"Nothing can be stated so perfectly as not to be misunderstood." - Philip Melanchthon When you throw dirt at people you're not doing a thing but losing ground. - Zig Ziglar Lord, deliver me from the lust of vindicating myself. - Augustine Let the man who says it cannot be done not disturb the man doing it. - Chinese proverb To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard. For every action, there is an equal and opposite criticism. - Harrison's Postulate It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. - Disraeli Grant me prudently to avoid him that flatters me, and to endure patiently him that contradicts me. - Thomas `a Kempis He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help. - Lincoln Most of us would rather be ruined by praise than helped by criticism. Nobody wants constructive criticism. It's all we can do to put up with constructive praise. - M. McLaughlin You can't hold a man down without staying down with him. - Booker T. Washington If you are a Christian, you can expect folks to criticize, but you ought to live so nobody will believe them.