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A man must serve his time to every trade Save censure--critics all are ready made. Take hackney'd jokes from Miller, got by rote, With just enough of learning to misquote; A mind well skill'd to find or forge a fault; A turn for punning, call it Attic salt; To Jeffrey go, be silent and discreet, His pay is just ten sterling pounds per sheet; Fear not to lie, 'twill seem a lucky hit; Shrink not from blasphemy, 'twill pass for wit; Care not for feeling--pass your proper jest, And stand a critic, hated yet caress'd. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled "wrong.". (Quote by - Raymond Smullyan)

National leaders who find themselves wilting under the withering criticisms by members of the media, would do well not to take such criticism personally but to regard the media as their allies in keeping the government clean and honest, its services. (Quote by - Corazon Aquino)

Criticism is easy, and art is difficult. (Quote by - Phillipe V. Destouches)

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants. (Quote by - Walter Winchell)

This decision is very critical to the courts, as well as the president with all the other problems concerning public opinion. It's indicated that O'Conner was the swing-voter, so this position is more critical than Roberts'. If I was to advise the president, I would suggest he appoint someone more moderate like O'Conner. I would want someone who may vote with me and the other justices sometimes, and sometimes not. (Quote by - James Payne)

We've really felt like we've reached a critical mass in terms of just the size of our security force internally, and felt as though it was critical enough for us to look at managing our own personnel. (Quote by - David Entwistle)

All who (like him) have writ ill plays before, For they, like thieves, condemned, are hangman made, To execute the members of their trade. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Many Democratic elected officials are critical of the president's handling of the war and overall performance, and, at the same time, do not want to be seen as just anti-war liberal Democrats. So, they are trying to have it both ways, of being critical of the president, but, at the same time, supporting our men and women who are fighting. (Quote by - Stuart Rothenberg)

Each generation produces its squad of "moderns" with peashooters to attack Gibraltar. (Quote by - Channing Pollock)

Any kind of censorship is wrong. If you got a student publication on your campus, it has every right to be critical of the administration in the same way the Tribune or Sun-Times has the right to criticize the governor. (Quote by - Ron Yates)

They who write ill, and they who ne'er durst write, Turn critics out of mere revenge and spite. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Winning the series[2-0 against Zimbabwe] itself was a gain. It was tough for us simply because it was a no-win situation. If you win, the critics say that the opposition was weak. If you lose, they rubbish you on all fronts. It is just not easy to please the critics. (Quote by - Sourav Ganguly)

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

The Stock market RUNS on THREE things: Optimism, Skepticism, Criticism. (Quote by - jak zoudi)

Give no time to finding fault of criticism. (Quote by - Marvin J. Ashton)

Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism is an indispensable element of culture. (Quote by - Theodor W. Adorno)

The first round today is critically, critically important not just for Indonesia, but for the entire region. This is an effort to stop polio virus here but also to stop it breaking out causing a regional infection. (Quote by - Claire Hajaj)

Too nicely Jonson knew the critic's part, Nature in him was almost lost in art. (Quote by - William Collins)

The man without a chin, no stamina, dead man, broken man, whatever. On your way to the top, you always get some criticism. Criticism is a great motivation. Failure is not an option to me. (Quote by - Wladimir Klitschko)

I'm an owl: you're another. Sir Critic, good day. And the barber kept on shaving. (Quote by - James Thomas Fields)

I've learned to not take media criticism personally, .. Seven or eight years ago, I would have said 'I hate the media; there are people in it who are always bashing me.' Now I understand that, when someone writes something negative about me, it's part of the game. Media criticism will destroy you if you take it personally, so now I play with it. I stay away from politics. Some people criticize me for that, but it's a choice I've made. I have my views, but politics can be very sensitive. I've struggled so hard to get fans and people behind me for what I want to accomplish that it would be a mistake to support one party publicly and have the other party against me. (Quote by - Oscar De La Hoya)

The most noble criticism is that in which the critic is not the antagonist so much as the rival of the author. (Quote by - Isaac D'Israeli)

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. (Quote by - George Eliot)


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