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600 Best Bad Mouthing Quotes: Talking Bad About Others

1. “So I have a rule called the 10x rule, and no this isn’t about doing 10x the work, this is about you focusing on giving 10x more than you receive.” – Codie Sanchez


2. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” – Alice Walker


3. You are not responsible for anyone else’s actions or karma, but you are responsible for your own.


4. Be optimistic5. “What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.” ~ Jewish Proverb


6. “When we judge or criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical.” –Anonymous


7. “Fake friends are like secret haters and once you stop talking to them they start talking about you.”


8. “It’s awfully hard to be happy when you feel you’re not worthy enough for those feelings. You’ve been knocked down so many times happiness to you is an unnatural state of mind. Lose the fake smile, get up and get rid of the toxic reasons you’re unhappy, no matter, who, or what’s standing in your way. Time to get real!” – Ron Baratono


9. “It’s funny how you’re nice to my face. It’s hilarious how you talk shit behind my back. And it’s downright comical that you think I’m unaware.”


10. “What man ever openly apologizes for slander? It is not so much a feeling of slander as it is that of a massive lie, a misdeed not only to the slandered but also to those manipulated in the process. He has made them all, every one, his enemies, thereupon he is so overwhelmed with guilt that he will deny it until his grave.”


11. “Money is not a constrained resource, at least not if we continue in a capitalistic society. You can earn AS MUCH as you earn. The unfair advantage comes from knowing how to earn.” – Codie Sanchez


12. “We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.”


13. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” –Eleanor Roosevelt


14. “Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.” – Bob Dylan


15. I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses. - Johannes Kepler


16. “The wrong person will give you less than what you’re worth but that doesn’t mean that you have to accept it.” — Sonya Parker


17. “Prince or commoner, tenor or bass,


18. “Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your head and criticisms to your heart; do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart.” Roy T. Bennett


19. “There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you’ve been in the business.”


20. “I am a normal person. I have the same life as any human being. When I finish playing, doing my work, I have my family, my friends, and I live like any other person.” – Lionel Messi


21. “There's a kind of radar that you get, after years of being talked about and made fun of by other people. You can almost smell it when it's about to happen, can recognize instantly the sound of a hushed voice, lowered just enough to make whatever is said okay. I had only been in Colby for a few weeks. But I had not forgotten.”


22. “I never gossip. I observe. And then relay my observations to practically everyone.” — Gail Carriger


23. “We all have judgmental thoughts sometimes. And we all have the power to keep these thoughts to ourselves.”


24. The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. - Norman Vincent Peale


25. “Recast your current problems into proactive goals.” – Suze Orman


26. “If someone criticizes you, give them a compliment.” –Debasish Mridha


27. “Don’t criticize them; they are just what we would be under similar circumstances.” Abraham Lincoln


28. “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” – Goi Nasu


29. I am delightfully aware that people talk behind my back. It's a pleasure to know that they don't have the guts to say it on my face


30. “When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language.”


31. “Pay no attention to toxic words. What people say is often a reflection of themselves, not you.” – Christian Baloga


32. “The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.” — Will Rogers


33. “My daughter got me a 'World’s Best Dad' mug. So we know she’s sarcastic.” —Bob Odenkirk


34. “We don’t get to choose our family, but we can choose our friends. With courage, we can weed out narcissistic people. We can focus on those who do appreciate us, love us, and treat us with respect.” ― Dana Arcuri


35. “One day, you will share your work on the internet. As a consequence, you will receive a dose of criticism. A mad critic will shout, “It’s garbage, NONSENSE.” However, after you become successful, the same critic will say to his friend: “Oh, I was drinking beer with that person.” It will be hard for the critic to ADMIT that they criticized you.”


36. Oh you’re talking to me, I thought you only talked behind my back.


37. “Concern over criticism clogs creativity.” – Duane Alan Hahn


38. “The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care criticize where necessary. Those who envy criticize the moment they think that they have found a weak spot.”


39. “I knew that I was not the person they told everyone I was. By grace, through their accusations, I discovered whom they were. And I ran to safety.”


40. I just want you to know that we didn't do anything but talk and sleep - sleep sleep," he quickly adds. Like with eyes closed and hands to oneself and dreaming. Innocent dreams. I would never do anything behind your back. I mean, never anything dishonorable. I mean- - Author: Stephanie Perkins


41. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”


42. “Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.” – Suze Orman


43. “People talking about you behind your back actually belong behind you.”


44. “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”


45. “Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.” - Hillary Clinton


46. It's sad how some people are so jealous and intimidated by you that they only have negative things to say when they know absolutely nothing about you.


47. “Some love to continually bring up the past version of you because the current version is far less gossip worthy. Gossiping provides them with an excuse to avoid their own shortcomings.”


48. “It doesn’t matter how nice you are, once you leave the room,


49. “Never answer a critic, unless he’s right.” — Bernard Baruch


50. The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things. - Jean De La Bruyere


51. “Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.”


52. “A true friend cares about what’s going on in your life. A fake friend makes their problems sound bigger.”


53. “It is usually best to be generous with praise and cautious with criticism.” –Anonymous


54. “People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.”


55. “I don’t regret my past, I just regret the time I’ve wasted on the wrong people.”


56. “What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.”


57. “People will question all the good things they hear about you but believe all the bad without a second thought.”


58. “Life is all about losing friends, the people you know. So, just that you get better at finding the ones worth suffering for.” ― Mohit Kaushik


59. “Let them talk because you are worth talking about.”


60. “Greatness lives on the edge of destruction” – Will Smith


61. “Friends are supposed to be there for you when you cry not be the reason you cry.”


62. “The first step before anybody else believes it, is you have to believe it.” – Will Smith


63. “If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack.”


64. “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” - Dale Carnegie


65. “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you.” — Goi Nasu


66. “A man interrupted one of the Buddha’s lectures with a flood of abuse.


67. “Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


68. “It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one.”


69. “To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.”


70. “Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.” – Ismail Haniyeh


71. “You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress simultaneously.” – Sophia Bush


72. “I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.”


73. Bad habits are like infection. Inflammation starts from the mouth and weaken the body's ability. - Author: Kishore Bansal


74. “I decided that I would never walk into a room and do anything other than inspire, uplift, and enlighten people — help people be the greater versions of themselves.” – Will Smith


75. “I don't discuss people, I work on issues. Only time I discuss a person, is when the person is the issue.”


