
[ Business Capital Community Components Confidence Consumer Continue Create Critical Death Economic Eliminating Growth Investment Jobs New Particularly Restore Small Spur Tax Which Will Within]
All good criticism should be judged the way art is. You shouldn't read it the way you read history or science.
[ Art Criticism Good History Judged Read Science Should Way]
Some critics will write 'Maya Angelou is a natural writer' - which is right after being a natural heart surgeon.
[ After Angelou Being Critics Heart Maya Natural Right Some Surgeon Which Will Write Writer]
And when these advances are made, hydrogen can fill critical energy needs beyond transportation. Hydrogen can also be used to heat and generate electricity for our homes. The future possibilities of this energy source are enormous.
[ Advances Also Beyond Critical Electricity Energy Enormous Fill Future Generate Heat Homes Hydrogen Made Needs Our Possibilities Source These Transportation Used]
Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
[ Action Criticism Employment First Guide Itself Must Only Procedure Rule Self Virtue]
Conservative New Testament studies could also provide an intellectually satisfying alternative to German biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it.
[ Accompanied Also Alternative Biblical Conservative Could Criticism German Intellectually Liberal New Provide Satisfying Studies Testament Theology]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Ape Bush Called Cause Compared Critics Him His How Illiterate Lincoln Obama Obama Ought Press Really Thinks Treat Treated]
Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.
[ Criticize Encourage Lifting More Onward Than Those Upward World]
Time and time again I was told that I would never make the film on time and never make it on budget. That kind of criticism tends to turn me into a great big motor of efficiency.
[ Again Big Budget Criticism Efficiency Film Great Into Kind Make Motor Never Tends Time Told Turn Would]
When you're so out there in the public eye, people are constantly criticizing every aspect about you.
[ Aspect Constantly Criticizing Every Eye Out Public]
Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots.
[ Criticism Destroying Enough Gentle Growth His Man Nourish Rain Roots Should Without]
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. Marriage
[ Admiration Ahead Criticism Get Go Many Married Men Sacrifice Want]
I don't care what the critics say or think because I care for and love my fans.
[ Because Care Critics Fans Love Say Think]
The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history.
[ Because Character Criticism Experts Favorite German History Less Mature More Nation National Object Probably She Subject]
I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct. You can't work on a film for six years without being your own toughest critic. So you can't really be distracted by the expectations based on your previous performance.
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
[ Criticism Deceives Few Good Praise Prefer Them Wisdom Would]
There are hardly five critics in America; and several of them are asleep.
[ America Asleep Critics Five Hardly Several Them]
By helping readers understand these mechanics, I hope they will appreciate why freedom is for everyone, why it is essential for our security and why the free world plays a critically important role in advancing democracy around the globe.
[ Advancing Appreciate Around Critically Democracy Essential Everyone Free Freedom Globe Helping Hope Important Mechanics Our Plays Readers Role Security These Understand Why Will World]
This is a free country, and nobody should be criticized for their political beliefs. We're all allowed to have our opinions.
[ Allowed Beliefs Country Criticized Free Nobody Opinions Our Political Should Their]
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.
[ Critical Extraordinary Eye Find Heroes Look Most Nothing Our See Society Stories]
Children need models rather than critics.
[ Children Critics Models Need Rather Than]
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.
[ 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]
I don't care what other critics say, I only hope to be played.
[ Care Critics Hope Only Other Played Say]
I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, I wanna grow up and be a critic.
[ Anybody Critic Grow Kid Met Never Said Up Wanna Were]
I don't know anyone actually who does care what a critic says.
[ Actually Anyone Care Critic Does Know Says]
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.
[ Bent Cannot Colleagues Critics Either Feel Final His Innovator Known Lonely May More New Originator Outcome Scientific Theory Thus Uncertain]
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.
