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51 Criticism Quotes

Too nicely Jonson knew the critic's part, Nature in him was almost lost in art.

William Collins Quotes , Source: Epistle to Sir Thomas Hanmer on his Edition of Shakespeare

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It is much easier to be critical that to be correct.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes , Source: in a speech in the House of Commons

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The most noble criticism is that in which the critic is not the antagonist so much as the rival of the author.

Isaac D'Israeli Quotes , Source: Curiosities of Literature--Literary Journals

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Those who do not read criticism will rarely merit to be criticised.

Isaac D'Israeli Quotes , Source: Literary Character of Men of Genius (ch. VI)

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Ill writers are usually the sharpest censors.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Dedication of translations from Ovid

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They who write ill, and they who ne'er durst write, Turn critics out of mere revenge and spite.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Prologue to Conquest of Granada

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All who (like him) have writ ill plays before, For they, like thieves, condemned, are hangman made, To execute the members of their trade.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Prologue to Rival Queens

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"I'm an owl: you're another. Sir Critic, good day." And the barber kept on shaving.

James Thomas Fields Quotes , Source: The Owl-Critic

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Blame where you must, be candid where you can, And be each critic the Good-natured Man.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Good-Natured Man (epilogue)

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Reviewers are forever telling authors they can't understand them. The author might often reply: Is that my fault?

A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare Quotes , Source: Guesses at Truth

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Give no time to finding fault of criticism.

Marvin J. Ashton Quotes

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He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.

Somerset Maugham Quotes

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Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

George Eliot Quotes

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Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.

Alexander Pope Quotes

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Honest criticism is hard to take - especially when it comes from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.

Franklin Jones Quotes

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To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard Quotes

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Each generation produces its squad of "moderns" with peashooters to attack Gibraltar.

Channing Pollock Quotes

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Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well.

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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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.

Charles Buxton Quotes

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It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.

Benjamin Disraeli Quotes

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The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

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Blame is safer than praise.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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I never give them hell; I just tell them the truth and they think it is hell.

Harry S. Truman Quotes

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Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Walter Winchell Quotes

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