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Quotes of criticism

  1. Dare to risk public criticism – Mary Kay Ash
  2. Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit, has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin. – Harold Bloom
  3. I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist. – Harold Bloom
  4. There has certainly been criticism of the timing involved in getting help to the victims of the storm, and much of it may indeed be warranted. However, this is not the time for pointing fingers; rather, it is the time for offering a helping hand to our neighbors in need. – Jo Bonner
  5. The rule in carving holds good as to criticism never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon. – Charles Buxton
  6. If you're going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can't be politically correct when you do that. – John Cusack
  7. I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect. – Steve Earle
  8. In my opinion, the most significant works of the twentieth century are those that rise beyond the conceptual tyranny of genre; they are, at the same time, poetry, criticism narrative, drama, etc. – Juan Goytisolo
  9. If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. – Katharine Hepburn
  10. There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism – Robert M. Hutchins
  11. Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire. – Henry Miller
  12. Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it's really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it's really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on. – Ann Patchett
  13. Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance of what actually happens inside these agencies. – Michael Schudson
  14. I would guess that any criticism about Wal -Mart could have some element of truth with 1, 500, 000 people. – Lee Scott
  15. I have an intense dislike for artificial society. In France, one could lead a free life- to do what one wanted to do without interference or criticism from one's neighbors. – Robert W. Service

Usage examples for criticism

  1. At seventy years of age one is less sensitive to criticism than at thirty. – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  2. Such criticism however, did not disturb Edison. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  3. Many economic geologists have been made to feel this criticism even though seldom expressed openly. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  4. No such criticism could fairly be made. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  5. And the mere fact that the proposal was of the nature of a surprise was almost invariably the only criticism against it. – Success (Second Edition) by Max Aitken Beaverbrook
  6. But it is to be hoped that they will not turn the heavy artillery of their criticism upon a king who serves them so gracefully and well. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  7. As I was quite independent, I did not care for their criticism – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  8. It is a favorable criticism certainly- but I confess this of my vanity, that it has not altogether pleased me. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  9. But she- like everybody else- had only criticism – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  10. Her face would not bear criticism – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  11. The coffee was above criticism – Woodcraft by George W. Sears
  12. For criticism of his own judgment he was prepared. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  13. It shall never know less kindly criticism than it received then." – Melchior's Dream and Other Tales by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  14. English criticism is puzzled by Derain because very often it is confronted by things of his which seem dull and commonplace, to English critics. – Since Cézanne by Clive Bell
  15. The statement is, however, open to criticism – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  16. The chain of reasoning which I shall explain must of necessity be open to criticism yet the explanation of the facts by the theory is so perfect that it is not easy to resist the conviction that we are travelling along the path of truth. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  17. It is really an important part of the criticism of this book to say that it is his first book. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  18. But now he was in no mood for small criticism – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  19. " With nobody to hush them so he could make a literary criticism Joy thought happily. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  20. Your criticism on Gondremark is, I fancy, right. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang