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A Judge may be a farmer; but he is not to geld his own pigs. A Judge may play a little at cards for his own amusement; but he is not to play at marbles, or chuck farthing in the Piazza.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.

Author: Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

Profession: German Novelist, Short-Story Writer

Rabbi Zusya said that on the Day of Judgment, God would ask him, not why he had not been Moses, but why he had not been Zusya.

Author: Walter Kaufmann (1921-1980)

Profession: American Philosopher

Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

One out of four people in this country is mentally imbalanced. Think of your three closest friends. If they seem okay, then you're the one.

Author: Ann Landers (1918)

Profession: American Advice Columnist

There are few things wholly evil or wholly good. Almost everything, especially of government policy, is an inseparable compound of the two, so that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is continually demanded.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.

Author: Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527)

Profession: Italian Author, Statesman

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.

Author: Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527)

Profession: Italian Author, Statesman

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

Author: Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527)

Profession: Italian Author, Statesman

Make no judgments where you have no compassion.

Author: Anne Mccaffrey

Profession:

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

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

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.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

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.

Author: Marianne Moore (1887-1972)

Profession: American Poet