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600 Best Quotes: People Talking About You Behind Your Back

1. “The world doesn’t change in front of your eyes, it changes behind your back.”


2. “People love to talk, so let them have fun talking.” – Catherine Hardwicke


3. Gossip is easy, politics is hard.


4. “Criticism is a misconception: we must read not to understand others but to understand ourselves.” Emil Cioran


5. “I start early and I stay late, day after day, year after year, it took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.” – Lionel Messi


6. Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed. - Herman Melville


7. “Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.” –Kingsley Amis


8. “Rumor travels faster, but it don't stay put as long as truth. ”


9. “Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future.” –


10. “People often talk about and criticize the life of others to forget the failures and the negations in their own lives!”


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


12. “Sometimes the person you would take a bullet for ends up being behind the gun.” — Tupac


13. “Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.”


14. “He who throws dirt always loses ground.” – Unknown


15. “In relation, if you are suppressing the other one.


16. “Real friends will listen to your problems no matter how bad their day is going.”


17. “Today i will do what others won't so tomorrow i can do what others can’t.”


18. You start realizing that good prose is crunchy. There's texture in your mouth as you say it. You realize bad writing, bland writing, has no texture, no taste, no corners in your mouth. I'm a great believer in reading aloud. - Author: Janet Fitch


19. “Unhappy people can be very dangerous, don’t forget that.” – S.E. Lynes


20. I don’t trust anyone who talks bad about someone else to me, they probably talk behind my back too.


21. “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


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


23. “Many people get into a relationship as a way to compensate for something they lack or hate within themselves. This is a one-way ticket to a toxic relationship because it makes your love conditional – you will love your partner as long as they help you feel better about yourself.” – Mark Manson


24. “I know who I am, I know what I believe, and that’s all I need to know.” – Will Smith


25. “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.” – William Arthur Ward


26. “If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer, I would willingly play for nothing.” – Lionel Messi


27. “Shakespeare said pretty well everything and what he left out, James Joyce, with a judge from meself, put in.”


28. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.”


29. Don’t waste time


30. “I like my stilettos like I like my margins…. High.” – Codie Sanchez


31. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.


32. “If someone thinks you’re being dramatic or selfish, then they obviously haven’t walked a mile in your shoes. It’s not important for you to explain yourself. You get a pass here. Don’t let anyone else try to saddle you with guilt or shame. If you need your space, take it.” – Sarah Newman


33. “Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.”


34. “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.”


35. “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


36. “The person who offends writes as if it was written on sand, and the person who is offended reads it as if it were written on marble.” —Italian proverb


37. “Before you judge me, make sure you are perfect.”


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


39. “Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.” –Franklin P. Jones


40. “The covers of this book are too far apart.”


41. “The words with which a child’s heart is poisoned, whether through malice or through ignorance, remain branded in his memory, and sooner or later they burn his soul.”


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


43. “If you keep your feathers well-oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck’s back.” Ellen Swallow Richards


44. “Time passes and you begin to see people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be.” – Scarlet Koop


45. “The need for talking behind arises if you are not strong enough upfront.”


46. “Some friends are like pennies, two-faced and worthless.” – Unknown


47. “Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.” – Henry James


48. “And one wild Shakespeare, following Nature’s lights,


49. Love such a funny word; a worse emotion. It's crazy because it has the ability to give you strength, happiness and mostly belief. At the same time this thing call love can turn you bitter, insecure and allow you to lose sight of who you are in that same moment. - Author: Mz. Baltimore


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


51. “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


52. “The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” —Tim Russert


53. We reveal most about ourselves when we speak about others.


54. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.”


55. “’Best friends’ has 11 letters, so does ‘Backstabber.’“


56. “Your dignity can be mocked, abused, compromised, toyed with, lowered and even badmouthed, but it can never be taken from you. You have the power today to reset your boundaries, restore your image, start fresh with renewed values and rebuild what has happened to you in the past.” ~ Shannon L. Alder


57. “I've been all over the world and I've never seen a statue of a critic.”


58. “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.”


59. “I will not allow anyone to walk in my mind with dirty feet.” – Mahatma Gandhi


60. “A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.”


61. “I am worth more than these excuses. I am worth more than this inconsistent, unhealthy, disappointing dynamic. I am worthy of finding someone that is never going to allow us to settle into this toxic, distorted version of love.” – Liz Newman


62. “The only way to win with a toxic person is not to play.”


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


64. “Learn to be okay with people not knowing your side of the story. You have nothing to prove to anyone.”


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


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


67. “They like you more when you don’t challenge them. They prefer to have an upper hand over you.” – Mitta Xinindlu


68. “If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship — you won.” – Lalah Delia


69. “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”


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


71. “Don’t let toxic people infect you with the fear of giving and receiving one of the most powerful forces in this world… LOVE!”― Yvonne Pierre


72. “Some friends are like pennies, two-faced and worthless.”


73. “Happy Fathers Day, Dad! I wouldn’t trade you for anything. Of course, nobody’s offered me anything.” —Melanie White


74. “Let them judge you. Let them misunderstand you. Let them gossip about you. Their opinions aren’t your problems. You stay kind, committed to love and free in your authenticity. No matter what they do or say, don’t doubt your worth or the beauty of your truth. Just keep shining like you always do.” – Scott Stabile


75. “Your life will become better by making other lives better.” – Will Smith


76. “You bitch! Why didn't you just tell me it was a Rum and Coke?!”


