Have you ever felt unjustly criticized by someone that you respected? Has your self-esteem suffered as a result of harsh criticism? These quotes on criticism will help you regain self-confidence to keep being your happy self.
What Famous Minds Had To Say About Criticism
The most famous leaders in the world face their fair share of criticism. The difference between those that succeed and those who quit is that they accept criticism. Believing criticism is easy when we respect those who dish it out. However, believing in the positive voice in your head will give you more power than the negative voice.
1. So long as I am acting from duty and conviction, I am indifferent to taunts and jeers. I think they will probably do me more good than harm. – Winston Churchill, House of Commons Speech, 6 December 1946
2. It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. – Benjamin Disraeli, House of Commons Speech, 24 January, 1860
3. Bitter is the criticism, from which, with the best of wills, we can derive no benefit. – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach. Aphorisms, p. 71
4. To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. -Elbert Hubbard
5. Second-rate minds usually condemn everything beyond their grasp. – La Rochefoucauld. Maxims, 375, 1665.
6. When criticized, consider the source. – Saying
7. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” –Zig Ziglar
8. What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter. – Baruch Spinoza. In Erich Fromm, Psychoanalysis and Religion, 3, 1950
9. When we speak evil of others, we generally condemn ourselves. – Publius Syrus. Moral Sayings, 1058.
10.”The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.” – Oscar Wilde