Quotes of Critical

“ The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second is disastrous. ”

- Margaret Fontey

“ I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity… in important things, diversity… in all things, generosity. ”

- George H. Bush

“ In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity is the vital thing. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ What I believe about God is the most important thing about me. ”

- A. W. Tozer

“ Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts. ”

- Mao Tse Tung

“ I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity.. in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity. ”

- George Bush

“ It's really important to me not to be known as Ross when I'm 60. ”

- David Schwimmer

“ Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic. ”

- Raymond Chandler

“ Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled "wrong.". ”

- Raymond Smullyan

“ The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear — and even, in certain respects, would be — the most modern of critical movements. ”

- Paul De Man

“ If someone is being absolutely critical of me as a driver, what could they say? I am also critical of myself to try and keep things in perspective. That is very important. ”

- Damon Hill

“ I believe he's grasped the gravity of the situation. I won't talk about our conversation (Sunday) morning but I believe in having this conversation, I believe he knows how grave it is and I think he knows how important it is and he's trying to work through this. ”

- Orrin Hatch

“ How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Creative thinking should be viewed as an essential supplement to, though not a replacement for, critical thinking. ”

- Lloyd P. Provost and R. M. Sprout

“ It is easier to be critical than correct. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ All dimensions are critical dimensions, otherwise why are they there? ”

- Russ Zandbergen

“ When we criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical. ”

- Richard Carlson

“ In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest. ”

- Aesop

“ I'm very critical of the U.S., but get me outside the country and all of a sudden I can't bring myself to say one nasty thing about the U.S. ”

- Saul Alinsky

“ The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates. ”

- Thomas Mann

“ An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark — that is critical genius. ”

- Billy Wilder

“ Critical remarks are only made by people who love you. ”

- Federico Mayor

“ Culture is only true when implicitly critical, and the mind which forgets this revenges itself in the critics it breeds. Criticism is an indispensable element of culture. ”

- Theodor W. Adorno

“ Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical. ”

- John Fowles

“ Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving she may sound to him. ”

- John Gray

“ It is critical vision alone which can mitigate the unimpeded operation of the automatic. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld
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