[ Artists Cd Come Critical Did Different Enjoy Hear Job Maybe Music Other Out Something Sometimes Their Then Until]
I really believe the only thing you can control in those situations is what you do as a player but also how you interact with your teammates, which is critical.
[ Also Believe Control Critical How Interact Only Player Really Situations Teammates Thing Those Which Your]
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.
[ Car Care Conditions Criticise Drove Just Know Legs Never Ones Taking These Wheelchair Will Your]
You have no right to criticise Russia over Chechnya.
[ Chechnya Criticise Over Right Russia]
If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back.
[ Back Criticism Duck Feathers Keep Off Run Water Well Will Your]
The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history.
[ Critical Efforts History Most National Our Security Terror War]
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.
[ Care Civil Clean Critical Destitute Get Haiti Medical Now Often Patients Political Problem Real Rights Sick Vote Water]
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.
[ Critical Done Finished Importance Lot Once Over Pointless Spend Stuff Time Your]
When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce.
[ Critical Idea Induce Mass Presence Reaches Shift Stopping Will]
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.
[ Affects Also Because Care Confront Criminality Critical Economy Education Health Illegal Immigration Issues Local National Our Security Systems]
I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed.
[ Abilities Actor Am Changed Confidence Could Criticism Director Enough Fairly Just Masterpiece Mr Neurotic Personally Start Take Tell Then Think Well Writer]
I say to consumers: instead of relying totally on critics, drink what you like and like what you drink.
[ Consumers Critics Drink Instead Relying Say Totally]
To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
[ Avoid Criticism Nothing Say]
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.
[ Acclaim Awards Critical Had How Many Matter Much Popular Won]
The culture of independent film criticism has totally gone down the drain and this seems to come with the territory of the consumer age that we are now living in.
[ Age Come Consumer Criticism Culture Down Drain Film Gone Independent Living Now Seems Territory Totally]
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic. Art
[ Art Critic Exposing Flat Painting Protecting Surfaces Them Weather]
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.
[ Actions Always Construe Criticizing Defects Disturb Even Ignorance Lose May Motives Often Other Our Peace Real Souls Their Them Through Trivial Which Wrongly]
These critics who crucify me do not guess the littlest part of my sincerity. They must be burned in a blaze. I cannot learn from them.
[ Blaze Burned Cannot Critics Crucify Guess Learn Must Part Sincerity Them These]
Conservative think tanks like the Heritage Foundation and Cato Institute have criticized Bush for his big increases in spending, which far exceed those of the Clinton era.
[ Big Bush Clinton Conservative Criticized Era Exceed Far Foundation Heritage His Increases Institute Spending Tanks Think Those Which]
I think it's unfortunate to have critics for friends.
[ Critics Friends Think Unfortunate]
Artists teach critics what to think. Critics repeat what the artists teach them.
[ Artists Critics Repeat Teach Them Think]
It is hypocritical that Republicans can call any President "polarizing" after what Bush and the Republican Party did during his 8 years in office.
[ After Any Bush Call Did During His Hypocritical Office Party Polarizing President Republican Republicans Years]
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.
[ Bit Criticizes Criticizing Everybody Happen Johnson Notion Stretch Subscribe Think Tim Tom]
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.
[ Author Critics Cynical Cynicism Does Get Good Know Only Reputation Say Tell Truth]
The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
[ Alcohol Cold Criticisms Crushed Dry Due Earth Facts Faculties Hour Human Mankind Mystical Nature Over Power Sober Stimulate Sway Unquestionably Usually]
Politics calls for robust debate and criticism, but this should never descend to personal and demeaning slurs.
[ Calls Criticism Debate Demeaning Descend Never Personal Politics Robust Should Slurs]
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.
[ Amnesty Been Call Commission Cooperate Criticized Does Friendship Indonesia Joint Lead Now Prosecution Providing Reference Second Started Telling Terms Those Truth Which]
The impending teacher shortage is the most critical education issue we will face in the next decade.
