Quotes and Sayings about Judgment



"In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Harm, Judgment, Right, Vote)

"They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Movies, Hate, Horror, Nothing, Reason, Talking, Wrong)

"Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes."
- Peter Arnett
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Media, Politicians, Present, Right, Style)

"He that will write well in any tongue, must follow this counsel of Aristotle, to speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do: and so should every man understand him, and the judgment of wise men allow him."
- Roger Ascham
(Related: Men, People, Judgment, Man, Tongue, Will)

"I am not systematic at all when it comes to religion. I just love life. And I'm not judgmental. And I'm a vegetarian."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Love, Life, Religion)

"An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Exaggeration, Legends, Popular, Vices)

"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
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Opinions, Will, World, Wrong)

"In the book of Colossians, it talks about that because of what Christ did, we are pure. We are without judgment on ourselves. And only through him can we do something like this."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Christ, Judgment)

"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
(Related: Time, Future, Judgment, Possibilities)

"Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous, and provocative of Divine judgment."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Judgment, Provocative, Sin, Swearing)

"One lapse of judgment can cost and talent isn't everything. A huge slice of good fortune in needed to make it to the top, and without that element of luck, you've no chance."
- John Barrow
(Related: Talent, Chance, Fortune, Judgment, Luck)

"If you get all the facts, your judgment can be right; if you don't get all the facts, it can't be right."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Facts, Judgment, Right)

"Except among those whose education has been in the minimalist style, it is understood that hasty moral judgments about the past are a form of injustice."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Education, Injustice, Past, Style)

"A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Life, Truth, Judgment, Meaning, Mind)

"Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below."
- Lewis J. Bates
(Related: Deed, Judgment, Man, Motive, Snow, Will, Winter)

"A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Negative, Jealousy, Judgment, Praise, Satisfaction)

"The order of the world is always right - such is the judgment of God. For God has departed, but he has left his judgment behind, the way the Cheshire Cat left his grin."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: God, Judgment, Order, Right, World)

"If someone is making a judgment when they don't have firsthand experience, it's intolerant. How can you make a judgment on something you don't know about?"
- Beck
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"Opinions are a private matter. The public has an interest only in judgments."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Interest, Opinions, Public)

"About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Hope, Judgment, Originality, Writer)

"I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention."
- Edward Blake
(Related: Hope, Intention, Judgment, May)

"It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Mother, Compassion, Judgment, Understanding)

"Judgment is more than skill. It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores of hard indisputable factual information."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
(Related: Information, Judgment, Skill)

"Our analysis of truth and falsehood, or of the nature of judgment, is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears."
- Charles D. Broad
(Related: Nature, Truth, Falsehood, Judgment)

"Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment."
- Fred Brooks
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"It may be you fear more to deliver judgment upon me than I fear judgment."
- Giordano Bruno
(Related: Fear, Judgment, May)

"Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things in the world."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Judgment, Pearls, Sound, World)

"It is a sad thing when men have neither the wit to speak well nor the judgment to hold their tongues."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Men, Judgment, Wit)

"A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Effect, Judgment, Poverty)

"Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Judgment, Opinion)

"But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Judgment)

"It is to be remedied that the false traitors will suffer no man to come into the king's presence for no cause without bribes where none ought to be had. Any man might have his coming to him to ask him grace or judgment in such case as the king may give."
- Jack Cade
(Related: Cause, Grace, Judgment, Man, May, Will)

"Don't wait for the last judgment - it takes place every day."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Day, Judgment)

"In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail."
- Joseph Cannon
(Related: Judgment, Sound, Will)

"The second we see somebody on the street or meet someone, we make snap judgments about them, about who they are and why we wouldn't necessarily sit with them or why we would or what's cool or not cool."
- Max Cannon
"You ever try to go a day without judgment?"
- Max Cannon
(Related: Day, Judgment)

"I wish your increase in holiness, number, love, religion, and righteousness; and wait you, and cease to contend with these men that are gone from us, for there is nothing that shall convince them but judgment."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Men, Love, Religion, Holiness, Judgment, Nothing, Righteousness)

"The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution."
- John Griffin Carlisle
(Related: Caution, Detail, Discretion, Judgment, Rest)

"I was probably in the best shape of any athlete at the time, but you don't get to pass judgment on yourself."
- Steve Carlton
(Related: Time, Judgment)

