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The Best Quotes About Judgment And Judges

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    One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.

    Woodrow Wilson
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    When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.

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    People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them.

    Peace Pilgrim
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    Men in general judge more by the sense of sight than by the sense of touch, because everyone can see, but only a few can test by feeling. Everyone sees what you seem to be, few know what you really are, and those few do not dare take a stand against the general opinion.

    Niccolò Machiavelli
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    Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.

    William Penn
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    To say of men that they are bad is to say they are worse than we think we are, or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built up on the basis of a certain few.

    Jean Rostand
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    It is with our judgments as with our watches: no two go just alike, yet each believes his own.

    Alexander Pope
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    We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.

    Michel de Montaigne
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    When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.

    Marianne Moore
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    Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.

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    Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.

    Theodore Parker
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    Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.

    Niccolò Machiavelli
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    It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments.

    Michel de Montaigne
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    Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms -- in themselves such judgments are stupidities.

    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.

    Mark Twain
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    Even God doesn't plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you and I?

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    Every act is to be judged by the intention of the agent.

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    I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.

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    Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.

    Iris Murdoch
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    Very often when you look at the moon, you see only a part of it, but you know there is a much larger object there. Very often we look (or converse) with a person, and we see or are aware of only a small sliver of their life and we may think that is all there is. Try to get to know more about the whole person!

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    A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation.

    Publilius Syrus
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    Be curious, not judgmental.

    Walt Whitman
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    If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.

    Marcus Aurelius
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    Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.

    Jane Austen
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