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    I believe that comedians do what they do, and then they get credit or criticism for doing it. There's nothing planned about this.

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    I can have fairly crippling self-criticism. It doesn't really put me in a vulnerable state, I just get glum and intolerable, but it certainly is a vulnerability.

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    I cannot recall a more engaging passage in fiction, and I've been trying for almost eighteen seconds.

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    I can't deal with criticism very well. I've already got it from one angle. I don't need it from anything else.

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    I can think of no better reason to vote against Obama than the prospect of an administration where any criticism of the President is treated as racism.

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    I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.

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    "I criticize America because I love her. I want her to stand as a moral example to the world.

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    I don't focus on criticism. I prefer to praise people and the world, rather than criticize them and it.

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    I did a lot of music criticism. I don't think much of it was any good. I think I wanted to show off a lot when I was younger. Now I just want people to enjoy the story. If it were possible to publish anonymously, that would be awesome.

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    I didn't get rattled by the criticisms. It is like delivering a baby. Some might say it has a flat nose or big eyes. But you cannot do anything about it and must learn to live with it.

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    I dislike literary jargon and never use it. Criticism has only one function and that is to help readers read and understand literature. It is not a science, it is an aid to art.

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    I despise the phony, fancy-pants rhetoric of professors aping jargon-filled European locutions - which have blighted academic film criticism for over 30 years.

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    I don't care how unkind the things people say about me so long as they don't say them to my face.

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    I don't expect people to feel sorry for me. My teammates get more upset about the criticism and booing than I do.

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    I don't let negative criticism, for the most part, bother me.

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    I dont like compliments. I prefer criticism..then I can prove those people wrong.

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    I don't look at the criticism anymore. If somebody calls me fat, even in a vulnerable moment, I laugh to myself and think, I'm doing everything I can, so there's nothing I can do about it.

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    I don't necessarily "deal" with the criticism of others. I used to, but now I'm so confident in my walk with Christ that it simply no longer impacts me. I can't allow it to. I'm on a mission!

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    I don't like compliments. No. I prefer criticisms; prefer to prove them wrong

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    I don’t think the United States has done anything whatsoever to merit any criticism by the British.

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    I don't shy away from any questions. I'm not scared of any question. I'll give you an answer. A lot of people are scared of having actual opinions out there. People are so scared of criticism I'm not scared of people disliking me.

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    I don't think theory adds to criticism. (Methodology does, for better or worse.) Theory's function is to make criticism self-conscious, maybe even a little sheepish, about its ex cathedra pronouncements.

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    I don't think Vladimir Putin goes to the theater enough to even deign to think there was any criticism intended. We were invited by Moscow. Maybe they wanted a particular production of Julius Caesar in order to remind Putin that he was vulnerable, but that wasn't our intention.

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    I don't take criticism lying down.

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    I don't think I, myself, am personally afraid. I do worry for the press, though, because Donald Trump has shown himself to be extremely thin-skinned. He does not take criticism well, nor does he appreciate reporting on his life.

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    I don't think you ever silence critics. They'll be critics in the morning. That's part of the deal.

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    I do read the records reviews but more out of curiosity than anything else, I feel like we know what we want to do next time regardless of how this one is received, good or bad, so it won't really make much of a difference, which wasn't the case on the first album, where both the positive and negative criticism or reactions did catch us off guard and inevitably colored the creation of this one.

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    If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.

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    I'd rather be hissed at for a good verse, than applauded for a bad one.

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    If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn. If he lives with hostility, he learn s to fight. If a child lives with shame, he learn to fell ashamed.

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    If a man has the assurance within his own heart that he is worthy, and that he is laboring to the best of his ability to do good, he can stand up under the condemnation, the criticism and the censure of those by whom he is surrounded.

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    If a misplaced admiration shows imbecility, an affected criticism shows vice of character. Expose thyself rather to appear a beast than false.

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    If criticism had any power to harm, the skunk would be extinct by now.

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    If criticism has made such discoveries as to necessitate the abandonment of the doctrine of plenary inspiration, it is not enough to say that we are compelled to abandon only a "particular theory of inspiration..." We must go on to say that that "particular theory of inspiration" is the theory of the apostles and of the Lord, and that in abandoning it we are abandoning them.

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    If criticism is needed, do it tactfully. Don't use a sledgehammer when a fly swatter will do the job.

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    If children live with hostility, they learn to fight. If they live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive. If they live with criticism, they learn to condemn.

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    If a woman wants to succeed in the public arena, she needs to grow skin as thick as the hide of a rhinoceros. I have certainly, as you can tell, have had to learn how to do that, and there's a lot of good moisturizers I can tell you about if you're interested. The second thing is to learn how to take criticism seriously but not personally.

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    I focus on my work. If I let myself get distracted by the insults and slanders I wouldn't get anything substantive done.

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    If I basically view criticism as sort of an interesting form of writing about oneself, an interesting form of autobiography, then I don't feel any pressure to have any kind of authoritative, universal voice. That kind of thing has never interested me.

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    If I like a movie, I'm definitely advocating for it, but it's not "you should see this" or "you shouldn't see this." I try to take a longer view about what the movie is doing and where it fits in the context of other things, in the way that certain good literary criticism tries to do the same thing.

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    I find the pain of a little censure, even when it is unfounded, is more acute than the pleasure of much praise.

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    If my life is fruitless, it doesn't matter who praises me, and if my life is fruitful, it doesn't matter who criticizes me.

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    If only people fought undeserved praise as much as they do unfair criticism.

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    If our democracy is to flourish, it must have criticism; if our government is to function it must have dissent.

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    If possible, to be in a position to announce who is going to step in as the interim immediately. And if possible, to announce who you're going to nominate to replace that person. For that to be somebody of impeccable integrity and reputation disarms a lot of the worst criticism that it's some kind of a power play. It's a professional approach to replacing a senior official, which is always going to get a lot of attention.

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    If I sought to answer all of the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would be engaged in little else in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive work.

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    If I were paying to display images of my father [like Netflix does] in the United States, I am sure I would face legal sanctions and I would even be killed for doing it. And Netflix receives applause instead of criticism for it.

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    If on your own or by the criticism of others you discover error in your work, correct it then and there; otherwise in exposing your work to the public, you will expose your error also.

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    If someone's criticism is completely unfounded on data, then I don't want to hear it. It doesn't hold up to scrutiny.

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    If the men of wit and genius would resolve never to complain in their works of critics and detractors, the next age would not know that they ever had any.