Critic - Criticism Quotes

Unjust criticism is often a disguised compliment. It often means that you have aroused jealousy and envy. Remember that no one ever kicks a dead dog.

A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded.

Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain – and most fools do.

You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand.

The only critic is time.

Criticism is easy, art is difficult.

No one so thoroughly appreciates the value of constructive criticism as the one who’s giving it.

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

Caviler, n. A critic of our own work.

The sneakiest form of literary subtlety, in a corrupt society, is to speak the plain truth. The critics will not understand you; the public will not believe you; your fellow writers will shake their heads.