Sarcastic Quotes About Criticism And Critics

Yes, it is the same all over the world. People hate critics and editors. Read these selected sarcastic quotes about critics and some of you may even hate me for sharing these 11 vitriolic quotes.

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“A critic is someone who’s at his best, when you’re at your worst – Tony Pettito

“Critics are the stupid who discuss about the wise – Anonymous

“A critic is a man who writes about things he doesn’t like – Anonymous

“Any fool can criticize, and many of them do – C. Garbett

“A critic is a man created to praise greater men than himself, but he is never able to find them – Richard Le Gallienne

“Don’t pay any attention to the critics, don’t even ignore them” – Samuel Goldwyn

“Mediocrity is more danger in a critic than in a writer” – Eugene Ionesco

“A critic is one who goes along for deride” – L. L. Levinson

“Insects sting, not from malice but because they want to live. It is the same with critics – they desire our blood, not pain” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Critics? I love every bone in their head” – Eugene O’Neill

“I always felt those articles somehow revel more about the the writers than they do about me” – Marilyn Monroe

“Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.” – Emmet Fox

“The critic’s symbol should be the tumble-bug: he deposits his egg in somebody else’s dung, otherwise he could not hatch it.” – Notebook, 1904

“One mustn’t criticize other people on grounds where he can’t stand perpendicular himself.” – A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

“I believe that the trade of critic, in literature, music, and the drama, is the most degraded of all trades, and that it has no real value–certainly no large value…However, let it go. It is the will of God that we must have critics, and missionaries, and congressmen, and humorists, and we must bear the burden.” – Mark Twain

“Before you go and criticize the younger generation, just remember who raised them.” – Unknown

“If a critic should start a religion it would not have any object but to convert angels, and they wouldn’t need it.” – Mark Twain

“Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.” – Elvis Presley

“The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews.” – William Faulkner