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  • "The thought pattern that keeps most people poor: they criticize instead of analyse."
    Robert Kiyosaki (1947–), US author
    Source: Rich Dad, Poor Dad (2000)
  • "Criticism is one of the most important tasks a manager has."
    Jacques Barzun (1907–), French-born US educator, historian, and writer
    Source: Emotional Intelligence (1996)
  • "If you have bright plumage, people will take pot shots at you."
    Alan Clark (19281999), British politician and diarist
    Source: Independent (London) (June 25, 1994)
  • "A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, providing it smacks of jealousy."
    Jean Baudrillard (19292007), French philosopher
    Source: Cool Memories (1987)
  • "A thick skin is a gift from God."
    Konrad J. Adenauer (18761967), German chancellor
    Source: New York Times (December 30, 1959)
  • "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
    Eleanor Roosevelt (18841962), US reformer, author, and first lady
    Source: This Is My Story (1937)
  • "Cheers hearten a man. But jeers are just as essential. They help maintain his sense of balance and proportion."
    Jay E. House (18701936), US journalist and columnist
    Source: “On Second Thoughts,” On Second Thoughts (1936)
  • "Next to the joy of the egotist is the joy of the detractor."
    Agnes Repplier (18581950), US writer and historian
    Source: “Writing an Autobiography,” Under Dispute (1924)
  • "I fancy it is just as hard to do your duty when men are sneering at you as when they are shooting at you."
    Woodrow Wilson (18561924), US president
    Source: Speech (1914)
  • "No man can tell another his faults so as to benefit him, unless he loves him."
    Henry Ward Beecher (18131887), US clergyman and reformer
    Source: Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit (1887)
  • "Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer,
    And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer.
    Alexander Pope (16881744), English poet
    Source: “An Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot” (1735)

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