77. “Criticism is information that will help you grow.” –Hendrie Weisinger


78. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”


79. People who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think.


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


81. “If I maintain my silence about my secret it is my prisoner...if I let it slip from my tongue, I am ITS prisoner.”


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


83. “The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


84. Criticism; Ouch!; Relativity


85. “A work in progress. And the possibilities are endless.” – Elizabeth Eulsberg


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


87. “I don’t need the best hairstyle or the best body. Just give me a ball at my feet and I’ll show you what I can do.” – Lionel Messi


88. “6+3=9 but so does 5+4. The way you do things isn’t always the only way to do them. Respect other people’s way of thinking.” – Will Smith


89. “The clear problem of the outlawing of insult is that too many things can be interpreted as such. Criticism, ridicule, sarcasm, merely stating an alternative point of view to the orthodoxy, can be interpreted as insult.” Rowan Atkinson


90. “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


91. “The true reader reads every work seriously in the sense that he reads it whole-heartedly, makes himself as receptive as he can. But for that very reason he cannot possibly read every work solemly or gravely. For he will read 'in the same spirit that the author writ.'... He will never commit the error of trying to munch whipped cream as if it were venison.”


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


93. “It’s too easy to criticize a man when he’s out of favor, and to make him shoulder the blame for everybody else’s mistakes.” – Leo Tolstoy


94. Bad Kitty. That's what Charlie said. I bite my lip hard enouth to draw blood and savor the metallic taste in my mouth.


95. “When the year starts the objective is to win it all with the team, personal records are secondary.” – Lionel Messi


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


97. We all like to complain about movies, shows, comics, and the like. This is your chance to put your money where your mouth is! Instead of complaining about what bad stories there are, create something better yourself. - Author: Comfort Love


98. Art; Criticism; Poetry


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


100. “The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews.” – William Faulkner


101. “I’m sure you’ve met people who have said: “Oh those guys are stupid, not like me.” When someone self-assigns themselves to a “better” group of people, they automatically find themselves in the ARROGANT group because those who are wise don’t glorify themselves.”


102. “If you are not gossiping among yourselves, you are not true friends. Have you shared how bad your other half is with your besties? Of course, only your besties know how you are, and your better half is. And for the rest of the world, you are a sweet couple.”


103. “We do not have to be mental health professionals to identify the traits of the possible sociopaths among us.” ― P.A. Speers


104. Once again, there was a terrorist attack inside my mouth. - Author: Namekojirushi


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


106. “Or sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy’s child,


107. “Boundaries we set for our life are important, life-saving even. A lot of hurt comes from allowing others to guilt us into breaking them.” -Zara Hairston


108. “If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


109. “When being in a toxic relationship in life at times you may have to step outside yourself, to see yourself, so you can find yourself and love yourself again.” — Angel Moreira


110. “Life is like an elevator. On your way up, sometimes you have to stop and let some people off.”


111. “Constant development is the law of life, and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas in order to appear consistent drives himself into a false position.”


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


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


114. “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.”


115. “Where I excel, is ridiculous, sickening, work-ethic!….” – Will Smith


116. “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.”


117. “Don’t let toxic people infect you with the fear of giving and receiving one of the most powerful forces in this world… LOVE!​” – ​Yvonne Pierre


118. “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.” – Will Smith


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


120. “There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it hardly becomes any of us to talk about the rest of us.” ~ Edward Wallis Hoch


121. “If people are talking behind your back, be happy that you are the one in front.”


122. “All that is said behind, if said on the face, will result in disaster. You won’t have any relations. And life becomes such a mess.”


123. Avoidant personality disorder


124. “Saving is for a short-term goal that you hope to reach within five years or so. Investing is for the long term.” – Suze Orman


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


126. “Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you.” - Cynthia Kersey


127. It’s funny, the people that know the least about me have the most to say.


128. “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” –Benjamin Disraeli


129. “Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go.” — Denisse Lisseth


130. “It’s scoring goals that’s great, whether against Brazil or anybody else.” – Lionel Messi


131. ... a person who doesn't formulate his criticism in an uplifting, supportive manner ... has some questionable motivation or destructive intentions behind his actions. Ellen D. Baxter, How to Deal with Criticism


132. “Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.”


133. As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each other's faults. - L. Frank Baum


134. “- Wednesday Addams: Your work is puerile and under-dramatized. You lack any sense of structure, character and the Aristotelian unities.


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


136. “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.”


137. “If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it.” – Mark Twain


138. “If a man isn’t willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he’s no good.” –Ezra Pound


139. “Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.” ― Israelmore Ayivor


140. “It’s too easy to criticize a man when he’s out of favor, and to make him shoulder the blame for everybody else’s mistakes.” –Leo Tolstoy


141. “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


142. “Our critics make us strong!


143. “The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very good – in spite of all the people who say he is very good.”


144. “The only way you will ever permanently take control of your financial life is to dig deep and fix the root problem.” – Suze Orman


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


146. “If people talk about you behind your back, that would mean you are in front, so stay ahead.”


147. “You cannot expect to live a positive life if you hang with negative people.” — Joel Osteen


148. “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


149. A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no one could find fault.


150. “It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of ‘Me’, which is basically a tyranny of others.” – Stefan Molyneux


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


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


153. “Ever since I’ve known you, you talk like a radicle, but you live like a rich guy. I don’t think you’re willing to lose all of this just to do the right thing.”