[ Critical Decade Education Face Impending Issue Most Next Shortage Teacher Will]
The television critic, whatever his pretensions, does not labour in the same vineyard as those he criticizes; his grapes are all sour.
[ Critic Criticizes Does Grapes His Labour Pretensions Same Sour Television Those Vineyard Whatever]
Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.
[ After Anybody Come Course Critic Dark Daytime Dramatic Ever Good Out Seen Up]
A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.
[ Another Critics Execution Good Just Review Stay]
Man is the only animal that learns by being hypocritical. He pretends to be polite and then, eventually, he becomes polite.
[ Animal Becomes Being Eventually Hypocritical Learns Man Only Polite Pretends Then]
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.
[ Coexistence Created Critical Critically Entity Facilitate Fiction Human Man Mythical Order Rational State Think Those]
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.
[ Anybody Brain Charts Count Critics Half Life Personal Problem Problems Realize Their Would]
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.
[ Criticize Excesses Fashion Happy Life Made Most New Other Parts Private Repent Talk Times Your]
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.
[ Across Am Because Critical Difficult Get Just Making Mean Point Some Thought Very Watch Ways Work]
Most Americans aren't the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected; they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right.
[ Active Americans Assume Being Citizens Contented Critics Expected Far Fathers Founding Government Makes Might Most Right Serfs Sort]
I am forced to say that I have many fiercer critics than myself.
[ Am Critics Forced Many Myself Say Than]
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.
[ Ballistic Better Could Critics Festivals Film Gained Itself Kiss Much Recognition Speaks Still Wish]
People have a right to criticize.
[ Criticize Right]
How many McDonald's gift certificates would it take to sway a lot of Americans to pledge to never publicly criticize the U.S, President?
[ Americans Certificates Criticize Gift How Lot Many Mcdonald Never Pledge President Publicly Sway Take Would]
Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
[ Challenges Citizens Clear Cornerstone Critically Crystal Does Faces Facts Great Important Long-Term Now Program Security Senior Serve Social Stability Support Threaten Well-Being Which]
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.
[ Any Because Becomes Critical Discrimination Economy High-Tech Into Road Service Sharp Speed Traveling Tremendous Turns Which World]
I've been criticised for writing in too complex a manner for younger people.
[ Been Complex Criticised Manner Too Writing Younger]
If you criticise something then you have to have an alternative, but we do have to try and improve things.
[ Alternative Criticise Improve Something Then Things Try]
For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity.
[ Account Critics Might Our Popularity Some]
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.
[ Ascent Critical First Flight Go Mean Most Part Same Share Together Training]
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.
[ Album Been Commercial Critically Dream First Got May Reception Singing Success Thrilled While]
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.
[ Country Critical Deal Deprived Developing Difficulty Energy Great Hugely Live Prosperous Should Source Telling Those World]
Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us.
[ Criticism Gather Help Ideas Instruments May Might Otherwise Pass Philosophical Points Theories Up Us View]
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
[ Abides Applause Criticism Find Ignores Investigate Man Modest Modesty Out Test]
In the finest critics one hears the full cry of the human. They tell one why it matters to read.
[ Critics Cry Finest Full Hears Human Matters Read Tell Why]
I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.
[ Criticism Just Long Love Praise Unqualified]
People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too.
[ Bishop Critics Described Expert Jesus Management Say Too]
Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
[ Active Adolescence Atmosphere Beginning Being Critical Dictatorship Direction During Formation Ideological Influenced Marxism Natural Oriented Political Resistance Revolution Thinking Up Way]
Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There's always someone who doesn't like it.
[ Always Anything Criticized Does Everybody Public Someone]
I know that I am my worst critic. I know that if I can walk away from the set at the end of the day and feel that I did the best job I could and feel proud, that's what will satisfy me.
[ Am Away Best Could Critic Day Did End Feel Job Know Proud Satisfy Set Walk Will Worst]
The world have payed too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them men of much greater profundity than they really are.
