111+ Best Judgemental Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Judgemental Quotes

You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure, what you do not understand. — Leonardo da Vinci

I Kenneth Robert Livingstone, having been elected to the office of mayor of London, declare that I take that office upon myself, and will duly and faithfully fulfil the duties of it to the best of my judgement and ability. — Ken Livingstone

A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation. — Publilius Syrus

People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf. — Ezra Pound

The more you look into and understand yourself, the less judgmental you become towards others. — Tariq Ramadan

The purchase of a bargain issue presupposes that the market’s current appraisal is wrong, or at least that the buyer’s idea of value is more likely to be right than the market’s. In this process the investor sets his judgement against that of the market. To some this may seem arrogant or foolhardy. — Benjamin Graham

I think Mark might be a little bit uncomfortable but if Antonio is the quicker driver we have to do what’s best for the team, … It’ll be a factor in our discussions and final judgement I guess. — Frank Williams

Let your resistance, judgements, angers and fears inform you. — Bryant H. McGill

We need to be careful when we are passing judgement on people’s creativity. — Clyde McKenzie

In a perfect world, there would be no censorship, because there would be no judgement. — Alanis Morissette

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

A mind that doesn’t question its judgements, makes the world very small and dangerous. — Byron Katie

Brains are no substitute for judgement. — Dean Acheson

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

On the limited evidence presented, it appears the secretary has exercised her reasoned judgement to determine what relevant factors and criteria should be considered, … My order requires nothing more. The plaintiff’s motion is denied. — Terry Lewis

That the sun shines tomorrow is a judgement that is as true as the contrary judgement. — David Hume

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

My own judgement is that our party will continue to succeed because we’re the party of ideas. — George W. Bush

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

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

There has been a controversy started of late, much better worth examination, concerning the general foundation of Morals; whether they be derived from Reason, or from Sentiment; whether we attain the knowledge of them by a chain of argument and induction, or by an immediate feeling and finer internal sense; whether, like all sound judgement of truth and falsehood, they should be the same to every rational intelligent being; or whether, like the perception of beauty and deformity, they be founded entirely on the particular fabric and constitution of the human species. — David Hume

Let’s stop being so damn judgemental & crucifying everyone who doesn’t fit into our boxed-in perceptions of what is right. — Gillian Anderson

Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them. — Lawrence G. Lovasik

I don’t lead a particularly Bohemian existence. The main criterion for me is not to be judgemental of other people so long as what they do is not harmful or offensive to others. — Nick Clegg

That I can’t relate to today’s music or morals doesn’t make either necessarily bad. Just different. I leave the judgements to others. — Perry Como

A second reason why science cannot replace judgement is the behavior of financial markets. — Martin Feldstein

Life is just an endless chain of judgements. The more imperfect our judgement, the less perfect our success. — B. C. Forbes

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

Many of our Latino kids, that we have in our system, are brilliant kids…. but, we as a system have placed a value judgement that unless they can do it in our language, we don’t give them credit for it. — Andrew Kelly

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

The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just. — D. H. Lawrence

He was hugely talented and had a regard for the written word. He had a writer’s judgement about what did and didn’t work. He was not invented by television. He was the finished article when he appeared on television. — Michael Parkinson

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

Sports and other forms of vigorous physical activity provide educational experience which cannot be duplicated in the classroom. They are an uncompromising laboratory in which we must htink and act quickly and efficiently under pressure and then force us to meet our own inadequacies face to face – and do something about them – as nothing else does. In any athletic activity we are thrown upon our own resources to succeed or fail in the face of a strong and immediate challenge. Sports resemble life in a capsule form and the participant quickly learns that his preformance depends upon the development of strength, stammina, self-discipline and a sure and study judgement. — E. B. White

There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours. — Douglas Hurd

Feeling without judgement is a washy draught indeed; but judgement untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition. — Charlotte Bronte

A mistake in judgment isn’t fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is. — Pauline Kael

The ambassador has unfortunately shown lack of judgement in including a family event in the celebration of a formal national event. — Navtej Sarna

I love when things are transparent, free and clear of all inhibition and judgement. — Pharrell Williams

We knew they were going to fly a commercial airliner into the tallest building in California. And it was an analytic judgement by the intelligence community that that meant the Library Tower. — Frances Townsend

Why be afraid of what people will say? Those who care about you will say, Good luck! and those who care only about themselves will never say anything worth listening to anyway. — Barbara Bush

All he said was, Here, have your dinfast. Then we can start packing. Dinfast, Nick repeated. Dinner and breakfast! Alan said triumphantly. Like brunch. Nick subjected him to a long, judgemental stare. There’s something very wrong with you, he said at last. I thought you should know. — Sarah Rees Brennan

The more seriously we work on our own imperfections, the less we are judgemental of the imperfections of others. — Neal A. Maxwell

has to be a criminal offense of the first order. How can you have an American president asking for money from foreign leaders? …I think this is one of the most disturbing revelations we’ve ever had about an American president because it would indicate a total absence of judgement that really, I think, puts the nation in substantial danger. — Newt Gingrich

We have repeatedly expressed our concern that there is a rush to judgement in this matter and for political reasons, the indictments and prosecutions of a limited number of drifters will be passed off to the public as a completely successful investigation resulting in the arrest of all concerned. These assurances are, to be certain, not credible. — Stephen Jones

The allegations were all baseless, without merit, highly suspect and I am very surprised that the TEA even bothered to get involved in making a judgement call in areas that were governed by our own board operating procedures. — Stan Magee

He does not have the right to interpret the Algiers agreement or to question the judgement of the boundary commission. — Yemane Gebremeskel

So long as there are earnest believers in the world, they will always wish to punish opinions, even if their judgment tells them it is unwise and their conscience that it is wrong. — Walter Bagehot

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. Longfellow Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. — Les Brown

Making a rough judgement from the video, I’d say it could be a nice circuit for me – there are some fast corners and it’s very up and down. — Loris Capirossi

I don’t really look at the charts at all. If anything, I try to out-do what I’ve done before. I try to make music that I like and I trust my own judgement with what will work with a wider audience. If you compare yourself to the charts, you lose perspective on what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. — Avicii

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

We have a strong case for an appeal after studying the acquittal judgement. — Ravi Pawar

Occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile…’ Opportunity is fleeting, experiment dangerous, and judgement difficult. — Deborah Harkness

I would wish that people would accept people for who they are, not be judgemental, allow people to live their lives and enjoy themselves and that would be my wish for people. — John Barrowman

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

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

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

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

We determined that policies were not followed, recommendations were not responded to and good judgement was not exercised. — Russ Danielson

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

We express regret at his passing. We also regret his untimely passing has deprived not only him but indeed all the interested parties of a judgement upon the allegations in the indictment. — Patrick Robinson

I feel that so much has happened that I didn’t think would happen. I’m shocked. My judgement has been wrong for two years. — Peter Cohen

No nude, however abstract, should fail to arouse in the spectator some vestige of erotic feeling… The desire to grasp and be united with another human is so fundamental a part of our nature that our judgement of what is known as ‘pure form’ is inevitably influenced by it, and one of the difficulties of the nude as a subject for art is that these instincts cannot be hidden. — Kenneth Clark

All socialists have bad backs because we slouch — except when we’re watching the news when we sit on the edge of our seats, shout, and wave our arms. Generally we sit hunched, arms crossed in a judgemental way, the whole of our bodies pulled into a frown. — Jeremy Hardy

Chess is a matter of delicate judgement, knowing when to punch and how to duck. — Bobby Fischer

Television is a very highly constructed, and edited, and censored, and tailored, and marketed reality. But I’m not judgemental about it. I don’t have anything against television. I just personally don’t feel curious. — Jodhi May

When you make the judgement as a network that there are only three candidates, you are censoring points of view. — Tim Robbins

Judgement House is one of the most powerful, evangelical events ever offered in our area. It is an incredibly powerful tool that God has used to bring many churches in our area closer together. — Scarlett Knight

Some of the best times in my life happened under the influence of drugs… I’d still be doing it if I could make good judgement calls. I’d still be doing it if I didn’t blow up to the size of an aircraft hangar, because it was a great time. — Robbie Williams

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

It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by this name. It is, in fact, a kind of martial law. — Franz Kafka

I experienced the judgement of a lot of people – and deservedly so. — Sienna Miller

Above all we should not forget that government is an evil, a usurpation upon the private judgement and individual conscience of mankind. — William Godwin

Our judgement is that it would not be wise or fair to ask Congress to make such a consequential decision without evidence that the Indian government was acting on what is arguably the most important of its commitments–the separation of its civilian and military facilities — Nicholas Burns

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

You don’t even need the director’s judgement. It’s too much. — Charlotte Gainsbourg

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

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

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

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

Organisation can never be a substitute for initiative and for judgement. — Louis D. Brandeis

‘Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death. — Marquis de Sade

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

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

What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching, then she will be seen as standing in judgement over a vast percentage of Europeans. — Timothy Radcliffe

Look. Art knows no prejudice, art knows no boundaries, art doesn’t really have judgement in it’s purest form. So just go, just go. — K. D. Lang

The trial of a case is a three-legged stool – a judge and two advocates. — Warren E. Burger

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye. — Winston Churchill

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

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

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

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

Obviously the message, or the brand, or what you see it won’t be consistent. But it isn’t a big issue. If it was a big issue Wayne would be asked to do what everybody else is doing. He and his people know what works in that district and the P.E.I. campaign and the national campaign trust his judgement on these things. — Sean Casey

Some philosophers fail to distinguish propositions from judgements; … But in the real world it is more important that a proposition be interesting than that it be true. The importance of truth is that it adds to interest. — Alfred North Whitehead

Everything that these folks are saying that they’re trying to move away from, like comparison, perfectionism, judgement, and exhaustion as a status symbol – that all describes my life. It was more like a medical researcher studying a disease and figuring out he or she has it. — Brene Brown

The only way is to teach with love, which requires looking beyond what seems, and remembering we create with our judgements. — Bryant H. McGill

My analysis is that most faith based systems depend upon an absolute moral order. The declaration of things as absolutely evil or absolutely good, as sin or virtue, puts liberalism into a horrible position because it’s founded on no judgement on anything. — Victor Hanson

The stage is a place where I can be wholly myself. Even though you’re in front of people almost to be judged, it is a place without judgement. — Florence Welch

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

Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still. — Frederick William Faber

Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements. — Paracelsus

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

Mindfulness – moment to moment non-judgemental attention and awareness. — Richard Davidson

There’s a lot of judgement that can come from outside sometimes, and there’s media scrutiny that is placed on a lot of women in the public eye, and I just couldn’t care less. I really couldn’t care less. — Kate Winslet

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

Practice moment to moment non-judgemental awareness. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

I will have this done, so I order it done; let my will replace reasoned judgement. — Juvenal

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

So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly, when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that there is someone with sound judgement at the controls. — Martin Feldstein

The Gospel announces that Jesus came to acquit the guilty. He came to judge and be judged in our place. Christ came to satisfy the deep judgment against us once and for all so that we could be free from the judgement of God, others, and ourselves. — Tullian Tchividjian

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