Best Quotes About Judging

It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality. -Arnold Bennett

It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed. -Walter Benjamin

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

Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. -Jean de La Fontaine

I know of no way of judging the future but by the past. -Patrick Henry

As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits and behavior. A norm is by definition a standard for judging; it is not itself subject to judgment. -Myriam Miedzian

Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest! -Chris Rock

The results of any traumatic experience, such as abuse, can only be resolved by experiencing, articulating, and judging every facet of the original experience within a process of careful therapeutic disclosure. -Alice Miller

Willing or preferring is the same with respect to good and evil, that judging is with respect to truth or falsehood. -Anthony Collins

Out of the past come the standards for judging the present; standards in turn to be shaped by the practice of present-day dramatists into broader standards for the next generation. -George Pierce Baker

You are all things. Denying, rejecting, judging or hiding from any aspect of your total being creates pain and results in a lack of wholeness. -Joy Page

Another way of judging the value of a prophet's religious experience, therefore, would be to examine the type of manhood that he has created, and the cultural world that has sprung out of the spirit of his message. -Muhammad Iqbal

I'm always listening and watching; my ear is like a boom mike. And judging, frankly. Constantly judging. -Kathy Griffin

His failures are as valuable as his successes: by misjudging one thing he conforms something else, even if at the time he does not know what that something else is. -Bridget Riley

But it seems that the judging maybe they shouldn't at least see the practices all week long. That can taint the way they go into the judging and the outlook of what's going to happen, instead of just watching those four minutes and judging on those minutes alone. -Nancy Kerrigan

Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews. -Pola Negri

I think the hardest thing to overcome is judging yourself and being your own worst critic so to speak. -Nile Rodgers

Is woman a religion? Well, perhaps you will have the chance of judging for yourselves if you go to America. There you will find men treating women with just the same respect formerly accorded only to religious dignitaries or to great nobles. -Lafcadio Hearn

If even in science there is no a way of judging a theory but by assessing the number, faith and vocal energy of its supporters, then this must be even more so in the social sciences: truth lies in power. -Imre Lakatos

Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II. -Thor Heyerdahl

I'm talking as a professional impresario. I'm not judging anybody at all. -Norman Granz

As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so. -Emily Greene Balch

Everyone's projecting onto you, or you feel like everyone is judging you. I feel like I'm being judged a lot of the time. You become really self-conscious. -Kate Moss

They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny. That made me the coolest aunt on earth. -Tina Yothers

I never felt that the naming issue was all that important, but I was obviously wrong, judging by how many people felt. I tell people to call it just plain Linux and nothing more. -Linus Torvalds

That element of surprise is what I look for when I am writing. It is my way of judging what I am doing – which is never an easy thing to do. -V. S. Naipaul

The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed. -Richard Brinsley Sheridan

I was guilty of judging capitalism by its operations and socialism by its hopes and aspirations; capitalism by its works and socialism by its literature. -Sidney Hook

If you are looking for smart judging based on merit, skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention to the Independent Spirit Awards. -Annie Proulx

I can't judge any of you. I have no malice against you and no ribbons for you. But I think that it is high time that you all start looking at yourselves, and judging the lie that you live in. -Charles Manson

Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they are in, or the fortunes they have met with. -Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We give you characters we'd feel very comfortable judging, and then go: 'Oh yeah? Watch this'. -Paul Haggis

Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences, our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging. -Sonia Sotomayor

I wouldn't approach the issue of judging in the way the president does. Judges can't rely on what's in their heart. They don't determine the law. Congress makes the law. The job of a judge is to apply the law. -Sonia Sotomayor

I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences. -Sonia Sotomayor

Maybe I'm misjudging people, but I feel like a lot of people still have an image of me in a bonnet at nine years old. -Anna Paquin

And judging what is appropriate or not appropriate for a country, I think it is important in particular in judging what is the appropriate economic policy framework, one should take into account the overall political environment and the institutional framework within which economic policy operates. -Lucas Papademos

I catch myself judging myself as that 13-year-old boy, who, of course, rightfully points out that he is only a child. And my membership – well, I was drafted into the Waffen-SS and didn't exactly volunteer, which was just as idiotic. I wanted to be on the submarines and then ended up with the Waffen-SS. -Gunter Grass

I had this notion that everyone was staring at me and judging everything about me, from my appearance to the way I talk and everything. -Ricky Williams

Unlike some, I don't claim to hold the mystic key to the future. But judging from past events, it seems to me that those who want to prophesy the imminent end of America's unique global role have a harder case to make than those who think we will limp on for a while, making a mess of things as usual. -Walter Russell Mead