154. “If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.” — Donald Rumsfeld


155. “An extraordinary life is all about daily, continuous improvements in the areas that matter most.” – Robin Sharma


156. “It's only gossip if you repeat it. Until then, it's gathering information.”


157. “You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” – Anne Lamott


158. “If you don’t want to get attention from anyone, then don’t do anything, don’t create anything.”


159. Histrionic personality disorder


160. “Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw


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


162. “The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight."


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


164. “In life, we never lose friends, we only learn who the true ones are.”


165. One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that 3 out of 4 murders are committed by people who know their victim.


166. “A father’s tears and fears are unseen, his love is unexpressed, but his care and protection remains as a pillar of strength throughout our lives.” ―Ama H. Vanniarachchy


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


168. “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.”


169. “I think it’s very important to have a feedback loop, where you’re constantly thinking about what you’ve done and how you could be doing it better.”


170. “We do not have to be mental health professionals to identify the traits of the possible sociopaths among us.” – P.A. Speers


171. “To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.”


172. “Take advantage of every minute that you have, in football an in life.” – Lionel Messi


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


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


175. “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.”


176. “Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.”


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


178. “Talking behind is considered bad, whereas it is not. It is just fooling our brains and an utter waste of time.”


179. “The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.” – G.K. Chesterton


180. “He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life. Nor sequent centuries could hit Orbit and sum of Shakespeare’s wit.”


181. “The price of success is to bear the criticism of envy.” –Denis Waitley


182. “Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.” –Robert Frank


183. “If I say that Shakespeare is the greatest of intellects, I have said all concerning him. But there is more in Shakespeare’s intellect than we have yet seen. It is what I call an unconscious intellect; there is more virtue in it that he himself is aware of.”


184. There is nothing that can replace self-development. - Author: Sunday Adelaja


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


186. “There is no friendship that cares about an overheard secret.”


187. “On Hollywood's theory that the audience knows best, the schoolboy's 'lousy' is the last word in dramatic criticism.”


188. “Stop letting it bother you, just let it go. Your mind can only take so much.”


189. “Friendships are meant to be enjoyable, not tense or anxiety-provoking.”


190. “Just because they say they’re praying for you in your face,


191. “In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh, I’m going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow, here’s a chance to grow.”


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


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


194. “Make feedback normal. Not a performance review.”


195. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”


196. “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


197. “Fake friends are like shadows: they follow you in the sun but leave you in the dark.”


198. “As long as we are pointing the finger and stuck at who’s fault something is, we are jammed and trapped into victim mode. When you are in victim mode you are stuck in suffering.


199. “I like rumors! I find out so much stuff about myself that I didn’t even know.”


200. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”


201. “The more bullies criticize you, the less internal peace they will have.”


202. “Just stick with it. What seems so hard now will one day be your warm up.”


203. “Keep talking about me behind my back, and watch God keep blessing me in front of your face.”


204. “Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.” – Orrin Woodward


205. Don’t criticize what you don’t understand. You never walked in that man’s shoes. - Elvis Presley


206. “One does not have the right to criticize until he can do the same work without being criticized” ― Dr. Amit Abraham


207. “Every day bite off more than you can check… and then chew it.” – Codie Sanchez


208. “I like constructive criticism from smart people.” — Prince


209. 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. - Author: Agatha Christie


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


211. “People who think they are right all the time and the ones who tend to dominate are mostly talked behind. These people usually insult us in the face or behave in such a way that they get hard to convince.”


212. Think before you speak is criticism's motto; speak before you think, creation's. - E. M. Forster


213. “If your VALUE were super small, you would get significantly less criticism because they only try to humiliate those who have huge value.


214. “It’s not clever to respond to humiliation if it was received from a guy you don’t respect! Because the value of an insult is zero if it’s created by a creature that doesn’t have a heart. Listen only to sober, conscious, and wise people.”


215. Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.


216. “Talking behind someone is actually a foolish thing you could do to your ego.”


217. “The road to power is in taking responsibility.” – Will Smith


218. “Now, these people have already caused us some kind of disturbance. This cannot be simply accepted as it is. This disturbance can’t stay with us for long. And the easiest way out is talking behind.”


219. “Don’t be sad or afraid when you start losing friends, be glad you’re getting rid of the fake ones. Stay true to yourself.”


220. “If people talk behind your back, it’s because you’re ahead of them.”


221. Or, Most of the time when you open your mouth, make known the gospel. But if you're feeling really, really hurt, rally other people around your cause and make this other person look as bad as you can. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst


222. Criticism; Self-Confidence; Writing


223. “I don’t trust anyone who talks bad about someone else to me, they probably talk behind my back too.”


224. “It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.”


225. “If they talk about other people with you, they will talk about you with other people.” — Carlos Wallace


226. “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” – Sigmund Freud


227. “Let them talk of men, and beg of me.” – Spanish Proverb


228. “The mind gives us thousands of ways to say no, but there’s only one way to say yes, and that’s from the heart.” – Suze Orman


229. “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything. ”


230. “People who avoid all criticism fail. It’s destructive criticism we need to avoid, not criticism in all forms.” — Tim Ferriss


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


232. Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting. - Emmet Fox


233. “People inspire you, or they drain you. Pick them wisely.” – Hans F. Hasen


234. “False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.” – Richard Burton


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


236. “Build your life or someone else will hire your to build theirs.” – Will Smith


237. “Never turn your back on your friends. That’s the best target.”