76. ”Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.” – Sara Shepard


77. “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.” – Winston Churchill


78. “If someone feels afraid to tell you honest criticism, then you’re never going to improve.” Cole Sprouse


79. Art is to look at not to criticize.


80. “Rumour is a pipe


81. “We of this age have discovered a shorter, and more prudent method to become scholars and wits, without the fatigue of reading or of thinking.”


82. “What’s more toxic than what they have done, think, or have said about you is how you let your mind receive it. In a world as ours filled with so much noise and hate, what suffers the most is our minds. Know when to keep your mind shut!” – Chinonye J. Chidolue


83. If you get criticized, good - I don't think people get criticized enough. People talk behind your back and they criticize you, but they don't often come up and say it to you. - Author: Ian McKellen


84. “All the whispering, glaring, pointing and judging makes them no better than whoever or whatever it is they're gossiping about.”


85. “Being unpopular and being okay with it, will set your free. It will teach you that you can speak your mind, and not care what others think.” – Codie Sanchez


86. “The same person that speaks highly of you will be the same person that downs you. Be careful who you call friends.”


87. “Wonderful women! Have you ever thought how much we all, and women especially, owe to Shakespeare for his vindication of women in these fearless, high-spirited, resolute and intelligent heroines?”


88. “The fact is, people have to stop bitching about what things are supposed to be, and learn to live with what they are.“


89. “Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.”


90. “Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey


91. “Having a friend who stays loyal behind your back is truly a blessing.”


92. “It’s funny how the person who says they have your back will be the same person that stabs you in it.”


93. “I never really thought that I was going to be good or not, I just wanted to make my dream come true.” – Lionel Messi


94. “I found peace of mind when I walked away from small fights not worth fighting. I stopped fighting for people who gossiped about me. I stopped fighting for those who didn't respect me. I quit worrying about those who wouldn't value me for being me.” – Dana Arcuri


95. “If your heart acquires strength, you will be able to remove blemishes from others without thinking evil of them.” –Mohandas K. Gandhi


96. “Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?” ~ Sean Covey


97. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward


98. “I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.”


99. Love others100. One does not have the right to criticize until he can do the same work without being criticized. - Dr. Amit Abraham


101. “Every day they are told they are worthless, beyond hope.”


102. “We are having problems relaunching cinema as a popular art.”


103. “Being a critic is a terrific method for killing your love of art.” – David Toop


104. Sometimes I try to remember things my mother told me about the awful way he was raised. But why does he have to keep on going? Why would you take something bad out of your mouth and hand it to another, saying, Here, eat this? - Author: Elizabeth Berg


105. I am just coming out of five years of night, and this orgy of violent lights gives me for the first time the impression of a new continent. An enormous, 50-foot high Camel billboard : a GI with his mouth wide open blows enormous puffs of real smoke. So much bad taste hardly seems imaginable. - Author: Albert Camus


106. “It's far easier to write why something is terrible than why it's good. If you're reviewing a film and you decide "This is a movie I don't like," basically you can take every element of the film and find the obvious flaw, or argue that it seems ridiculous, or like a parody of itself, or that it's not as good as something similar that was done in a previous film. What's hard to do is describe why you like something. Because ultimately, the reason things move people is very amorphous. You can be cerebral about things you hate, but most of the things you like tend to be very emotive.”


107. “A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism.” –Will Self


108. “Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.”


109. “The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism”


110. “Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.” Bob Dylan


111. “You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.” – Mahatma Gandhi


112. “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.”


113. “You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose.” Lou Holtz


114. “Learn to see the difference between constructive and destructive criticism.” –Anonymous


115. “To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves; let us be above such transparent egotism. If you can't say good and encouraging things, say nothing.” – Will Durant


116. “You cannot allow your desire to be a winner to be diminished by achieving success before and I believe there is room for improvement in every sportsman.” – Lionel Messi


117. “Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.” –Emmit Fox


118. ... you've probably had experiences of ... shying away from putting yourself forward, out of fear of rejection or criticism... But that approach won't get you where you want to be. Mark McGuinness, Resilience


119. “You lift your spirits by moving away from what upsets you. If the stove is hot, you can’t ask how to touch it but be happy about it.” – Queen Tourmaline


120. “I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man’s self-respect is a sin.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery


121. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” –LeBron James


122. “Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I will hear more and talk less.”


123. “The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you’re no longer willing to stay where you are.”


124. People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise. - W. Somerset Maugham


125. “Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


126. “Value those who give you constructive criticism, because without them doing so, you will never reach the peak of what you are do.” Unarine Ramaru


127. “The most important life lessons are not learned in school” – Will Smith


128. “We talk behind the back of the ones who are dominant.“


129. “Toxic people create chaos, point fingers, shift blame and avoid taking responsibility.” – Dr. Anne Brown RNMS


130. Larry woke up with a hangover that was not too bad, a mouth that tasted as if a baby dragon had used it for a potty chair - Author: Stephen King


131. “When I was first making money the idea of having $100K in savings might as well have been a bajillion dollars.” – Codie Sanchez


132. “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” - Dale Carnegie


133. “Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I am just happy with the ball at my feet.” – Lionel Messi


134. “Self-discipline is the center of all material success. You can’t win the war against the world if you can’t win the war against your own mind.” – Will Smith


135. “When I see people stand fully in their truth, or when I see someone fall down, get back up, and say, ‘Damn. That really hurt, but this is important to me and I’m going in again’—my gut reaction is, ‘What a badass.’”


136. “Losing will not always amount to a loss, sometimes you have to lose those toxic relationships and bad habits to create a space for better things.” – Gift Gugu Mona


137. “In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won’t be able to do this.” –Willie Mays


138. “Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”


139. “Don’t make decisions based on fear.” – Codie Sanchez


140. “About the expression “Hurt people, hurt people”.. Hurt people are not going to stop HURTING other people until they receive the memo that it is WRONG, (or if there are actual consequences for their behaviour.) Feeling sorry for them and understanding where they ‘came from’ is not helping to stop the cycle of abuse.” -Darlene Ouimet


141. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” Eleanor Roosevelt


142. “Mistakes should be examined, learned from, and discarded; not dwelled upon and stored.”


143. “The covers of this book are too far apart.” Ambrose Bierce


144. “There are people who try to make themselves look better by bad-mouthing you... And every now and then you get to watch how they uncomfortably scramble when you're near someone they talk shit about you to. It's so much fun!”