I'm not the judge. You know, God didn't tell me to go around judging everybody. -Joel Osteen

I can't go anywhere without someone judging me. -Britney Spears

My hope is that I will take the good from my experiences and extrapolate them further into areas with which I am unfamiliar. I simply do not know exactly what that difference will be in my judging. But I accept there will be some based on my gender and my Latina heritage. -Sonia Sotomayor

I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream. -Bruce Springsteen

The least amount of judging we can do, the better off we are. -Michael J. Fox

I mean, I love being with friends and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it's hard to find someone who doesn't ultimately start judging you and your choices. -Sarah Silverman

I have a tough time judging myself. -Joan Jett

I think judgment is from within. It's not a God judging. Someone who is nasty – they're the one who has to sleep at night. -Jane Siberry

I'm trying to get a thicker skin. I like to be aware of people's perceptions of me, but when you put it as a priority, as a means to judging your worth, that's when it can be dangerous. -Fergie

It's really hard to see yourself and to recognize that you are a human being like everybody else. You just think everybody's judging you. -Brie Larson

With a sitcom, everyday you do a run through, and people are judging you, and the scripts are being changed nightly, nightly, nightly. -Amy Sherman-Palladino

I can't play a character that I am judging. -Rachelle Lefevre

It's not quite right to be sitting outside India and to be judging what is happening in India. -Vijay Mallya

But an experienced reader is also a self-aware and critical reader. I can't remember ever reading a story without judging it. -Hilary Mantel

I think as men begin to see things that address them, they will feel that they can relate. They can't relate to 'Basketball Wives,' 'Housewives of Atlanta.' I am not judging or criticizing those shows at all; what I am saying is the perspective is not necessarily the male perspective. 'Iyanla: Fix My Life' is inclusive of everyone. -Iyanla Vanzant

I have learned the hard way to mind my business, without judging who people are and what they do. I am more troubled by the lack of space being provided for the truth to unfold. Humans cannot seem to wait for or honor the truth. Instead, we make it up based on who we believe people should or should not be. -Iyanla Vanzant

When I wrote 'The Good Body,' I turned 40 and suddenly had this stomach. It seemed like the end of the world. Because I didn't value my body. I was constantly judging it, but I also didn't live in it. -Eve Ensler

In the days when corporate downsizing was all the rage, Wall Street took a lot of flak for judging companies too harshly and setting the bar for corporate performance so high that executives felt their only option was to slash payrolls. -James Surowiecki

The moment that we realize our attention has wandered is the magic moment of the practice, because that's the moment we have the chance to be really different. Instead of judging ourselves, and berating ourselves, and condemning ourselves, we can be gentle with ourselves. -Sharon Salzberg

It's not a science when you are judging art, but we'd be remiss to say you can't look at something and say, 'This is more well done than that.' -Matthew McConaughey

The trial by jury might safely be introduced into a despotic government, if the jury were to exercise no right of judging of the law, or the justice of the law. -Lysander Spooner

Finding a programmer to work with if you don't already know one will be a challenge. Merely judging if a programmer is exceptional vs. competent will be very hard if you are not one yourself. When you do find someone, work together informally for a while to test your compatibility. -Jessica Livingston

I met my darling wife Wilnelia in 1980 when we were on the judging panel for the Miss World contest at the Royal Albert Hall. With two ex-wives and five daughters, I thought I wouldn't be involved with anyone for a long time – if ever. Winnie was so gorgeous, my jaw dropped – and it's a big jaw to drop. -Bruce Forsyth

As a player, that's not your responsibility to comment and to give your opinion on another player. As a quarterback, I don't want another quarterback tweeting about my performance or judging me in that way. -Eli Manning

We do all, myself included, we tend to hold ourselves to pretty low standards. But when it comes to judging public figures or politicians or people we've never met, we tend to hold people to very high standards, and, if we held ourselves to those standards, we'd always fall short. -Moby

When you are an athlete, it's difficult to take time off and say you want to come back without everyone judging you and attacking you. -Johnny Weir

You know why I fear people's judgment? Because I know they're judging. I know they are. -Kate Winslet

I think it has been a weird mistake to have people with their own music careers going on and judging people because when they're too critical, it affects them. They don't want to be that honest, because they need to keep their appearance up. -Neil Patrick Harris

Perhaps we should worry less about judging people for being Mormon or Baptist or Muslim or gay or straight or black or white or Latino or by their religious or political brands and worry more about electing thoughtful, serious and ethical politicians on both sides of the political isle who are willing to work together for progress. -Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

I feel like when people judge me they're not judging me, because they don't know who I am. -Gisele Bundchen