238. “Sometimes, it is not the people who change, but it is the mask that falls off, and this is rightly said, and we are sure to be able to understand the reason“


239. “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.”


240. “I’m mad, they say. I am temperamental and dizzy and disagreeable. Well, let them talk. I can take it. Only one person can hurt me. Her name is Ida Lupino.” — Ida Lupino


241. “Ignore those who talk about you behind your back. That’s where they belong. Behind your back.”


242. “Ask me, don’t ask about me.”


243. These are the few ways we can practice humility:


244. Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot.


245. “When you lose your ego, you win. It really is that simple.”


246. “My name must be addictive because these bitches can’t live without my name on their mouth.“


247. “When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.” — Oscar Wilde


248. “A quibble is to Shakespeare what luminous vapours are to the traveller: he follows it at all adventures; it is sure to lead him out of his way and sure to engulf him in the mire.”


249. “Never rely on another person to make you feel whole.” – Karen Salmansohn


250. “If talking behind relieves you, you are tricking your ego.”


251. “Never rely on another person to make you feel whole.” — Karen Salmansohn


252. “One of the greatest geniuses that ever existed,


253. “It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of ‘Me’, which is basically a tyranny of others.” ― Stefan Molyneux


254. “The habits that took years to build, do not take a day to change.”


255. “Busy hands achieve more than idle tongues.”


256. “You are a work in progress. Give yourself the space and grace for improvements.” – Germany Kent


257. “Let your smile change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile.” – Will Smith


258. “Employees who report receiving recognition and praise within the last seven days show increased productivity, get higher scores from customers, and have better safety records. They’re just more engaged at work.”


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


260. “Sometimes you need those bad friends to appreciate the good ones.”


261. “Life is too short to hang around people who are causing you to compromise. Pulling you down. Your time is too valuable to waste it with people who don’t have a dream. People that aren’t going anywhere.” – Joel Osteen


262. “Don’t let toxic people sabotage your happiness, ruin your positive attitude, contaminate your mind or destroy your self-confidence. Instead, surround yourself with generous, positive, and nurturing people who will lift you up.” — Farshad Asl


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


264. “Keep talking about me behind my back,


265. “Who gossips to you will gossip about you.”


266. “Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positive, it will take their breath away.” – Unknown


267. “Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.” — Anna Taylor


268. “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


269. “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.”


270. “Don’t confuse “familiar” with “acceptable”. Toxic relationships can fool you like that.” – Steve Maraboli


271. “There is no defense against criticism except obscurity.” –Joseph Addison


272. “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


273. “People are going to talk. Whether you do bad or good.”


274. “I am a big believer that orderliness begets wealth. A pile of bills and statements — whether paid or not — is a sign that someone is clueless about what’s coming in and going out. When you consciously open, read, and file away your bills and statements, you are connecting with your money and taking control of your life.” – Suze Orman


275. “Don’t tell people your dreams. Show Them.”


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


277. “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.”


278. “Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.” —Jon Stewart


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


280. “We reveal most about ourselves when we speak about others.” — Kamand Kojouri


281. “Enter RUMOUR, painted full of tongues."


282. “When criticized, consider the source.” —Unknown


283. “Our myriad-minded Shakespeare.”


284. “Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well- warmed, and well-fed.”


285. “People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves.”– Albert Camus


286. “Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions…Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.” — Tina Fey


287. Instead of causing chaos and rocking someone else's boat, you need to row your own.


288. “I am fundamentally an optimist. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”


289. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”


290. “The buildings are made of fieldstone and all the windows need washing.”


291. “Let them talk. Those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss


292. “Rumor travels faster, but it doesn’t stay put as long as truth.” — Will Rogers


293. “Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you’ll be a mile away and have his shoes.” –Anonymous


294. “Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless. But you’re not worthless. You’re underappreciated.” – Steve Maraboli


295. “In relation, if you are suppressing the other one. They will talk behind.”


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


297. “If you don’t fight for what you want, don’t cry for what you lost.” – Will Smith


298. “Wise people prefer to benefit from constructive criticism rather than be ruined by false praise.” Shiv Khera


299. “If the only way you can fit in with your friends is by doing bad things, you need some new friends.”


300. “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


301. “People will talk. Let them talk.”


302. To be your companion."


303. “Stay away from negative people. They drain your energy like vampires suck out human’s blood. Hell. They’re the real ‘dementors’.”― Riza Prasetyaningsih


304. “Do not belive what the gossipers told you without prove and evidence”


305. “Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go.” – Denisse Lisseth


306. “To criticize a person for their race is manifestly irrational and ridiculous, but to criticize their religion, that is a right. That is a freedom. The freedom to criticize ideas, any ideas - even if they are sincerely held beliefs - is one of the fundamental freedoms of society. A law which attempts to say you can criticize and ridicule ideas as long as they are not religious ideas is a very peculiar law indeed.


307. “Fake friends are like actors, they will laugh and joke with you til they hear “cut”, and then later they will talk about you behind the scenes.”


308. “Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.”


309. “I don’t know what’s worse. People who talk bad about their friends, or people who know they have fake friends but still keep them around.”


