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Ruling On Criticism

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Ruling On Criticism thanks to Voltaire

Known by his nom de plume Voltaire, Francois-Marie Arouet (1694 - 1778) was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state

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Freedom is from within. - Frank Lloyd Wright

Wit is educated insolence. - Aristotle

Fair speech may hide a foul heart. - JRR Tolkien

When lost, freedom is difficult to regain. - Slavomir Rawicz

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

The best road to progress is freedom's road. - John F Kennedy

Too much freedom can lead to the soul's decay. - Prince

American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense. - Ed Howe

A wit should be no more sincere than a woman constant. - William Congreve

How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. - Benjamin Disraeli

If you have no critics you'll likely have no success. - Malcolm X

A wise man will live as much within his wit as his income. - Philip Dormer Stanhope

A sage thing is timely silence, and better than any speech. - Plutarch

I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Quota: Someone who likes to report other people's speech - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates. - Oscar Wilde

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. - Alphonse de Lamartine

Laughter is, after speech, the chief thing that holds society together. - Max Eastman

Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech. - Evangel

Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth. - Henrik Ibsen

This is your victory! It is the victory of the cause of freedom in every land. - Winston Churchill

If we are a country committed to free speech, then why do we have phone bills? - Steven Wright

If you are your worst critic, don't be angry if others try to claim the title. - Faydra D. Fields

Freedom rings when you realize you can become what you never thought you could become. - Richie Norton

I am going to give a long speech today. I haven't had time to prepare a short one. - Winston Churchill

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity. - Karl Marx

If crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? - George Carlin

We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun. - William Glasser

Being a critic is easy. Complaining is easy. If you want to make a difference - find a solution. - Unknown

I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence. - Aeschylus

Never pay attention to what critics say. Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic. - Jean Sibelius

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

Happiness is being content with what you have, living in freedom and liberty, having a good family life and good friends. - Divyanka Tripathi

Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self control. Energy within and energy without. - Ymber Delecto

I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it. - Ernest Hemingway

Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G Ingersoll

When we criticize another person, it says nothing about that person; it merely says something about our own need to be critical. - Richard Carlson

Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility. - Sigmund Freud

Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold you have escaped, not from one master, but from many. - Plato

No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse. So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Moses had one, and he did all right. - Kirk Douglas


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