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A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
Critics and Criticism
Iris Murdoch

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A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
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Channing Pollock

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A critic is a man who knows the way, but can't drive the car.
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Kenneth Tynan

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A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach.
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Friedrich Schlegel

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A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
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Wilson Mizner

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A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't.
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Bern Williams

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A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.
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Dustin Hoffman

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A louse in the locks of literature.
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Lord Alfred Tennyson

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A man generally has the good or ill qualities he attributes to mankind.
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William Shenstone

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A man must serve his time to every trade save censure -- critics all are ready made.
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Lord Byron

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A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
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Jean Baudrillard

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A sneer is the weapon of the weak.
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James Russell Lowell

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A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic.
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James Russell Lowell

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All my life people have said that I wasn't going to make it.
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Ted Turner

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All of us could take a lesson from the weather, it pays no attention to criticism.
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Source Unknown

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All the world's a stage, and all the clergymen critics.
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Gregory Nunn

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Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
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Rebecca West

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Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build it.
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Sam Rayburn

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As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
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Clive James

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As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.
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Hans Selye

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Be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to wrath.
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Bible

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Blame is safer than praise.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Critical remarks are only made by people who love you.
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Federico Mayor

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Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.
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E. M. Cioran

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Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.
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Dr. Emmit Fox

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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