It is easy to criticise. Everyone can criticise. It is easy to blurt out what is on your mind without thinking, especially when people ask for your opinion. But constructive criticism – now, that is an art. The art is to criticise in such a way that your criticism is received with appreciation.

A smile in giving honest criticism can make the difference between resentment and reform. - Philip Steinmetz

Criticism should not be querulous and wasting, but guiding, instructive, inspiring. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots. - Frank A. Clark

Criticism is most effective when it sounds like praise. - Arnold H Glasow

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. - Winston Churchill

All you’ll get from strangers is surface pleasantry or indifference. Only someone who loves you will criticize you. - Judith Crist

Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t. - Eleanor Roosevelt


People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise. - William Somerset Maugham

Often the people who criticize your life are usually the same people that don’t know the price you paid to get where you are today. - Unknown

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bit out of you. - Zig Ziglar



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The people can read a review about a movie. Criticizing people is in my opinion contemptuous and offensive.


Indeed. No one is perfect, so we shouldn't be criticizing others.

haha! very good sir Vincent! the last one by Aristotle is so true. lol.

hey I specialize in giving helpful and encouraging criticism. Like when I tell someone "hey, this post is pure crap, what were you thinking?" they are both instructed and encouraged at the same time!


😂 Howdy Jonboy. That's a good one. 😁


lol! thanks sir Vincent!