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Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I don't read reviews.
I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.
I never read reviews of something I want to see.
When you hire that first person, then you're a boss. You've got performance reviews. You've got complaints about not making enough money. You've got people who are just going to sell your story to the tabloids.
There's two kinds of press that you get when you put out a TV show: The reviews, and the people that just decide what the reviews say.
Louis C. K.
I never read reviews at all. I'm proud of the work I did.
I have learned not to read reviews. Period. And I hate reviewers. All of them, or at least all but two or three. Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them. Critics should find meaningful work.
I get terrible reviews everywhere I go.
Harry Connick, Jr.
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book.
I have forgotten my rave reviews and memorized my vicious ones - like most writers.
They're called 'angels' because they're in heaven until the reviews come out.
When it comes to life and love, why do we believe our worst reviews?
Sarah Jessica Parker
For the first time in my career, I'm working in a fine-arts arena, so I'm finally getting some intelligent reviews.
I don't really read reviews... That's not where my attention goes.
I don't read reviews because if they're bad I'm devastated and if they're good I get a big head.
The bad reviews get to me, believe me.
Most high courts in other nations do not have discretion, such as we enjoy, in selecting the cases that the high court reviews. Our court is virtually alone in the amount of discretion it has.
Sandra Day O'Connor
My generation was not only maligned in book reviews and attacked in graduate school but we lived to see our adored and adorable daughters wonder why feminism had become a dirty word.
I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written.
When I got into this, I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me, I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor, and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me. I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do.
I don't think it's useful for somebody to argue with reviews.
I don't generally do movies that get good reviews.
Seann William Scott
Combined families often get bad reviews, but the family my children got when they traded away 'the suffocating four-person' nuclear one is one that has benefited all of them.
I'm used to bad reviews.
I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews.
I'm at the point now where I know I'm doing something right when a movie gets mixed reviews, because then I'm not in the box. I don't want to make it too easy for people and I don't want to make it too easy for myself. I want to try something unusual.
Book reviews have never helped me. Most of them erred in their interpretations and their work has been a waste of time.
All over the web there are some very good critics and it's become for people who are interested. It's become a very good way to get to reviews and involve yourself in discussions.
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