310. “You don’t turn your back on family, even when they turn their back on you.” — Mario Tomasello


311. “Analyses of others are actually expressions of our own needs and values.” – Marshall Rosenberg


312. “We teach people how to treat us.” – Dr. Phil


313. “Knowledge planted in truth grows in truth. Strength born of peace loses nothing to hate.” – Aberjhani


314. “Everything in our background has prepared us to know and resist a prison when the gates begin to close around us . . . But what if there are no cries of anguish to be heard? Who is prepared to take arms against a sea of amusements? To whom do we complain, and when, and in what tone of voice, when serious discourse dissolves into giggles? What is the antidote to a culture's being drained by laughter?”


315. “If people are talking about you behind your back, chances are you’re in front of them.”


316. “As soon as you concern yourself with the “good” and “bad” of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weakens and defeats you.”


317. “Keep calm and let them talk.”


318. “I have fund like a child in the street. When the day comes when I’m not enjoying it, I will leave football.” – Lionel Messi


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


320. “It's rare for a toxic person to change their behavior. More often, the only thing that varies is their target and the blame they place. Because some toxic people are difficult to identify, keep in mind that a victim mindset is sometimes a red flag. So, listen when someone talks about their life and circumstances. If the list of people they blame is long… it's probably only a matter of time before you're on that list.” – Steve Maraboli


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


322. “In order to escape the lifestyle that everyone else saw for me I had to move, I had to make changes.” – Codie Sanchez


323. “A critic aims to HUMILIATE you—drag you DOWN where they are at this very moment.”


324. “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. When I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, because that’s when it really counts.”


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


326. “Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.” – Emmet Fox


327. A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism. - Will Self


328. “Some were too young to fight and became the stay-at-homes, feeling perhaps that the Great Event of their generation had passed them by. Some were pacifists and denounced the senseless killing created by production line warfare. This group of young artists, most of them born between 1895 and 1900, would become known as the Lost Generation.”


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


330. “If people are talking behind your back, be happy that you are the one in front.


331. “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


332. Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.


333. “The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews. The ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews.” –William Faulkner


334. “Let negative people live their negative lives with their negative minds.”― Moosa Rahat


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


336. “To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”


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


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


339. “Why this urge to talk even behind your significant other, to bestie? This is because they are suppressing you. They are not giving you the needful freedom and space.”


340. “We don’t have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to.”


341. “The only thing that I see that is distinctly different about me is, I am not afraid to die on a treadmill. You might have more talent than me, you might be smarter than me. But if we get on the treadmill together, there’s two things. You are getting off first. Or I am going to die. It’s that simple.” – Will Smith


342. “Critics sometimes appear to be addressing themselves to works other than those I remember writing.” – Joyce Carol Oates


343. “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.”


344. “My name must be addictive because these bit*hes can’t live without my name on their mouth.”


345. People can't talk about you behind your back if you are constantly in their faces. - Author: J.D. Horn


346. “The presence of the person you hate is far more agonizing than the absence of the person you love.” ― Shon Mehta


347. “If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image.” – Michael Bassey Johnson


348. You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.


349. “I don’t feel like a legend. I feel like a work in progress.” – Barbara Streisand


350. You think it hurts your feelings that girls talk about you behind your back, until they tell you to your face. And they each wanted a turn. Every time, it started with 'girlfriend' and ended with 'bitch. - Author: Jennifer Echols


351. The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms. - Amit Ray


352. Everything on my body turned real dark. My toes, under my feet, inside my mouth, under my tongue - I just turned really dark. I'm still here, but it's gonna take a while to get back to normal. Chemo kills all the good cells along with the bad. - Author: Sharon Jones


353. “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.”


354. “Toxic people will make you feel like you’re holding a grudge. No, dude. That’s a boundary.” – Unknown


355. “Some people are real, some people are good, some people are fake,


356. “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”


357. “A leader is always first in line during times of criticism and last in line during times of recognition.” – Orrin Woodward


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


359. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”


360. “When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I’m already better than them.” - Marilyn Monroe


361. I like rumors! I find out so much about me that I didn’t even know.


362. “To be of good quality, you have to excuse yourself from the presence of shallow and callow minded individuals.”― Michael Bassey Johnson


363. “When being in a toxic relationship in life at times you may have to step outside yourself, to see yourself, so you can find yourself and love yourself again.” – Angel Moreira


364. “People inspire you, or they drain you. Pick them wisely.” — Hans F. Hasen


365. “When 99% of people doubt your idea, you’re either gravely wrong or about to make history.”


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


367. “Every coin has two sides,


368. “People only throw shade on what’s shining.” – Genereux Philip


369. “Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me danger is very real but fear is a choice.” – Will Smith


370. “I remembered something my friend Jo likes to say whenever any of her friends are criticizing themselves. ‘Hey. That’s my best friend you’re talking about like that.‘”


371. Criticism; Publicity


372. “In relation, if you are suppressing the other one, they will talk behind your back.”


373. “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


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


375. “The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic.” – Oscar Wilde


376. “People gossip. People are insecure, so they talk about other people so that they won’t be talked about. They point out flaws in other people to make them feel good about themselves.” ~ Blake Lively


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


378. “There’s folks you just don’t need. You’re better off without em. Your life is just a little better because they ain’t in it.” ― William Gay


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


380. Stephanie's vaginal teeth scrape against him as she makes love to him. Kevin cringes as she presses her messy head wound against his cheek. He doesn't enjoy the sex. It feels like he's getting a really bad blowjob from a girl with big teeth and a small mouth. - Author: Carlton Mellick III


381. “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


382. “They have the unique ability to listen to one story and understand another.” ~ Pandora Poikilos


383. “It’s better to be hated than be irrelevant.” – Codie Sanchez


384. 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


385. “I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.”


