Quotes of Censure

“ They have a right to censure that have a heart to help. ”

- William Penn

“ Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. ”

- Dale Carnegie

“ I praise loudly, I blame softly. ”

- Catherine II of Russia

“ The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. ”

- Bible

“ The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise. ”

- Bible

“ He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius. ”

- William Gilmore Simms

“ A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ Everything I do you blame on me. ”

- Unknown

“ Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure, which is useful, to praise which deceives them. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us. ”

- Seigneur De Saint Evremond

“ The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves. ”

- Demosthenes

“ Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame. ”

- Laurence J. Peter

“ No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does. ”

- Anita Brookner

“ There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us. ”

- Don Marquis

“ People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame — and only one — themselves. ”

- Robert Collier

“ Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee. ”

- The Bible

“ You really can't blame the military for wanting to go to war. They've got all these new toys and they want to know whether they work or not. ”

- Andy Rooney

“ When you blame others, you give up your power to change. - Dr. Robert Anthony. ”

- Dr. Robert Anthony

“ Luck's always to blame. ”

- Jean de La Fontaine

“ A reproof entereth more into a woman of sense than an hundred compliments into a fool. ”

- Frank Gelett Burgess

“ Blame where you must, be candid where you can, And be each critic the Good-natured Man. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others. ”

- Titus Livius

“ God, Private Enterprise and government have made me what I am, and now they have to take some of the blame. ”

- Joy Baluch

“ Open rebuke is better than secret love. ”

- Bible

“ You cannot criticize the New Testament. It criticizes you. ”

- John Jay Chapman

“ In success, you wouldn't be able to say I'm conservative or liberal. I'm part of the blame-America-last crowd. ”

- Stephen Colbert

“ Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself. ”

- Joseph Campbell
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