145. “If there is anything more annoying in the world than having people talk about you, it is certainly having no one talk about you.”


146. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” LeBron James


147. “Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.”


148. Be passionate


149. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”


150. “Let them talk about you, Good or bad, it doesn’t matter. Don’t say a single word to them; let your success deal with everyone.”


151. “You can’t let praise or criticisms get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” – John Wooden


152. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”


153. “Cutting people out of your life doesn’t mean you hate them, it simply means you respect yourself. Not everyone is meant to stay.” – Anonymous


154. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal.” – Earl Nightingale


155. You remind me of someone with a bad toothache who's hitting herself in the head with a hammer to distract herself from the pain in her mouth. - Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips


156. “I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.”


157. When I got cut from the varsity team as a sophomore in high school, I learned something. I knew I never wanted to feel that bad again. I never wanted to have that taste in my mouth, that hole in my stomach. So I set a goal of becoming a starter on the varsity. - Author: Michael Jordan


158. “All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.”


159. You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one. - John Wooden


160. Naming your critical voice or anxiety is not to get rid of it. It's to detach from it. To steal away some of it's power over you because it's not your voice. It's "Bob's" as I call mine.


161. “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”


162. “You made me feel so special with your fake sweetness in my presence, but I didn’t know… you used to stab me with your real bitterness in my absence.”


163. Lead from the back...


164. “Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.” – Andy Warhol


165. “The prerequisite for spending time with any person is that they nourish and inspire you. They feed your flame.” – Will Smith


166. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” — Hermann Hesse


167. “Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.” –Anonymous


168. “There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.” – Zig Ziglar


169. The Press has the duty as well as the right to criticize. We welcome constructive criticism.


170. “You cannot hang out with negative people and expect a positive life.”


171. ... Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing


172. “To become more effective and fulfilled at work, people need a keen understanding of their impact on others and the extent to which they’re achieving their goals in their working relationships. Direct feedback is the most efficient way for them to gather this information and learn from it.”


173. “Even when you love your work… It still requires work. Success is not guaranteed.” – Codie Sanchez


174. “Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.“


175. “An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.” – E.A. Bucchianeri


176. “A hallmark of a healthy creative culture is that its people feel free to share ideas, opinions, and criticisms. Lack of candor, if unchecked, ultimately leads to dysfunctional environments.”


177. “Fire false friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted! The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer!” – Israelmore Ayivor


178. “I do not take constructive criticism from people who have never constructed anything.” Eric Thomas


179. “On December 14, a high-level delegation from Silicon Valley came to Trump Tower to meet the president-elect, though Trump had repeatedly criticized the tech industry throughout the campaign. Later that afternoon, Trump called Rupert Murdoch, who asked him how the meeting had gone. “Oh, great, just great,” said Trump. “Really, really good. These guys really need my help. Obama was not very favorable to them, too much regulation. This is really an opportunity for me to help them.” “Donald,” said Murdoch, “for eight years these guys had Obama in their pocket. They practically ran the administration. They don’t need your help.”


180. “I do not mean to object to a thorough knowledge of the famous works we read. I object only to the interminable comments and bewildering criticisms that teach but one thing: there are as many opinions as there are men.”


181. “Life is short. Don’t waste it with negative people who don’t appreciate you. Keep them in your heart but keep them out of your life.” – Anonymous


182. “I’m just dumb enough to believe in myself, and smart enough to execute.” – Codie Sanchez


183. “Most people have been brainwashed into believing that their job is to copyedit the world, not to design it.” –Seth Godin


184. “Why don’t try to fix your own problems instead of discussing mine?”


185. “Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me, and I may be forced to love you.” – Norman Vincent Peale


186. “You don’t have to live happily ever after with every single person in your life in order to live happily ever after. Some unfortunate endings are necessary.” – Joyce Rachelle


187. “The way I see it, critics get to say what they want to about my work, so why shouldn’t I be able to say what I want to about theirs?”


188. “You gotta get your head outta the clouds.”


189. Criticism; Writing


190. Criticism; Drama


191. “Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.” — Cheryl Strayed


192. “The dread of criticism is the death of genius.” William Gilmore Simms


193. “Count not him among your friends who will retail your privacies to the world.” ~ Publilius Syrus


194. “Excessive self-criticism is a bad habit and extraordinarily self-destructive. Don’t be your own worst enemy!” – Bryant McGill


195. “You either walk inside your story and own it or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness.”


196. “Look around you at the people you spend the most time with and realize that your life can’t rise any higher than your friendships.” ― Mandy Hale


197. “Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” – Deborah Reber


198. “Nobody wants to know how you feel, yet, they want you to do what they feel.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


199. Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots. - Frank A. Clark


200. “Gossip is when you have a malice of intent or mindless, third-party conversation to someone about someone, something you haven’t said to that someone.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant


201. “Never judge someone's character based on the words of another. Instead, study the motives behind the words of the person casting the bad judgment. An honest woman can sell tangerines all day and remain a good person until she dies, but there will always be naysayers who will try to convince you otherwise. Perhaps this woman did not give them something for free, or at a discount. Perhaps too, that she refused to stand with them when they were wrong — or just stood up for something she felt was right. And also, it could be that some bitter women are envious of her, or that she rejected the advances of some very proud men. Always trust your heart. If the Creator stood before a million men with the light of a million lamps, only a few would truly see him because truth is already alive in their hearts. Truth can only be seen by those with truth in them. He who does not have Truth in his heart, will always be blind to her.”


202. “Self-discipline is the center of all material success. You can’t win the war against the world if you can’t win the war against your own mind.” – Will Smith


203. “When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything, you just let them talk.” — Barack Obama


204. “A critic is a legless man who teaches running.” –Channing Pollock


205. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”


206. “Why talk behind’ is not the concern, ‘what made talk behind’ is.”


207. “Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” – Haruki Murakami


208. “Make measurable progress in reasonable time.” – Jim Rohn


209. “I’m always proudest whenever I’ve been part of a trophy-winning team. Lifting a title makes me feel so happy because it’s what I want to do in football: be successful.” – Lionel Messi


210. “Negativity is toxic. If you get busy celebrating life you will have no time for it. If for some reason, you’re not entirely satisfied with your life, boss up and change your situation.” ― Germany Kent


211. “The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.” –Robert E. Lee


212. “Toxic people have no concept of boundaries.” — Sarah Regan


213. “Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.” – Neil Gaiman


214. I am so looking forward to seeing the back of you two," Kent pipes up behind me.


215. The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.


216. “Long books, when read, are usually overpraised, because the reader wishes to convince others and himself that he has not wasted his time.”


