Judgement quotes

  • A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction.
    -- A. R. Ammons

    #Objectivity #Law #Judgement

  • It is difficult batting in artificial light with a red ball but it's a horrible task for umpires to make a judgement, particularly if they're going by light meters.
    -- Adam Gilchrist

    #Umpires #Light #Judgement

  • Be who you want to be - be free in your own skin, be liberated and feel beautiful, and do what you want to do without judgement
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Beautiful #Judgement #Skins

  • We need not fear the judgement of history. Who, after all, speaks today of the extermination of the Armenians?
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Evil #Judgement #Today

  • We may fail of our happiness, strive we ever so bravely; but we are less likely to fail if we measure with judgement our chances and our capabilities.
    -- Agnes Repplier

    #Failure #Judgement #May

  • The vague and tenuous hope that God is too kind to punish the ungodly has become a deadly opiate for the consciences of millions.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Religious #Judgement #Opiates

  • Intuition is unconscious accumulated experience informing judgement in real time.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Real #Judgement #Intuition

  • The attentions of others matter to us because we are afflicted by a congenital uncertainty as to our own value, as a result of which affliction we tend to allow others' appraisals to play a determining role in how we see ourselves. Our sense of identity is held captive by the judgements of those we live among.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Play #Judgement #Identity

  • Youth has many glories, but judgement is not one of them, and no amount of electronic amplification can turn a belch into an aria.
    -- Alan Jay Lerner

    #Judgement #Amplification #Youth

  • I believe that pipe smoking contributes to a somewhat calm and objective judgement in all human affairs.
    -- Albert Einstein

    #Believe #Smoking #Judgement

  • In my judgement, this new paradigm renders obsolete Geneva's strict limitations on questioning of enemy prisoners and renders quaint some of its provisions.
    -- Alberto Gonzales

    #Judgement #Enemy #Politics

  • Imagination is vital to precautionary judgement.
    -- Alex Faickney Osborn

    #Imagination #Judgement

  • The Courts must declare the sense of the law; and if they should be disposed to exercise will instead of judgement; the consequences would be the substitution of their pleasure for that of the legislative body.
    -- Alexander Hamilton

    #Exercise #Law #Judgement

  • It's true that the judgement of what firearms should be prohibited will be decided by the government of the day - and shouldn't it be that way?
    -- Allan Rock

    #Government #Judgement #Way

  • Somehow he became certain the he himself possessed the skills of a hypnotist. How he reached this judgement, I have no idea, but never convinced the rest of us.
    -- Audrey Meadows

    #Skills #Ideas #Judgement

  • It is not permitted to the most equitable of men to be a judge in his own cause.
    -- Blaise Pascal

    #Men #Judging #Judgement

  • The great benefit of computer sequencers is that they remove the issue of skill, and replace it with the issue of judgement
    -- Brian Eno

    #Skills #Issues #Judgement

  • A little (one) can sometimes see things in others that us older ones cannot because our judgement gets clouded. —Abbot Saxtus
    -- Brian Jacques

    #Judgement #Littles #Sometimes

  • A mind that doesn't question its judgements, makes the world very small and dangerous.
    -- Byron Katie

    #Judgement #Mind #World

  • Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking responsibility for your beliefs and judgments gives you the power to change them
    -- Byron Katie

    #Responsibility #Giving #Judgement

  • We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
    -- Carl Jung

    #Truth #Judgement #World

  • Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgement, the manner in which information is coordinated and used.
    -- Carl Sagan

    #Smart #Knowing #Judgement

  • Responsibility and danger do not tend to free or stimulate the average person's mind- rather the contrary; but wherever they do liberate an individual's judgement and confidence we can be sure that we are in the presence of exceptional ability.
    -- Carl von Clausewitz

    #Responsibility #Average #Judgement

  • Live one day at a time. Keep your attention in present time. Have no expectations. Make no judgements. And give up the need to know why things happen as they do. Give it up!
    -- Caroline Myss

    #Giving Up #Expectations #Judgement

  • There has been a most Providential Guidance which the want of prudence, vigilance, or judgement has not impeded, and it is here that we can most clearly see the designs of God.
    -- Catherine McAuley

    #Design #Judgement #Want

  • Dogs experience the world as it is, without judgement. When we learn to do the same, we make the world a better place.
    -- Cesar Millan

    #Dog #Judgement #World

  • All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.
    -- Charles William Eliot

    #Business #Judgement #Belief

  • What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't.
    -- Charley Pride