If I feel good about my parenting, I have no interest in judging other people's choices. If I feel good about my body, I don't go around making fun of other people's weight or appearance. We're hard on each other because we're using each other as a launching pad out of our own perceived deficiency. -Brene Brown

Anytime we're interacting with someone, we're judging them, we're sharing expectations, we think they didn't live up to those expectations. -Jonathan Haidt

I want to be very careful about judging and how much to generalize about the use of media being pathological. For some people, it's a temptation and a pathology; for others, it's a lifeline. -Howard Rheingold

I have a lot of anxiety about the red carpet. As a woman, it's uncomfortable to be in a position in which people are judging you, looking at what you're wearing, and criticizing you – not necessarily in a negative way. -Fiona Gubelmann

I kind of learned that I am way too tough of a critic on myself and that other people are not judging me as harshly as I judge myself, so I need to give myself a break. -Lindsay Sloane

Instead of judging people, we need to pray. -Joyce Meyer

Everybody likes to hold up a really big righteous sword when people make mistakes. Well guess what, now it's recorded and everyone has access to it… so let's stop judging people. -Ashton Kutcher

I was offered a few shows, but the money didn't work out, but I'm not very keen on judging such shows. I'm happy in my space as a composer. -Pritam Chakraborty

We ought to get out of the judging business. We should leave it up to God to determine who belongs in one arena or another when it comes to eternity. What we are obligated to do is to tell people about Jesus, and that's what I do. -Tony Campolo

It's quite stressful knowing that every time you walk out the door, someone is going to be giving you a very good look up and down, judging everything you wear. -Emma Watson

The barometer for judging the character of people, in regard human rights, is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian. The judgment as to whether you can trust the future, the social advancement – depending on people – will be judged on where they come out on that question. -Bayard Rustin

I like my life alone. I mean, I love being with friends, and I love kissing and loving someone to pieces. But it's hard to find someone who doesn't ultimately start judging you and your choices. -Sarah Silverman

It is sometimes hard to grasp the difference between identifying with one's own roots, understanding people with other roots, and judging what is good or bad. -Umberto Eco

One common way of judging whether housing's price is in line with its fundamental value is to consider the ratio of housing prices to rents. This is analogous to the ratio of prices to dividends for stocks. -Janet Yellen

The U.S. State Department has a consistent record of error in the assessment of Asian situations and judging Red Chinese intentions. -Ferdinand Marcos

Voice work is the best – no need to dress up, no audience, no pressure, nobody's judging you. -Kym Whitley

Confidence in a bloke would be arrogance in a woman. For years, I didn't give interviews because I was scared of people judging me or thinking I was arrogant. -Alice Lowe

Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way. -Adam McKay

I love that about New York: You just dress the way you want to dress and feel really comfortable because nobody is judging. You can just be yourself, and it's perfectly normal. -Henrik Lundqvist

I love judging food by its smell and feel and taste. The healthiest tomato isn't always the perfect one that's been covered in pesticides. -Sheherazade Goldsmith

People tend to say Christians are always judging, but the word of God convicts Christians and urges them to obey God's commands. -Monica Johnson

Long practise in driving a racing car at a hundred miles an hour or so gives first-class training in control and judging distances at high speed and helps tremendously in getting motor sense, which is rather the feel of your engine than the sound of it, a thing you get through your bones and nerves rather than simply your ears. -Eddie Rickenbacker

In the visual arts, particularly painting, I distrust all those abstractions, those artificial constructions. I have a very simple way of judging them: if I can do them, they are not art. -F. Sionil Jose

I see a lot of actors that are doing things to please their coaches, their teachers in the past. They say 'No' to parts they should have said 'Yes' to simply because of the opinion of people in their past. I have no one in my past who is judging me and saying, 'Maybe you shouldn't do that.' I'll do it all. -Terry Crews

As women, we are constantly criticising and judging ourselves in terms of our body, how we dress, what profession we take up, how we fare in that. Indian women are gifted with certain body types and features, which is healthy, and we should accept that. -Vidya Balan

Obama is like the kid brother whose only standard for judging his own achievements is the records his big brother set. -Elliott Abrams

Relying on the face might be human nature – even babies prefer to look at attractive people. But, of course, judging someone based on the geometry of his features is, from a moral and legal standpoint, no better than judging him based on the color of his skin. -Paul Bloom

The main threads running through the lives of W. A. Clark and his daughter Huguette include the costs of ambition, the burdens of inherited wealth, the fragility of reputation, the folly of judging someone's life from the outside, and the tension between engaging with the world, with all its risks, and keeping a safe distance from danger. -Bill Dedman