"Policymakers have to make judgments based on the best intelligence they get."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence)

"And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use their best judgment on the basis of the intelligence they've received."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Judgment, Responsibility)

"Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Death, Men, Life, Accident, Day, Evil, Judgment, Justice)

"For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Judgment, Man, Right)

"A major advantage of age is learning to accept people without passing judgment."
- Liz Carpenter
(Related: Age, People, Judgment, Learning)

"We may not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Affection, Judgment, May, Respect)

"Abortion on demand has, in my judgment, contributed significantly to an environment in our country in which life has become very cheap."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Life, Abortion, Country, Environment, Judgment)

"From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Judgment, Reading)

"And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of all mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God."
- Salmon P. Chase
(Related: God, Act, Constitution, Judgment, Justice, Mankind, Military, Necessity)

"The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Attitude, Doubt, Judgment, National security)

"It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Character, Force, Judgment, Reflection)

"Statistics are no substitute for judgment."
- Henry Clay
(Related: Judgment, Statistics)

"I guess none of us like to look back in our lives to a time when we made poor judgments and foolish mistakes."
- John Clayton
(Related: Time, Mistakes, Poor)

"Conscience allows us to do two things: Pass judgment on ourselves; approve or condemn our own conduct."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Conscience, Judgment)

"Our cattlemen have given us the safest, most abundant, most affordable beef supply in the world and I trust their judgment. And if you look at consumer confidence in this country, so does the American public."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Trust, American, Confidence, Country, Judgment, Public, World)

"It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics, atomic structure or biological inheritance."
- Barry Commoner
(Related: Technology, Inheritance, Judgment, Laws, Myth, Production)

"We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Eyes, Man, Mind)

"Minds will wander even during the Last Judgment."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Judgment, Will)

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Experience, Wisdom, Work, Time, Knowledge, Discipline, Ability, Hard work, Maturity, May, Mind, Quantity)

"The original judgment of the FBI, the Secret Service, and the CIA was that there were three shots. I don't think that convinced us except as a statement by people, many of them who were familiar with ballistics. This question troubled me greatly."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: People, Judgment, Question, Service)

"I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: God, Truth, Ideas, Judgment, Reason)

"Now, if they're there to talk about something specifically, and I determine through my own editorial judgment, that another area isn't germane, or isn't an important part of it, that's something else. But we never agree to anything in advance, absolutely not."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Judgment, Now, Talk)

"Where men of judgment creep and feel their way, The positive pronounce without dismay."
- William Cowper
(Related: Men, Positive, Judgment)

"Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Country, Judgment, Nixon, Sense)

"Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Business, Court, Public)

"Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Opportunity, Errors, Judgment, Magic, Physics, Practice)

"As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek, bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Injustice, Judgment, Malice)

"If there's any message to my work, it is ultimately that it's OK to be different, that it's good to be different, that we should question ourselves before we pass judgment on someone who looks different, behaves different, talks different, is a different color."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Work, Judgment, Question)

"The most important thing for a judge is - curiously enough - judgment."
- Lord Patrick Devlin
(Related: Judgment)

"Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment."
- Philip K. Dick
(Related: Car, Decision, Disease, Error, Judgment)

"Most people suspend their judgment till somebody else has expressed his own and then they repeat it."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: People, Judgment)

"This country is about, in my judgment, aggressive, open debate. There is an old saying: When everyone is thinking the same thing, no one is thinking very much."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Country, Debate, Judgment, Old, Open, Thinking)

"There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed of the best words in the best order; only a conviction, accepted by our knowledge and judgment, that it is so."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Knowledge, Conviction, Judgment, Order, Proof, Words)

"Sane judgment abhors nothing so much as a picture perpetrated with no technical knowledge, although with plenty of care and diligence."
- Albrecht Durer
(Related: Knowledge, Care, Diligence, Judgment, Nothing)

"Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Absence, Judgment, Magic, Relationships)

"It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Hope, Future, Judgment, Sound)

"I think we're doing the right things for the right reasons. We're not doing it to sell products. We're not doing it to be popular. We're doing it because in our judgment these stories are important to do, and at this length and this much depth."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Judgment, Popular, Right)

"I was wrong to vote for this war. Unfortunately, I'll have to live with that forever. And the lesson I learned from it is to put more faith in my own judgment."
- John Edwards
(Related: Faith, War, Judgment, Vote, Wrong)