217. “My name must be addictive because these people can't live without my name in their mouths.”


218. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


219. “- Bruce Banner: Tony, this might not be the time.


220. “Sometimes it’s not the people who change, it’s the mask that falls off.” — Haruki Murakami


221. “You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” John Wooden


222. “I don’t care what people talk behind my back until they speak the truth.” — Abraham Lincoln


223. “My father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.” —Liza Minnelli


224. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”


225. “Don’t let people get the best of you they can say what they want but don’t let that distract you from achieving your goals.” ― Alcurtis Turner


226. “People have a lot to say about lives they’ve never lived.”


227. I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him; it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery


228. “It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one.” – Chuck Palahniuk


229. Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks. - Shannon L. Alder


230. “If you have debt I’m willing to be that general clutter is a problem for you too.” – Suze Orman


231. “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality” – Plutarch


232. “When we speak evil of others, we generally condemn ourselves.” —Publius Syrus


233. “Talking behind gives you the courage to speak whatever you want to. You are actually omitting all your feelings without any fear of offense.”


234. Sometimes those opinions will be ones you don’t like.


235. It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections. - Daisaku Ikeda


236. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”


237. Fake friends; those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs they know they are in to destroy your legacies.


238. “It’s funny how the people who know you the least, talk about you the most.”


239. “Don’t mind criticism. If it is untrue, disregard it; if unfair, keep from irritation; if it is ignorant, smile; if it is justified, it is not criticism, learn from it.” –Anonymous


240. “In criticism, I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me.”


241. “That was excellently observed’, say I, when I read a passage in an author, where his opinion agrees with mine. When we differ, there I pronounce him to be mistaken.” – Jonathan Swift


242. “In order to reach your highest potential, it is imperative that you remove all negative people from your life.” ― Germany Kent


243. “Today is such a time, when the project of interpretation is largely reactionary, stifling. Like the fumes of the automobile and of heavy industry which befoul the urban atmosphere, the effusion of interpretations of art today poisons our sensibilities. In a culture whose already classical dilemma is the hypertrophy of the intellect at the expense of energy and sensual capability, interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art.


244. “Stop complaining about toxic people. You have the chance now to be better and do something new. Don’t settle where you harbor feelings of loss and guilt. New doors can open for you if you are willing to move forward and drop the negative attitude.” ― Germany Kent


245. “Rumours are always started for a reason, but that doesn’t always mean the reason is truth.”


246. “The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things.”– Jean de La Bruyère


247. “You need a high degree of corruption or a very big heart to love absolutely everything”


248. “When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine.”


249. “If you do what the average person does, you will be as the average person is. Average.” – Codie Sanchez


250. “If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.”


251. “No matter what you do, someone always knew you would.”


252. “‘Why talk behind’ is not the concern,


253. “I wake up every morning believing today is going to be better than yesterday.” – Will Smith


254. “A true friend will tell you the truth to your face – not behind your back.“


255. “People who talk sh*t to you usually talk sh*t about you.”


256. The trouble with most of us is that we'd rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. - Norman Vincent Peale


257. “When people pressure you to engage in negative decisions and actions, look at them boldly in the eyes and dare them to do good.” ― Edmond Mbiaka


258. “Don’t ever let anybody tell you to just wait. Tell them to show you the money.” – Codie Sanchez


259. “Lead from the back – and let others believe they are in front.”


260. “Every master was once a beginner. Every pro was once an amateur.” – Robin Sharma


261. “Let them talk, you hustle and win.”


262. “Bittersweet? No, just bitter, the taste of your tongue.


263. “‘No’ is a complete sentence.” -Anne Lamott


264. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”


265. “The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.”


266. “While you can’t control someone’s negative behavior, you can control how long you participate in it.” – Anonymous


267. “These are the attributes of Bullshit people; they will…blur your imagination, take your endowments for a piece of debris, make you ridiculous, and most importantly, you got to send them to the recycle bin.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


268. “Don’t tell me what was said about me. Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it to you.” – Jay Z


269. I'd compare stock pickers to astrologers but I don't want to bad mouth astrologers. - Author: Eugene Fama


270. “In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” – Will Smith


271. Creativity; Criticism


272. “Let them talk. Let them mock the path beckons. You just walk.”


273. “Goals are only important if they win games.” – Lionel Messi


274. “I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free.”


275. “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.”


276. “People talking about you behind your back actually belong behind you.“


277. You may also be twelve.


278. “Why do you have to worry about what others have to say? Let them talk, Let them whisper, Let them create false version of your own story. At the end of the day, their opinion about your life doesn’t matter. Just live your life! Let them wonder why you’re still smiling.” – That Girl Arlene


279. “All my life, people have said that I wasn’t going to make it.” –Ted Turner


280. “Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.”


281. “If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only by their conduct, we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.” —Calvin Coolidge


282. Otherwise, three little words would have leaked from his mouth. And undoubtedly doomed him in ways he couldn't even guess at.


283. “Criticizing is easy and fast. Creating is difficult and slow. The two hours you spent on a book or movie usually took two years to produce. Anyone can tear down someone else’s work. The true test of insight is whether you can help them improve it or build something of your own.”


284. “Remember, if people talk about you behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead of them.” — Fannie Flagg


285. Robina Fairfax's mouth opened in a smile which revealed teeth that could only have been her own, so variously coloured and oddly shaped were they. - Author: Barbara Pym


286. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”


287. “My opinions and principles are subjects of just criticism.” –Victoria Woodhull


288. “I’m a work in progress, but if I know in my heart that I’m doing my best, that my heart’s in the right place, that I have unconditional love, I feel okay.” – Stevie Wonder


289. “If they do it often, it isn’t a mistake; it’s just their behavior.” — Dr. Steve Maraboli


290. Rock n' roll was a bad and evil thing. l remember once I was singing a Barry Manilow song, "Mandy," In the back seat of the car. It came on the radio, and I kind of sang with it, and I got smacked In the mouth because that song was "evil." - Author: Axl Rose


291. My mouth tastes like bad decisions. - Author: Shey Stahl


292. “Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself.” – Hussein Nishah


293. To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard


294. You've been following me around."


295. “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.”


