Thoughts for the Day, ‘Judgement’, Saturday the 25th of August 2012

Here’s some inspirational quotes about judgement. They tend to focus on NOT judging others. All in all, they’re quite good and worth the read:

  • No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person’s enemies say about him. – Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)
  • It is fair to judge people and stained-glass windows only in their best light. – William A. Ward
  • Judge others by their questions rather than by their answers. For every author, let us distinguish the person from his works. – Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778)
  • If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now. – Marcus Aurelius
  • We should be lenient in our judgment, because often the mistakes of others would have been ours had we had the opportunity to make them. – R.L. Dr. Alsaker
  • Don’t judge any man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins. – Native American Proverb
  • Remember, when the judgment’s weak, the prejudice is strong. – K. O’Hara
  • You can’t depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus. – Mark Twain (1835-1910)
  • Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken. – Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
  • A major advantage of age is learning to accept people without passing judgment. – Liz Carpenter
  • There’s no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day. –Albert Camus (1913-1960)
  • 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. – Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)
  • Most things are praised or condemned only because it is fashionable to praise or condemn them. – Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)
  • When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart. – Russian Proverb
  • 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. – Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)
  • We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)
  • It is no little wisdom for a man to keep himself in silence and in good peace when evil words are spoken to him, and to turn his heart to God and not to be troubled with man’s judgment. – Thomas a Kempis (1379-1471)
  • Don’t judge men’s wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance. – Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
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