    #Country #Judgement #Criticism

  • For there is nothing quite so terror-inducing as the loss of sleep. It creates phantoms and doubts, causes one to questions one's own abilities and judgement, and, over time, dismantles, from within, the body.
    -- Charlie Huston

    #Sleep #Loss #Judgement

  • You don't even need the director's judgement. It's too much.
    -- Charlotte Gainsbourg

    #Judgement #Directors #Needs

  • Woe to humanity, should only a single animal have a seat in the Last Judgement.
    -- Christian Morgenstern

    #Animal #Judgement #Humanity

  • ‎When you point your finger at someone, anyone, it is often a moment of judgement. We point our fingers when we want to scold someone, point out what they have done wrong. But each time we point, we simultaneously point three fingers back at ourselves.
    -- Christopher Pike

    #Judgement #Three #Done

  • God's Word is the only reliable guideline for living. Following your heart, without the leading of His Word and His Spirit, will lead you to His judgement.
    -- Chuck Smith

    #Heart #Judgement #Spirit

  • A lot of clever people have got everything except judgement
    -- Clement Attlee

    #Clever #People #Judgement

  • But I could never make a judgement that something was obscene.
    -- Damien Hirst

    #Judgement #Standards #Obscene

  • Validity is the touchstone of inference, and truth of judgment: the fact that vichyssoise is cold ratifies the judgment that vichyssoise is, indeed, cold, and the judgment that vichyssoise is cold expresses the fact that vichyssoise is cold.
    -- David Berlinski

    #Judgement #Facts #Cold

  • It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.
    -- David Bowie

    #Intelligent #People #Judgement

  • Trust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.
    -- David Gemmell

    #Heart #Decision #Judgement

  • When the jury came in, it didn't just disappoint me it shook the foundations of my beliefs, it shook the foundations of my beliefs in the justice system, in human beings, in my abilities and judgement and in my sense of reality. It just blew me away emotionally and psychologically.
    -- David Rudolf

    #Reality #Justice #Judgement

  • It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles.
    -- Davy Crockett

    #Names #Judgement #Bows

  • You will not forestall my judgement!
    -- Davy Jones


  • Occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile."..' Opportunity is fleeting, experiment dangerous, and judgement difficult.
    -- Deborah Harkness

    #Opportunity #Judgement #Fleeting

  • Judgement is the forbidden objectivization of the other person which destroys single-minded love. I am not forbidden to have my own thoughts about the other person, to realize his shortcomings, but only to the extent that it offers to me an occasion for forgiveness and unconditional love, as Jesus proves to me.
    -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    #Jesus #Unconditional Love #Judgement

  • The chief good is the suspension of the judgment [especially negative judgement], which tranquillity of mind follows like its shadow.
    -- Diogenes

    #Gratitude #Judgement #Mind

  • If men will not understand the meaning of judgement, they will never come to understand the meaning of grace.
    -- Dorothy L. Sayers

    #Men #Grace #Judgement

  • If you can forgive yourself then you will no longer see the reflection of your own internal judgement in the faces of the people around you. And if you can do that then suddenly you’ll be in a whole different universe because the universe we all exist in is the one where we’re all so terrified of the judgement of our peers.
    -- Duncan Trussell

    #Reflection #People #Judgement

  • The mental suffering you create is always some form of non-acceptance, some form of unconscious resistance to what is. On the level of thought, the resistance is some form of judgement. The intensity of the suffering depends on the degree of resistance to the present moment.
    -- Eckhart Tolle

    #Acceptance #Meditation #Judgement

  • Accept the present moment without judgement.
    -- Eckhart Tolle

    #Attitude #Judgement #Moments

  • An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.
    -- Edward de Bono

    #Knowing #Decision #Judgement

  • How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
    -- Elizabeth Gaskell

    #Evil #Judging #Judgement

  • Please raise your children with love and non-judgement. Tell them everyone has the right to love who they want to love. It shouldn’t threaten you or who you are.
    -- Ellen DeGeneres

    #Children #Judgement #Want

  • I am saddened by how people treat one another and how we are so shut off from one another and how we judge one another, when the truth is, we are all one connected thing. We are all from the same exact molecules.
    -- Ellen DeGeneres

    #People #Judging #Judgement

  • Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope.
    -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

    #Judgement #Matter #Infinite

  • Even when everything seems rotten you can't trust that judgement,' Gloria had said. 'It's the sum of all your judgements that counts.
    -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