296. “Average fathers have patience. Good fathers have more patience. Great fathers have an ocean of patience.” —Reed Markham


297. Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. - Andy Warhol


298. “When virtues are pointed out first, flaws seem less insurmountable.” Judith Martin


299. “Nobody can buy a hat without gossiping.”


300. “People talked. Let them talk. Nothing I could do to stop them. They knew the thousand words, but they didn’t know the rest of the story.” – Jennifer Brown


301. “Talking behind is not something to be ashamed of. Usually, the ones who talk behind are defamed. However, the thing is that everyone talks behind.”


302. “‘Why talk behind’ is not the concern, ‘what made talk behind’ is.”


303. “People will always talk about you, especially when they envy you and the life you live. Let them. You affected their lives, they didn’t affect yours.”


304. “People appear like angels until you hear them speak. You must not rush to judge people by the color of their cloaks, but by the content of their words!” – Israelmore Ayivo


305. A critic is a legless man who teaches other people to run. - Channing Pollock


306. “Word spread because word will spread. Stories and secrets fight, stories win, shed new secrets, which new stories fight, and on.” – China Miéville, Embassytown


307. “How we behave toward our money, how we treat our money, speaks volumes about how we perceive and value ourselves. If we aren’t powerful with money, we aren’t powerful period.” – Suze Orman


308. “Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.”


309. “Money isn’t the goal. The goal is to work when you want, where you want and on what you want.” – Codie Sanchez


310. “It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.” –William Lonsdale Watkinson


311. “We all have those toxic people around us that make our lives miserable… The day we take them out from our lives, we will all become better people; including them…” – Rodolfo Peon


312. Gossip, as usual, was one- third right and two- thirds wrong.


313. “When I was a kid, I said to my father one afternoon, Daddy, will you take me to the zoo? He answered, if the zoo wants you, let them come and get you.” —Jerry Lewis


314. “I stared at her. "But she drugged us."


315. “The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” — Wole Soyinka


316. “Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” — Oprah Winfrey


317. “Don’t waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


318. “The things that matter most in this world are those that carry no price tag, for they can neither be bought nor sold at any price.” – Suze Orman


319. In the mouth of a bad dog fals often a good bone. - Author: George Herbert


320. “Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.”


321. “These are the attributes of Bullshit people; they will…blur your imagination, take your endowments for a piece of debris, make you ridiculous, and most importantly, you got to send them to the recycle bin.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


322. “Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” - Tina Fey


323. “You are a glorious, shining sword and criticism is the whetstone. Do not run from the whetstone or you will become dull and useless. Stay sharp.” –Duane Alan Hahn


324. “The Road to Success is Through Commitment.”


325. “Words spoken can never be recalled.” ~ Wentworth Dillon


326. “No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.” -Bertrand Russell


327. “Everywhere I go I'm asked if I think the university stifles writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them. There's many a best-seller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.”


328. “Critics can be your most important friend. I don’t read criticism of my stuff only because when it’s bad, it’s rough-and when it’s good, it’s not good enough.” — Kevin Bacon


329. “I’ve found the most tragic aspect of losing loved ones wasn’t the big boom of the fallout, but realizing later how much healthier I was without them.” – Maggie Young


330. “Sometimes greater danger comes from success and praise than from criticism. If we learn to handle criticism well, it can strengthen us and help us become aware of flaws in our work. Praise generally does harm. Ever so slowly, the emphasis shifts from the joy of the creative process to the love of attention and to our ever-inflating ego. Without realizing it, we alter and shape our work to attract the praise that we crave.” ~ Robert Greene, Mastery


331. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.”


332. “Having a sharp tongue will cut your throat.” –Anonymous


333. “The best motivation always comes from within.”


334. “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”


335. “Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people, the ones who really belong in your life will come to you and stay.” – Will Smith


336. “If a person finds negative people in his life, then he needs to mend his own nature than that of others, for his own basic grounding decides the level of acidic or toxicity surrounding him.” — Anuj Somany


337. “People who try to bring you down everyday aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such.” – Terry Mark


338. “Live below your means but within your needs.” – Suze Orman


339. “Instead of causing chaos and rocking someone else’s boat, you need to row your own.”


340. “Sometimes people try to expose what’s wrong with you because they can’t handle what’s right about you.”


341. “Isn't it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?”


342. “No matter how good you think you are as a leader, my goodness, the people around you will have all kinds of ideas for how you can get better. So for me, the most fundamental thing about leadership is to have the humility to continue to get feedback and to try to get better – because your job is to try to help everybody else get better.”


343. “Having a friend who stays loyal behind your back is truly a blessing.


344. “He only profits from praise who values criticism.” –Heinrich Heine


345. “It’s funny how you’re nice to my face. It’s hilarious how you talk behind my back. And it’s downright comical that you think I’m unaware.”


346. “The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.”


347. “Believe nothing of what you hear and only half of what you see.” ~ Unknown


348. “The secret to making progress is to get started.” – Mark Twain


349. “Shakespeare – The nearest thing in incarnation to the eye of God.”


350. “True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.” – Suze Orman


351. “Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld


352. “Gossip is saying behind their back what you would not say to their face. Flattery is saying to their face what you would not say behind their back.” ~ Unknown


353. “You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough.” – Lionel Messi


354. “You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.” – Chinonye J. Chudolue


355. “I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don’t.”


356. No matter how carefully you choose your words, they’ll always end up being twisted by others.


357. “You’re always a work in progress. Flexibility. Personality. Motivation. There’s always room to improvement.” – Chalene Johnson


358. “The friends who would forsake you for choosing to live a positive life, would also leave you if you find yourself going through some painful consequences due to some negative decisions and actions.” ― Edmond Mbiaka


359. “Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.”– Neil Gaiman


360. “Cautiously avoid speaking of the domestic affairs either of yourself, or of other people. Yours are nothing to them but tedious gossip; and theirs are nothing to you.” – Lord Chesterfield


361. “Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.” Shannon L. Alder


362. “There are people who break you down by just being them. They need not do anything. Dissociate.” – Malebo Sephodi


363. “Everybody wants the hack. Be the person who does the work.” – Codie Sanchez


364. The people expressing those may be (but are not always) assholes.


365. “The key to good eavesdropping is not getting caught.”


366. “The activity you’re most avoiding contains your biggest opportunity.”