For years, I didn't give interviews because I was scared of people judging me or thinking I was arrogant. -Alice Lowe

When actors are comfortable enough, and you release all your inhibitions, and you stop judging yourself, you're suddenly so supportive that it's this wonderful team cheering each other on. -Lindsay Sloane

I wish America would stop judging and criticizing teens and instead, try to understand the battles they have to fight every day. -Laurie Halse Anderson

Nowadays, what an award gives is a sense of solidarity with the poetry guild, as it were: sustenance coming from the assent of your peers on the judging panel. -Seamus Heaney

You've got to quit judging people just because they have an 'R' or a 'D' in front of their name. We don't do that in Oklahoma. -Markwayne Mullin

Nashville is a boys' club of redneck conservative ideas. But they're ready to embrace gay people. I never felt for one second that someone was judging me. Some people are like, 'Oh, I love gay people' in that 'I have lots of black friends' kind of way. It's awkward, but you have to appreciate that they're trying. -Shane McAnally

It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

My father basically had two ways of judging anything. Either something was poetic or it wasn't. -Bernardo Bertolucci

Modern Americans suffer from a fear of judging. Passing judgment on the behavior of fellow human beings is considered an act of medieval, undemocratic intolerance. -Lewis B. Smedes

People are always judging you based on where you're from, where you went to school, how you look, how you talk. But at the end of the day, you're going to have to look into the mirror and accept who you are. It's all about being authentic. -Andre Carson

There's a pressure to conform to particular images, and it feels a pretty exclusive pool of body image or facial image that is considered appealing. And in a way, that feels like pre-judging what an audience might actually want. -Hattie Morahan

I'm a pretty organised packer, laying out everything beforehand, as I don't like to take extra stuff. I've got a good eye for judging how much I can stuff into one suitcase. I've often not brought the right items, but I'd never avoided a chance to shop, unlike most men. -Kyle MacLachlan

Your customers are judging every aspect of every transaction and rating everything, from friendliness of people to ease of doing business to quality of product to service after the sale. -Jeffrey Gitomer

Around the time I opened my second restaurant, Etta's, I had just finished judging at the Jack Daniels World Invitational BBQ Championship in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Back home in Seattle, my goal was to recreate the sweet and smoky taste of that BBQ using our local wild king salmon instead of pig. -Tom Douglas

When judging a product, we rarely have exhaustive scientific data to go by. As a result, if we are to form a complete picture, we must fill in the blanks, just as we must in our visual perception. -Leonard Mlodinow

When judging a horoscope, it is of prime importance that we take into consideration the social and racial standing of the individual, for configurations which are of great significance in the horoscope of an educated Caucasian may mean little or nothing in the figure of a Chinese Coolie and vice versa. -Max Heindel

People in grief need someone to walk with them without judging them. -Gail Sheehy

You can't judge an album by a single song; it's like judging a book by only reading a single chapter. -Trevor Rabin

I never want to be in that stage where a band ends up playing state fairs and casinos. I am not willing to go out shooting up Botox and eating corn dogs while judging pig contests. -Al Jourgensen

We need to accept that consumption is not the end goal of our life and stop measuring our well-being simply on the basis of earnings. We need to explicitly take the quality of our work-related life into account in judging our well-being. -Ha-Joon Chang

If I were ever to grace the pages of 'Vogue,' I would want my image retouched because the audience is so vast. There is great vulnerability in being exposed to that many judging eyes. I feel no small amount of guilt over this willingness to surrender my ideals. -Roxane Gay

I have no better way of judging guilt or innocence than anyone else. -Robert Shapiro

In judging of a beautiful statue, the aesthetic faculty is absolutely and completely gratified by the splendid curves of those marble lips that are dumb to our complaint, the noble modelling of those limbs that are powerless to help us. -Oscar Wilde

Everybody needs a little light in their life, and when they need prayer, they know where to come, because they know I love them all, and I ain't judging nobody. -Betty Wright

My years as a therapist working with abuse and neglect families taught me at least one important lesson for my own life. Never judge until you can see through the eyes of that person you are judging, and then… never judge. -Chris Crutcher

In judging other people's work, particularly short stories, I have noticed how novice writers tell the readers everything about their characters in the first paragraphs, disclose their motives, reveal their recent activities and their future intentions. -Ruth Rendell

If R. Akiva was perhaps overly generous in judging his generation, it can perhaps be ascribed to the belief, based on his own experience, that everyone is capable of a dramatic life change. -Meir Soloveichik

All of my babies know that I preach all day… I ain't trying to hide no light under no bushel. Everybody needs a little light in their life, and when they need prayer, they know where to come because they know I love them all, and I ain't judging nobody. -Betty Wright

