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Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
Mary Kay Ash
I used to tweet, but it's an act of futility. You're not really making any impact, and if you find yourself in a mood when you wanna be a bit controversial and you post something, you suddenly realise, 'Oh my God!' because you've opened yourself up to a bunch of criticism from strangers.
People react to criticism in different ways, and my way is definitely to come out fighting.
I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.
You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe this world with a healthy dose of criticism and don't just follow the herd like somebody else might do.
Why would a lazy guy become a parent of five? Then again, why would creative people who inherently don't like change and criticism become writers, actors, or comedians? There's something about this process. I joke about it: My kids have made me a better person, and I only need, like, 34 more of them to be a really good guy.
I have moments of weakness, but mostly I brush the criticism off... Who cares if I'm not a size zero? I don't want to be. I love my body; I'm healthy, I work out.
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.
Coughing in the theater is not a respiratory ailment. It is a criticism.
Alan Jay Lerner
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.
Gordon B. Hinckley
I like criticism. It makes you strong.
Ascetics and fakirs come to mitigate human suffering; to heal us and lead us on the path. They put up with criticism; they go through many worldly trials. Some of them have even become martyrs for our sake. But they have done all this with a smile and with gratitude to God. Hence sacrifice is a great virtue.
I take compliments and I take constructive criticism. Not everyone loves you. It's the way you react as a footballer. I use it all to make me play better.
Timothy F. Cahill
Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Keeping religion immune from criticism is both unwarranted and dangerous.
Lawrence M. Krauss
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.
Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
William Merritt Chase
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.
E. M. Forster
Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's.
E. M. Forster
To work in architecture you are so much involved with society, with politics, with bureaucrats. It's a very complicated process to do large projects. You start to see the society, how it functions, how it works. Then you have a lot of criticism about how it works.
Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
H. L. Mencken
The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.
Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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