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583 Inspiring Quotes On Criticism And How To Deal With It

1. “It’s like abusing a kid that’s been shit on his whole life. I’m not going to add to those bruises.” — Krista Ritchie


2. “Whether it’s a friendly match, or for points, or a final, or any game — I play the same. I’m always trying to be my best, for my team, for myself, for the fans, and try and win.” – Lionel Messi


3. “When you are grateful — when you can see what you have — you unlock blessings to flow in your life.” – Suze Orman


4. “It’s simpler and easier to flatter people than to praise them.” –Jean Paul Richter


5. “Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it is the place where we find the deepest heartache.” — Iyanla Vanzant


6. “Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.” – Albert Einstein


7. “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


8. “Deceit for personal gain is one of history's most recurring crimes. Man's first step towards change would be thinking, counter-arguing, re-thinking, twisting, straightening, perfecting, then believing every original idea he intends to make public before making it public. There is always an angle from which an absolute truth may appear askew just as there is always a personal emotion, or a personal agenda, which alienates the ultimate good of mankind.”


9. Well?" he asked, smiling devilishly. I promise, I won't hurt you, Nikki. In fact, I imagine you'll enjoy my company, tremendously.


10. “I have already settled it for myself, so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free.” – Georgia O’Keeffe


11. “I’m sorry, dear, in order for you to insult me, I must first value your opinion. Nice try, though.”


12. “She knew how fortunate she was to have her independence, and to have a disposition that cared so little for the opinions of others. Let them talk, she thought, as long as they also saw her holding her head high, and as long as she possessed the whip-hand of wealth.” — Gordon Dahlquist


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


14. ... walk in my mouth. Frequently this is a bad thing. - Scott Westerfeld


15. Putting yourself first is not selfish. Thinking about yourself constantly is selfish. Please respect the difference


16. “Hamlet’s experience simply could not have happened to a plumber.”


17. “Once you find out that a person is a gossiper, the best thing you can do is limit your conversations with them.”


18. “I criticize by creation, not by finding fault.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero


19. “By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” —Charles Wadsworth


20. “The best emotional relief is not venting our problems, that only fuels the pain. It is focusing on something else, taking control of our lives, and staying away from people that keep reminding us about our problems.” – Rodolfo Peon


21. “I pay no attention to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


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


23. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”


24. “Life is a work in progress.” – Jeff Rich


25. It's so dark," she said lamely.


26. “Not all that glitters is gold when it comes to family members.” – Samuel Zulu


27. “The worst humiliators are not the ones you meet at school or work; the worst critics live inside your head. I’m talking about inner critics. Remember, inner critics repeat the same things over and over again a thousand times. So if you want to fight with someone, choose the inner critics.”


28. “Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.” –Socrates


29. “Criticism is the disapproval of people, not for having faults, but having faults different from your own.” –Anonymous


30. “Criticism of others is thus an oblique form of self-commendation. We think we make the picture hang straight on our wall by telling our neighbors that all his pictures are crooked.” Fulton J. Sheen


31. “Be warned A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.” — Richelle E Goodrich


32. “Rumor travels faster, but it didn’t stay put as long as truth.”


33. “People find it easy to add lies on the negative things said about you, rather than to add truth on positive things being said about you.”


34. He collected my hand to pull my finger out of his mouth. Peanuts. I laughed, breaking the shock I'd felt. Bad? "No," he said, and he popped my finger into his mouth again. I like it. Peanut tastes like peanuts. "So I have to call you Honey, now?" "Yup," he said, chewing. - Author: C.L.Stone


35. “You have to see every potential roadblock as an opportunity and a benefit.” – Suze Orman


36. “When I was a kid, my friends would call me to go out with them, but I would stay home because I had practice the next day.” – Lionel Messi


37. “Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good.” –Van Morrison


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


39. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” —William Shakespeare


40. You the type that be runnin ya mouth. See you on the block wanna run in ya house. - Author: Nicki Minaj


41. “When virtues are pointed out first, flaws seem less insurmountable.”


42. “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


43. “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


44. “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”


45. I remember one time going out to the mound to talk with Bob Gibson. He told me to get back behind the batter; that the only thing I knew about pitching was that it was hard to hit! - Author: Tim McCarver


46. If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion. - Calvin Coolidge


47. “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.”


48. “Until you have financial freedom you can’t do much, because somebody else owns you.” – Codie Sanchez


49. “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”


50. “It’s sad how people talk behind your back when the only thing they actually know about you is your name.”


51. Rules and Things Number 63: Never, Ever Say Something Bad About Someone You Don't Know


52. “The less you respond to negative people, the more powerful your life will become.” – Unknown


53. “Patience Tips: 1. Save More Than You Spend. 2. Invest Your Savings. 3. Compound Those Savings.” – Codie Sanchez


54. “Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive, god-lie feature that only the special among us will ever taste, it’s something that truly exists in all of us.” – Will Smith


55. My skin hungered for you. You were warm, and alive, and in my bed, and I wanted you so bad I could feel the ripple of need on the pads of my fingertips, on the palms of my hands, on the skin of my back, at the base of my cock, inside my ass


56. “You could fill three lifetimes with the things people say about you when you're not there.”


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


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


59. “Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” – Daniel Gilbert


60. 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


61. “If a bunch of people who barely know you, who have no idea what you've been through, the good you do, the love you give and receive, the valued person you are or at the very least trying to be... criticize or judge you, their opinion matters, why? Ponder that one. And when you realize it doesn't, resume living your life. It’s what YOU think of YOU that matters.”


62. “God whispered, "You endured a lot. For that I am truly sorry, but grateful. I needed you to struggle to help so many. Through that process you would grow into who you have now become. Didn't you know that I gave all my struggles to my favorite children? One only needs to look at the struggles given to your older brother Jesus to know how important you have been to me.”


63. “If there’s people talking bad about you, let them talk. The less you care, the happier you will be.”