[ Compliment Critics Great Greater Imagined Men Much Profundity Really Than Them Too World]
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.
[ Adults Advance Alcohol Conversations Critical Decision Drinking Faced First Initiate Kids Other Parents Regarding Time Trusted Underage Well]
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!
[ Been Could Critic Literary Loves Only Show Someone Wonderful Would Write Writer]
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.
[ Already Bang Been Biggest Critics Most Order Out Own Papers Players Professional Read Some Strike Their Themselves Things Thought Will]
We have all examined our past critically and are very much aware of even the unpleasant things. Now, we need to look at what we plan to do with the lessons we have learned from the past.
[ Aware Critically Even Examined Learned Lessons Look Much Need Now Our Past Plan Things Unpleasant Very]
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.
[ Always Argue Cook Critically How Ideas Important Learn Need Opposing Students Them Think]
The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends.
[ Best Critics Eagles Friends Were]
With over 1 billion users and counting worldwide, the Internet has quickly become a critical place for individuals, business communities and governments to share and distribute information.
[ Become Billion Business Communities Counting Critical Distribute Governments Individuals Information Internet Over Place Quickly Share Users Worldwide]
We've got a daunting enough task to provide a definitive account of what happened in 9/11, without fear or favor, something that will last and will survive criticism over time. And we think we can do that with integrity in a bipartisan report.
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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.
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I know all the critics.
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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 .
[ 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]
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.
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There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics.
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Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better.
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So I haven't thought about the critics for a long time.
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The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print.
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No American soldier should be allowed to set foot on Iranian soil, regardless of the criticism we have of the Iranian government.
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In every society in human history, including the United States, those in power seek to imbue themselves with the attributes of religion and patriotism as a way of getting greater support for their policy and insulating themselves from any criticism.
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In my opinion, the most significant works of the twentieth century are those that rise beyond the conceptual tyranny of genre; they are, at the same time, poetry, criticism, narrative, drama, etc.
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You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics.
[ Audience Channel Critics Interpretation Into Performance]
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.
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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.
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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.
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He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
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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.
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In the aftermath of September 11th, it is critical to secure our borders.
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Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital.
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A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States.
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How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
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This is a nation that has lost the ability to be self-critical, and that makes a lie out of the freedoms.
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My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 - or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish.
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Time is the only critic without ambition.
[ Ambition Critic Only Time Without]
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.
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I am not criticizing investing in the stock market; I am an investor.
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I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency. I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question.
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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!
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I suppose it's easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face; it's also quite gratifying to play.
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A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach.
[ Critic More Reader Should Stomach Than Thus]
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.
[ Afforded Assumed Critical Done Felt Feminism Finding Gratitude Had History Knew Movement Must Opportunities Out Them Way Women Work Young]
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.
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I find you write with one person in mind. Usually for me that one person is my wife, because she's my most severe critic and understands best what I'm trying to do.
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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.
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Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value.
[ Art Criticism Others Own Value]
I've been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need.
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Critical lice are like body lice, which desert corpses to seek the living.
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If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that.
[ Absurdity Correct Criticism Get Going Into Politically Satire Social]
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.
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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?
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Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.
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I don't think the critics could understand what we were doing.
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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.
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I had my share of critics, and I wash my hands of the whole lot.
[ Critics Had Hands Lot Share Wash Whole]
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.
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For some reason most critics have a hard time fixing their minds directly under their noses, and before they see the object that is there they use a telescope upon the horizon to see where it came from.
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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.
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It would not be fair to the critics of Rotary, who include some of the most brilliant of the British and American writers, to charge them with prejudice.
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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.
[ Critic Curtain Fall Find Leaves Play Review Saw Scarcely Starting]
I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema, rather than for the critics.
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The Impossible Generalized Man today is the critic who believes in loving those unworthy of love as well as those worthy - yet believes this only insofar as no personal risk is entailed. Meaning he loves no one, worthy or no. This is what makes him impossible.
