Critic Quotes

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C. JoyBell C.
“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.

G.K. Chesterton
“The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.”
G.K. Chesterton, The Blue Cross: A Father Brown Mystery

Criss Jami
“The older you get, the more you understand how your conscience works. The biggest and only critic lives in your perception of people's perception of you rather than people's perception of you.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“I'm the biggest critic of my own work, but sometimes you nail a chapter so good that you have to take a step back and admire that bitch.”
R.D. Ronald

Israelmore Ayivor
“Whatever negative things people think and say about you is enough to bring you down provided you belief that it carries a weight that can push you hard. Don't agree to accept what critics say; be prepared to silence them by doing what they think you can't do!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Yahtzee Croshaw
“The cruelest thing you can do to an artist is tell them their work is flawless when it isn't”
Yahtzee Croshaw

Vivian Mercier
“[Waiting for Godot] has achieved a theoretical impossibility—a play in which nothing happens, that yet keeps audiences glued to their seats. What's more, since the second act is a subtly different reprise of the first, he has written a play in which nothing happens, twice.”
Vivian Mercier

Karl Lagerfeld
“I'm open to everything. When you start to criticize the times you live in, your time is over.”
Karl Lagerfeld

Roger Ebert
“Every great film should seem new every time you see it."
Roger Ebert”
Roger Ebert

“Those who are critical don’t like being criticized, and those who are insensitive have a deficiency in their senses.”
Suzy Kassem

A.A. Navis
“Kalau yang memuji itu teman baik, itu biasa. Kalau yang mencela itu musuh, juga biasa. Tapi kalau yang memuji itu musuh, dan yang mencela itu kawan, itu menyebabkan saya berpikir-pikir.”
A.A. Navis

Amit Kalantri
“You should praise, criticize and flirt with people right to their face, only then it will make a difference.”
Amit Kalantri

Joan Didion
“Making judgments on films is in many ways so peculiarly vaporous an occupation that the only question is why, beyond the obvious opportunities for a few lectures fees and a little careerism at a dispiritingly self-limiting level, anyone does it in the first place.”
Joan Didion, The White Album

Henry Adams
“These questions of taste, of feeling, of inheritance, need no settlement. Everyone carries his own inch-rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.”
Henry Adams

Steve Maraboli
“In moments of prayer, people tend to pose as a critic and point out percieved flaws in God's art.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“A critic is a legless man who teaches other people to run”
Channing Pollock

Válgame
“The best incentive for an artist are the harshest criticism”
Miguel Ángel Sáez Gutiérrez, Zori 2ª Parte

Dorothy Parker
The House Beautiful is, for me, the play lousy.”
Dorothy Parker

Criss Jami
“Discernment is the son of good judgment and the father of self-control. When mixed with an already clear conscience, the ability to read the true motives of a critic keeps one's conscience both clear and at ease.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

T.F. Hodge
“Your life experience is a moving picture, of which you are writer, director, performer, producer and critic.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

E.B. White
“The critic leaves at curtain fall
To find, in starting to review it,
He scarcely saw the play at all
For starting to review it.”
E.B. White

David Nicholls
“No-one ever built a statue of a critic.”
David Nicholls, One Day

D.H. Lawrence
“The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.”
D.H. Lawrence

Nick Hornby
“Reading the book now means that one can, if one wants, play Fantasy Literature--match writers off against each other and see who won over the long haul. Faulkner or Henry Green? I reckon the surprise champ was P.G. Wodehouse, as elegant and resourceful a prose stylist as anyone held up for our inspection here...he has turned out to be as enduring as anyone apart from Orwell. Jokes, you see. People do like jokes.

(Hornby's thoughts after reading "Enemies of Promise" by Cyril Connolly)”
Nick Hornby, The Polysyllabic Spree

Dean Koontz
“As we passed his table, I saw that the device that imprisoned the book was clever but wicked-looking, as though the critic were holding the work - and it's author - in bondage.”
Dean Koontz, Relentless

Trisnoyuwono
“Bagaimanapun juga sifatnya, ulasan-ulasan itu selalu bisa berguna, kecuali ulasan yang hanya berdasarkan kebencian yang meluap, tanpa alasan yang kena. Misalnya ada seseorang yang menyatakan bahwa ceritaku buruk, buruk sekali dan memalukan. Kalau hal itu dikatakan tanpa alasan-alasan, maka tidak perlu diacuhkan.”
Trisnoyuwono, Proses Kreatif: Mengapa dan Bagaimana Saya Mengarang
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Benjamin Disraeli
“¿No sabéis quiénes son los críticos? Aquellos que no han tenido éxito en la literatura y en el arte.”
Benjamin Disraeli

“Art is the direct confrontation between an irreducible individual soul, unreachable by society, and the facts of nature and human nature. The critic, not the connoisseur, reconstructs this confrontation.”
Christopher S. Wood, A History of Art History

Winston S. Churchill
“It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic.”
Winston S. Churchill

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Others have the right to criticize you unfairly. And you have the right to ignore them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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