64. “Never waste your time trying to explain yourself to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.” — Unknown


65. “Everyone gathered around this drink in order to devote themselves to their favorite activity: discussion. This discussion had its own purpose: To speak behind others' backs is the ventilator of the heart.”


66. “It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man’s oration – nay, it is very easy; but to produce a better in its place is a work extremely troublesome.”


67. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill


68. “You learn from everything when you stay quiet.”


69. “The Bamboo that bends is stronger than the Oak that resists” – Japanese Proverb


70. “People will always spread rumours about you. People will always cause drama involving you; but the only thing you can do is rise above them, and smile.”


71. “I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in.”


72. The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them.


73. “My prayer is for the people who sat on their porch gossiping about me, will look at me TODAY and see the love of God the lives in me.”


74. “Fail early, fail often, fail forward.” – Will Smith


75. “Being realistic is the most commonly traveled road to mediocrity.” – Will Smith


76. “When dealing with toxic people, they always choose distance over disrespect.” ― Germany Kent


77. “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


78. “Women shouldn't judge each others lives, if we haven't been through one another's fires.”


79. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” –Napoleon Hill


80. “I've been to war. I've raised twins. If I had a choice, I'd rather go to war.” —George W. Bush


81. “If you ask enough people, you’ll find someone who will disagree with the majority and give those nervous about risk a way out.”


82. “It doesn’t matter how nice you are, once you leave the room, someone always starts a conversation about you.”


83. “Tale-bearers are as bad as the tale-makers.”


84. Suddenly reminded, she clapped a hand over her mouth. Oh- Simon!


85. “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates


86. “What you throw at me will come back to you, faithfully. The good, the bad and the ugly. It’s called the Boomerang Effect. Choose wisely.”


87. Usually people don't see beyond the surface of things and cannot understand more other than the obvious; they are used to judging a book by its cover, and that is why they don't hesitate to bully. - Maria Karvouni


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


89. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.”


90. “If a child, a spouse, a life partner, or a parent depends on you and your income, you need life insurance.” – Suze Orman


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


92. “Stop entertaining two faced people. You know the ones who have split personalities and untrustworthy habits. Nine times out of ten if they telling you stuff about another person, they're going to tell your business to other people. If they say, "You know I heard........." More than likely it's in their character to share false information. Beware of your box, circle, square! Whatever you want to call it.”


93. At forty-one, he was still the quintessential bad boy - charming, at ease in his skin, and great-looking, with deep blue eyes, slicked-back brown hair, and the kind of full, sensuous mouth that bad boys seemed to have an unfair market on. - Author: Kate White


94. “Take the jump sooner. Bet on yourself. The risk-return ratio for when you start a business early is less.” – Codie Sanchez


95. Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.


96. “Talk does not cook rice.” – Chinese Proverb


97. “I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


98. “There Shakespeare, on whose forehead climb


99. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” — Dr. Steve Maraboli


100. “You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.” ― Chinonye J. Chidolue


101. “I’m always a work in progress.” – Billie Joe Armstrong


102. “A work-in-progress generates its own energy field. You, the artist or entrepreneur, are pouring love into the work; you are suffusing it with passion and intention and hope.” – Steven Pressfield


103. “Most of the time, you talk behind just to satisfy your ego. You think you are smarter. And want to prove yourselves so. And the easiest way that could prove yourself smart, at least to your ego, is gossiping.”


104. “I criticize by creation, not by finding fault.”


105. “Stop buying things you don’t need to impress people you don’t even like.” – Suze Orman


106. Taking Advantage Tactic #7


107. “In literary criticism the critic has no choice but to make the victim of his attention into something the size and shape of himself.” ― John Steinbeck


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


109. “Beware of those around you who subtly sow the seeds of doubt.”


110. “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


111. “People will always talk, so let’s give them something to talk about.” – Lady Gaga


112. ... year; the Democrats left a bad taste in my mouth. - Monica Lewinsky


113. “It is a thing of no great difficulty to raise objections against another man’s oration–nay, it is very easy; but to produce a better in its place is a work extremely troublesome.” –Plutarch


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


115. “If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.” – François de La Rochefoucauld


116. “malicious blather craves a gullible audience”


117. “You got yourself a distraction that needs dealing with.”


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


119. “Self-discipline is self-love.” – Will Smith


120. “I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumours to my dogs.”


121. “When my father didn’t have my hand… he had my back.” —Linda Poindexter


122. “All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed–only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.” — Nikola Tesla


123. “It’s not about who is real to your face.


124. “If you don’t move your location… you probably will not move your 0’s. The power of place is real. So most people in order to hit that first six-figures, you go to do something drastic. Leaving your hometown may be one of those things.” – Codie Sanchez


125. “Eccentricity is not, as some would believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.”


126. “Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.”


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


128. “There’s one way to distinguish non-constructive criticism from wise criticism. A non-constructive critic will provoke you and then run away to criticize others. An intelligent critic will say what he thinks and will then offer help.”


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


130. “We have become a nation of renters owned by an elite group of owners. We have handed over the reins of our lives to the few who tell us we must be protected not protectors. THAT is my mission. To help more humans become owners, free thinkers and financially free.” – Codie Sanchez


131. “My ambition is to always get better and better.” – Lionel Messi


132. “Those who have no understanding of the political world around them have no right to criticize or complain.”


133. “There is this unsaid, unwritten rule – you should talk behind, but cautiously. Not everyone has an ear for it.”


134. “When you notice you're thinking judgmental thoughts, pause. Try to catch yourself before you speak, text or do any harm. You can't get those words back.”


135. If you are afraid of changes Watch from a distance Whether or not I might do something If you're going to talk about me behind my back It is what it is. - Author: Ayumi Hamasaki


136. “If you are going to fight, don’t let them talk you into negotiating. But, if you are going to negotiate, don’t let them talk you into fighting.” – Abraham Lincoln


137. I am more worried about being a good person than being the best footballer in the world.” – Lionel Messi


138. “He who throws dirt always loses ground.” —Unknown


139. What you do to me, Julia, your fucking sassy mouth, your tight little body ... I want to make you do such bad things. - Author: Alessandra Torre


140. “If you don’t understand debt, you’ll never be truly wealthy.” – Codie Sanchez


141. “It is always assumed by the empty-headed, who chatter about themselves for want of something better, that people who do not discuss their affairs openly must have something to hide.”


