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It is possible in medicine, even when you intend to do good, to do harm instead. That is why science thrives on actively encouraging criticism rather than stifling it.
Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.
E. M. Forster
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.
Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
Today, 'fat' has become not a description of size but a moral category tainted with criticism and contempt.
The most destructive criticism is indifference.
E. W. Howe
Barack Obama happens to be the first African-American, and so criticism of him is and always was gonna be racism, and therefore not permitted.
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.
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.
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.
Criticism is always easier than constructive solutions.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
My biggest criticism is how can people be so easily satisfied? Even people with talent.
We're all generous, but with different things, like time, money, talent - criticism.
Frank A. Clark
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.
If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that.
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.
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.
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.
I've written 18 books, mostly dealing with issues of social justice, ending racism, feminism, and cultural criticism.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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