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Judgement Quotes

36 of the best book quotes about judgement
  1. #1
    “The pedigree of honey does not concern the bee; A clover, any time, to him is aristocracy.”
  2. #2
    “O Judgment! Thou art fled to brutish beasts,
    And men have lost their reason!”
  3. #3
    May the judge disappear, and the philosopher continue the peaceful exploration of the sea!
  4. #4
    “All that is gold does not glitter,
    Not all those who wander are lost.”
  5. #5
    “Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope.”
  6. #6
    People like us don’t go out at night cause people like them see us for what we are.
  7. #7
    ″‘Then let me have the private ones.’ He leaned back, put his finger-tips together, and assumed his most impassive and judicial expression.”
  8. #8
    “Someone else’s opinion of you is none of your business.”
  9. #9
    “Be careful any time the only voice of advisement is your own. Your judgment is easily clouded when you’re in love.”
  1. #10
    “Ladies, our judging has to stop. So does our compulsion to compete with everyone around us.”
  2. #11
    “Judgments keep us from building a stronger tribe...or from having a tribe in the first place. Our judgment prohibits us from beautiful, life-affirming friendships. Our judgment keeps us from connecting in deeper, richer ways because we’re too stuck on the surface-level assumptions we’ve made.”
  3. #12
    “God, if he believed in one—his conscience, if he had one—were the sole judges to whom he was answerable.”
  4. #13
    “It’s remarkable how a stereotype functions as an actual trap. How many “angry black women” have been caught in the circular logic of that phrase? When you aren’t being listened to, why wouldn’t you get louder? If you’re written off as angry or emotional, doesn’t that just cause more of the same?”
  5. #14
    “Assumptions are dangerous things to make, and like all dangerous things to make — bombs, for instance, or strawberry shortcake — if you make even the tiniest mistake you can find yourself in terrible trouble.”
  6. #15
    “Four legs good, two legs bad.”
  7. #16
    “Nothing has transformed my life more than realizing that it’s a waste of time to evaluate my worthiness by weighing the reaction of the people in the stands.”
  8. #17
    “This may be the fundamental problem with caring a lot about what others think: It can put you on the established path—the my-isn’t-that-impressive path—and keep you there for a long time.”
  9. #18
    “Everyone on Earth, they’d tell us, was carrying around an unseen history, and that alone deserved some tolerance.”
  1. #19
    “It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.”
  2. #20
    “I’ve learned one thing: you only really get to know a person after a fight. Only then can you judge their true character!”
  3. #21
    “I sometimes wonder if anyone will ever understand what I mean, if anyone will ever overlook my ingratitude and not worry about whether or not I’m Jewish and merely see me as a teenager badly in need of some good, plain fun.”
  4. #22
    “I wasn’t going to let one person’s opinion dislodge everything I thought I knew about myself. Instead, I switched my method without changing my goal.”
  5. #23
    “Some say the world will end in fire,
    Some say in ice.”
  6. #24
    “Just because you don’t understand something doesn’t mean that it’s nonsense.”
  7. #25
    “Yet she appeared confident in innocence and did not tremble, although gazed on and execrated by thousands, for all the kindness which her beauty might otherwise have excited was obliterated in the minds of the spectators by the imagination of the enormity she was supposed to have committed.”
  8. #26
    “Don’t imagine that nobody in this house can see or judge but yourself. Don’t act yourself, if you do not like it, but don’t expect to govern everybody else.”
  9. #27
    General benevolence, but not general friendship, make a man what he ought to be.
  1. #28
    “Judge with logic and reason, but comment not.”
  2. #29
    To owe life to a malefactor . . . to be, in spite of himself, on a level with a fugitive from justice . . . to betray society in order to be true to his own conscience; that all these absurdities . . . should accumulate on himself—this is what prostrated him.
  3. #30
    “Thus human beings judge of one another, superficially, casually, throwing contempt on one another, with but little reason, and no charity.”
  4. #31
    “The more we diminish our own pain, or rank it compared to what others have survived, the less empathetic we are to everyone.”
  5. #32
    “In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. ‘Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,’ he told me, ‘just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.’”
  6. #33
    “In good time he was to discover that he was mistaken about Charlotte. Underneath her rather bold and cruel exterior, she had a kind heart, and she was to prove loyal and true to the very end.”
  7. #34
    “Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches had bellies with stars. The Plain-Belly Sneetches had none upon thars.”
  8. #35
    See how elastic our prejudices grow when once love comes to bend them.
  9. #36
    “And from her great and humble position in the family she had taken dignity and a clean calm beauty. From her position as healer, her hands had grown sure and cool and quiet; from her position as arbiter she had become as remote and faultless in judgment as a goddess. She seemed to know that if she swayed the family shook, and if she ever really deeply wavered or despaired the family would fall, the family will to function would be gone.”
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