It's just a bad day not a bad life.
When you face difficult times, know that challenges are not sent to destroy you. they are sent to promote, increase, and strengthen you.
Criticism is worth so much more than compliments.
There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife
Let dull critics feed upon the carcasses of plays give me the taste and the dressing
The most vigilant self-criticism of course is necessary, but the time comes when the artist must tell himself he is good or he will go under
We owe few of the rules of writing to the acuteness of critics, who have generally no other merit than that, having read the works of great authors with attention, they have observed the arrangement of their matter, or the grace of their expression
Criticism is prejudice made plausible
I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author