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    • One cannot review a bad book without showing off.
    • Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do.
    • How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.
      speech, January 24, 1860, by Benjamin Disraeli
    • Now, in reality, the world have paid too great a compliment to critics, and have imagined them to be men of much greater profundity than they really are.
    • Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
    • Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs.
    • To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.
    • Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger.
    • People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
    • Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
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