367. “Most important thing, never criticize, always encourage. You just want them to be passionate. That’s what I always tell my son. Find something you care about, and care deeply. That and the Golden Rule: treat others as you like to be treated.”


368. “Remember: When people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.” –Neil Gaiman


369. “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


370. “It takes years of practice and training to become an overnight success.” – Lionel Messi


371. “Doesn't matter what you do, or how you do it, your neighbors are gonna talk about you ANYWAY.”


372. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too can become great.” – Mark Twain


373. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”


374. “Fake friends are like secret haters and once you stop talking to them they start talking about you.“


375. “The trouble with most of us is that we’d rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” – Norman Vincent Peale


376. “I’d rather make 50 percent of something than 100 percent of nothing.” – Suze Orman


377. “Don’t associate yourself with toxic people. It’s better to be alone and love yourself than surrounded by people that make you hate yourself.” — Robin Williams


378. If gossip were food, many people would be overweight.


379. “Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, and singers of song.” —Pam Brown


380. “From the age of three, I played every day-morning, afternoon and night.” – Lionel Messi


381. “Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.”


382. “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”


383. “If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.”


384. “Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self-confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!” – Auliq Ice


385. The best writing takes you places you don't want to go. It drags you by the hair against your will and leaves you drained, shaky, spent. Sometimes with a bad taste in your mouth. - Author: Penfist


386. “Let them talk all they want behind your back, you know they’ll eventually shut up the moment they hear the sound of your footsteps.”


387. “Avoid negative people, for they are the greatest destroyers of self confidence and self-esteem. Surround yourself with people who bring out the best in you!” – Auliq Ice


388. “Dear haters, I have so much more for you to be mad at. Just be patient.”


389. “The mission or ministry of backbiters is to bite you at the back. When they backbite you, move forward. If you turn back to talk back or fight them, you descend to their low class.” — Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha


390. “The center of bringing any dream into fruition, is self-discipline.” – Will Smith


391. “My name must be addictive because these people can’t live without my name in their mouths.”


392. “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.”


393. “Entitlement is an expression of conditional love. Nobody is ever entitled to your love. You always have a right to protect your mental, emotional, and physical well-being by removing yourself from toxic people and circumstances.” — Dr. Janice Anderson & Kiersten Anderson


394. “Criticise privately but compliment publicly.” Amit Kalantri


395. “If ex-friends have a lot of negative things to say about you when it ends, that means they were storing up these feelings towards you when y’all were still friends. Wolves in sheep’s clothing.”


396. “Being named among the best at something is special and beautiful. But if there are no titles, nothing is won.” – Lionel Messi


397. “If you have to criticize, do it with deep understanding and love.” – Debasish Mridha


398. ...To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends...This is to have succeeded. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Success


399. “One mustn’t criticize other people on grounds where he can’t stand perpendicular himself.” – Mark Twain


400. “Once in a golden hour


401. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.”


402. Nobody has a good name in a bad mouth. Nobody has a good name in a silly mouth either. - Author: Booth Tarkington


403. “We can’t just sit back and wait for feedback to be offered, particularly when we’re in a leadership role. If we want feedback to take root in the culture, we need to explicitly ask for it.”


404. “Fake friends; those who only drill holes under your boat to get it leaking; those who discredit your ambitions and those who pretend they love you, but behind their backs, they know they are in to destroy your legacies.”


405. “I will take every constructive criticism, make it my own, learn from my mistake, and go forward.” Julie Payette


406. “The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others.”


407. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist” – Indira Gandhi


408. “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


409. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something sometime in your life.” –Winston Churchill


410. “Whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.”


411. “When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated.” -Brene Brown


412. That mouth. Smoking was a bad habit, yes. But he looked so good doing it. - Author: Michelle Hodkin


413. I think this is the greatest and best country in all the world, with its great sunlit spaces and its long long roads, and best of all the roads that are not made yet, and the stories that no one has told because they are too busy living them. - Author: Nellie L. McClung


414. “Let them judge you.


415. “Let them talk. One day they will come searching for your number.”


416. Criticism is just someone else’s opinion. Even people who are experts in their fields are sometimes wrong. It is up to you to choose whether to believe some of it, none of it, or all of it. What you think is what counts. - Rodolfo Costa


417. “But instead of spending our lives running towards our dreams, we are often running away from a fear of failure or a fear of criticism.”


418. The world is only as free as it allows its artists to be.


419. “If You Expect Your Money to Take Care of You, You Must Take Care of Your Money.”


420. “Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art. ”


421. “I think most people know when they’re in a toxic relationship – it requires an enormous amount of effort to keep it going, and you don’t get what you want from it.” — Joanna Coles


422. “I keep doing, you keep talking and I’ll get both success and fan club.”


423. “Better to be a work in progress than a finished product.” – The STRIVE


424. “Let go of negative people. They only show up to share complaints, problems, disastrous stories, fear, and judgment on others. If somebody is looking for a bin to throw all their trash into, make sure it’s not in your mind.” – Dalai Lama


425. “There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.” — Aristotle


426. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”


427. “The only relationships that exist are based on truth. Everything else is just a mutual and isolating delusion.” ― Stefan Molyneux


428. “Gossip dies when it hits a wise person’s ears.”


429. “The pleasure we feel in criticizing robs us from being moved by very beautiful things.” – Jean De La Bruyere


430. “You never know how strong you can be until being strong is the only choice you have left.”


431. “Being a bit famous now gives me the opportunity to help people who really need it.” – Lionel Messi


432. “Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” – Will Smith


433. “There’s a certain delusional quality that all successful people have to have. You have to believe that something different than what has happened for the last 50 million years of history, you have to believe that something different can happen.” – Will Smith


434. “Whoever gossips to you, will gossip about you.” ~ Spanish Proverb


435. “Appreciate the constructive; ignore the destructive.” – John Douglas


436. “We reveal most about ourselves when we speak about others.”


437. “Until you let go of all the toxic people in your life you will never be able to grow into your fullest potential. Let them go so you can grow.” – DLQ


438. ... bad smell that emanates from the mouth of the person fasting is dearer


439. “The less you respond to negative people, the more powerful your life will become.” – Robert E. Baine, Jr.