142. It's bad manners to say " i love you"


143. “Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say “no”, but also being willing and able to enforce that “no” when necessary.” -Jessica Moore


144. “The hushing of the criticism of honest opponents is a dangerous thing.”


145. “Some people say you are going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own.” - Angelina Jolie


146. “If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.” ― Germany Kent


147. “Criticism of others is thus an oblique form of self-commendation. We think we make the picture hang straight on our wall by telling our neighbors that all his pictures are crooked.” – Fulton J. Sheen


148. “A man inherited a field in which was an accumulation of old stone, part of an older hall. Of the old stone some had already been used in building the house in which he actually lived, not far from the old house of his fathers. Of the rest he took some and built a tower. But his friends coming perceived at once (without troubling to climb the steps) that these stones had formerly belonged to a more ancient building. So they pushed the tower over, with no little labour, and in order to look for hidden carvings and inscriptions, or to discover whence the man's distant forefathers had obtained their building material. Some suspecting a deposit of coal under the soil began to dig for it, and forgot even the stones. They all said: 'This tower is most interesting.' But they also said (after pushing it over): 'What a muddle it is in!' And even the man's own descendants, who might have been expected to consider what he had been about, were heard to murmur: 'He is such an odd fellow! Imagine using these old stones just to build a nonsensical tower! Why did not he restore the old house? he had no sense of proportion.' But from the top of that tower the man had been able to look out upon the sea.”


149. “One of the criteria for national leadership should therefore be a talent for understanding, encouraging, and making constructive use of vigorous criticism.” Carl Sagan


150. “What makes us all talk behind? Our opinions. And not being able to deliver these opinions on the face make us talk behind.”


151. “An oppressive nature is like inclement weather, surrounding others and crushing them down with its infectious gloom.” – Stewart Stafford


152. “As one grows older one becomes more critical of oneself and less of other people.”


153. “It goes without saying that your friends are usually the first to discuss your personal business behind your back.” — Terry McMillan


154. “Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough.”


155. “Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around… Just get lost and get saved!” ― Israelmore Ayivor


156. “Everyone’s back is getting talked behind.”


157. “Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.” – John Mark Green


158. I don't have any friends and don't have any intention of making any. People will stab you in the back, mistreat you, talk about me behind your back, steal from you. And they're not really your friends. They're only there because you're a celebrity or because they want to get something from you. - Author: Gary Coleman


159. “People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.” –W. Somerset Maugham


160. He who bears tales to you, certainly bears tales about you.


161. “It is hard to deal with someone who smiles and pretends to like you to your face and sticks that eight inch blade in your back when you turn around.“


162. “It is hard to deal with someone who smiles and pretends to like you to your face and sticks that eight-inch blade in your back when you turn around.”


163. “A lot of people who have experienced trauma at the hands of people they’ve trusted take responsibility, and that is what’s toxic.” – Hannah Gadsby


164. “Keeping bad company is like being in a germ-infested area. You never know what you’ll catch.” – Frank Sonnenberg


165. “Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee, is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns.


166. “Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around… Just get lost and get saved!” – Israelmore Ayivor


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


168. “Whether they’re family or friends, manipulators are difficult to escape from. Give in to their demands and they’ll be happy enough, but if you develop a spine and start saying no, it will inevitably bring a fresh round of head games and emotional blackmail. You’ll notice that breaking free from someone else’s dominance will often result in them accusing you of being selfish. Yes, you’re selfish, because you’ve stopped doing what they want you to do for them. Wow. Can these people hear themselves?!” -Rosie Blythe


169. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.”


170. “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


171. “Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.” – Margaret Chase Smith


172. “Dream building — life building — is an athletic event.” – Will Smith


173. “Over time, you realize that some people aren’t worth it anymore.”


174. “People are gonna talk about me, especially when they envy me. I might as well let them talk, because somehow I apparently managed to affect their lives although I certainly have No intention of letting them affect mine.” – Unknown


175. “It’s not technically gossip if you start your sentence with “I’m really concerned about __________________ ,” (fill in the name of the person you’re not gossiping about).” ~ Brian P. Cleary


176. “Sweet Swan of Avon!”


177. “It’s so sad that some people can lie to your face as if you are not blood-related.” – Samuel Zulu


178. “Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” –Frank A. Clark


179. “If you can’t handle being talked about then you not ready for success.”


180. I criticize by creation, not by finding fault. - Marcus Tullius Cicero


181. “Sometimes there are things in life that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes, change may not be what we want. Sometimes change is what we need.” – Don Bolena Jr.


182. “If you want a future filled with promise, be a work in progress.” – Atlas Rowe


183. “Never speak disrespectfully of Society, Algernon. Only people who can’t get into it do that.”


184. They talked in the car always, he trying to find the key to her own ignition behind the hooded eyes, she sitting back of the right-hand steering wheel and talking, talking, nothing but MG-words, inanimate-words he couldn't really talk back at. Soon - Author: Thomas Pynchon


185. “It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go.” – Daniell Koepke


186. “If you wanna find out who’s a true friend, screw up or go through a challenging time… then see who sticks around.”


187. “Don’t let compliments get to your head and don’t let criticism get to your heart.” – Lysa TerKeurst


188. “Everything that’s happened to me in my career has been special, even the tough times because they leave marks on you that shape your life.” – Lionel Messi


189. “If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody come sit next to me.”


190. “Constantly seek criticism. A well thought out critique of whatever you’re doing is as valuable as gold.”


191. “If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all.” ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)


192. “There is a line that defines – what type of talking behind someone is healthy. And what type is not?”


