Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.— Will Rogers
Risky Bad Judgment quotations
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.
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.
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."
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.
Experience comes from bad judgment.
The world of manic depression is a world of bad judgment calls.
Judgment is discernment on a bad hair day.
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
It is one thing to make a mistake, and quite another thing not to admit it.
People will forgive mistakes, because mistakes are usually of the mind, mistakes of judgment. But people will not easily forgive the mistakes of the heart, the ill intention, the bad motives, the prideful justifying cover-up of the first mistake.
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.
I've discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing.
They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, 'To hell with you.'
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad.
Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.
The most enlightened people in the world embrace their full potential of light and dark. When you're with people who recognize and own their negative qualities, you never feel judged by them. It's only when people see good and bad, right and wrong, as qualities outside themselves that judgments occur.
True knowledge of good and evil as we possess is merely abstract or general, and the judgment which we pass on the order of things and the connection of causes, with a view to determining what is good or bad for us in the present, is rather imaginary than real.
Advice to young writers? Always the same advice: learn to trust our own judgment, learn inner independence, learn to trust that time will sort the good from the bad– including your own bad.
Good judgment comes from experience. And where does experience come from? Experience comes from bad judgment.
Good and bad luck is a synonym in the great majority of instances, for good and bad judgment.
I've probably done the odd thing. I've probably done more than I would have done and some things you don't say no to. You don't say no to working with "The Simpsons"... the greatest comedy show on television. You mustn't. Even though going to my bad judgment, I remember saying that all I can do is make this show slightly worse.
Step beyond right and wrong, and resist passing judgment.
Who you've been and what you've experienced in the past isn't good . . . and it isn't bad. You might not know the whole story.
Camp taste turns its back on the good-bad axis of ordinary aesthetic judgment.
Camp doesn't reverse things. It doesn't argue that the good is bad, or the bad is good. What it does is to offer for art, and life, a different - a supplementary - set of standards.
I have noted that persons with bad judgment are most insistent that we do what they think best.
In my judgment, we have to avoid, at all costs, tax increases.
That would be the worst possible thing to do and will make a bad economy even worse. Beyond that, targeted tax relief should be expanded upon.
It must be obvious that liberty necessarily means freedom to choose foolishly as well as wisely; freedom to choose evil as well as good; freedom to enjoy the rewards of good judgment, and freedom to suffer the penalties of bad judgment. If this is not true, the word "freedom" has no meaning.
We all screw up. Everyone makes mistakes. That’s what she did. It was bad judgment, that’s all. You don’t cut off the people you love for mistakes like that.
Let the trumpet of the day of judgment sound when it will, I shall appear with this book in my hand before the Sovereign Judge, and cry with a loud voice, This is my work, there were my thoughts, and thus was I. I have freely told both the good and the bad, have hid nothing wicked, added nothing good.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.
And in fact you're not like everyone else: you weren't ashamed just now to confess bad and even ridiculous things about yourself. Who would confess such things nowadays? No one, and people have even stopped feeling any need for self-judgment.
Perhaps there will be prattlers who, although completely ignorant of mathematics, nevertheless take it upon themselves to pass judgment on mathematical questions, and on account of some passage in Scripture, badly distorted to their purpose, will dare to censure and assail what I have presented here.
The soul's impurity consists in bad judgments, and purification consists in producing in it right judgments, and the pure soul is one which has right judgments.
Judgment comes from experience - and experience comes from bad judgment.
I don't often get into a bad mood, since it does not help anything and clouds my judgment, but I can certainly see that sometimes things go terribly wrong. We need to understand the reasons for this and work towards building new conditions that will bring about better circumstances.
People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children.
Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.