386. “Negative people need drama like oxygen. Stay positve, it will take their breath away.” – Unknown


387. “Life is too short to tolerate nonsense. Cut out negativity, ignore gossip, and let go of fake people and their drama!”


388. “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


389. “Examine what is said and not who speaks.”


390. “When you notice someone​​ does something toxic the first time, don’t wait for the second time before you address it.” – Shahida Arabi


391. “Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.”


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


393. “If people keep stepping on you, wear a pointy hat.” ― Joyce Rachelle


394. “I don't mind when people talk behind my back, they are just, at the right place, behind me!”


395. Don't tell me what they said about me, tell me why they were so comfortable to say it around you.


396. “Words have no wings but they can fly a thousand miles.“ ~ Korean Proverb


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


398. “They say’ is often a great liar.” ~ Proverb


399. “You are never powerful in life until you are powerful over your money.” – Suze Orman


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


401. Actors/Acting; Criticism; Writing


402. “Don’t ever stop believing in your own transformation. It is still happening even on days you may not realize it or feel like it.” ― Lalah Delia


403. One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, 'Don’t get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did. - Chris Ware


404. “Gossip needn’t be false to be evil – there’s a lot of truth that shouldn’t be passed around.” ~ Frank A. Clark


405. “Greatness exists in all of us.” – Will Smith


406. “Let them talk, just let the money talk itself.”


407. “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.” ~ Marcus Aurelius


408. Your confidence needs to be built from within.


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


410. “Don’t write about him. Don’t try to describe him. Just watch him.”


411. “I’m never satisfied. I always push my limits and I always try to get better every day.” – Lionel Messi


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


413. “Save your skin from the corrosive acids from the mouths of toxic people. Someone who just helped you to speak evil about another person can later help another person to speak evil about you.” – Israelmore Ayivor


414. “If you say something and reject any criticism, then your words truly meant to advise yourself.” – Toba Beta


415. “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 Ayivor


416. “If you are not staying on top of your money, you are putting your financial well-being at risk.” – Suze Orman


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


418. “If you hate gossip or people talking about you behind your back, then politics isn't for you.”


419. “Critics sometimes appear to be addressing themselves to works other than those I remember writing.” –Joyce Carol Oates


420. “A fake friend likes to see you do well, but not better than them.”


421. “Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection.”


422. “Failure actually helps you to recognize the areas where you need to evolve.” – Will Smith


423. “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” –attributed to Aristotle


424. “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill


425. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.”


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


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


428. “The concept of improving lives runs through the center of everything I do. And then I realized the way to improve lives is to continually improve yourself.” – Will Smith


429. “While you’re talking behind my back,


430. “Negativity will distracts you from your goals, so don’t entertain it.”


431. “Don’t let toxic people sabotage your happiness, ruin your positive attitude, contaminate your mind or destroy your self-confidence. Instead, surround yourself with generous, positive, and nurturing people who will lift you up.” – Farshad Asl


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


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


434. “Don’t let what others think or say get in your way; their actions reflect on them, not you.” – Suze Orman


435. “The separation of talent and skill is one of the greatest misunderstood concepts for people who are trying to excel, who have dreams, who want to do things. Talent you have naturally. Skill is only developed by hours and hours and hours of beating on your craft.” – Will Smith


436. “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


437. “They have a Right to censure, that have a Heart to help: The rest is Cruelty, not Justice.


438. On the other hand it was bad manners to look a gift horse in the mouth. Even if you're getting it from an overweight cracker in a fringe shirt. - Author: Ilona Andrews


439. “The idea that we need to “pay our dues” is a lie told to us by people who want our labor on the cheap.” – Codie Sanchez


440. “When people cut you down or talk behind your back, remember, they took time out of their pathetic lives to think about you.”


441. “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” ―Clarence Budington Kelland


442. “Stack all the rocks you want, but if you don’t let go of the toxic people and behaviors in your life, nothing will change.” – Steve Maraboli


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


444. “The most inspiring way to win against critics is to inspire them to become better than you are.”


445. “At times, talking behind is the safest way too. You are getting out of the thing that is disturbing you, and there are no significant grudges. But it can also make you weak. So, decide carefully when you should take the stand and when you shouldn’t.”


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


447. “Personal growth is about progress not perfection.” – Hal Elrod


448. “When we speak evil of others, we generally condemn ourselves.” – Publius Syrus


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


450. “A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” – Suze Orman


451. Do you know what is backbiting?


452. “1. Everyone is entitled to their opinion about the things they read (or watch, or listen to, or taste, or whatever). They’re also entitled to express them online.


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


454. “What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.” – Octavio Paz


455. “No one’s ever achieved financial fitness with a January resolution that’s abandoned by February.” – Suze Orman


456. “Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.” –Paula Abdul


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


458. “No matter how much you love the person, you cannot change them. You may influence them; but at the end of the day, they must decide for themselves.” – Robert E. Baines Jr.