    #Judgement #Rotten #Said

  • Personal dignity is to be measured with the yardstick of one's conscience, not with that of other people's judgement.
    -- Fausto Cercignani

    #People #Judgement #Yardsticks

  • The question of perpetual copyright is, in my judgement, entitled to the full and favorable consideration of the Congress of an enlightened republic. There would seem to be every reason for the equitable protection, without limit as to time, of the unquestioned property rights of its citizens.
    -- Florence Earle Coates

    #Rights #Judgement #Citizens

  • [The infinitely small] neither have nor can have theory; it is a dangerous instrument in the hands of beginners [ ... ] anticipating, for my part, the judgement of posterity, I would dare predict that this method will be accused one day, and rightly, of having retarded the progress of the mathematical sciences.
    -- Francois-Joseph Servois

    #Hands #Judgement #Progress

  • You aren't thinking or really existing unless you're willing to risk even your own sanity in the judgement of your existence.
    -- Frank Herbert

    #Thinking #Judgement #Risk

  • I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
    -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

    #Judging #Judgement #Enemy

  • Regarded in isolation, an idea may be quite insignificant, and venturesome in the extreme, but it may acquire importance from an idea which follows it; perhaps, in a certain collocation with other ideas, which may seem equally absurd, it may be capable of furnishing a very serviceable link.
    -- Friedrich Schiller

    #Ideas #Judgement #Links

  • The mind has three operations: the formation of ideas, judgements and reasoning.
    -- Fulton J. Sheen

    #Ideas #Judgement #Mind

  • I don’t waste time. I move. I finish things. I don’t try and do things to the nth degree. I know what’s important and what’s not. I’ve really learned that. That’s a judgement I’ve learned, what really matters.
    -- Gail Kelly

    #Moving #Judgement #Trying

  • Although I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes
    -- George Bernard Shaw

    #Eggs #Judging #Judgement

  • Sickness is the first warning that we have made a wrong judgement. A healthy person is never unhappy.
    -- George Ohsawa

    #Judgement #Healthy #Unhappy

  • Literature and the arts are also criticism in a more particular and practical sense. They embody an expository reflection on, a value judgement of, the inheritance and context to which they pertain.
    -- George Steiner

    #Art #Reflection #Judgement

  • Resistants were on the right side, Salò Republic's combatants on the wrong one. (...) One cannot equate who was fighting for a right cause of equality and freedom, and who, apart of goodfaith, was on the wrong side. (...) The judgement of the Right [on Fascism] have to be negative, due to freedom limitation. (...) We cannot deny ourselves history, and Fascism was a dictatorship that denied some fundamental freedoms.
    -- Gianfranco Fini

    #Fighting #Judgement #Sides

  • Literature is humanity's broad-minded alter-ego, with room in its heart for monsters, even for you. It's humanity without the judgement.
    -- Glen Duncan

    #Heart #Ego #Judgement

  • We never know our good or bad as we loose our judgement living with them.worst part is we don't accept who we are & hence remain confused for the rest of our life.
    -- Gopichand Lagadapati

    #Confused #Judgement #Who We Are

  • The aim of scientific work is truth. While we internally recognise something as true, we judge, and while we utter judgements, we assert.
    -- Gottlob Frege

    #Science #Judging #Judgement

  • Make your judgment trustworthy by trusting it
    -- Grenville Kleiser

    #Judgement #Judgment #Trustworthy

  • You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise.
    -- Grenville Kleiser

    #Exercise #Judgement #Body

  • You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on.
    -- Harry S. Truman

    #Judgement #Judgemental #Facts

  • I intend to judge things for myself; to judge wrongly, I think, is more honorable than not to judge at all.
    -- Henry James

    #Thinking #Judging #Judgement

  • Strategy making needs to function beyond the boxes to encourage the informal learning that produces new perspectives and new combinations... Once managers understand this, they can avoid other costly misadventures caused by applying formal techniques, without judgement and intuition, to problem solving.
    -- Henry Mintzberg

    #Perspective #Judgement #Intuition

  • Cannibals? Who is not a cannibal? I tell you it will be more tolerable for the Fejee that salted down a lean missionary in his cellar against a coming famine; it will be more tolerable for that provident Fejee, I say, in the day of judgement, than for thee, civilized and enlightened gourmand, who nailest geese to the ground and feastest on their bloated livers in thy pate de fois gras.
    -- Herman Melville

    #Judgement #Missionary #Enlightened

  • ...if you do not even understand what words say, how can you expect to pass judgement on what words conceal?
    -- Hilda Doolittle


  • Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.
    -- Homer

    #Judgement #Vehemence #Youth

  • The subjectivist states his judgements, whereas the objectivist sweeps them under the carpet by calling assumptions knowledge, and he basks in the glorious objectivity of science.
    -- I. J. Good

    #Objectivity #Judgement #Calling

  • Every gulp of air that goes out in a cause other than the cause of Allah will turn to sorrow and regret on the Day of Judgement.
    -- Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

    #Regret #Air #Judgement

  • In all judgements by which we describe anything as beautiful, we allow no one to be of another opinion.
    -- Immanuel Kant

    #Beautiful #Judgement #Opinion

  • One mistake, one brief lapse of my new found judgement-that's all it took to unravel everything. What a massive responsibility, being a moral creature.
    -- Isaac Marion

    #Mistake #Responsibility #Judgement

  • Whatever the circumstances of your life, the understanding of type can make your perceptions clearer, your judgements sounder, and your life closer to your heart's desire
    -- Isabel Briggs Myers

    #Heart #Understanding #Judgement

  • Racism is a phenomenal thing; it is like a thick mist that obscures the vision and judgement of even great minds.
    -- J. Nozipo Maraire

    #Racism #Judgement #Vision

  • Freedom of speech doesn't mean freedom from judgement.
    -- Jackson Pearce

    #Mean #Judgement #Freedom Of Speech

  • A good deal of so-called atheism is itself, from my point of view, theologically significant. It is the working of God in history, and judgement upon the pious. An authentic prophet can be a radical critic of spurious piety, of sham spirituality.
    -- James Luther Adams

    #Views #Judgement #Atheism

  • Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that
    -- James Neil Hollingworth

    #Courage #Judgement #Absence

  • In part because individual judgement is not accurate enough or consistent enough, cognitive diversity is essential to good decision making.
    -- James Surowiecki

    #Diversity #Decision #Judgement

  • The sun is all love and murder, judgement, the perpetual raid of conscience, paratrooping light which opens like a snow-blossom in the downward drift of death. Wherever I turn - the golden cymbals of judgement, the summoning of the torturers of light.
    -- Janet Frame

    #Light #Snow #Judgement

  • your judgement judges you and defines you
    -- Jean-Paul Sartre

    #Judging #Judgement #Define You

  • The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
    -- Jiddu Krishnamurti

    #Inspirational #Judgement #Intelligence

  • When we are being compassionate, we consider another's circumstance with love rather than judgement... To be compassionate is to move into the right here, right now with an open heart consciousness and a willingness to be supportive.
    -- Jill Bolte Taylor

    #Moving #Heart #Judgement

  • Good judgment is what you get from experience, which is what you have immediately after using poor judgement.
    -- Jim Horning

    #Judgement #Judgment #Poor

  • I think a legitimate target is the enemy and [the] enemy is basically in uniform, but not all [are] in Uniform. For example in the rural areas, our judgement is that virtually the whole farming community is part of the South African Defence Force.
    -- Joe Slovo

    #Thinking #Community #Judgement

  • Take heed lest passion sway Thy judgement to do aught, which else free will Would not admit.
    -- John Milton

    #Passion #Judgement #Free Will

  • Many of our most serious conflicts are conflicts within ourselves. Those who suppose their judgements are always consistent are unreflective or dogmatic.
    -- John Rawls

    #Judgement #Serious #Conflict

  • When hiring key employees, there are only two qualities to look for: judgement and taste. Almost everything else can be bought by the yard.
    -- John W. Gardner

    #Keys #Two #Judgement

  • Khesed...mercy...love. It's God's nature, His essence. Don't forget that, through all this, don't forget that. Judgement is His necessity, but His nature and essence, His heart, is love. He's the one always calling out to the lost to be saved.
    -- Jonathan Cahn

    #Heart #Essence #Judgement

  • Don't try to be a great man. Just be a man and let history make its own judgements.
    -- Jonathan Frakes

    #Men #Judgement #Trying

  • If you look at the New Testament, it's a gospel of love. Yes, there's talk of judgement and there's talk of heaven and there's talk of people not getting into heaven, but it doesn't seem to me that the fundamental message of the gospels was one of guilt and retribution so much as love.
    -- Jonathan Franzen

    #People #Heaven #Judgement

  • It's true he was a sinner. But don't pass so final a judgement. Have pity in your heart and don't forget that he may yet be an Augustine, while you remain just another mediocrity.
    -- Josemaria Escriva

    #Heart #Judgement #Saint