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People ask for criticism, but they only want praise
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"People ask for criticism, but they only want praise"

- W. Somerset Maugham

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This quote by W. Somerset Maugham suggests that individuals often request for criticism, but they are not actually looking for positive feedback. Instead, they are trying to find praise and recognition. This could be due to the fact that they hesitate of being evaluated or because they are not open to hearing criticism. It might likewise be due to the fact that they are not positive in their own abilities and require reassurance. This quote highlights the importance of being sincere and open to criticism, as it can assist us to grow and improve. It also suggests that we need to beware when asking for feedback, as we may not always get the reaction we were anticipating. Ultimately, this quote acts as a pointer that we must be open to both criticism and praise in order to reach our complete potential.

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W. Somerset Maugham This quote is written / told by W. Somerset Maugham between January 25, 1874 and December 16, 1965. He was a famous Playwright from United Kingdom. The author also have 69 other quotes.

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