(1910 quotes found)
“A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.”
“One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.”
Charles Horton Cooley
“The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.”
“Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics!”
“In all institutions from which the cold wind of open criticism is excluded, an innocent corruption begins to grow like a mushroom - for example, in senates and learned societies”
“I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.”
“If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.”
“The difference between critics and audiences is that one is a group of humans and one is not”
“I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.”
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