125 Judgment Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of judgment quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about about judgement.

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The Most Famous Judgment Quotes (Best in 2024)

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your judgement judges you and defines you — Jean-Paul Sartre

Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves. — Nathaniel Branden

And the quality of good judgement is clearly a form of knowledge and skill, as it is because of knowledge and not because of ignorance that we judge well. — Plato

Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition. — Charlotte Bronte

I have to say that the judges and our judiciary system makes better decisions than the politicians. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

I would love to be paid purely for my judgment. — Naval Ravikant

Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. — Will Rogers

Judge not, before you judge yourself. Judge not, if you're not ready for judgment. The Road of life is rocky and you may stumble too, so while you talk about me, someone else is judging you. — Bob Marley

It's not differences that divide us. It's our judgments about each other that do. — Margaret J. Wheatley

Our judgments judge us; and nothing reveals us or exposes our weaknesses more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows. — Paul Ambroise Valery

Short Judgment Quotes

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  • If you judge people, you have no time to love them. — Mother Teresa
  • Be curious, not judgmental. — Walt Whitman
  • I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes. — Omar N. Bradley
  • The more you look into and understand yourself, the less judgmental you become towards others. — Tariq Ramadan
  • Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. — Jim Rohn
  • A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it. — Bertrand Russell
  • Everything must justify its existence before the judgment seat of Reason, or give up existence. — Friedrich Engels
  • A bad man in Zion City is a good man in Chicago. — American Proverbs
  • Everyone judges according to themselves. — Polish Proverbs
  • One shouldn’t see the dog according to its hairs. — Danish Proverbs

Judgment Image Quotes

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Judgment quote by Walt Whitman

Be curious, not judgmental. — Walt Whitman

Judgment quote by Jim Rohn

Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. — Jim Rohn

Judgment quote by Daniel Gilbert

People are drastically overconfident about their judgments of others. — Daniel Gilbert

Judgment quote by Mario Puzo

Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment. — Mario Puzo

Judgment quote by Wayne Dyer

Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others. — Wayne Dyer

Judgment quote by H. L. Mencken

To denounce moralizing out of hand is to pronounce a moral judgment. — H. L. Mencken

Judgment quote by Desiderius Erasmus

Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another. — Desiderius Erasmus

Judgment quote Be curious, bot judgmental.
Be curious, bot judgmental.

Judging Wrong Quotes

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If you're going to be a good and faithful judge, you have to resign yourself to the fact that you're not always going to like the conclusions you reach. If you like them all the time, you're probably doing something wrong. — Antonin Scalia

I cannot accept your canon that we are to judge Pope and King unlike other men, with a favorable presumption that they do no wrong. If there is any presumption, it is the other way against holders of power...power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. — Lord Acton

To be a utilitarian means that you judge actions as right or wrong in accordance with whether they have good consequences. So you try to do what will have the best consequences for all of those affected. — Peter Singer

Judgment quote Be curious, not judgmental.
Be curious, not judgmental.

Your job isn't to judge. - Your job isn't to figure out if someone deserves something or decide who is right or wrong. - Your job is to lift the fallen, restore the broken, and heal the hurting. — Joel Osteen

Fear is at the root of so many of the barriers that women face. Fear of not being liked. Fear of making the wrong choice. Fear of drawing negative attention. Fear of overreaching. Fear of being judged. Fear of failure. And the holy trinity of fear: the fear of being a bad mother/wife/daughter. — Sheryl Sandberg

Perhaps most important, judges will have goals. And because this is so, judges will often try to mold and steer the law in order to promote certain ethical values and achieve certain social ends. Such activity is not necessarily wrong or invalid. — Elena Kagan

An honorable man or woman is one who is truthful; free from deceit; above cheating, lying, stealing, or any form of deception. An honorable man or woman is one who learns early that one cannot do wrong and feel right. A man's character is judged on how he keeps his word and his agreements. — Ezra Taft Benson

I am in the valley of prayer on the issue of gay marriage, and I will err on the side of inclusiveness and not exclusion. I'm going to follow Jesus and say, Whosoever will, let them come. And I'm going to extend rights to all of God's children and if I am wrong, God will have to judge me. — Joseph Lowery

Sincerity is not a test of truth. We must not make this mistake: He must be right; he's so sincere. Because, it is possible to be sincerely wrong. We can only judge truth by truth and sincerity by sincerity. — Jim Rohn

The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right. — William Hazlitt

About Judgement Quotes

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Your judgement of others reveals more about you than them. And their judgement of you reveals more about them than you. A monkey will not find a Mona Lisa in the mirror. It takes a Mona Lisa to reflect a Mona Lisa. Our judgements are a true reflection of ourselves. — Mahatria Ra

The more rules you have about how people have to be, how life has to be for you to be happy, the less happy you’re going to be. — Tony Robbins

Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins. — Thomas Aquinas

You cannot get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have the facts, you cannot make proper judgments about what is going on. — Harry S. Truman