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In a way, I have to have a dictatorship. I can't be told that I'm wrong. That conflicts with what I was saying earlier about listening. It isn't to do with receiving criticism and responding to other views, it's who has that last decision.
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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.
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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.
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I was never confident about finishing a book, but friends encouraged me. When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a publisher right away and became an instant bestseller. One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read.
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But I think the bottom line right now is to take the constructive criticism and use that to build toward, as I say, the hurricane season that is 100 days away. And we don't have a lot of time to waste before we start to address that next set of challenges.
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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.
[ Abuses Areas Been China Critical Former Human Improvements Latter Other Past Recognize Rights Significant Situation Some Than Today Will Worse]
Critics have done the wine industry a lot of good overall.
[ Critics Done Good Industry Lot Overall Wine]
I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate.
[ Allow Critical Intelligence Intend Myself Never Operate Possessing Think Which Wise]
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
[ Book Critical Down Far First Five Follow Good Got Had Into Most Notices Novels Printing Second Shiloh Some Success Successful Things Those Went]
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
[ Before Creation Criticism Motto Speak Think]
The public is wiser than the wisest critic.
[ Critic Public Than Wiser Wisest]
Give no time to finding fault of criticism.
[ Criticism Fault Finding Give Time]
As one grows older one becomes more critical of oneself and less of other people.
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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.
[ Amazing Critics Find Lost Most Now Own Seem So-Called Telling Theirs Thing Those Voice Were]
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!
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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.
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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!
[ Actress Criticize Find Job Myself Objective Plenty Will]
I'm in my 10th generation of TV critic now.
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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.
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As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism.
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I can be very critical on myself and on other people; I can be very demanding.
[ Critical Demanding Myself Other Very]
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.
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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.
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How one can live without being able to judge oneself, criticize what one has accomplished, and still enjoy what one does, is unimaginable to me.
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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.
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Very often the Group actor is a critic when he's acting and an actor when he's criticizing.
[ Acting Actor Critic Criticizing Group Often Very]
Critics! Those cut-throat bandits in the paths of fame.
[ Bandits Critics Fame Paths Those]
I'm criticized by the feminists, by the Jewish establishment, by Canadian nationalists. And why not? I've had my pot shots at them. I'm fair game.
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My views naturally have mellowed. Most of the critics have been more or less nice to me.
[ Been Critics Less More Most Naturally Nice Views]
Foxes was a movie that didn't do a lot of business but it didn't do too badly critically and eventually they offered me other things. The interesting thing was that next I tried a film called Star Man, which Michael Douglas was producing.
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And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state.
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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.
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My attitude is, if someone's going to criticize me, tell me to my face.
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In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance.
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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.
[ Adults Any Become Case Children Critics Healthier Mature Often Than Will Write]
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.
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I'm my own worst critic and I think everyone in the band is a perfectionist.
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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.
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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.
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It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
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The better a work is, the more it attracts criticism; it is like the fleas who rush to jump on white linens.
[ Attracts Better Criticism Fleas Jump More Rush White Work]
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.
[ Altogether Been Criticize Different Easy Goal Lead Leader Live Might Must Paid Particularly Political Price Real Season Set Something World]
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.
[ Criticize Criticized Look Object Reason Shape Sometimes Strenuously Then Think Those Us Well Why Will Would]
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.
[ Actually Because Cool Critical Everybody Film Movie Myself Proud Really See Sundance Supportive]
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.
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The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
[ Beyond Constitution Critical Government Places Point Reach Right Silence]
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.
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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.
[ Able Always Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
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.
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If I were less than honest as a critic, I think people would spot that right away, and it would destroy my credibility.
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Criticism, even when you try to ignore it, can hurt. I have cried over many articles written about me, but I move on and I don't hold on to that .
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Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America's important strategies in space.
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