Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 118
Reason Criticise

Critics have a job to do. They do not criticise you without reason.

- Abhishek Bachchan

New Will

Critics who complain that we don't do anything new will hopefully be happy with 'Oopiri.'

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Aesthetic Once

I was once described by one of my critics as an aesthetic fascist.

- Alan Parker

Twitter Filing

When you have critics filing on Twitter, it leaves no time for thought and perspective.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Risks Give

For years, critics of Fannie Mae have warned that it does not give them enough information to judge its risks.

- Alex Berenson

Left Criticize

It's difficult for one filmmaker to criticize another. That's a job best left to critics.

- Alex Gibney

Films Make

I don't make films for critics.

- Allu Arjun

Appreciate Expect

You can't expect critics to appreciate all kinds of cinema.

- Allu Arjun

Government Chance

No government intent on persecuting its critics will want to leave the outcome of a trial to chance.

- Amal Clooney

Will Watch

When you dare me to do something, I will say, 'Watch me'. That is what I say to critics. 'Watch me'.

- Amaury Nolasco

Care About

I don't care about the critics.

- Andrew Lau

Think Very

I don't really care very much if I don't think that the critics really understand music.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Waste Sociological

Sociological critics are waste makers.

- Andy Warhol

Image Other

The critics had an image of me, and they wouldn't accept any other... I was a cartoon character. A joke.

- Ann-Margret

Important Cultural

Critics have a responsibility to put things in a cultural and sociological or political context. That is important.

- Annette Bening

Good Movie Movie

'The Dark Knight' is a really good movie that reached both critics and mainstream audiences.

- Anurag Kashyap

Never Properly

Romanticism has never been properly judged. Who was there to judge it? The critics!

- Arthur Rimbaud

Movies Lot

I have been in a lot of movies, but none of them are critics' darlings, you might say.

- Artie Lange

Think Relate

The people who relate to Playboy, both readers and people who produce it, are not the way the critics think they are.

- Christie Hefner

Asking Feels

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.

- Christopher Hampton

Strong Like

I like critics with strong opinions.

- Chuck Eddy

Stick Should

Critics should stick to their convictions.

- Chuck Eddy

Music World

Music critics are part of the world, and I am part of the world.

- Chuck Eddy

Vengeance Begins

When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.

- Chuck Jones

Always Shut

The critics are always right. The only way you shut them up is by winning.

- Chuck Noll

Vision Actor

As an actor, you've got to have faith in the director's vision, that the director has a vision for this that is greater than the critics say.

- Cliff Curtis


I know all the critics.

- Dana Hill

Music Either

Either you live by the barometer of the music critics, or you live by your own. I choose the latter.

- Daniel Barenboim

Thought Long Time

So I haven't thought about the critics for a long time.

- Dario Argento

Art Like

Art editors and critics - people like me - have become a courtier class.

- Dave Hickey

Everyone Exceed

Momofuku is not me. It's everyone. I'm just the facade. We have to exceed expectations and be our harshest critics.

- David Chang


When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction.

- Joel Siegel

Red Compete

Just as the Red Sox proved the critics wrong, Maine can compete and can win.

- John Baldacci

Movies Tend

In my career, my movies tend to polarize critics.

- John Landis

Want Affect

Critics should be to actors what ornithologists are to birds: they can write all they want, but it shouldn't affect them.

- John Simm

Young Models

Young people need models, not critics.

- John Wooden

Horrible Hurts

Critics can say horrible things. It only hurts when I agree with them.

- Jon Cryer

Children Models

Children need models rather than critics.

- Joseph Joubert

Other Women Are

Women are the harshest critics of other women.

- Joy Bryant

Think Commercial

I don't really think about the critics or the commercial success.

- Jurnee Smollett

Culture Cannot

A film cannot make it into the culture without the support of critics.

- Bennett Miller

Finest Read

In the finest critics one hears the full cry of the human. They tell one why it matters to read.

- Harold Bloom

Work Against

No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating.

- Harold Rosenberg

Dirty Call

What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films.

- Billy Wilder

Never Pets

My critics are pretty tough. I've never been one of the music industry's pets.

- Blake Shelton

Harsh Very

People are very harsh critics of animated humans.

- Henry Selick

Jazz Most

To most jazz critics I was basically Kenny G.

- Herbie Mann

I Am Forced

I am forced to say that I have many fiercer critics than myself.

- Irwin Shaw

Damn Again

It's those damn critics again.

- Irwin Shaw

Reach Readers

I reach my readers regardless of what the critics have written.

- Irwin Shaw

Most Naturally

My views naturally have mellowed. Most of the critics have been more or less nice to me.