Why be afraid of what people will say? Those who care about you will say, Good luck! and those who care only about themselves will never say anything worth listening to anyway. — Barbara Bush

The reason that I think it is a waste of time to engage in moral value judgements about people's violence, is because it doesn't advance by one iota our understanding of either the causes or the prevention of the violent behaviour. — Sayings

The Mode of circular reasoning is the form used when the proof itself which ought to establish the matter of inquiry requires confirmation derived from the matter; in this case, being unable to assume either in order to establish the other, we suspend judgement about both. — Sextus Empiricus

I've been a vegetarian for years and years. I'm not judgemental about others who aren't, I just feel I cannot eat or wear living creatures. — Drew Barrymore

Physiologically, it simply doesn't matter whether your anger is justified or not. The body doesn't make moral judgements about feelings; it just responds. — Doc Childre

Our judgements about things vary according to the time left us to live -that we think is left us to live. — Andre Gide

Character Judgement Quotes

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Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions. — Roger Babson

It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead of his past — Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love the Irish for their attachment to the faith and for many amiable and noble qualities, but they are deficient in good sense, sound judgement, and manly character. — Orestes Brownson

Any time and any place can be used to study: his room, a garden, is table, his bed; when alone or in company; morning and evening. His chief study will be Philosophy, that Former of good judgement and character who is privileged to be concerned with everything. — Michel de Montaigne

I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character, you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way. — Janet Suzman

It is only an error of judgment to make a mistake, but it argues an infirmity of character to adhere to it when discovered. — Christian Nestell Bovee

I am proud that my inner circle of friends has never been defined by race but by the content of their character. Any former teammate or anyone who has met me can attest to this and I pride myself on not being a judgemental person. — Steve Clevenger

All organizations are merely conceptual embodiments of a very old, very basic idea - the idea of community. They can be no more or less than the sum of the beliefs of the people drawn to them; of their character, judgements, acts and efforts. — Dee Hock

As an actor playing a character, I can't come in with my judgement, or else I can't play it honestly. My judgement has to be reserved for later. — Thomas Sadoski

I make character judgements based on whether people like animals. Worship Satan, I'll still give you a chance. Hate dogs, we ain't friends. — Cameron Monaghan

Wrongly Judged Quotes

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How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly! — Elizabeth Gaskell

Tell the truth. Do your best no matter how trivial the task. Choose the difficult right over the easy wrong. Look out for the group before you look out for yourself. Don't whine or make excuses. Judge others by their actions and not by their race or other characteristics. — James F. Amos

We cannot, by total reliance on law, escape the duty to judge right and wrong... There are good laws and there are occasionally bad laws, and it conforms to the highest traditions of a free society to offer resistance to bad laws, and to disobey them. — Alexander Bickel

Let go. Why do you cling to pain? There is nothing you can do about the wrongs of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold on to the very thing which keeps you from hope and love? — Leo Buscaglia

No matter what you do, no matter how stupid, dumb or damaging you judge it to be, there is a lesson to be learned from it. No matter what happens to you, no matter how unfair, inequitable or wrong, there's something you can take from the situation and use for your advancement. — Peter McWilliams

How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong! — Sophocles

...surely these victims of the sea...had rushed willingly down the hills to the water, only to find themselves caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. Who should judge whether they were there for the wrong reason? — John Rousmaniere

The first theme that every audience can get easily everywhere in the world is the theme of judgment. You are constantly judging if this character is doing something wrong or right, or the other character is doing something right or wrong. — Asghar Farhadi

It was wrong to be too pragmatic, to judge people solely by results; it was more humane to judge by intentions. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt. I tell people to call it just plain Linux and nothing more. — Linus Torvalds

Bad Judgment Quotes

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Sugar and sand may be mixed together, but the ant rejects the sand and goes off with the sugar grain; so pious men lift the good from the bad. — Ramakrishna

Not everybody is as bad as he is dressed. — Danish Proverbs

The soul's impurity consists in bad judgements, and purification consists in producing in it right judgements, and the pure soul is one which has right judgements, for this alone is proof against confusion and pollution in its functions. — Epictetus

A famously wise old man in a village was once asked how he came by his wisdom. "I got it from my good judgment," he answered. And where did his good judgment come from? "I got it from my bad judgment." — Sydney J. Harris

An artist who lacks the power of self-criticism accomplishes but little. It is good if your work stands higher than your own opinion of it; bad if it is on the same level. But it is a great disaster if your work stands lower than your judgment of it. — Leonardo da Vinci

Experience comes from bad judgment. — Mark Twain

The world of manic depression is a world of bad judgment calls. — Sayings

Judgment is discernment on a bad hair day. — Mary Anne Radmacher

Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment. — Rita Mae Brown

Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment. — Tony Robbins

Wrong Decision Quotes

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It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. — Thomas Sowell

What is the secret of success? Right decisions. How do you make right decisions? Experience. How do you gain experience? Wrong decisions. — Abdul Kalam

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The worst thing you can do is nothing. — Terry Pratchett

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. — Theodore Roosevelt

You can be angry and pissed off at the coach and put your head down and pout. Or you can rise above it, respect the decision, but also know that you're going to go and work that much harder and prove everybody wrong. And that's the road that I chose. — Carli Lloyd

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The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision. — Maimonides

We lose the fear of making decisions, great and small; as we realize that should our choice prove wrong we can, if we will, learn from the experience. — Bill W.