It's great that Time is moving in the direction of validating those who, by choice or circumstance, will never be parents. But the point is not simply that society should stop judging those of us who don't have children. It's that society actually needs us. Children need us. -Meghan Daum

When you are spiritually connected, you are not looking for occasions to be offended, and you are not judging and labeling others. You are in a state of grace in which you know you are connected to God and thus free from the effects of anyone or anything external to yourself. -Wayne Dyer

For those whose exclusive norm of constitutional judging is merely fair reading of language applied to facts objectively viewed, 'Brown' must either be flat-out wrong or a very mystifying decision. -David Souter

On one level, of course, the notion of judging films or books or music against each other is completely ridiculous. Who's to say '12 Years A Slave' is a better film than 'The Wolf of Wall Street'? Or that one album in a certain genre is better than another in a completely different genre? -John Niven

I'm not that flashy in private; I'm usually pretty reserved. But on stage, it's about not being afraid of anything – of anyone judging you. It's one place you can be free. So why not sing as loud as you can, hoop and holler and jump around? A show is a moment. When it's done, it's over. I find that extremely liberating. -Brittany Howard

Luckily, I have two of the coolest parents around. They're so open about having any and all experiences, so they never hindered us in any way by categorizing or judging anything. -John Krasinski

I am all for charity in judging the men who have occupied the Oval Office over the past seventy years, given the huge responsibilities the president carries across the world. -Nigel Hamilton

A lot of authors, judging by their list, will put anything out that they finish… That's the worst model I've heard of in my life. It's just idiotic. Why wouldn't you just wait for the good ones? -Patrick deWitt

Monogamy is desirable for many reasons, especially in creating a stable, emotionally connected home for children. But judging from centuries of human behavior, it is also a very difficult standard to meet. -Mary Gaitskill

I'm not great at judging a career. Or planning one. -Jennifer Jason Leigh

The grass is always greener on the other side – until you get there and see it's AstroTurf. Symbols are never reality. Someone might have amassed material success and fame, but that doesn't mean they're happy. So, don't go judging a person's life by the cover. -Karen Salmansohn

I think the process is one of using the camera and sound in the way a detective uses a magnifying glass: to find the clues. They're discovery devices, not performance devices – you're watching things the way a cat does. You're not judging. You're there to witness something. -D. A. Pennebaker

Approaches to determining stock values vary, but fundamentally, each company judging itself undervalued is saying that its future stream of earnings justifies a higher price than the stock market is willing to accord it. -Carol Loomis

I hate prejudice, discrimination, and snobbishness of any kind – it always reflects on the person judging and not the person being judged. Everyone should be treated equally. -Gordon Brown

When I go about my own politics, I meet Tea Party supporters who I can work with in Congress, that I find common ground with. I find Tea Party supporters who won't let me get a sentence out without judging me. To say that there is a 'Tea Party supporter' is a gross generality. -Cory Booker

Whether I'm riding a horse or driving a car, I'm feeling them, judging what they're doing, trying to work out what I can take them up to. -Lee Pearson

I think the biggest challenge we faced in making 'The September Issue' was the fact that people in the fashion world are very suspicious of cameras. They're used to a camera being the enemy, something that is prying and looking to catch you in a compromising position, something that's judging you. -R. J. Cutler

The finest lesson I've learned with age is that all I need is a small team of comrades who inspire me, try not to judge me, and remind me when I'm judging myself. -Lake Bell

I don't come from Lake Wobegon, and that world is not mine. It's not that funny to me. It's funny to other people, and I'm not judging it, but the world that I come from is not considered funny by other people as well. There's so much pain in it. -James McBride

When I got to the stage, it was like a release, you know what I mean? Because it was like, 'Oh, people like me. People like me. They're listening to what I have to say. They're not judging me on how I look; they're judging me on what I'm saying.' So to me, that's what's worth it, and that's what comedians have. -Jay Pharoah

I don't really change much; there's not much I can do about the judging in front of a home crowd. -Katie Taylor

When you are in the public eye, you have to protect yourself. There are so many people judging you. I just try to be myself. -Venus Williams

I would deactivate every single comment on any social media. You should be able to post what you want, say what you want, be what you want without anybody judging you. -Selena Gomez

I eat carefully because people don't want to see a large person judging cakes. They'll think to themselves, 'That's what happens when you eat cake.' -Mary Berry

I have many friends who had kids solo, who adopted, who used surrogates – no one was judging them – it's a new world! -Dylan Lauren

I have a lot of people judging my every move. It's important for me to not let it rule my life. -Lourdes Leon