- Irwin Shaw

Art Museum

It was a movement that had all the art critics, all the museum directors in its thrall.

- Jack Levine

Never Books

The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.

- Jackie Collins

More How

How you look has become ridiculously disproportionate to what you do. Critics are more harsh on female presenters.

- Carol Vorderman

Wish Never

I never wish for critics.

- Jasper Johns

Best Were

The Eagles and the critics were not the best of friends.

- Don Henley

Not Fair Take

Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are.

- Jean Rostand

Expect Terms

The critics slap labels on you and then expect you to talk inside their terms.

- Doris Lessing

Interesting New

If you can't tolerate critics, don't do anything new or interesting.

- Jeff Bezos

Execution Review

A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.

- Dustin Hoffman

Like Universities

American critics are like American universities. They both have dull and half-dead faculties.

- Edward Albee

Difference Humans

The difference between critics and audiences is that one is a group of humans and one is not.

- Edward Albee

Pretty Having

Having the critics praise you is like having the hangman say you've got a pretty neck.

- Eli Wallach

Engage Followers

Stay true to yourself, engage with your followers, and ignore the critics.

- Ella Woodward

Lie Strengths

There are many critics who have an idealised version of where my strengths lie.

- Elvis Costello

Toward Established

Critics established a snobbery toward me.

- Esther Williams

Important Stories

It's nice when critics say 'Emperor of the Air' is an important book of stories.

- Ethan Canin

Waste Some

Some day I'll make a film that critics will like. When I have money to waste.

- Francois Truffaut

Truth Critical

But the truth is that critics are by definition critical. That's their job.

- Frank Black

Hands Lot

I had my share of critics, and I wash my hands of the whole lot.

- Frank Richard Stockton

Why Been

Somehow I wasn't completely crucified by the critics. I don't know how or why, I probably should've been.

- Leif Garrett

Some Might

For some critics we might be uncool on account of our popularity.

- Gavin Rossdale

Expert Jesus

People have described me as a management bishop but I say to my critics, Jesus was a management expert too.

- George Carey

Poor About

You're just poor cornball provincial people, you critics; you just don't know what the hell you're talking about.

- George Cukor

Remembered Lot

The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand.

- George Edward Moore

Having TV

It's a great pleasure having survived six generations of TV critics.

- Geraldo Rivera

United States

People taking photographs of their meals are not critics; they are from the United States.

- Louis de Bernieres

Ace Toward

Toward his critics, the artist harbors a defensive ace: knowledge that the future will erase the present.

- Louise Gluck

Themselves Tear

Critics themselves, they used to tear me up.

- Mickey Spillane

Forget Tend

The critics tend to forget their own answers after a while.

- Gina Gershon

Movies Lot

I learned a lot about critics, not to really take them too seriously about movies.

- Gina Gershon

Mind Taught

Critics haven't taught me my cricket, and they don't know what my body and mind are up to.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Mistake Too

Too many critics mistake the deliberations of the Congress for its decisions.

- Sam Rayburn

Problem I Write

Critics have a problem with sentimentality. Readers do not. I write for readers.

- Mitch Albom

Pay Even

Don't pay any attention to the critics - don't even ignore them.

- Samuel Goldwyn

Some Sentence

'See Spot run!' is a perfect sentence in some ways. But I doubt the critics would say it was.

- Greg Iles

World Stage

All the world's a stage, and all the clergymen critics.

- Gregory Nunn

Afraid Like

In the end, you have to write like you're not afraid of the critics.

- Maggie Stiefvater

Country Outside

Outside their country, Hungarian directors have had, from the critics at least, a friendly reception.

- Tibor Fischer

Theatre Special

Theatre critics have no special access to the truth. And there should be no objective truth to art.

- Tim Crouch

Success Likely

If you have no critics you'll likely have no success.

- Malcolm X


All critics should be assassinated.

- Man Ray

Guess Audience

I guess you'd have to say that sometimes the audience is smarter than the critics.

- Toby Emmerich

Negative Get

To all my critics, you get paid to be negative.

- Randy Moss

Bed Still

If I listened to my critics, I would still be at home under my bed right now.

- Nancy Grace

Year Movie

Those critics awards come and go every year, but the finished movie is your work.

- Scott Rudin

Records Buy

Critics don't buy records. They get 'em free.

- Nat King Cole


You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics.

- Riccardo Muti

Fact Making

The fact is, for all the critics' talk about me as a realist, I'm making everything up - everything. It is all about imagining with me.

- Richard Bausch

Making Films

I'm not making films for critics, I'm making films for people to go out and enjoy.

- Nick Love