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It is from the womb of art that criticism was born.
Know that the amount of criticism you receive may correlate somewhat to the amount of publicity you receive.
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
The only thing I'm allergic to is criticism.
David Lee Roth
I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
There are two kinds of power you have to fight. The first is the money, and that's just our system. The other is the people close around you, knowing when to accept their criticism, knowing when to say no.
I know how to make decisions and stand up to the criticism every day.
We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism.
Frank A. Clark
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.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
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.
My biggest criticism is how can people be so easily satisfied? Even people with talent.
If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that.
I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
I want to poke holes in the erroneous beliefs about what fame provides. It won't raise your self-esteem, it won't create profound connection, it's not going to heal your childhood traumas, it's only going to amplify them. You're going to be subject to a lot of criticism and praise, both of which are violent in their own ways.
Criticism in good faith is good. When it's targeted solely to destruction, I'm not interested.
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.
It's often the case that successful people invite criticism.
Do I take criticism of Starbucks personally? Of course I do.
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.
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.
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.
I've written 18 books, mostly dealing with issues of social justice, ending racism, feminism, and cultural criticism.
I despise the phony, fancy-pants rhetoric of professors aping jargon-filled European locutions - which have blighted academic film criticism for over 30 years.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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