Once you're playing someone, you shouldn't be judging them in any way. That's what being an actor is – it's having empathy for people that are different from yourself. Once you've committed to that person, your responsibility is to tell that story. -Felicity Jones

When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you. -Eckhart Tolle

I got more shy as I got older and realized people could be laughing at me or judging me. -Missy Elliott

I want to make sure there are no gatekeepers at the AG's door, and that anybody in the Department – they may have to come relatively late in the evening, just judging by the schedules to date – but if somebody has suggestions for how to make this a better department, that they know I am available. -Janet Reno

One aspect of appellate judging is we have to give reasons for all of our decisions. And when you sit down and try to write it out, sometimes you find that your first judgment wasn't the right one. -Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Obviously, I do feel I'm scrutinised a bit too much and people are judging me. All I do is keep my head down and work, work, work. -Cressida Bonas

With music, you're laying it all out there. They're judging you right away, and you can lose them quick. With the comedy, you've always got another joke to redeem yourself. Or, even if you've only got one joke, at least the punch line is at the end. Then they have to at least pay attention until the end. -Kevin Nealon

It's up to God to do the judging. You haven't walked in my boots, so how are you going to judge me? -Aaron Neville

Empathy is why entertainment is always growing, and for millennials, everyone is judging them and trying to grab their attention by insulting them. We're living in a time where everyone has 25 profiles, and they're having 25 conversations. -Alia Shawkat

So much of Sue Sylvester, the angry woman, came from that part of my life, wanting to crush other people's dreams and judging others so harshly, which is always just a way of deflecting your own self-judgment. -Jane Lynch

In parenting, as in judging, the days are long, but the years are short. -Don Willett

My primary passion is film-making. That's the aspect of my life that defines me, completes me, and completely grounds me. Everything else – from judging a reality TV show to hosting a talk show – is just a result of me being a film-maker. I am the happiest, satisfied and at peace when I am behind the camera. -Karan Johar

I want the camerawork to fit the narrative and tell the story from the point of view of the character, but sometimes, to be interacting with the sensations of the story, you almost become like a ghost, you know? Like, someone that is floating, observing, not really judging what's going on. -Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Any time you start judging with an overly critical eye rather than letting things just be, and following what you think is right, it's complicated to find balance. -Juliette Lewis

We must have the courage to confront dreadful views even in the people we love the most. But that's difficult to do when we cast large segments of our fellow citizens into a basket to be condemned and disparaged, judging them even as we ignore that many of their deplorable traits exist in us, too. -J. D. Vance

Corporations are not employment agencies, and judging them by that metric is a mistake. -Chrystia Freeland

I don't think I made it clear where I was mentally when I appeared on 'X Factor.' There was so much pressure and a lot of judging. But I wanted to take a chance on the show because I wanted to make something of myself. 'X Factor' seemed like the only way out. -James Arthur

I went from absolutely nothing to a lot of people judging me overnight, and it was really tough for me. -James Arthur

The biggest critics are in the comments online. People are so judgmental of me. It's like, 'Why is she wearing this?' or 'Why isn't she wearing that?' or 'Why does she talk like that?' That's the worst because they're judging for no reason. -Alessia Cara

There is a lot of talk in conservative circles about judicial modesty and deferring to the political branches. That view of judging often overlooks the important role that courts have in protecting people's rights. But if there was ever a time to defer, it is when Congress is protecting voting rights in the exact way the Constitution directs it to. -Adam Cohen

Our society is used to judging content by its package and label. -Joanna Krupa

You just go straight for the reality of the situation. So when I sit down to write, I find myself judging it as I'm doing it, as opposed to letting it free flow. -Lennon Parham

A show hosted by a black had never been accepted, so the first time that knob's turned on, people are judging against all they have ever been taught. I may have been the first black in the house. -Flip Wilson

A lot of people had a misconception that I would be the perfect poster child for Islam. So I got a lot of Instagram comments like, 'Oh, you don't have your neck covered, you're not a Muslim!' My thing is, stop judging women, especially if you're a man, because you don't know the responsibility that comes with wearing a hijab. -Halima Aden

When I start working on an idea, I immediately record without judging it. -St. Lucia

Trump considers himself such a virile example of masculinity that he's qualified to serve as the ultimate arbiter of femininity. He relishes judging women on the basis of their looks, which he seems to believe amounts to the sum of their character. -Franklin Foer

We might enjoy essays, TED talks, and even Facebook posts bemoaning our dependency on tech, but judging by our enthusiastic adoption of these services, we're all in. -Steven Levy

Gamers have this tendency to turn games into mathematical equations, breaking them into lists of components like 'presentation' and 'mechanics' and judging each one on its own merits. -Jason Schreier

People judge you really quickly, at first just on your facial features. There are two dimensions – warmth and competence. You can think of them as trustworthiness and strength. They're first judging you on warmth; evaluating whether or not you are trustworthy. That's much more important to them than whether or not you're competent. -Amy Cuddy

It is very different hosting and judging a show like 'Love School'; it was unlike acting in a movie or series or being part of a reality show. But I keep telling myself that I have just one life, and I have to make the most of it. -Karishma Tanna

I am a singer. You love me or hate me based on my music. If you are judging me based on my nationality and religion, you are a racist. This is very offensive. I cannot encourage that. -Adnan Sami

Some people come into our life as a blessing, while others come into our life as a lesson, so love them for who they are instead of judging them for who they are not. -Yolanda Hadid

I don't go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people's approval. -Karan Patel

I grew up thinking you're either a winner in the world, or you're not. I presumed I was not. I had no reason to think I would be, and my inclination is towards self-deprecation. I wish I'd known no one was judging my every move, but I'm still like this! -Jennifer Egan

I grew up with a strong set of values – and one was never judging someone by how much money they had. -Henry Paulson

Women and young girls are constantly judging themselves by standards that aren't real. -Valerie Harper

As women gain weight, they start judging themselves. But who cares! Embrace what you have. Say, 'Belly, you might be poking out today, but I'm going to choose to love you and nurture you.' -Ashley Graham

When you're on set, you're like, 'Everyone's judging me because I'm the director, and everyone thinks I'm doing this because I just love myself and I want to do everything.' Part of it's true: I do want to do everything, and I do kind of love myself. -Taika Waititi

Sometimes we are much better at judging people based on how they treat everyone other than ourselves. We make a million excuses for why they treat us how they do. -Emily V. Gordon

When the rules of judging skating in international competition changed in 2004 with the goal of making judging more transparent, one of the consequences was the rewarding of skaters who attempt more challenging technical elements in the pursuit of ever more points. -Tara Lipinski

I do a bunch of Y7 yoga, which is amazing because it's dark, and nobody's judging you. -Nina Agdal

Judging the political climate in my state by walking around lefty Ann Arbor is like a polar bear judging global warming by staring at the ice cube beneath its feet. -Eileen Pollack

I've gotten really good at not judging characters. -Sebastian Stan

When I say there should not be a BET channel or a Black History Month, I'm saying we deserve more. I just hope people understand that I'm not judging; I'm coming from experience. -Stacey Dash

Most designers don't dress in fashion. They dress in an anonymous way so that people are just judging their work. -Louise Wilson

You can definitely notice a girl who has confidence versus one who's thinking, 'How are they judging me?' -Coco Rocha

I have increasingly steeled myself to criticism, but it still can sting, especially when you feel that it is unfair – or that they are judging my book by its cover or by preconceived notions. -Emily Giffin

If someone is judging you without knowing the content of your character, don't listen to them. -Jazz Jennings

The reason I love Jesus because he's a really good guy. He's completely opposed to running around and judging people. -Sarah Drew

How many thick black women are there singing whatever I'm singing, surrounded by rappers, but also from the suburbs? I can't really judge someone else for judging me! -SZA

It's a very complex sport, so judging is going to be very complex, too. And not everyone is going to agree all the time on who wins a fight. -Chuck Liddell

One of the reasons it is considered such a privilege to sit on a Man Booker jury is because it is famously rigorous. The judging is not a gig for lightweights. Not only are all five judges expected to have read all 155 books from beginning to end, but they have to be able to talk fluently about every book at length. -Amanda Foreman

I feel like everyone has been judging me based on 'Drip on My Walk,' and that's cool, but that was the fun record I did. That doesn't define me, but for some reason, that's how the world looks at it. -Kodie Shane

The core constituency that Republicans must satisfy in high court nominations is the party's social conservative base, which fundamentally cares about issues, not diversity, and has accepted white men who practice the judging it admires. -Benjamin Wittes

We think that the more we have, the happier we will be. We never know what tomorrow might bring, so we collect and save as much as we can. This means we need a lot of money, so we gradually start judging people by how much money they have. -Fumio Sasaki

We're not accustomed to judging things on philosophical importance. -Mark Manson

George W. Bush, judging by his repeated invocations, thinks that time will eventually prove that he was right. He is not alone in putting his faith in the future. -Margaret MacMillan

I had a lot of wrong preconceived notions about church-y folks, and I'm bad at judging the messenger, not the message. -Walker Hayes

