Quotations On Censure

  • Few persons have sufficient wisdom to prefer censure which is useful to them to praise which deceives them.—LA ROCHEFOUCAULD.
  • Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.—SWIFT
  • The villain's censure is extorted praise.—POPE.
  • To arrive at perfection, a man should have very sincere friends, or inveterate enemies; because he would be made sensible of his good or ill conduct either by the censures of the one or the admonitions of the others.—DIOGENES.
  • Horace appears in good humor while he censures, and therefore his censure has the more weight as supposed to proceed from judgment, not from passion.—EDWARD YOUNG