"There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they're entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration."
- John Edwards
(Related: Work, Adoption, Benefits, Gay, Judgment, Lesbian, Partnership, Respect)

"The fact is that when it comes to judgment as to what should be secret and what should not be secret, Julian Assange's judgment has been pretty good so far."
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Related: Fact, Judgment, Pretty)

"Everything must justify its existence before the judgment seat of Reason, or give up existence."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: Existence, Judgment, Reason)

"Nothing is as peevish and pedantic as men's judgments of one another."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Men, Nothing)

"Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment."
- Euripides
(Related: Fortune, Judgment)

"There is no one right now in my judgment that can unite the Black electorate in such a way to present our agenda to a nominee to have them forthrightly address our concerns."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Judgment, Now, Present, Right)

"Both the historian and the novelist view history as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and determined to make judgments, which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind, who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: History, Blind, Majority, Minority, Struggle)

"The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Idea, Direction, Help, Information, Judgment, Value)

"A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment."
- Marshall Field
(Related: Opportunity, Control, Circumstances, Exercise, Judgment, Man)

"The Nixon years were trying. They honed my judgment for everything I did later on. The experience also illustrated for me the importance of training young lawyers properly."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Experience, Importance, Judgment, Lawyers, Nixon, Training, Trying, Years)

"If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in his judgment of his own works, no less are they in his reader."
- Sarah Fielding
(Related: Candor, Judgment, Modesty)

"Do not confuse beauty with beautiful. Beautiful is a human judgment. Beauty is All. The difference is everything."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Beauty, Difference, Judgment)

"Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Day, Deep, Judgment, May, Order, Today, Yesterday)

"At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Age, Judgment, Will, Wit, Years)

"The most important thing about a TV set is to get it back against something and not out in the middle of a room where it's like a somber fellow making electronic judgments on you."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
"College is a refuge from hasty judgment."
- Robert Frost
(Related: College, Judgment)

"Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Thoughts, Judgment, Memory, Nothing, Order, Want)

"I wasn't getting the responses I hoped for. You can't protect yourself from other judgments."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
"Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Courage, Strength, Eloquence, Judgment, Leaders, Quiet)

"Some think that by preparing to deal with crises you make them more likely. I think the wiser judgment is the contrary. In this area at least, if you want peace or stability, it's better to prepare for war or instability."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Peace, War, Judgment, Stability, Want)

"The Lord Jesus will be revealed mightily, and will make bare his holy Arm, as well in the confusion of Antichrist, as in the conversion of the Jews, before the last judgment, and the end of all things."
- George Gillespie
(Related: Confusion, End, Judgment, Will)

"The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion."
- George Gillespie
(Related: Life, Religion, Judgment, Pride)

"You don't have the judgment after you've had the drink. If something truly catastrophic had happened that evening, I don't know how I could have lived with myself. I feel like I've gotten a second chance."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Chance, Evening, Judgment)

"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future."
- Al Gore
(Related: Future, Past)

"When people learn no tools of judgment and merely follow their hopes, the seeds of political manipulation are sown."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: People, Judgment, Manipulation, Tools)

"I not only lived physically away from my native land, but the values and critical judgments of those closest to me became stranger and stranger."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Values, Land)

"Hope is a great falsifier. Let good judgment keep her in check."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Hope, Judgment)

"In my judgment, the greatest risks are international terrorist groups like al Qaeda and Hezbollah. The war in Iraq has taken our attention off those priorities."
- Bob Graham
(Related: War, Attention, Iraq, Judgment, Priorities)

"My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Errors, Judgment)

"Indeed upon much that may have to say, I expect rather the charitable judgment than the full assent of those whose approbation I could most wish to win."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Judgment, May)

"If somebody doesn't have enough judgment to be able to look at plastic surgery and realize how phony it is, then they can't be helped."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Judgment)

"The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Men, Women, Approval, Fact, Reason)

"An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego."
- Alec Guinness
(Related: Actor, Appearance, Ego, Intellect, Judgment, Personality)

"Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Bigotry, Insecurity, Judgment)

"We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment."
- Paul Haggis
(Related: Character, Judgment, Key, Writing)

"I never fixed a story. I didn't make judgments, I let the listener make judgments. When I got to the end of the story, if it had a moral, I let the listener find it."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: End)