459. “It’s funny how you’re nice to my face. It’s hilarious how you talk sh*t behind my back. And it’s downright comical that you think I’m unaware.”


460. “People talk about you because if they talked about themselves no one would listen.”


461. “Time passes and you begin to see, people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be.” – Scarlet Koop


462. “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


463. “Don’t ever stop believing in your own transformation. It is still happening even on days you may not realize it or feel like it.” – Lalah Delia


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


465. “The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.”


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


467. “Companies don’t want you to have multiple revenue streams because then they can’t own you.” – Codie Sanchez


468. “The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.” – Bette Midler


469. “If you want to be honest with yourself, you have to take criticism, even if you attract adverse comments from others.” Mahathir Mohamad


470. I’ve learned that if you’re too skinny, they’ll say something about it. If you’re not skinny enough, they’ll say something about it. I just try to feel good in my own skin as much as I can.


471. “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


472. “Hanging around the small-minded eventually makes us small-minded. The plant only grows as big as the environment it’s in.” – Torron-Lee Dewar


473. “There is no failure. Only feedback.”


474. “The less money you owe, the less income you’ll need and the less you’ll have to save for tomorrow.” – Suze Orman


475. “Don’t tell me what was said about me.


476. “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.”


477. “True friends say good things behind your back and bad things to your face.”


478. “He who bears tales to you certainly bears tales about you.”


479. “Pretty words are not always true, and true words are not always pretty.” –Aiki Flinthart


480. “Promise yourself to give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.”


481. “You are an unfinished work in progress.” – Karen Samuelson


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


483. “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.”


484. “People first, then money, then things.” – Suze Orman


485. “Fingers are the judge


486. “I believe that self-discipline is the definition of self-love.”


487. “I try to use pressure to help me in every game. Pressure helps me do things to the best of my ability. I like it. I don’t feel pressure; quite the contrary, because I always enjoy what I’m doing and that’s playing football.” – Lionel Messi


488. “You say that emotions are overrated. But that's bullshit. Emotions are all we've got.”


489. “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


490. Make a difference


491. “The only people I need in my life are the ones who need me in theirs even when I have nothing else to offer them.”


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


493. “How would your life be different if…You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day…You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.”


494. “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


495. “Gossip, as usual, was one-third right and two-thirds wrong.” — L M Montgomery


496. “It’s better to do nothing with your money than something you don’t understand.” – Suze Orman


497. Selfish- a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.


498. “Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.”


499. “Innocent or calloused hearts and guilty ones


500. “What I do is play soccer, which is what I like.” – Lionel Messi


501. I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


502. ... your three responsibilities as a manager:


503. “Toxic people will often make you question your sanity.” — Sarah Regan


504. “If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.”


505. “The best decisions aren’t made with your mind, but with your instincts.” – Lionel Messi


506. “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


507. “Honey, folks are gonna’ talk about you till the day you die… and ain’t nothing you can do. Let folks talk. It ain’t about what they call you, It’s what you answer to. You remember that. You hear me?” – Madea


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


509. Someone who smiles too much with you can sometimes frown too much with you at your back.


510. “History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness.”


511. 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


512. “I didn’t have everything served to me on a silver platter during my career; unfair criticism helped me.” Filippo Inzaghi


513. “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” – Benjamin Disraeli


514. “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


515. “Not only on the face, but this social etiquette thing is also too complex to understand and follow. So we all prefer to talk behind but with trustworthy people.”


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


517. “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


518. “The right thing for you is – knowing where to talk upfront and where to talk behind. We all need to talk behind sometimes, and having your people to share all these behind talks is actually bliss.”


519. “While you’re talking behind my back, feel free to bend down and kiss my a**.”


520. “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.”


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


522. “Once, I attended a movie premiere. The film producer was in attendance. At the end of the function, one of the critics told him: “It looks like you stole the idea. I’ve seen it somewhere.” After a long pause, the producer said: “What should I do now?” The audience began to applaud; the critic sat down.”


523. “Let them talk, let them ridicule, let them underestimate, Tolerate… Untill and unless they will afraid of you.”


524. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”


525. “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


526. “Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line.” — Lucille Ball


527. “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.”


528. “Never explain, never retract, never apologize. Just get the thing done and let them howl.” — Nellie McClung


529. “I am not the same as 10 years ago, but I know I have things I did not have 10 years ago.” – Lionel Messi


530. “Some people have so much hate, envy, and jealousy in their system that they will talk about and dog their best friends behind their back. They will stop coming around you until they need you but will go to church every Sunday clapping, shouting, and acting like they’re the best Christian in the world. God doesn’t like ugly.”


531. I want to moan and writhe with you and I want to go up to you and kiss your mouth and pull you to me and say "I love you I love you I love you" while stripping. I want you so bad it stings. - Author: Bret Easton Ellis


532. “A cynic is prematurely disappointed with the future.” –Anonymous


533. “The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews.”


534. “A woman knows very well that, though a wit sends her his poems, praises her judgment, solicits her criticism, and drinks her tea, this by no means signifies that he respects her opinions, admires her understanding, or will refuse, though the rapier is denied him, to run through the body with his pen.”


535. “You have to lift a person up before you can really put them in their place.”


536. That wasn't so bad. She said, dabbing at her mouth with a napkin. What was it?


537. “Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.”


