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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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Wit is educated insolence. - Aristotle

Wit is the lowest form of humor. - Alexander Pope

Fair speech may hide a foul heart. - JRR Tolkien

When the age is in, the wit is out. - William Shakespeare

Speech is silver; silence is golden. - Thomas Carlyle

The well of true wit is truth itself. - George Meredith

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. - Francis Bacon

Tears at times have all the weight of speech. - Ovid

Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom. - Hannah Arendt

It's easier to be a critic than an author. - Yiddish proverb

Speech is the vestibule to the palace of love. - Jami of Persia

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

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

I greet you in the name of peace, democracy, and freedom. - Nelson Mandela

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

There is no such thing as part freedom: it is all or nothing. - Nelson Mandela

In critical moments, men sometimes see exactly what they wish to see. - Leonard Nimoy

Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing. - Ayn Rand

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

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure. - Bertrand Russell

Inner freedom is not guided by our efforts; it comes from seeing what is true. - Buddha

Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. - Thomas Carlyle

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. - Hans Christian Andersen

What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist. - Salman Rushdie

Common sense is just as good a critic of the lottery as any statistical breakdown. - Hunter Baker

Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem. - J Krishnamurti

Having insurance doesn't guarantee good health outcomes, but it is a critical factor. - Irwin Redlener

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

Critics search for ages for the wrong word which, to give them credit, they eventually find. - Peter Ustinov

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech. - George Bernard Shaw

There is freedom in forgiveness, and it's not that hard to do once you get into the habit. - Dana Perino

If we do not believe in freedom of speech for those we despise, we do not believe in it at all. - Noam Chomsky

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

I can remember when Democrats believed that it was the duty of America to fight for freedom over tyranny. - Zell Miller

A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded. - Tyne Daly

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. - Virginia Woolf

Freedom has many difficulties and democracy is not perfect. But we have never had to put a wall up to keep our people in. - John F Kennedy

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

Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity? - William Shakespeare


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