Quotes about Criticism

"He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help."

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He successfully led the country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union, ending slavery, and rededicating the nation to nationalism, equal rights, liberty and democracy.

"A critic is a legless man who teaches running."

Channing Pollock (March 4, 1880 - August 17, 1946) was an American playwright, critic and writer of film scenarios.

"Criticize the act, not the person."

Mary Kay Ash (May 12, 1918 – November 22, 2001) was an American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.

"We get criticized for showing no personality, then we get penalized when we do."

Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976) is a former World No. 1 American professional tennis player. She has won three Grand Slam singles tournaments and an Olympic gold medal in singles.

"I criticize by creation - not by finding fault."

Marcus Tullius Cicero (January 3, 106 BC – December 7, 43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.