538. Nothing’s impossible


539. “Other people’s opinions is a really shi**y way to determine how we feel about ourselves.” – Will Smith


540. “Someone who smiles too much with you can sometime frown too much with you at your back.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


541. “There’s folks you just don’t need. You’re better off without ‘em. Your life is just a little better because they ain’t in it.” – William Gay


542. “May you reach that level within, where you no longer allow your past or people with toxic intentions to negatively affect or condition you.” ― Lalah Delia


543. Actors/Acting; Criticism


544. “There are many good seeds in you. Therefore you must avoid every bad soil in the world.” – Israelmore Ayivor


545. “It's funny how the people who know the least about you, always have the most to say.”


546. “He never treated me like I was a package deal. I wasn’t a burden in his eyes, I was a bonus.” —Ashley Stock


547. “If your comment is helpful to anyone else, than it’s generous indeed. Holding back is selfish, because it deprives the group of your insight at the same time that it normalizes non-participation. If you’re wondering, so is someone else.”


548. “I never think about the play or visualize anything. I do what comes to me at the moment. Instinct. It has always been that way.” – Lionel Messi


549. “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” – George Bernard Shaw


550. Exercise551. “If you are talking behind someone, they might be wrong. If you are talking behind everyone, you are wrong.”


552. Sometimes those opinions won’t be very nice.


553. Make mistakes


554. “Keep my name out of your mouth unless you are praying for me.”


555. “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.”


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


557. “Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.” Emmet Fox


558. “Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.” Paula Abdul


559. It is the disease of cowards, who do not have the courage to speak upfront and so talk behind one's back ... Watch out against the terrorism of gossip! - Author: Pope Francis


560. “Before you run my name through the mud, be sure to mention how good i was to you until you lost all my respect. Mention everything i did for you. tell them how i did my best to help you when no one else gave a shit. then try to trash my name.”


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


562. “There is a price to pay for being an open book.”


563. It is reported by Qays that Amr bin al-Aas (ra) was going somewhere with his friends. They saw a dead mule whose belly had swollen up. Amr (ra)said," By Allah, it is better for one to eat to his full from this (dead mule) than to eat the flesh of a Muslim" (He meant to say that to backbite anyone is worse than eating the meat of a dead animal).


564. “Financial freedom is our birthright, rather than the “slave walk” of the Monday through Friday grind.” – Suze Orman


565. “As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us bear with each other’s faults.” – L. Frank Baum


566. Fill your mind before you empty your mouth.


567. “Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat, it’s understanding the necessity of both; it’s engaging. It’s being all in.”


568. “You have to be the architect of your own life. The biggest mistake you can make is let somebody else write your story.” – Codie Sanchez


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


570. “An educational strategy to help you maintain your clear boundaries is the JADE technique. JADE is an acronym and it stands for:


571. “He was not of an age, but for all time!”


572. “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


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


574. “I am motivated by fear. I hate being scared to do something. I think what developed in my early days, was the attitude that I started attacking things that I was scared of.” – Will Smith


575. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”


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


577. “Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.”


578. “Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.” ~ Joyce Meyer


579. Be warned: A person content to sit with you and criticize others will speak critically of you out of earshot. - Richelle E. Goodrich


580. “While we would love to have no criticism, probably if we had no critique, we wouldn’t be doing anything meaningful.” –Erwin McManus


581. Nellie grinned. I always wanted to go to Venice. It's supposed to be the romance capital of the world.


582. “If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it.” –Mark Twain


583. “If you can discuss it behind my back,


584. “I don’t know about heaven or hell, but I know that bliss isn’t found in drugs or excess, in sex, or in escaping… it’s found in creating.” – Codie Sanchez


585. They smile in my face, behind my back they talk trash,


586. “I’ve liked football since I was a kid and I’ve always dreamt of becoming a professional footballer, I never thought of any other job.” – Lionel Messi


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


588. “Loose tongues are worse than wicked hands.” ~ Jewish Proverb


589. I felt squeezed in that vise along with the mass of everyday things and people, and I had a bad taste in my mouth, a permanent sense of nausea that exhausted me, as if everything, thus compacted, and always tighter, were grinding me up, reducing me to a repulsive cream. - Author: Elena Ferrante


590. “True friends are at peace with your dreams even if they disagree with your methods. Their priority is to make sure you know you can count on them.” — Unknown


591. “Criticism is a privilege that you earn–it shouldn’t be your opening move in an interaction.” –Malcolm Gladwell


592. “This is how The Jewel operates. Status is our sole occupation. Gossip is our currency.”


593. “Conflict with and hostile criticism from loved ones increase our self-doubts and create a sense of helplessness, classic triggers for depression. We need validation from our loved ones. Researchers say that marital distress raises the risk for depression tenfold!”


594. We must understand the need for perfectionism is a corrosive waste of time, because nothing is ever beyond criticism.


595. “Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.” – Suzy Kassem


596. “The best weapon against critics is sarcasm. Use this weapon!”


597. “A lot of cheap seats in the arena are filled with people who never venture onto the floor. They just hurl mean-spirited criticisms and put-downs from a safe distance. The problem is, when we stop caring what people think and stop feeling hurt by cruelty, we lose our ability to connect. But when we’re defined by what people think, we lose the courage to be vulnerable. Therefore, we need to be selective about the feedback we let into our lives. For me, if you’re not in the arena also getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.”


598. “What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.” –Octavio Paz


599. “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


600. “I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and Prejudice I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”


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