Judgement Quotes

David W. Earle

When one person attempts to “fix it” for the other person, the connection of acceptance is snapped and the sender and receiver miss an opportunity for understanding.

John Boyle O'Reilly

Be silent and safe - silence never betrays you;
Be true to your word and your work and your friend;
Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you,
Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.

Stephen King

...writers are often the worst judges of what they have written.

Mary E. DeMuth

It’s an act of our will to choose to see people simply as wildly loved by God, to assume their beauty before guessing their depravity.

Swami Dhyan Giten

When we stop judging others and ourselves, our heart begins to open.

Haruki Murakami

I think that my job is to observe people and the world, and not to judge them. I always hope to position myself away from so-called conclusions. I would like to leave everything wide open to all the possibilities in the world.

Ashly Lorenzana

The only unique contribution you can offer the world is to be who you actually are and no one else.

Ann Landers

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

Michael Bassey Johnson

When you start listening to side talks, you begin to behave like a child, and you must kill the child to sustain the man, the man is always overlooking and philosophical.

Bryant McGill

The only way is to teach with love, which requires looking beyond what seems, and remembering we create with our judgements.

Jürgen Moltmann

Judgement immobilizes, only hopeful love leaves an opening for God's alternative future.

Douglas Adams

I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?

Albert Camus

Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.. Albert Camus
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.

Nicholas Sparks

Our lives can't be measured by our final years, of this I am sure.

Toba Beta

I don't judge people.
It blurs out the center of my attention,
my focus,

Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon.

S.N. Goenka

When one experiences truth, the madness of finding fault with others disappears.

Ned Vizzini

you have to be the prude or the slut, and if you pick one, other people hate you for it, and you can’t trust anyone anymore, because they’re all after the same thing, and you see that you can never go back to how was before…

Anaïs Nin

We are more severe judges of our own acts... We judge our thoughts, our intents, our
We are more severe judges of our own acts... We judge our thoughts, our intents, our secret curses, our secret hates, not only our acts.

Fulton J. Sheen

Criticism of others is thus an oblique form of self-commendation. We think we make the picture hang straight on our wall by telling our neighbors that all his pictures are crooked.

Jostein Gaarder

If you believed in Christianity or Islam it was called 'faith', but if you believed in astrology or friday the thirteenth it was Superstition!

Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.

Glen Duncan

The more you read, the harder it is to condemn.

Ashish Patel

Listen to your own intuit. Have stronger wisdom to judge your own belief and things that you desire to do NOT what others want you to do.

Albert Camus

Your success and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them. But to be happy it is essential not to be too concerned with others. Consequently, there is no escape. Happy and judged, or absolved and wretched.

Katherine Dunn

Can you be happy with the movies, and the ads, and the clothes in the stores, and the doctors, and the eyes as you walk down the street all telling you there is something wrong with you? No. You cannot be happy. Because, you poor darling baby, you believe them.

George R.R. Martin

The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword.

Harper Lee

Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)... There are just some kind of men who - who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.

Erma Bombeck

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me.

Abraham Verghese

God will judge us, Mr. Harris, by-by what we did to relieve the suffering of our fellow human beings. I don't think God cares what doctrine we embrace.

Austin Fischer

The God of Romans 9–11 finds ways to show mercy, even when the facts clamor for judgment. This doesn’t sound much like Calvinism to me, but it does sound a whole lot like Jesus.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Once in a golden hour
I cast to earth a seed.
Up there came a flower,
The people said, a weed.

Jay Woodman

When we make judgements we're inevitably acting on limited knowledge, isn't it best to ask if we seek to understand, or simply let them be?

Michel De Montaigne

Judgement can do without knowledge: but not knowledge without judgement.

Thomas Cleary

The excitable observer will pass judgement first and then make knowledge conform to judgement; the prudent observer will first learn to know and then judge according to knowledge.

Kahlil Gibran

You cannot judge any man beyond your knowledge of him, and how small is your knowledge.

Margaret Mead

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.

Aireen Pontillo

Contemplating, thinking hard, I don't make judgement but i have decided

Amy Poehler

I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things.

Aniekee Tochukwu

The ability to recognise and respect individual differences is the beginning of successful relationship

Aleister Crowley

Indubitably, Magick is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgement and practice than in any other branch of physics.

John Lubbock

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.

Unarine Ramaru

The point of criticism is to build you as a leader and a dimension to reflect.

Bryant McGill

The success of a civil order should not be judged by its most affluent members, but by the standard of living of its poor.

Neel Burton

It takes ten good decisions to make up for one disastrous one. This is why it is better not to make nine good decisions than to make one bad one - which is what happens most of the time.

Jorge Gw

When you judge you are limiting yourself, you are limiting your reach.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.

Martin Luther

There are two days in my calendar: This day and that Day.

Erica Jong

We are so scared of being judged that we look for every excuse to procrastinate.

Henna Inam

To return to our authenticity, we have to let go of all that we are not. We recognize and let go of the judgments, fears, and “shoulds” that keep us stuck.

Bryant McGill

Let your resistance, judgements, angers and fears inform you.

Bryant McGill

The self-realized spirit is merely a spirit emancipated from fear, judgement and knowing.

Mary E. DeMuth

We cannot let the haters of this world define us. Or frighten us into no longer being ourselves.

Emily Andrews

Ricky just listens. He isn't shocked. He isn't surprised. He listens to me because he knows. He knows the shame and the guilt and the sorrow and the rage. And he does not judge me. He just listens.

Rachel Cohn

Beauty’s not only skin deep. Just because a person is beautiful
doesn’t mean there’s no soul beneath. Doesn’t mean
that person hasn’t suffered like everyone else, doesn’t mean
they don’t hope to still be a good human being in an awful
world. (Gabriel)

Immanuel Kant

In all judgements by which we describe anything as beautiful, we allow no one to be of another opinion.