If you want to make the wrong decision, ask everyone. — Naval Ravikant

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The best thing you can do is follow your dreams — The Rev

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The right decision is the wrong decision if it's made too late. — Lee Iacocca

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More Judgment Quotes

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Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn't affect me and they're respectful with it, I don't care what they do. Because I'm not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental? — Kevin Gates

I'm here to impress only one man. He don't live here with us. He's on top. So that's all I'm concerned about. My work is not for the public or for man to view or make judgment on me, I work for one person. — Snoop Dogg

Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding. — Steve Maraboli

If you have friends or family who are not practicing, give them your company and not your judgment. They need your patience and your love. Allah is sufficient for judgment and He subhanahu wa ta'ala is a perfect Judge. We are not. — Nouman Ali Khan

I am astonished at the ease with which uninformed persons come to a settled, a passionate opinion when they have no grounds for judgment. — William Golding

Long experience has taught me this about the status of mankind with regard to matters requiring thought: the less people know and understand about them, the more positively they attempt to argue concerning them, while on the other hand to know and understand a multitude of things renders men cautious in passing judgment upon anything new. — Galileo Galilei

Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude. — Joyce Meyer

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness means moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness. It is cultivated by refining our capacity to pay attention, intentionally, in the present moment, and then sustaining that attention over time as best we can. In the process, we become more in touch with our life as it is unfolding. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

Plants are shaped by cultivation and men by education. .. We are born weak, we need strength; we are born totally unprovided, we need aid; we are born stupid, we need judgment. Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given us by education. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

I can’t hate people for making judgment on me, or making a decision of liking me or not liking me. All I can do is try to better as a person. And I’m good with knowing everything isn’t always going to be perfect. — Chris Brown

A slave stands infront of Allah on two occasions. The first during salah, and secondly on the Day of Judgment. Whoseover stands correctly in the first, the second standing will be made easier for him. And whosoever, disregards the first standing, the second standing will be extremely difficult. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service. — Sonny Perdue

We repeat again: strength of character does not consist solely in having powerful feelings, but in maintaining one’s balance in spite of them. Even with the violence of emotion, judgment and principle must still function like a ship’s compass, which records the slightest variations however rough the sea. — Carl von Clausewitz

Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it's contagious. — James Stewart

Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. Nor hath Love's mind of any judgment taste; Wings and no eyes figure unheedy haste. — William Shakespeare

Every baby moves with more ease and efficiency if allowed to do it at his own time and in his own way, without our trying to teach him. A child who has always been allowed to move freely develops not only an agile body but also good judgment about what he can and cannot do. — Magda Gerber

I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God. — Johnny Cash

Only after the Last Judgment will Mary get any rest; from now until then, she is much too busy with her children. — John Vianney

Transform your world by transforming your internal state. Start by learning to let go of negative self judgment, and replace it with positive and loving thoughts about yourself. Be kind to yourself, and watch your external world change. — Anita Moorjani

Education makes us the human beings we are. It has major impacts on economic development, on social equity, gender equity. In all kinds of ways, our lives are transformed by education and security. Even if it had not one iota of effect [on] security, it would still remain in my judgment the biggest priority in the world. — Amartya Sen

Economics, as it has emerged, can be made more productive by paying greater and more explicit attention to the ethical considerations that shape human behaviour and judgment. — Amartya Sen

It is not my place to make judgments about the behavior of any other footballer. Cars and women, things like that, have never been important to me. My family, and my belief in God and Jesus are the things which determine my life. I do want to live my life in the right way, and live my life close to God. — Kaka

Any idea of a United India could never have worked and in my judgment it would have led us to terrific disaster. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah

According to a new survey, women say they feel more comfortable undressing in front of men than they do undressing in front of other women. They say that women are too judgmental, where, of course, men are just grateful. — Robert De Niro

Many pastors criticize me for taking the Gospel so seriously. But do they really think that on Judgment Day, Christ will chastise me, saying, 'Leonard, you took Me too seriously'? — Leonard Ravenhill

Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment. — Ralph Marston

Even the greatest idea can become meaningless in the rush to judgement. To gauge an idea as feasible we must cut our ties to the status quo and find the balance between constructive criticism and judgment. Within that balance we will uncover crucial input for making our ideas a reality. — Shigeo Shingo

Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need. — Marshall B. Rosenberg

An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. — Sir Alec Guinness

An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. — Alec Guinness

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