Quotes about The critics
For anyone who has put their dreams on hold, you can find a way. No matter how impossible the dream seems try not to get discouraged by your initial failures and disappointment, there will be a lot of them. There will also be a lot of critics and naysayers, some are genuinely concerned about you, some are not, there is a lot of negativity in this world, jealousy and people ready to tear you apart, but don't lose heart, never lose your fighter spirit and if you pursue something for the right reason, you will be unstoppable.
Critics are by no means the end of the law. Do not think all is over with you because you articles are rejected. It may be that the editor has his drawer full, or that he does not know enough to appreciate you, or you have not gained a reputation, or he is not in a mood to be pleased. A critic's judgment is like that of any intelligent person. If he has experience, he is capable of judging whether a book will sell. That is all.
No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.
Critics are like pigs at the pastry cart.
Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity then they really are.
When critics disagree the artist is in accord with himself.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch of a redeemed social condition; to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.
If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you.
By a curious confusion, many modern critics have passed from the proposition that a masterpiece may be unpopular to the other proposition that unless it is unpopular it cannot be a masterpiece.
Critics search for ages for the wrong word, which, to give them credit, they eventually find.
<< < Page 1 >