440. “Sometimes it’s better to end something & try to start something new than imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.” – Karen Salmansohn


441. “Pay no attention to toxic words. What people say is often a reflection of themselves, not you.” ― Christian Baloga


442. “We can’t become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” – Oprah Winfrey


443. “A rumor is a social cancer: it is difficult to contain and it rots the brains of the masses. However, the real danger is that so many people find rumors enjoyable. That part causes the infection. And in such cases when a rumor is only partially made of truth, it is difficult to pinpoint exactly where the information may have gone wrong. It is passed on and on until some brave soul questions its validity; that brave soul refuses to bite the apple and let the apple eat him. Forced to start from scratch for the sake of purity and truth, that brave soul, figuratively speaking, fully amputates the information in order to protect his personal judgment. In other words, his ignorance is to be valued more than the lie believed to be true.”


444. “I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all.” - Coco Chanel


445. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


446. “A real friend’s got your back, while the fake ones are sticking knives in it.”


447. Don’t be too fast to highlight the weaknesses of other people. That is the quickest way of exposing your own weaknesses.


448. I don't talk about my friends behind their back. - Author: Tom Sturridge


449. Remember, if people talk about you behind your back, it only means you are two steps ahead of them. - Author: Fannie Flagg


450. “Anyone can stay true to your face, it’s the people who stay true behind your back that really count.”


451. “Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.” – Roy Bennett


452. “Better to have an enemy who slaps you in the face than a friend who stabs you in the back.”


453. “There’s no easy way around it. No matter how talented you are, you talent is going to fail you if you are not skilled. If you don’t study, work really hard, and dedicate yourself to being better every single day.” – Will Smith


454. “The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” – Chris Jammi


455. “Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.”


456. “Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally.” ― Kamand Kojouri


457. “True intuitive expertise is learned from prolonged experience with good feedback on mistakes.”


458. “It’s not about who is real to your face. It’s about who stays real behind your back.”


459. “What’s the greater risk? Letting go of what people think – or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am?”


460. “Those of us who shout the loudest about Americanism are all too frequently those who…ignore some of the basic principles of Americanism–the right to criticize, the right to hold unpopular beliefs, the right to protest, the right of independent thought.” –Margaret Chase Smith


461. What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t witness with your mouth.


462. “I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.” – Charles Schwab


463. “I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”


464. “No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.” ~ Bertrand Russell


465. “Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” Dale Carnegie


466. “Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm not the exception.” ― Carlos Wallace


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


468. “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”


469. A smile played around the corners of his mouth. He looked up at me. Bad dog. - Author: Rachel Hawkins


470. “Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.” – Emmit Fox


471. Advice; Criticism; Vanity


472. “You gotta take a shot. You gotta live at the edge of your capabilities.” – Will Smith


473. “There are people who break you down by just being them. They need not do anything. Dissociate” ― Malebo Sephodi


474. “He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”


475. “Gossip, as usual, was one-third right and two-thirds wrong.”


476. “I appreciate people who say things to my face and not behind my back, but for all those who talk behind my back, thanks for making me the center of your world.” — Aarti Khurana


477. “Never argue with someone who believes their own lies.”


478. “Let them talk about you. Prove yourself to yourself. Not others.”


479. “I never gossip. I observe. And then relay my observations to practically everyone.”


480. “Remember… whoever is trying to bring you down is already below you.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour


481. Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.


482. “The first thing to consider is – whom do we talk behind? We usually talk behind the people who are dominating us. Or even because we don’t want to get into arguments.”


483. Privacy is power. What people don't know they can't ruin.


484. “I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.” –Charles Schwab


485. Criticism486. “Learn to see the difference between constructive and destructive criticism.” – Anonymous


487. “These are the few ways we can practice humility:


488. “Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.”


489. Alec. She is a good girl!" Clients? What the hell did that mean? Alec grinned at Aideen before he flicked his eyes to me. Oh, I'm bettin' there is a bad girl deep inside her somewhere. I'll just have to use my fingers, mouth, and cock to bring her out to play. - Author: L.A. Casey


490. “It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.“ ~ Lawrence G. Lovasik


491. “It isn’t my stomach. It’s my essay. It’s a good essay. I know it’s a good essay. She said it was awful and I was too pleased with myself. She said it was a lie. I called her a fool.”


492. If people talk behind your back, it's because you're ahead of them. - Author: Zayn Malik


493. “If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.” — Malcolm X


494. “Do not repeat anything you will not sign your name to.” ~ Author Unknown


495. “Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.” – Benjamin Franklin


496. But instead of spending our lives running towards our dreams, we are often running away from a fear of failure or a fear of criticism. - Eric Wright


497. “You can create whatever you want. You just have to know what you want and take the opportunities as they come your way. We are who we choose to be.” – Will Smith


498. “Don’t let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out.” — Robert Tew


499. “Blame is safer than praise.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson


500. I'm usually busy - if you call me at the house, I get about four phone calls there a year - I'm usually running around the house with a pen in my mouth holding onto something, folding it, or doing something to it, and it's always a bad time. - Author: Henry Rollins


501. When you be yourself and don't fake it... You are judged.


502. “Critique by creating.”


503. The front door is painted a rich, bright red. The corners of my mouth curl into a smile. Have I mentioned my love affair with red? It's a beautiful, trusting relationship. Nothing coated in such a wondrous color could ever be bad. - Author: Victoria Scott


504. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”


505. “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie


506. “Are people are talking bad about you behind your back? I know it’s feel bad, but don’t be upset. because the truth is, those people talk behind your back, who aren’t capable of being like you.”


507. “Let them wonder, Let them judge, Let them talk, Let them believe, But don’t let them stop you!” – Neha Dua


508. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”


509. ... Recruit Flying Monkeys by Playing the Victim Quote by Gail Meyers


510. “Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.”


511. “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


512. “Most people don’t make money because they let not knowing what to do… stop them.” – Codie Sanchez


513. “The key to making money is to stay invested.” – Suze Orman


514. “I like constructive criticism from smart people.” Prince


515. “Excellence is not a destination, it is a continuous journey that never ends.” – Brian Tracy


516. Sentimental outbreaks are like liquorice; when first you suck it, it's not bad, but afterwards it leaves a very nasty taste in the mouth. - Author: Ivan Turgenev


517. My name must taste good because it’s always in your mouth.


518. “Be relentless in your pursuit for expansion.” – Robert Greene


519. “You can’t fix a financial problem with money. You can only fix a financial problem by fixing yourself.” – Suze Orman


520. “Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.”


521. “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”


522. “When criticized, consider the source.” – Unknown


523. “Don’t reconnect with toxic people just because you are lonely right now. You don’t drink poison when you are thirsty.” — Etoilepoesie


524. Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. - Benjamin Franklin


525. “Improvement begins with I.”