193. If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it. - Mark Twain


194. “Everyone talks behind,


195. “Criticism demands infinitely more culture than artistic creation.” – Pierre Bayard


196. ... small mind and share it with your big mouth.#drama #quotes #sayings


197. “Toxic people are great actors. They will utilize whichever props are available to maintain control in the relationship.” — Shannon Thomas


198. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still ahead of everyone else who isn’t trying.” – Tony Robbins


199. “People tend to criticize their spouse most loudly in the area where they themselves have the deepest emotional need.”


200. “- Governor: Must you continue to dishonor the laws of the commonwealth and the church with your prideful conceit?


201. ‘what made talk behind’ is.“


202. “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


203. If they talk about other people with you, they will talk about you with other people.


204. “Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” ― Mandy Hale


205. “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.”


206. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.”


207. “It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections.”


208. “My mission is for the people who sat on their porches gossiping about me, to look at who I have become and see the love of God that resides in my heart.”


209. “He has a right to criticize who has a heart to help.” —Abraham Lincoln


210. “As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never be worth your time and energy – and they take a lot of each. Toxic people create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress.” – Travis Bradberry


211. “As you remove toxic people from your life, you free up space and emotional energy for positive, healthy relationships.” – John Mark Green


212. “Never argue with stupid people, because they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” — Mark Twain


213. “In small towns, news travels at the speed of boredom.”


214. “The only thing that has kept me around is my effort.” – Will Smith


215. “The difference between a ‘man’ and a ‘father’ is that the former shares his genes, but latter gives his life.” ―Craig D. Lounsbrough


216. Teaching is a great way to keep learning. - Author: Matthea Harvey


217. If we are bold enough to point out problems, we must be brave enough to try to solve them. - Robert Alan Silverstein


218. “Everyone is getting talked behind.”


219. “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.” —Michel de Montaigne


220. “Talking badly about someone else while they aren’t there to defend themselves says more about you than the person you’re talking about.”


221. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.””


222. “Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose.” -Deborah Day


223. “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


224. “A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinions of the sheep.” – Lionel Messi


225. “The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.”


226. “A work of art was once a work in progress.” – Adele Leon


227. Criticism; Perspective


228. “Toxic people will pollute everything around them. Don’t hesitate. Fumigate.” – Mandy Hale


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


230. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”


231. “Choose those whisper ears wisely. There are certain rules to follow while talking behind. These rules are unwritten, unsaid, and unrevealed. You need to learn them on your own.”


232. “Let them doubt. Let them talk down. Let them laugh. Let them believe you’ll never be good enough or strong enough to win. Then let them watch you prove them wrong.”


233. When virtues are pointed out first, flaws seem less insurmountable. - Judith Martin


234. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.”


235. “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.”


236. Work hard for what you want because it won't come to you without a fight.


237. “Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.” – Wendell Phillips


238. “The moment you say that any idea system is sacred, whether it’s a religious belief system or a secular ideology, the moment you declare a set of ideas to be immune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible.”


239. “You must trust yourself more than anyone else with your money.” – Suze Orman


240. “You better go alone, than with negative people!” – Israelmore Ayivor


241. Life and love are not about what you know, but about what you know you don't know. - Author: Dan Pearce


242. “Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” – Will Smith


243. Now, as I expect you know, there is nothing more cruel than talk, and there is nothing more difficult to combat. When people say things behind your back there is nothing you can refute or deny, and the rumours go on growing and growing, and no one can stop them. I - Author: Agatha Christie


244. “I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.”


245. “If you attach to the negative behavior of others it brings you down to their level.” – Guru Singh


246. “People wear masks of lies so that they look attractive, so be careful.” – Muhammad Saqib


247. “Having children is like living in a frat house. Nobody sleeps, everything’s broken and there’s a lot of throwing up.” —Ray Romano


248. I distance myself from people for a reason.


249. “Don’t be too fast to highlight the weaknesses of other people. That is the quickest way of exposing your own weaknesses.” — Israelmore Ayivor


250. “We can say of Shakespeare, that never has a man turned so little knowledge to such great account.”


251. “- Ben: Dad?


252. “Always be brave enough to cut off toxic people.” — Soulja Boy


253. “It’s amazing how quickly things can turn around when you remove toxic people from your life.” — Robert Tew


254. “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.”


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


256. You never look good trying to make someone else look bad.


257. “Talking behind is not cowardly, but is foolish.”


258. “You should steal my homework so that you can get to six and seven figures at a younger age than I did. I did a lot of things wrong and I reached it here. So let me tell you, if a public school kid like myself can do it, I don’t see any reason why you can’t too.” – Codie Sanchez


259. “Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.”


260. “Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.” ~ Proverb


261. “You never look good trying to make someone else look bad.”


262. “Just because you can afford it doesn’t mean you should buy it.” – Suze Orman


263. “My Shakespeare, rise! I will not lodge thee by


264. “No one gossips about other people’s secret virtues.”


265. “There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.”


266. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt


267. “People talk behind the back of the ones who are dominant.”


268. “'Shoot the wounded... what we do to people who are the most vulnerable... we 'shoot the wounded.' As if they haven't suffered enough, we add to it by gossiping and treating hurt people like outcasts." ..."I think we killed Ronnie's spirit... Instead of coming alongside her and supporting her through this, I failed her...”


269. “If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want.”


270. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” — C. JoyBell C.


271. “Classy is when you have a lot to say but you choose to remain silent in front of fools.”


272. “Always be a work in progress.” – Emily Lillian


273. “Never retract, never explain, never apologize; get things done and let them howl.” –Nellie McClung


274. “Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.”


275. “Do you remember how you became friends with your friends? I bet you would have become friends over gossip.”


276. “Although money alone won’t make us happy, the lack of money surely will make us miserable.” – Suze Orman


277. “My encouragement: delete the energy vampires from your life, clean out all complexity, build a team around you that frees you to fly, remove anything toxic, and cherish simplicity. Because that’s where genius lives.” — Robin S. Sharma


278. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli


279. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” – C. JoyBell C.


