A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't.
Author: Bern Williams
It is just as hard to do your duty when men are sneering at you as when they are shouting at you.
Author: Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924)
Profession: Twenty-eighth President of the USA
Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.
Author: Walter Winchell (1897-1972)
Profession: American Journalist
Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores.
Author: Thomas Wolfe (1931)
Profession: American Author, Journalist
It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
Author: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
Profession: British Novelist, Essayist
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
Author: Zig Ziglar
Profession: American Sales Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker