Criticism

Anonymous Irish Proverb

When the old cock crows, the young cock learns.


Sir Francis Bacon

A prudent question is one half of wisdom.


Malcolm Forbes

To seduce almost anyone, ask for and listen to his opinion.


Albert Einstein

The important thing is not to stop questioning.


R. Buckminster Fuller

Don’t fight forces; use them.


Abraham Lincoln

If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.


Sir Laurence Olivier

No matter how well you perform, there’s always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it’s lousy.


Bernadette Peters

You’ve got to be original.  If you’re like everybody else, what do they need you for?


Eleanor Roosevelt

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.


Charles Schwab

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.


George Bernard Shaw

Style is the effectiveness of assertion.


Oscar Wilde

There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is  not being talked about.


Tennessee Williams

I have always been pushed by the negative.  The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night, before the reviews are out.

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