280. “I do not approve of Set's rule. But I doubt yours would be much better.”


281. “Bad friends will prevent you from having good friends.”


282. “First you lose your girl. Now you're gonna lose your head. You're running out of shit to lose.”


283. “He has a right to criticize who has a heart to help.” – Abraham Lincoln


284. “Somehow we’ve come to equate success with not needing anyone. Many of us are willing to extend a helping hand, but we’re very reluctant to reach out for help when we need it ourselves. It’s as if we’ve divided the world into “those who offer help” and “those who need help.” The truth is that we are both.”


285. “Fake friends are around when they think you’re cool.”


286. 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.


287. “If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.”


288. “We cannot have a world where everyone is a victim. "I'm this way because my father made me this way. I'm this way because my husband made me this way." Yes, we are indeed formed by traumas that happen to us. But then you must take charge, you must take over, you are responsible.”


289. Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.


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


291. “Dealing with backstabbers, there’s one thing I’ve learned, they are only powerful when your back is turned.”


292. Don't let compliments get to your head and don't let criticism get to your heart. - Lysa TerKeurst


293. “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” ~ Marie Curie


294. “Spread joy and laughter, not hate and rumors.”


295. “If you live your life to please everyone else, you will continue to feel frustrated and powerless. This is because what others want may not be good for you. You are not being mean when you say NO to unreasonable demands or when you express your ideas, feelings, and opinions, even if they differ from those of others.” -Beverly Engel


296. “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


297. “Some May Have More Talent Than You, But There Is No Excuse For Working Harder Than You.”


298. “A lot of people are scared of having actual opinions out there. People are so scared of criticism... I’m not scared of people disliking me.” - Ronda Rousey


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


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


301. “Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.” – Elvis Presley


302. “Progress means getting nearer to the place you want to be.” – C.S. Lewis


303. Part of my gestalt is that I still feel a little bit like a wallflower. Even in my own life. I talk about myself behind my back. - Author: Carrie Fisher


304. “A lot of people who have experienced trauma at the hands of people they’ve trusted take responsibility, and that is what’s toxic.” — Hannah Gadsby


305. “To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”


306. “It’s funny how you’re nice to my face. It’s hilarious how you talk shit behind my back.


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


308. “If you are talking about me behind my back, remember that you are behind me for a reason.”


309. “By out-talking or bad-mouthing people, some get hoisted by their own petard, ultimately. When their sense of shame makes them crawl back to the open, they can only recover through a convalescing remedy of humbleness. After an exhausting journey throughout the scorching desert of disgrace, they come to know how to be reborn from themselves. This rebirth allows them to recognize their true selves and to become relatable again. ("Waiting for emancipation")”


310. “Actually, writers have no business writing about their own works. They either wax conceited, saying things like: 'My brilliance is possibly most apparent in my dazzling short story, "The Cookiepants Hypotenuse."' Or else they get unbearably cutesy: 'My cat Ootsywootums has given me all my best ideas, hasn't oo, squeezums?”


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


312. “Dissatisfaction, humiliation, insult, jealousy, all these make us talk behind. Not only this, at times, but we also talk behind just for fun.”


313. “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”


314. “Every year I try to grow as a player and not get stuck in a rut. I try to improve my game in every way possible.” – Lionel Messi


315. “People like to talk more than they act. They like to sit there and complain and vent. Somehow they think that changes things, when it doesn’t.” -James Patterson


316. “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.”


317. “Just because someone is your family doesn’t mean you have to keep them around if they are toxic or abusive. Don’t let people guilt you.” ― Winnie Nantongo


318. “Thou hadst small Latin and less Greek.”


319. Choose your friends wisely


320. If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?


321. Even a really bad ordinary argument, where feelings were hurt, would be so much better than this permanent sense of dread. She could feel it everywhere: in her stomach, her chest, even her mouth had a horrible taste to it. What was it doing to her health? - Author: Liane Moriarty


322. “Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.”


323. “People who are intimidated by you talk bad about you with hopes that others won’t find you so appealing.”


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


325. “There is no doubt. It is certain that I will be 100 percent.” – Lionel Messi


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


327. “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.”


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


329. “Lasting net worth comes only when you have a healthy and strong sense of self-worth.” – Suze Orman


330. “After all, one knows one’s weak points so well, that it’s rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.” - Edith Wharton


331. Crap talk; Noun. A condition where one's insecurities come spilling out of his mouth making him look like an unconfident idiot. - Author: Dan Pearce


332. “The most noble criticism is that in which the critic is not the antagonist so much as the rival of the author.” –Isaac Disraeli


333. “What is the shortest word in the English language that contains the letters: abcdef? Answer: feedback. Don’t forget that feedback is one of the essential elements of good communication.”


334. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” — Eleanor Roosevelt


335. “I don’t know what my calling is, but I want to be here for a bigger reason. I strive to be like the greatest people who have ever lived.” – Will Smith


336. “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


337. “Little by little, I’m getting better all the time. I’ve not lost the passion to play.” – Lionel Messi


338. “Don't criticize what you can't understand.”


339. “Letting go of toxic people is self-care.” — Maxime Lagacé


340. “Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.” –Margaret Chase Smith


341. “The aim of language...is to communicate...to impart to others the results one has obtained...As I talk, I reveal the situation...I reveal it to myself and to others in order to change it.”


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


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


344. “If you’ve been through trauma you don’t need more drama, so surround yourself with those who bring you peace.” ― Christy Ann Martine


345. “The pursuit of perfection often impedes improvement.”


346. “When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” — Karen E. Quinones Miller


347. “Say more with your feet than you ever could with words.” – Lionel Messi


348. “People are going to have to become entrepreneurial; they’re going to have to become their own bosses. The days of working for a corporation, you get a pension after 30 years and health benefits [are] gone.” – Suze Orman


349. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”


350. “I don't know that we are actually human at this point, those of us who are like most of us, who grew up with TV and movies and now the Internet. If we are betrayed, we know the words to say; when a loved one dies, we know the words to say. If we want to play the stud or the smart-ass or the fool, we know the words to say. We are all working from the same dog-eared script.


