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There is no defence against criticism except obscurity. - Joseph Addison


Fear of criticism is the kiss of death in the courtship of achievement. - Woody Allen


When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart. - Helen Rowland


People ask for criticism, but they only want praise. - W. Somerset Maugham


To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are to stand by the president, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. - Theodore Roosevelt


Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest, and not merely a response to U.S. criticism. - Paul A. Samuelson


Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well. - Samuel Johnson


We should always try to clarify and to strengthen our opponent's position as much as possible before criticizing him, if we wish our criticism to be worth while. (The Logic of Scientific Discovery) - Sir Karl Popper