Watch out for the joy-stealers: gossip, criticism, complaining, faultfinding, and a negative, judgmental attitude.— Joyce Meyer
Inspiring Negative Criticism quotations
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
There will always be critics. On one hand, criticism can be positive. On the other hand, criticism can be negative. But critics will always be watching the game. If you listen to everybody, you can go crazy. I have my own point of view, and I always try to keep it.
To be unafraid of the judgement of others is the greatest freedom you can have.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
One of the things that I truly have had to learn, sometimes the hard way, but that I'd like to share with you is to trust your own instincts no matter what people might say about you, no matter what criticism or what negativity might come your way for just being who you are, and just being yourself, it's so important. Tonight is your night.
I don't mind critics. I mean, I wrote for Rolling Stone for a hot minute. I like criticism. I enjoy criticism. The thing I don't like is cruelty for cruelty's sake. You don't have to be a jerk to say something negative. You can say something in the negative sense and have class.
Negative people will always criticize
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
Positive reinforcement changes behavior for the better, while criticism stabilizes negative behaviors and blocks change.
Negativity takes no imagination. It's far easier to criticize someone's decisions after they make them than to propose better ones beforehand.
Anyone can negatively criticize - it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
The trouble with most of us is that we stop trying in trying times.
Your enemies, your critics, the people that are trying to push you down-God can use them to push you up.
Whether we are able to be a complete success or failure is in such critical balance that every smallest human test of integrity every smallest moment-to-moment decision tips the scales affirmatively or negatively.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
There is no virtue in being uncritical;
nor is it a habit to which the young are given. But criticism is only the burying beetle that gets rid of what is dead, and, since the world lives by creative and constructive forces, and not by negation and destruction, it is better to grow up in the company of prophets than of critics.
Birth Control which has been criticized as negative and destructive, is really the greatest and most truly eugenic method, and its adoption as part of the program of Eugenics would immediately give a concrete and realistic power to that science. . . as the most constructive and necessary of the means to racial health.
There's people that like you and there's people that don't like you.
I love it because I love the negative criticism because I always feel I have something to prove.
A negative mind will never give you a positive life
All the criticism is ultimately a blessing in disguise.
Because now people know about Malawi [due to the child adoption]. And now people know about the orphans there. And hopefully it's gonna turn around. And a positive is gonna come out of the negative.
I've had so many critics over the past couple of months.
I've had so many people who said I'm too old for this, I am burnt out. But, you know what, I am so hungry to make a career for myself. I was able to turn all this negativity into something positive.
There is no end to the good we can do, to the influence we can have with others.
Let us not dwell on the critical or the negative. Let us pray for strength; let us pray for capacity and desire to assist others. Let us radiate the light of the gospel at all times and all places, that the Spirit of the Redeemer may radiate from us.
What you feel about another person, what you think or say about another eprson, what you do to another person - you do to you. Give judgement and criticism and you give it to yourself. Give love and appreciation to another person or anything, and you give it to yourself.
The most dangerous negativity comes from ourselves in the form of doubts, fears and unreasonable self-criticisms.
Despite my critical take on the city, I love Delhi, on the whole - love its monuments, love how easily graspable the city's turbulent history is. The negative things I write about are considered normal here.
I built my [early] career on negative reviews.
There was a cultural war going on, the '60s was going on. All the film critics were square. They hated my movies. You could never have that happen today. Critics are way too hip.
Be happy. It really annoys negative people.
Negative space is important. When I teach students to read critically I advise them to look for what the author isn't saying just as carefully as for what he or she is.
I don't feel any real animosity towards critics when they write negative things.
I think some are more perceptive than others. Some are very knowledgeable about painting. But it isn't something I have any influence over, so there isn't any point in worrying about it.
Negative thinking creates clouds at critical decision times.
Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.
It is normal to enjoy praise and dislike criticism.
True character is when you prevent either from affecting you in a negative matter.
Any artist will tell you that when they get negative criticism of their work, it's personally hurtful to them.
Nice criticism is good when it tells you something.
A lot of negative "criticism" isn't criticism at all: it's just nasty, "writerly" cliché and invective.
Cease negative mental chattering. If you think a thing is impossible, you'll make it impossible. Pessimism blunts the tools you need to succeed.
This organization of functional discourse is of vital importance;
it serves as a vehicle of coordination and subordination. The unified, functional language is an irreconcilably anti-critical and anti-dialectical language. In it, operational and behavioral rationality absorbs the transcendent, negative, oppositional elements of Reason.
Isolation in creative work is an onerous thing.
Better to have negative criticism than nothing at all.
More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic.
Entire water of the sea can't sink a ship, unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly negativity of the world can't put you down unless you allow it to get inside you !
In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they'd tell me that they're still going to have to write it up negatively.
Trust me, pitfalls of early fame are always around.
But you have to have the strength within yourself to say, "No!" Like tonight, I'd like to go out, and I have the freedom to do so. But I probably won't because I can't risk having my name associated with anything negative at this critical time. That's just to protect my brain and my job. There's no reason to play any games with a career I love.
I am human and I am very sensitive, so of course it hurts when there is someone out there criticizing you. You work to do your best, you work to receive appreciation. It definitely hurts me lesser today because with time and experience I have learned to reduce the negativity and truly recognize the positivity in life which is so much more.
Any negative review you write, they'll say, "Oh, you're being so mean.
" I think the problem with a lot of criticism is that too many critics either write just description or they write in a Mandarin jargon that only a handful of people can understand, or they write happy criticis - everything is good that they write about. I think that's really not good. I think it's damaged a lot of our critical voices.
Our recent pop-music icons, even the most radical ones, like Björk or Caetano Veloso, often have to present themselves as happy and make positive work because they have such a large young fan base to whom they feel responsible. They can't be too negative. Now, criticism is basically a negative act. As you know, critics are neither pop stars nor popular. They are the gripers. But someone has to speak up and say no to this and yes to that.