351. “Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.” ― John Mark Green


352. “A real situation will always expose a fake friend.”


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


354. “Best to keep your distance from a gossiper. For when you are not around, they are just as likely to talk about you.”


355. “Children need models rather than critics.” – Joseph Joubert


356. “Without the help of my teammates I would be nothing. I wouldn’t win titles, honors, nothing.” – Lionel Messi


357. “One mustn’t criticize other people on grounds where he can’t stand perpendicular himself.”


358. “Family is supposed to help family, not watch them struggle and talk about them.” — Unknown


359. “Criticism in good faith is good. When it’s targeted solely to destruction, I’m not interested.” Andrea Bocelli


360. “Fall down seven times, get up eight” – Japanese Proverb


361. “How you choose to feel today should not be dependent on others.” ― Anthon St. Maarten


362. “My stepdad may not have given me life, but he sure has made my life better." —Gerardo Campbell


363. “It takes sacrifice as well as talent.” – Lionel Messi


364. “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body; it calls attention to the development of an unhealthy state of things. If it is heeded in time, danger may be averted; if it is suppressed, a fatal distemper may develop."


365. Understanding is the sum of misunderstandings. - Haruki Murakami - Author: Michael Matera


366. “Fake people will hang around as long as you let them. So, don’t. Cut back on their time and spend it with your real friends.”


367. “Talking behind is not cowardy, but is foolish.”


368. “Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.” – Susan Sontag


369. “The eyes of others [are] our prisons; their thoughts our cages.” - Virginia Woolf


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


371. “If you speak bad things about critics, you become another critic.”


372. “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin


373. Tamani has generously agreed to donate his body to my research."


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


375. “I have found the best way to deal with a toxic person is to not respond in any other way than monotone voice and a businesslike manner.” ― Jen Grice


376. “In our dreams lies our unfinished work for the world.” – Joan D Chittister


377. “The idea is quite simple, stay a light year away from people who make you feel less about yourself.” – Mohith Agadi


378. “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 to my face.”


379. “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.” – Michel de Montaigne


380. “The more you gossip, the more you develop a Luciferian heart. Don't allow antagonism to reside within your soul. Rancor will destroy your subconscious or pollute mind. After all It is not profitable to vocally deride our fellow human beings in the name of "GOSSIP". Good people stop utilising your mouth to gossip, rather use your mouth to utter wisdom or motivation.”


381. “You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” – Lionel Messi


382. “Motivation is not something I struggle with. I love playing football, I love being in training.” – Lionel Messi


383. “Sometimes you have to accept you can’t win all the time.” – Lionel Messi


384. “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


385. “If you can discuss it behind my back, then why can’t you say it to my face?”


386. “Just because they say they’re praying for you to your face doesn’t mean they aren’t laughing at your struggle behind your back.”


387. “You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.”


388. “It was like orderin a hamburger and getting only the buns"


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


390. “You don’t need to defend. You don’t need to prove. You just need to be.”


391. “Only a true friend will tell you what others are saying behind your back.”


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


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


394. “A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends“


395. nice day, i said. and i put one of the raspberries in my mouth. is it? i looked up at the sky. the sun is there, i said, only it's hid by a cloud. you ever see the bad in life? he asked. i'll have time to think about that, i said, when i'm dead. - Author: Nell Leyshon


396. To see the full miraculous essentiality of the color blue is to be grateful with no necessity for a word of thanks. To see fully, the beauty of a daughter's face is to be fully grateful without having to seek a God to thank him. - Author: David Whyte


397. “If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.”


398. “He was the man who of all modern, and perhaps ancient poets, had the largest and most comprehensive soul.


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


400. 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.


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


402. “If you live for the compliments, you’ll die by the criticism.” — Charlamagne tha God


403. “The individual must not merely wait and criticize, he must defend the cause the best he can. The fate of the world will be such as the world deserves.” – Albert Einstein


404. “Critics are eunuchs at a gang bang.” — George Burns


405. “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan


406. “Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain – and most fools do.”


407. “The path to wealth isn’t always a new social media or AI startup. People eat, sleep, live, and often work outside of the internet. Money is everywhere.” – Codie Sanchez


408. “Free your life from the fangs of gossips by not associating yourself with them. Anyone who helps you to gossip about someone can also help someone to gossip about you.”


409. You chippy hunk of shit,/don't bad mouth me! I'm/the toughest guy in town, you don't know/who the hell you're in this room/with! - Author: Charles Bukowski


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


411. However, if your solution to this “problem” is to vex, annoy, threaten or harrass them, you are almost certainly a bigger asshole.


412. ‘Ten-minute meetings have completely transformed my business’


413. Rumors are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.


414. “Forgiveness is a personal process that doesn’t depend on us having direct contact with the people who have hurt us.” – Sharon Salzberg


415. “Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”


416. “All creativity is a work in progress.” – Dean Cavanagh


417. “Bad friends are like paper cuts, both are annoyingly painful and make you wish you were more careful.”


418. “When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.”


419. “Money is such an amazing teacher. What you choose to do with your money shows whether you are truly powerful or powerless.” – Suze Orman


420. “Word spread because word will spread. Stories and secrets fight, stories win, shed new secrets, which new stories fight, and on.”


421. “Some people talk about other people’s failures with so much pleasure that you would swear they are talking about their own successes.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana


422. “Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.”— Susan Sontag


423. “Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome.”


