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Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I don't give a damn what the media critics say. It's what your readers say. If you haven't got any readers, you're only talking to yourself.
Praise should always be given in public, criticism should always be given in private.

How to Be Rich (1965)
Sandwich every bit of criticism between two layers of praise.
Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
Criticism is dangerous, because it wounds a person's precious pride, hurt his sense of importace and arouse resentment.

How to Win Friends and Influence People
The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found
Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are
Criticism is above all a gift, an intuition, a matter of tact and flair; it cannot be taught or demonstrated - it is an art
Criticism is prejudice made plausible
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."