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99 Great Quotes That Will Help You Handle Criticism

Frank A. Clark

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

Frank A. Clark

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Pointless Criticism

In the context of poor communication, criticizing is when you knock someone down for the wrong reasons: to hurt someone, to vent your frustrations or to boost your ego.

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Blaming

When you blame someone, you take any responsibility off of yourself and put it on them. 

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Complaining is exhausting because it puts pressure on the other person. 

Complaining often results in the other person feeling as if they should somehow “fix” the problem or else just get away from the complaining.