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


425. “Take criticism, smash it into dust, add color & use it to paint breathtaking images of unicorns frolicking thru endless fields of greatness.” – Matthew Gray Gubler


426. “The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.” – Elbert Hubbard


427. “As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.” –Hans Selye


428. “Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.” – Will Smith


429. When you're expecting bad news you have to be prepared for it a long time ahead so that when the telegram comes you can already pronounce the syllables in your mouth before opening it. - Author: Robert Pinget


430. “If I hadn’t had support, I wouldn’t have been able to fulfill my dreams.” – Lionel Messi


431. “Perfection Is Both Innate And A Work In Progress.”


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


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


434. “Always remember that some people will gossip and talk about you because when they talk about themselves... no one cares.”


435. “The key to happiness is really progress and growth and constantly working on yourself and developing something.” – Lewis Howes


436. Gossip is called gossip because it’s not always the truth.


437. “They were, as John always described them, penny dreadfuls with an elevated prose style.”


438. “Look about you. Take hold of the things that are here. Let them talk to you. You learn to talk to them.” – George Washington Carver


439. “Those who seek to know gossip will hear ill about themselves.”


440. “Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits and get on with trying to win.” – Lionel Messi


441. “Weeding out the harmful influences should become the norm, not the exception.” – Carlos Wallace


442. Perfectionism kills art. I find that if I criticise myself, it spoils the fun. You can get paralysed by analysis - it takes all the playfulness away.


443. “Friends are friends until they talk behind your back. Then they’re backstabbers.”


444. “The best defence is to keep off the radar of negative people.”― Steven Redhead


445. If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others. - François de La Rochefoucauld


446. “Who brings a tale takes two away.” ~ Irish Proverb


447. “I’ve got more respect for someone who comes out and says they don’t like me than for the ones who act like they do but talk bad about me when I’m not around.”


448. “There are two things people want more than sex and money… recognition and praise.”


449. Why are kids being inundated with food that is not good for them, when we're suffering from an obesity crisis? Is the U.S. government talking out of both sides of its mouth, promoting bad food while telling us not to eat it? - Author: Jane Velez-Mitchell


450. “It’s not clever to react to bad words addressed to you if they are created by a person who didn’t read books about etiquette.”


451. “Anyone who has the temerity to write about Jane Austen is aware of [two] facts: first, that of all great writers she is the most difficult to catch in the act of greatness; second, that there are twenty-five elderly gentlemen living in the neighbourhood of London who resent any slight upon her genius as if it were an insult to the chastity of their aunts.”


452. “Think before you speak is criticism’s motto; speak before you think, creation’s.” – E. M. Forster


453. “Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people.”


454. Listen carefully to how a person speaks about other people to you. This is how they will speak about you to other people.


455. “When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.” – Plato


456. “When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.” –Plato


457. “Yes, the people around us can be insensitive, narcissistic, toxic, and sometimes even abusive, but it is up to us to take that energy on or let it flow through us. No one is responsible for taking away our happiness but us.” – Aletheia Luna


458. “Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”


459. “Popular culture is a place where pity is called compassion, flattery is called love, propaganda is called knowledge, tension is called peace, gossip is called news, and auto-tune is called singing.”


460. “Anything that hurts you and keeps you disturbed should be avoided. One such thing is talking up front. And another such thing is talking behind.”


461. “Often people that say they “don’t care” actually do. The moment they discuss you with their friends and family, compete with you, bad mouth you to others or react to anything you do or say is when they give themselves away. You can either be saddened or flattered that you effected someone so much. The perspective is yours to determine.”


462. “You can always improve and grow, and that has always been my thinking, not to settle with what I am, and always try to improve and grow as a person and footballer, and I believe that is what I’ve been doing all my career, adding new elements to my football.” – Lionel Messi


463. Surprise the world with your character and humility to the extent they quit backbiting.


464. “A session of boasting won't attract any real friends. It will set you up on a pedestal, however, making you a clearer target.”


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


466. “If talk is cheap, then being silent is expensive. And many people it seems, can't afford to buy into it.”


467. “Toxic people only change their victims, never themselves. Remember that.” — Soulja Boy


468. “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.” ~ Criss Jami


469. “Removing toxic people (including Naysayers) from your life can repay you in scores of holistic wealth.” ― Keisha Blair


470. “- Mark Baum's Mom: Then what's the problem, rabbi?


471. “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


472. “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


473. “Often people that criticise your life are usually the same people that don't know the price you paid to get where you are today. True friends see the full picture of your soul.”


474. “Boundaries are, in simple terms, the recognition of personal space.” -Asa Don Brown


475. ‘Why talk behind’ is not the concern, ‘what made talk behind’ is.


476. “Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.”


477. “This is why I didn’t go out to parties and many other things. I am successful because I made sacrifices for success.” – Lionel Messi


478. “The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” –Wole Soyinka


479. “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


480. “Let negative people live their negative lives with their negative minds.” – Moosa Rahat


481. Oh!" Celeste clapped her hand to her mouth, stifling laughter. Matt said a bad word! "I said titillating, not tit." "Now you said a bad word!" Celeste squealed. - Author: Jessica Park


482. “Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher of poison with milk on top.” – Chanakya


483. “Sometimes it’s better to just let things be, let people go, don’t fight for closure, don’t ask for explanations, don’t chase answers and don’t expect people to understand where you’re coming from.”


484. If man was a logical creature: his last suspect - namely, his mouth - was going to be the first; whenever he thinks that someone, or, something is smelly. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana


485. “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.” — Criss Jami


486. “Don’t mistake reading with doing.” – Codie Sanchez


487. “People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.” W. Somerset Maugham


488. “I am an American. I love my country and have great hopes for it. It is for this reason that I speak candidly and sometimes critically about it.”


489. “Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.” — Richelle E Goodrich


490. “The road to sustained happiness is through discipling your behavior.” – Will Smith


491. Once people stop talking with you then they start talking about you.


492. “The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.” —Oscar Wilde


493. “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


494. “A legend is not made when he succeeds, but when he succeeds after he fails.” – Lionel Messi


495. “Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.” – Socrates


496. “Follow your dreams, but there is a lot of criticism. You have to brush it off. Everybody is looking for something different.” - Kendall Jenner


497. “It is better to be alone than in bad company.”