Alyssa Keller

Beauty is an influence based off of judgment.

Mizuki Nomura

People from different cultures have different definitions for beauty. Isn't that sad to judge others with our standards... rather than appreciate them?

Alistair Begg

If you live in such a manner as to stand the test of the last judgment, you can depend upon it that the world will not speak well of you.

Anna White

Everything we have, everything we are, is a gift.

How can we judge and shame ourselves if this is true?

Gary Patton

Once bitten, twice shy, thrice shame on me!

Michael Bassey Johnson

Anger is like sex urge, once gratified, the inner voice calls you a stinking fool.

John Steinbeck

That's why I'm talking to you. You are one of the rare people who can separate your observation from your preconception. You see what is, where most people see what they expect.

Malcolm Gladwell

I've been in auditions without screens, and I can assure you that I was prejudiced. I began to listen with my eyes, and there is no way that your eyes don't affect your judgement. The only true way to listen is with your ears and your heart. (p.251)

Jay Mark D. Saga-ad

In the end, all or nothing will matter.

A.J. Darkholme

Some only follow the holy man while others only follow the warlord. But the truth is, both sides are within all of us, and if people could only see that, they wouldn't have to wear masks, or pretend to be holy like a holy man, or pretend that nothing can hurt them like a warlord. They could just be themselves, unjudged.

Bryant McGill

It is a high spiritual truth that we create with our judgements.

Amit Kalantri

A civilization must be judged by its standards not by its expenditure.

Amit Kalantri

I don't consider those competitions fair where judges get to decide the winner, because selected judges quite often are not worthy or qualified enough to make the right decision.

Amit Kalantri

If you are a winner by the judgements of few judges and not by your performance, you are not a real winner.

Auliq Ice

Don’t judge me by my past. I don’t live there anymore.

Storm Constantine

The bloody times, the horror, will just be history to them, words on a page, so how will they dare to judge? Very easily, I should imagine.

Mark Twain

Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child's loss of a doll and a king's loss of a crown are events of the same size.

Tom Hackett

When we learn not to judge others, we are beyond their insults. When we feel insulted we have judged another’s insult of us and acknowledged it.

David W. Earle

Putting labels on others creates a black hole of disregard where judgment thrives and schisms deepen.

Glen Duncan

Literature is humanity's broad-minded alter-ego, with room in its heart for monsters, even for you. It's humanity without the judgement.

Ethan Hawke

Don't you find it odd," she continued, "that when you're a kid, everyone, all the world, encourages you to follow your dreams. But when you're older, somehow they act offended if you even try.

Nadège Richards

There goes the girl with the wings," they say. "The damned dreamer with her eyes shut to the world."

"There goes the misguided soul with her heart buried in the ground."

They taunt. They lie. They lie. THEY LIE.

I don't pretend to understand life. THEY LIE.

Lisa Kogan

A rose is not its thorns, a peach is not its fuzz and a human being is not his or her crankiness.

Emmeline Pankhurst

Justice and judgement lie often a world apart."
~ Emmeline Pankhurst

Serina Hartwell

If you’re struggling to fit me into a box……. Then build a bigger box!

David W. Earle

Other people feel love when we listen without judging and accept them without demanding change. We all desperately require these basic needs. When we can do this for another, we are indeed that person’s angel.

Ashly Lorenzana

No one truly knows what they will do in a certain situation until they are actually in it. It's very easy to judge someone else's actions by what you assume your own would be, if you were in their shoes. But we only know what we THINK we would do, not what we WOULD do.

Ashly Lorenzana

By judging others, you make yourself easy to judge.

Chris Hodges

We usually expect too much from people. Often we judge them based on their actions even as we judge ourselves based on our intentions.

A.J. Darkholme

What you withhold in this life will be withheld from you in the next.

Uzoma Nnadi

I carefully choose people in my life and if you are not happy with it, then its your call to be angry, broken, disappointed and lose sleep over my choice, judgement & decision... no apologies.

Michael Bassey Johnson

People will say,"there's heaven and hell", and they take it so serious that they look so sorrowful with penitence. I would rather ask them to show me the route that leads to heaven or hell.

J.S. Goldstine

One thing I have learned is that the people who label you are usually the ones who know the least about who you really are and they have never made the effort to learn different.

Kelly Clarkson

It’s ignorant to think you know everything about a person. There’s many different sides to everybodys personality and there’s just different colours to a personality.


Listen to that little voice inside you. Sometimes it can whisper meaningful words of wisdom and make more sense than the deafening noise of opinions and judgements outside.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.

Jodee Blanco

What a desperate, pathetic fool I was. Time after time, my "friends" had shown me their true colors. Yet, I still wanted to believe they were sorry for causing me pain. p. 128

Michel De Montaigne

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.

Anthony Liccione

Money, is just paper that will burn with the judgement, but a mindset for the truth, is like a fountain of waters that will carry them through.

Michel De Montaigne

No passion disturbs the soundness of our judgement as anger does.

Terry A O'Neal

Everyone will not favor you or
respect your beliefs, passion and purpose-so be it. But do not allow the views of others to hinder your quest. Remain steadfast.


I think the two things most opposed to good counsel are haste and passion; haste usaully goes hand in hand with folly, passion with coarseness and narrowness of mind.

Siobhan Vivian

It's ridiculous, how people judge talent. Or, rather, don't judge. They just default to what everyone else thinks.

Sarah J. Maas

What's the point in having a mind if you don't use it to make judgements?

Bryant McGill

Learn to experience yourself without judging yourself.

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