526. Only a true friend will tell you what others are saying behind your back.


527. “Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger, or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it’s best to be quiet.” – Tony A. Gaskins Jr.


528. “When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine.” – Pablo Picasso


529. “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.” – Lucille Ball


530. “No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


531. “I love the sound of NOT hearing from some people.” ― Steve Maraboli


532. “Fake family members are more dangerous than standing armies.” – Samuel Zulu


533. “Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimise the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.”


534. Who do you spend time with? Criticizers or encouragers? Surround yourself with those who believe in you. Your life is too important for anything less. - Steve Goodier


535. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


536. “I am competitive and I feel bad when we lose. You can see it in me when we’ve lost. I’m in a bad way. I don’t like to talk to anyone.” – Lionel Messi


537. “We don’t get to choose our family, but we can choose our friends. With courage, we can weed out narcissistic people. We can focus on those who do appreciate us, love us, and treat us with respect.” – Dana Arcuri


538. “Fear kills your ability to see beauty.” – Will Smith


539. Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults, but having faults different from your own. - Anonymous


540. “When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.” – Dean Jackson


541. “Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family.”


542. “Make sure the lions you roll with aren’t snakes in disguise.” – Genereux Philip


543. “Every day you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly.” — Leon Brown


544. “If you’re gonna be two-faced, at least make one of them pretty.” — Marilyn Monroe


545. “Sandwich criticism between two layers of praise.” –Mary Kay Ash


546. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions.” – Will Smith


547. “Toxic people are people who cause harm to another, often through emotional manipulation.” — Perpetua Neo


548. “If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only by their conduct, we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.” – Calvin Coolidge


549. “Ask me, don’t ask about me”


550. “Well, let them talk nonsense: perhaps then they’ll talk sense later.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky


551. “If we are bold enough to point out problems, we must be brave enough to try to solve them.” – Robert Alan Silverstein


552. New Rule: If you're one of the one-in-three married women who say your pet is a better listener than your husband, you talk too much. And I have some bad news for you: Your dog's not listening, either; he's waiting for food to fall out of your mouth. - Author: Bill Maher


553. “Those of us who shout the loudest about Americanism are all too frequently those who…ignore some of the basic principles of Americanism–the right to criticize, the right to hold unpopular beliefs, the right to protest, the right of independent thought.” – Margaret Chase Smith


554. “Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you’ve got a pretty neck.” – Eli Wallach


555. “Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations.”


556. “The country was in peril; he was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.”


557. Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.


558. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings, and emotions.” — Will Smith


559. “If you are talking behind my back, don’t be surprised when I burn the bridges between us.”


560. “Because at some point you have to realize that some people can stay in your heart but not in your life.” – Sandi Lynn


561. “If you’re not willing to work hard, let someone else do it. I’d rather be with someone who does a horrible job but gives 110% than with someone who does a good job and gives 60%.” – Will Smith


562. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”


563. “Self-worth equals net worth.” – Suze Orman


564. “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


565. “The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” Norman Vincent Peale


566. “I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.” ~ Benjamin Franklin


567. “An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.” E.A. Bucchianeri


568. “I found peace of mind when I walked away from small fights not worth fighting. I stopped fighting for people who gossiped about me. I stopped fighting for those who didn’t respect me. I quit worrying about those who wouldn’t value me for being me.” – Dana Arcuri


569. “Children need models rather than critics.”


570. “No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.” -Bertrand Russell, On Education


571. “The people in your life will either help you shake hands with yourself or they’ll teach you what you don’t want. Everyone, eventually, does one or the other. All pain transforms into learning. All love transforms to self-awareness.” – Vironika Tugaleva


572. “The old Amy, the girl of the big laugh and the easy ways, literally shed herself, a pile of skin and soul on the floor, and stepped this new, brittle, bitter Amy ... a razor-wire knot daring me to unloop her, and I was not up to the job with my thick, numb, nervous fingers. Country fingers. Flyover fingers untrained in the intricate, dangerous work of 'solving Amy'. When I'd hold up the bloody stumps, she'd sigh and turn to her secret mental notebooks on which she tallied all my deficiencies, forever noting disappointments, frailties, shortcomings.”


573. Learn and teach


574. “A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism.” Will Self


575. “If you are talking behind my back,


576. “Once they stop talking to you, they start talking about you.”


577. “A true friend will tell you the truth to your face – not behind your back.”


578. Biography; Criticism


579. “A CEO is largely a captain, helping to steer. Small micromovements are critical. One degree off a day will get you lost.” – Codie Sanchez


580. “Handling toxic people is not an art, they will be the victim of their own toxicity.” – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar


581. He was not to do anything in bad taste, the woman of the inn warned old Eguchi. He was not to put his finger into the mouth of the sleeping girl, or try anything else of that sort. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez


582. “The pleasure of criticizing takes away from us the pleasure of being moved by some very fine things.”


583. You are being bullied if someone constantly demeans you and makes remarks about you, yelling at you, criticizing you, giving suggestions and giving you guilt trips if you don't take them.


584. Shit storms are no fun to walk in with your mouth open. - Author: Jean Oram


585. “No one has to give you permission. If you sit around waiting you may never get it. Better to ask for forgiveness.” – Codie Sanchez


586. In criticism, I will be bold, and as sternly, absolutely just with friend and foe. From this purpose nothing shall turn me. - Edgar Allan Poe


587. I've learned not to put things in my mouth that are bad for me. - Author: Monica Lewinsky


588. “We all are good and bad. We all are right and wrong. We all talk behind and get talked behind.”


589. “They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another.”


590. “Every day you must unlearn the ways that hold you back. You must rid yourself of negativity, so you can learn to fly.” – Leon Brown


591. “Brush Up Your Shakespeare.”


592. “We do not engage in idle or intentional gossip which undermines someone else's integrity or which spreads the seeds of fear by talking unthinkingly about illness, disasters, and all the other fears which run rampant in the world.”


593. “True friends sometimes quarrel but will never part. Fake friends will always smile with you but will keep stabbing you at the back.”


594. “Don’t stress yourself with useless people who don’t even deserve to be an issue in your life…”


595. “People love gossip. It’s the biggest thing that keeps the entertainment industry going.” ~ Ellen DeGeneres


596. “Let them talk, One day they will come