43 Quotes About Not Being Judgmental

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There are many ways that we judge others. These quotes about not being judgmental will remind us of what measures we should take to ensure we remain impartial and true.

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

“A persons character is shown through their actions in life NOT where they sit on Sunday.”

“As long as we continue to live as if we are what we do, what we have, and what other people think about us, we will remain filled with judgments, opinions, evaluations, and condemnations. We will remain addicted to putting people and things in their “right” place.”

“Before you condemn someone else for a wrongful act, check your behavior and see if you too, have committed an act similar or even worse than the act that person has done. Then you won’t be in a position to judge.”

“Being kind to someone, only to look kind to others, defeats the purpose of being kind.”

“By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.”

“Don’t judge a man by his opinions, but what his opinions have made of him.”

“Even a book can be dangerous in the wrong hands, and when that happens, you blame the hands, but you also read the book.”

“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.”

“I find it a challenge to cooperate in a society where it’s considered moral to critique a résumé yet immoral to critique morality.”

“I promise you it doesn’t matter what you believe, how strongly you live your beliefs, or how true your beliefs are. Somebody else, somewhere, thinks you are in the wrong.”

“If someone isn’t what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”

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

“If you notice the day we are judging and looking down on ourselves that day we are very edgy and judging others too. Our mood reflects what we feel inside.”

“In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.”

“Intelligent people, as some say, in their openness, are indeed slow to criticize, but conversely, in their openness to the concerns of others, the genuine are slow to fret about being criticized.”

“It is amazing the quality of human beings that are in this world if we can just get past people not dressing the way we want them to dress.”

“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.”

“It seems a lot of Christians are quick to condemn the world and write its inhabitants off as lost causes. It’s odd, though, Jesus never did. He healed and lovingly confronted.”

“It’s okay to disagree with the thoughts or opinions expressed by other people. That doesn’t give you the right to deny any sense they might make.”

“Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight.”

“Judging is acting on a limited knowledge. Learn the art of observing without evaluating.”

“Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding.”

“Judgmental heart has lack of introspection.”

“No one has it all figured out, especially not the people who are acting like they do and judging you because of it.”

“None of us has ever seen a motive. Therefore, we don’t know we can’t do anything more than suspect what inspires the action of another. For this good and valid reason, we’re told not to judge.”

“Our poor world aspires simply to point out where Christians have gone wrong, and that is pretty much where it goes wrong.”

“Perhaps, if you weren’t so busy regarding my shortcomings, you’d find that I do possess redeeming qualities, discreet as they may be.”

“The emphasis and the reason for a pure humility is to result in love for others; not always necessarily the belittlement of self.”

“The self-righteous scream judgments against others to hide the noise of skeletons dancing in their own closets.”

“There’s nothing wrong with enjoying looking at the surface of the ocean itself, except that when you finally see what goes on underwater,you realize that you’ve been missing the whole point of the ocean. ”

“They call good evil and evil good. There are those who are so easily offended that they lose their ability to ever discern any truth, and this is often derived from a sort of frenzy by way of their own masked prejudice.”

“Too often, opinion is a lens polished by the grit of bias. And as I stare through my own lens, I might ask how much polish can the grit of bias actually create?”

“We’ve spent so much time judging what other people created that we’ve created very, very little of our own.”

“When dealing with critics always remember this: Critics judge things based on what is outside of their content of understanding.”

“When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.”

“When we are judging everything, we are learning nothing.”

“When you judge other people without wanting to know the true story behind their actions, is usually when there is something inside of you that is so broken that if you found out what you believed about them was a lie, you wouldn’t want to accept it or make amends.”

“When you judge others, you do not define them, you define yourself.”

“When you see people only as personalities, rather than souls with life missions to fulfill, you forever limit the growth and possibilities of what God has in store for another person.”

“While you judge me by my outward appearance I am silently doing the same to you, even though there’s a ninety-percent chance that in both cases our assumptions are wrong.”

“You know… the airport is the only place you can walk around with no shoes, a glazed look on your face, and sleep on the benches and no one judges you.”

“You want to remember that while you’re judging the book, the book is also judging you.”

There are many ways that we go about being judged and judging others.