35 Quotes About Judgmental Friends

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Suffering from judgment can leave you feeling like you are less than you are. Finding value in yourself is key to not letting others gain that influence over your self esteem. Here are some quotes about judgmental friends that capture some of the toxic relationships that can occur in our life.

“A judgmental attitude helps neither ourselves nor others. Arguing or preaching rarely changes other people. Even if our opinions are justified, criticizing others usually makes them wary and defensive. And it takes our attention away from our own lives, which we can change.”

“A judgmental heart keeps listening to the things that annoy.”

“Being judgmental about your own behavior is actually another cop-out because it makes you feel as though you’re doing something virtuous.”

“Being judgmental and condemning is not one of the gifts of the Spirit.”

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. ”

“Don’t judge someone just because they sin differently than you.”

“Don’t waste any minute of your precious time worrying about judgmental people. Even if you do everything right, they would still have something negative to say about you.”

“Everyone judges constantly: positively judging one person is the same as negatively judging everyone else; it is to say that that person is superior in some sense.”

“Explain to me how you having a problem with me is my problem…”

“If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion.”

“It may…be judged indecent in me to come forward on this occasion; but when I see a fellow-creature about to perish through the cowardice of her pretended friends, I wish to be allowed to speak, that I may say what I know of her character.”

“Judgement is often no more than a confession of ignorance.”

“Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances.”

“Judging a person does not define who they are… it defines who you are. ”

“Judgmental heart has lack of introspection.”

“My request today is simple. Today. Tomorrow. Next week. Find somebody, anybody, that’s different than you. Somebody that has made you feel ill-will or even hateful.”

“No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.”

“One must stand apart in order to truly know another.”

“Open your mind to the world and the many different ways that can be found in it, before making hasty judgments of others. ”

“Our judgments, like our watches, none go just alike, yet each believes his own.”

“People are quick to judge others faults, but never quick to point out their own. ”

“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. People who love themselves have no reason to ever judge another person on looks. There is simply no need. People who love themselves no longer look at beauty on a sliding scale or as a competition.”

“Stigmas speak to the idea of difference and how difference shames us and those we know.”

“Stop being so judgemental, everyone is different.”

“The eye of judgment sees at a distance what it refuses to see in it’s own reflection.”

“The judgment means a lot. As a journalist being accused of invading someone’s privacy, there is always a risk that it will stick to your name.”

“The more you put your arm around those that you might naturally look down on, the more you will love yourself. And the more you love yourself, the less need you’ll ever have to find fault or be better than others. ”

“The most judgmental people are often those who complain most about being judged. The ones not complaining will look as though they’re the ones doing the judging.”

“The price of success is to bear the criticism of envy.”

“To the judgmental eye, everything is closed in definitive frames. When the judgmental eye looks out, it sees things in terms of lines and squares.”

“We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.”

“When people make judgments they close all the possibility around them.”

“When someone judges you it isn’t actually about you. It’s about them and their own insecurities, limitations, and needs.”

“When you call me judgmental are you not being judgmental? After all, you have also just judged me as being judgmental.”

“Where we tended to be judgmental, we became more judgmental of ourselves in our spiritual practice.”

Toxic people can hold a lot of influence in our lives. It is best to get rid of them for the sake of maintaining other healthy relationships.