Famous quotes by Critics

Despite the criticism they face, a few of the world's most prominent people have spoken out about the significance of resilience and also perseverance. From professional athletes to politicians, these quotes by individuals that are criticized show the power of staying real to on your own as well as never giving up. Whether you're dealing with a hard difficulty or simply require a little motivation, these words of knowledge can help you stay solid and keep pressing onward.
Small: Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody
"Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody"
John Churton Collins, Critic
Small: No two persons ever read the same book
"No two persons ever read the same book"
Edmund Wilson, Critic
Small: Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods
"Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods"
Georg Brandes, Critic
Small: The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart
William Hazlitt
"The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers
"Truth is the object of philosophy, but not always of philosophers"
John Churton Collins, Critic
Small: Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part
William Hazlitt
"Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: Orthodoxy is my doxy - heterodoxy is another mans doxy
William Warburton
"Orthodoxy is my doxy - heterodoxy is another man's doxy"
William Warburton, Critic
Small: Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel
"Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel"
John Churton Collins, Critic
Small: If we knew each others secrets, what comforts we should find
"If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find"
John Churton Collins, Critic
Small: Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating
William Hazlitt
"Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality
William Hazlitt
"Every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world
William Hazlitt
"You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: The seat of knowledge is in the head of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel ri
William Hazlitt
"The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence a vain man, in order that it may
William Hazlitt
"An honest man speaks the truth, though it may give offence; a vain man, in order that it may"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: My father, though, could run very much faster. It was impossible to compete with him on the grass. But it was
"My father, though, could run very much faster. It was impossible to compete with him on the grass. But it was astonishing how slow old people were. Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs"
Georg Brandes, Critic
Small: All Hollywood corrupts and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely
"All Hollywood corrupts; and absolute Hollywood corrupts absolutely"
Edmund Wilson, Critic
Small: Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types
"Poor is the power of the lead that becomes bullets compared to the power of the hot metal that becomes types"
Georg Brandes, Critic
Small: It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow
"It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow"
Georg Brandes, Critic
Small: I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I dont just show t
Leonard Maltin
"I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries"
Leonard Maltin, Critic
Small: I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it
Leonard Maltin
"I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it"
Leonard Maltin, Critic
Small: If I were less than honest as a critic, I think people would spot that right away, and it would destroy my cre
Leonard Maltin
"If I were less than honest as a critic, I think people would spot that right away, and it would destroy my credibility"
Leonard Maltin, Critic
Small: What I think I have in common with the school of deconstruction is the mode of negative thinking or negative a
Harold Bloom
"What I think I have in common with the school of deconstruction is the mode of negative thinking or negative awareness, in the technical, philosophical sense of the negative, but which comes to me through negative theology"
Harold Bloom, Critic
Small: At 83 Shaws mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be, but it was still better than anyone elses
"At 83 Shaw's mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be, but it was still better than anyone else's"
Alexander Woollcott, Critic
Small: Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built
"Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven"
Walter Benjamin, Critic
Small: One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes th
"One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most"
Walter Pater, Critic
Small: Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of the
"Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening"
Walter Pater, Critic
Small: Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method.
"Of all the ways of acquiring books, writing them oneself is regarded as the most praiseworthy method. Writers are really people who write books not because they are poor, but because they are dissatisfied with the books which they could buy but do not like"
Walter Benjamin, Critic
Small: I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron
Harold Bloom
"I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron"
Harold Bloom, Critic
Small: Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didnt spend half our time wishing
"Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing"
Alexander Woollcott, Critic
Small: Cynicism is the intellectual cripples substitute for intelligence
"Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence"
Russell Lynes, Critic
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