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Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized. There's always someone who doesn't like it.
The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution.
What the nation's built on is discussion, contradiction and growth, and at the moment you can't discuss anything. If you do start to discuss it, you get criticized. If people hate us, you have to find out why and try to solve that problem.
Whenever you do anything public, you open yourself up to be criticized.
When you put yourself out into the world and say, 'Hey, look at me,' you're going to get criticized.
I have never pretended to be the best Scientologist, but I openly and vigorously defended the church whenever it was criticized, as I railed against the kind of intolerance that I believed was directed against it. I had my disagreements, but I dealt with them internally.
When 'The Thin Blue Line' came out, I was criticized by many people for using reenactments, as if I wasn't dedicated to the truth because I filmed these scenes. That always and still seems to be nonsensical.
Conservative think tanks like the Heritage Foundation and Cato Institute have criticized Bush for his big increases in spending, which far exceed those of the Clinton era.
We get criticized for showing no personality, then we get penalized when we do.
It saddens me when public officials and bureaucrats are criticized for ulterior motives, none of which I have ever found in a government bureaucrat, or when someone personalizes disagreements.
Michael K. Powell
Everything we did was criticized. For about thirty years we lived with the world against us, accusing us of things we didn't do!
If you write a lovely story about India, you're criticized for selling an exotic version of India. And if you write critically about India, you're seen as portraying it in a negative light - it also seems to be a popular way to present India, sort of mangoes and beggars.
Even today, you get criticized if you're staying at home, because you're not doing enough with your life, but you get criticized for being a career woman because you're not raising your kids.
People really, really hate their religion being criticized. It's as though you've said they had an ugly face; they seem to identify personally with it.
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.
James Russell Lowell
People criticized me for my photography. They said it's not art.
I am often criticized for spending too much time off the ice, but if you were in my shoes, you'd see how necessary it is.
Lots of people have criticized my movies, but nobody has ever identified the real problem: I'm a sloppy filmmaker.
Francis Ford Coppola
If you get criticized, good - I don't think people get criticized enough. People talk behind your back and they criticize you, but they don't often come up and say it to you.
Nokia and Research in Motion needed a modern operating system. They could have bought Palm or Android before Google did, but they didn't. Today, it's probably too late, and at the time they would have been criticized for overpaying, but as they say - shift happens.
Lyndon Johnson is not a comfortable model for President Obama to imitate. He is an all-but-forgotten president - pilloried for the failed war in Vietnam and criticized for grandiose reforms conservatives denounce as the epitome of federal social engineering that costs too much and does too little.
And sometimes I'm criticized. But I think that if those who criticize us will look at the reason why the shape is this, well then, I think that they would not object so strenuously.
When you're young, you're always concerned about how you're being seen and how you're being criticized.
I was praised in the U.S. and heavily, brutally criticized in France.
Everyone gets criticized.
Leonardo da Vinci
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