35 Quotes About Constructive Criticism


Corrective action is not always a bad thing. In many instances, receiving some form of constructive criticism can attribute greatly to our future successes. Here are some great quotes about constructive criticism and the impact it can have in your life.

“A pure heart does not demean the spirit of an individual, it, instead, compels the individual to examine his spirit.”

“An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.”

“Any government that has a sincere desire for reform and progress should understand the benefit of objective and constructive criticism.”

“Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.”

“Choose criticism wisely, it might help you improve some elements of what you do.”

“Constructive criticism is about finding something good and positive to soften the blow to the real critique of what really went on.”

“Constructive criticism is legitimate, but when it escalates to vitriol, it affects us all, because celebrities and influencers are part of the collective consciousness.”

“Criticism is an indirect form of self-boasting.”

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.”

“Don’t trust a mirror that only tells you how wonderful you look.”

“Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration. Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.”

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

“I do not take constructive criticism from people who have never constructed anything.”

“I suspect that most authors don’t really want criticism, not even constructive criticism. They want straight-out, unabashed, unashamed, fulsome, informed, naked praise, arriving by the shipload every fifteen minutes or so.”

“I take compliments and I take constructive criticism. Not everyone loves you. It’s the way you react as a footballer. I use it all to make me play better.”

“I would have assumed you understood, despite our vague suggestions otherwise, we do not welcome constructive criticism.”

“If you want to know how negative you are, pay attention to how much you hate negativity in other people.”

“In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated.”

“Leaders look out for people who can criticize them constructively and rebuke them reasonably.”

“Mistakes will not end your business. If you are nimble and willing to listen to constructive criticism you can excel by learning and evolving.”

“Nobody wants constructive criticism. It’s all we can do to put up with constructive praise.”

“Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.”

“Smears are not only to be expected but fought. Honor is to be earned, not bought.”

“Successful entrepreneurs figure out when to drive their ideas forward and when to listen to constructive criticism.”

“Surround yourself with people who are doers!”

“Taking constructive criticism from others is required to get to the next level.”

“The trouble with most of us is that we stop trying in trying times.”

“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.”

“The truth is that the more responsible the media outlet, the more responsive they are to constructive criticism.”

“Value those who give you constructive criticism, because without them doing so, you will never reach the peak of what you are do.”

“Wise people prefer to benefit from constructive criticism rather than be ruined by false praise.”

“With no positivity, there is no hope; with no negativity, there is no improvement.”

“Writing is a never ending journey for me – not only for my own comfort, but as a strong medium for encouraging a healthy process of constructive thinking among my readers.”

“You have to lift a person up before you can really put them in their place”

“You take the constructive criticism, because without the fans you would have no show.”

There are various ways you can approach responding to a difficult situation. You can be constructive or destructive to the situation.

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