Criticism Is Prejudice Made Plausible
Criticism Is Prejudice Made Plausible.
- Criticism is prejudice made plausible. – H. L. Mencken
- Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good. – H.L. Mencken
- Reasoning against a prejudice is like fighting against a shadow; it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice. – Charles Mildmay
- “Don’t Mind Criticism.If It Is Untrue;Disregard It.If It’s Unfair;Keep From Irritation.If It Is Ignorant;Smile. If Is Is Justified, It Is Not Criticism-Learn From It”
- Be Open To Criticism But Don’t Be Affected By It. Criticism Is Meant To Help You Be A Better Person. Learn From It.
- “Don’t mind criticism. If it is untrue, disregard it; if unfair, keep from irritation; if it is ignorant, smile; if it is justified it is not criticism, learn from it.” – Anonymous
- “Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly … and duties of criticism.” – William Gilmore Simms
- Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism. – Wim Wenders
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: “Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- To trade a childhood wonder for a plausible explanation — is there a worst trade one makes in life? – Robert Brault