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"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."

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MORE IDEAS FROM 99 Great Quotes That Will Help You Handle Criticism

Michel de Montaigne

"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."

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Dale Carnegie

"Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn--and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving."

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Oscar Wilde

"The critic has to educate the public; the artist has to educate the critic."

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Calvin Coolidge

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

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Elbert Hubbard

"The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment."

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Winston Churchill

"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."

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Frank A. Clark

"Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man's growth without destroying his roots."

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

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William Gilmore Simms

"The dread of criticism is the death of genius."

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"Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing."

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Mark Twain

"If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it."

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