Those 'Pledge' records did good for me, and they're the foundation that this Killer Mike is built on, but I was judging myself on physical sales and didn't understand that music sales were declining overall. -Killer Mike

I prefer men who are queer. Not gay men, but queer men – guys with an open mind. Bisexual men, because they're able to understand the different elements of the body without judging that I don't conform to a certain ideal. -Hari Nef

The problem I see with most contests is that the people judging have never competed in a bodybuilding contest. I feel that to have the knowledge necessary to judge a bodybuilding competition, you must have walked in those shoes. -Rich Piana

My parameter of judging a script has not changed over the years. I still go for a script where the story interests me. Yes, there are times where I might go wrong; say, out of five scripts, I might go wrong on one. -Rajkummar Rao

I will run with perfect style when they start judging races for their beauty, like figure-skating. For now, I just want to run as fast as possible. -Emil Zatopek

Whether it's a spouse, family member, coworker, former classmate, or the mother of your child's best friend – you know exactly what I mean. Just when you feel your worst and are judging yourself harshly, someone comes along who seems determined to make you feel even worse about yourself than you already do. Who needs it? -Gena Lee Nolin

At one time in my life, I stood in queues for 'Indian Idol' auditions, and I got eliminated at Top 8 or Top 9. I could have never imagined that one day I will be judging this show where I was a contestant myself. -Neha Kakkar

I instantly took the offer to judge 'Indian Idol' because I know the journey from being judged to judging on the same stage is going to be a memorable experience for me. -Neha Kakkar

You, as a manager, are judged on results and not on the work you do and the performance of the team. Imagine paying a guy a huge amount of money and then judging him not on the things he can control, but on those he can't. -Carlo Ancelotti

I always need a reason to do something on stage, for me. I am not judging anyone: there is not a good way; there is not a bad way. You just have to justify everything. -Stromae

You can drive your own self crazy. You don't have to be in a bad situation or be bullied every day to feel this way. I was constantly judging myself. That's really the thing that gets you. -Danielle Macdonald

I think judging a shuttle is different everywhere, so there is a drift, but you have to be used to it. We can't complain, as I think it is same for all. -P. V. Sindhu

Some people love to run, and it's therapy for them, and some people can't stand it. And I just feel like there's so much in our society where you're judging yourself based on what you think you need to do. -Beth Behrs

The industry has a standard way of judging actors: they do ten films, they get X price, and they get this number of awards, seen at page three parties and all that – that is how they measure success. I don't do it like that. -Ram Gopal Varma

I think us humans are just so cruel to each other. We just want to keep judging each other on our looks. -Amber Liu

A word of advice is, when you judge someone, it doesn't define the person that you're judging. It defines you. -Tulisa

We need to stop judging individuals based on their race, profession, gender, religion, or anything other than their own individual behavior and character. -Tulsi Gabbard

In racing, things start coming up quicker, and the slipstream is stronger, so even judging in the mirrors how quick the cars are approaching isn't always easy. -Daniel Ricciardo

Stay-at-home mothers, working mothers, people are very tough on each other. I don't see that in the world of men. I don't see working men who have children, and those who don't, judging each other. I think there's a different category of expectation. -Catherine Reitman

I do not morally judge any character and resist judging anybody in real life, too. -Sobhita Dhulipala

We should be encouraging moms to breastfeed their infants, not discouraging it by unfairly judging and discriminating against nursing mothers. -Rashida Tlaib

I think we're all guilty of judging, and I look a certain way – I wear a lot of make-up and fake tan. -Emily Atack

Everything is harder when you are a Nordestino. You have to work harder than anybody else because people will be judging you with much less mercy than the other players. -Rivaldo

My parents, Arthur and Olwen, were honest, working-class people who raised my brother Arthur, sister June, and me with the values of that era – patriotism, stoicism, honesty, concern for your neighbours, and judging a man by what he did rather than what he had. -David Jason

Acting lets you be in a place where no one's judging you. -Bella Ramsey

Not only in our family, where our relatives keep putting us down, but even in this modern urbanized culture, we girls put our fellow girls down by judging them. -Nikita Dutta

I want people – boys and girls – to be sat at home watching me alongside the likes of Rio Ferdinand or Frank Lampard, thinking that it's normal, that we all know what we're talking about, and that they're not judging me at home just because I'm a female. -Alex Scott

I like the more community element of comedy. And I hate people pitting other people against each other. Audiences are always judging you, but when you're being judged for a competition, it just takes away the joy of the job. -Aisling Bea

Angry and resentful people enjoy judging other people's problems because it makes them feel better about their own issues. -Jesse Lee Peterson

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