498. “Everyone talks behind, but no one admits.”


499. “Always remember that some people will gossip and talk about you because when they talk about themselves… no one cares.”


500. 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.


501. “Scorn not the Sonnet; Critic, you have frowned,


502. “Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It’s gossip.” ~ Erma Bombeck


503. “Just once on Father's Day I wish my kids would give me a #1 Dad mug instead of one with my actual ranking.” —Andy Borowitz


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


505. “Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody enjoys.” — Joseph Conrad


506. So leave them alone and go about your own life."


507. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”


508. “It still strikes me as strange that anyone could have any moral objection to someone else's sexuality. It's like telling someone else how to clean their house.”


509. “99% of people are not willing to do what it takes to make their dreams come true.” – Will Smith


510. “If you’re absent during my struggle don’t expect to be present during my success.” – Will Smith


511. “Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic.” — Jean Sibelius


512. “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” – Will Rogers


513. “How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.”


514. “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


515. “Toxic people don’t like it when others see through them, so they’ll do all they can to make everyone else look like a monster.” – Nitya Prakash


516. “In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits, express your power, and fulfill your potential. It’s no different in the financial realm.” – Suze Orman


517. “Have the courage to be disliked.”


518. People are like pickles- some are sour, some are sweet, and some leave a bad taste in your mouth. - Author: Kallee Gallant


519. “Talking behind your boss is okay. Talking behind your boss all the time is not okay. Talking behind your boss, colleagues, neighbors, friends, relatives, dogs, and pets is not okay.”


520. I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret.


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


522. “The snake will always bite back.” — Jake Roberts


523. “Bad-mouthing everyone else is such a simple option.”


524. “Be Impeccable With your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.”


525. “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.”


526. “Rumor travels faster, but it don’t stay put as long as truth.” – Will Rogers


527. TV is tricky. You can do some stuff and people will tune out and never tune back in. It's sort of like putting a bad taste in somebody's mouth. Some people may not ever tune in again. And then there's some people that will tune in just to tune in and see what's gon' happen. - Author: NeNe Leakes


528. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”


529. “Feedback is a gift. Ideas are the currency of our next success. Let


530. “- Sigmund Freud: Of course there’s the added difficulty, more ammunition for our enemies, that all others here in Vienna in our psychoanalytical circle are Jews.


531. “If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs.”


532. “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.” — Michel de Montaigne


533. “They are just angry because the truth you speak contradicts the lie they live.”


534. “Let them talk, while you do.”


535. “I have found the best way to deal with a toxic person is to not respond in any other way than monotone voice and a businesslike manner.” – Jen Grice


536. “You sounded like Dolly parton on helium."


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


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


539. “Being praised essentially means that one is receiving judgment from another person as ‘good.’ And the measure of what is good or bad about that act is that person’s yardstick. If receiving praise is what one is after, one will have no choice but to adapt to that person’s yardstick and put the brakes on one’s own freedom.”


540. “Analyses of others are actually expressions of our own needs and values.”


541. “Before you “assume” try this crazy method called “asking”.”


542. “Friendship is every day, not just when it’s convenient to someone.”


543. “Never hang your dirty laundry in public, the wind might blow it everywhere.”


544. “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


545. To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.


546. “To avoid criticism, say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.” Elbert Hubbard


547. “We are Argentina. Who the opponent is doesn’t matter.” – Lionel Messi


548. “To succeed…You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.”


549. Criticism; Reading; Tradition; Writing


550. Big bad wolf, are you going to eat me?" You're a dirty girl, Calloway. My gaze drops to her mouth. Until you fucking scream. - Author: Krista Ritchie


551. “I am my own biggest critic. Before anyone else has criticized me, I have already criticized myself. But for the rest of my life, I am going to be with me and I don’t want to spend my life with someone who is always critical. So I am going to stop being my own critic. It’s high time that I accept all the great things about me.” C. JoyBell C.


552. “Avoid him who talks sweetly before you but tries to ruin you behind your back, for he is like a pitcher of poison with milk on top.“


553. “If people talk behind your back, it’s because you’re ahead of them.” — Zayn Malik


554. “I don’t regret my past,


555. “It’s okay if you don’t like me. Not everyone has good taste.”


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


557. “I have many years to get better and better, and that has to be my ambition. The day you think there is no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.” – Lionel Messi


558. “Everybody has bad relationships, and, at the end of the day, they are just a great way to set yourself up for a good relationship.” – Anne Hathaway


559. “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.” Criss Jami


560. “If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare. If we wish to see the insignificance of human learning we may study his commentators.”


561. “Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”


562. “How beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged.”


563. My arse contemplates those who talk behind my back. - Author: Francis Picabia


564. “The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.” Elbert Hubbard


565. “Often those that criticize others reveal what he himself lacks.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


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


567. “It always seems impossible, until it is done.”


568. “I never did anything for money. It was never about money. My experience is when people do things for money, you make bad decisions.” – Will Smith


569. “Insecure people only eclipse your sun because they’re jealous of your daylight and tired of their dark, starless nights.”


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


571. “He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.”


572. “God placed the best things in life on the other side of terror.” – Will Smith


573. Criticism; Sensitivity; Writing


574. What if I have bad breath?' I asked.


575. “If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.”


576. “Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.” – Alfred A. Montapert


577. “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body; it calls attention to the development of an unhealthy state of things. If it is heeded in time, danger may be averted; if it is suppressed, a fatal distemper may develop.” Winston Churchill


578. “Success doesn’t stop when you get there.” – Michael Jordan


579. “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.”


580. “Remember: What dad really wants is a nap. Really.” —Dave Barry


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


582. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”


583. Sweet Pea, the way you eat means you got tits and ass. This is good because I like tits and ass. This is bad because Tack and Lawson like 'em just as much as me. Then he shoved his noodles and veg into his mouth and said with his mouth full, Tack maybe more. - Author: Kristen Ashley

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