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You can't be sensitive, because you're going to get criticized. I don't care who you are, you're going to get criticized.
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.
The people of Hong Kong are criticized for only being interested in business, but it's the only thing they've been allowed to do.
Art is always criticized and always an outsider gets the blame.
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.
When women criticized men, I called it 'insight'... When men criticized women, I called it 'sexism' and 'backlash.'
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.
They have vilified me, they have crucified me; yes, they have even criticized me.
Richard J. Daley
The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced.
D. Elton Trueblood
It's a lot more fun being a critic than being the one criticized.
I have been criticized and ridiculed for turning to astrology, but after a while, I reached the point where I didn't care.
'The Matrix' is a movie that is all about glamour. I could do a whole talk on 'The Matrix' and glamour. It was criticized for glamorizing violence, because, look - sunglasses and those long coats, and, of course, they could walk up walls and do all these kinds of things that are impossible in the real world.
People's sex habits are as well known in Hollywood as their political opinions, and much less criticized.
Many conservatives were openly angry with the Bush administration over enormous government spending and the chaos in Iraq. I don't see as much independent thinking on the left, where President Obama is rarely criticized by his acolytes.
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.
The senior thesis of Hillary D. Rodham, Wellesley College class of 1969, has been speculated about, spun, analyzed, debated, criticized and defended. But rarely has it been read, because for the eight years of Bill Clinton's presidency it was locked away.
I get criticized for taking roles in films like 'Ghost Rider 2', but if you look at my resume, dude, I've mixed it up as much as I can.
There's a passion about this because people take it very close to their hearts and they have grown up with James Bond - and so have I. But I was being criticized before I had presented anything, so it was name calling.
I've really been writing a lot of country songs. I used to get criticized for doing a 'Bump & Grind,' then turning around and doing a gospel song. But the truth is I'm glad I have a gift that allows me to switch lanes.
Criticism is hypocrisy; society is hypocrisy. I'm a tourist. I'm a consumer. I do the things that I photograph and can be criticized of.
I wish I could give you all the examples over the last two years as secretary of agriculture, where I hear people in rural America constantly being criticized, without any expression of appreciation for what they do do.
I was a lone duck in a swan-filled pond who criticized everyone.
I think anybody that gives their opinion in a confident way everyday is going to be criticized.
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.
Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Ironically, women who acquire power are more likely to be criticized for it than are the men who have always had it.
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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