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A critic is a man who knows the way, but can't drive the car.
English poet 1714-1763
A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
American film critic
In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.
Scottish writer and theatre critic 1856-1924
One of the first and most important things for a critic to learn is how to sleep undetected in the theater.
English poet 1795-1821
Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
German philosopher 1882-1940
The art of the critic in a nutshell: to coin slogans without betraying ideas. The slogans of an inadequate criticism peddle ideas to fashion.
American author 1902-1968
Time is the only critic without ambition.
A critic is a legless man who teaches running.
German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
A critic is a reader who ruminates. Thus, he should have more than one stomach.
A critic knows more than the author he criticises, or just as much, or at least somewhat less.
Augustus William Hare
A critic should be a pair of snuffers. He is oftener an extinguisher, and not seldom a thief.Source: Guesses at Truth
American Author 1876-1933
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
English philosopher 1929-2003
A friend is a lot of things, but a critic isn't.
A good drama critic is one who perceives what is happening in the theatre of his time. A great drama critic also perceives what is not happening.
English economist 1826-1877
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it.
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