"He will bring us all, rich and poor, white and black, to his judgment seat."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Judgment, Poor, Will)

"Life is made up of a series of judgments on insufficient data, and if we waited to run down all our doubts, it would flow past us."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Life, Past)

"The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world."
- Georgia Harkness
(Related: Religion, World)

"I hope that they are finding satisfaction. I'm in no way making a judgment. I know it doesn't make me happy."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Hope, Judgment, Satisfaction)

"But, you know, the issues of humanity and what is fair treatment and good treatment of a fellow human being should not really be based on a personal sense of right and wrong or judgment."
- Debbie Harry
(Related: Being, Humanity, Judgment, Right, Sense, Treatment, Wrong)

"I don't see women and think of them as competition or with judgment. Women really move me. I feel connected to all kinds of women. I am angry because I think we've been mistreated throughout history in different countries, including America. I admire women."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: History, Women, America, Competition, Countries, Judgment)

"I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to abide the judgment the sober second thought of the people."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Thought, People, Congress, Content, Judgment, Office, Politicians, President, Press)

"World history is a court of judgment."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: History, Court, Judgment, World)

"All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties."
- William Reddington Hewlett
(Related: Business, Beliefs)

"All it takes is one drink to mess with the way you drive - it clouds your judgment and slows your reflexes. Don't take any chances. It just isn't worth it."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Clouds, Judgment, Worth)

"A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Man, May)

"It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Wisdom, Trust, Ability, Humility, Judgment, Perspective, Reward, Tolerance)

"If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Church, Judgment, Obedience, Practice, Right)

"To establish yourself as a leading man, you're shooting for the smallest point on the target, and you get a lot of judgment thrown at you. It takes a lot for them to get past everything and just watch your art and what you're doing."
- Josh Holloway
(Related: Art, Judgment, Leading, Man, Past)

"The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Time, Judgment, Man, Poor, Risk)

"From whichever angle one looks at it, the application of racial theories remains a striking proof of the lowered demands of public opinion upon the purity of critical judgment."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Judgment, Opinion, Proof, Public, Public opinion, Purity, Theories)

"The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well, and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Judgment, Understanding)

"The susceptibility of the average modern to pictorial suggestion enables advertising to exploit his lessened power of judgment."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Power, Advertising, Judgment)

"It is only requisite, for me to say to you, that the President places great reliance upon your skill, judgment and intimate knowledge."
- Anson Jones
(Related: Knowledge, Judgment, President, Skill)

"When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Judgment, Justice, Vengeance)

"Even as I stand here and admit that we have made mistakes I still believe that as the people of America sit in judgment on each party, they will recognize that our mistakes were mistakes of the heart. They'll recognize that."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Heart, America, Judgment, Mistakes, Party, Will)

"A mistake in judgment isn't fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Mistake, Anxiety, Judgment)

"In my judgment, based on the work that has been done to this point of the Iraq Survey Group, and in fact, that I reported to you in October, Iraq was in clear violation of the terms of U.N.Resolution 1441."
- David Kay
(Related: Work, Fact, Iraq, Judgment, October)

"The Germans certainly - the intelligence service believed that there were WMD. It turns out that we were all wrong, probably in my judgment, and that is most disturbing."
- David Kay
(Related: Intelligence, Judgment, Service, Wrong)

"Then, as the day progresses, depending on how the product is coming in - for instance, the fish man will fax us and say black bass is great - throughout the day, we'll also make judgment calls and adapt to what's available."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Day, Fish, Judgment, Man, Will)

"At the Day of Judgment, we shall not be asked what we have read, but what we have done."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Day, Judgment)

"George Bush, Dick Cheney, every one of the speakers praised John Kerry's war record. No one said he was unfit. They said he has terrible judgment, and that's his record as a senator. Nobody questioned his military record."
- Peter King
(Related: War, Judgment, Military)

"My own judgment of how the world is gonna end is that there will be a country led by a madman that will build a nuclear bomb with so much force, so much power, that it will be dropped somewhere on the face of this earth and that the earth will lose its place."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Power, Country, Earth, End, Force, Judgment, Will, World)

"All defense secretaries in wartime have, needless to say, made misjudgments."
- Bill Kristol
(Related: Defense)

"We know enough to stand here in truth - facing pain, cry and suffering of those who were murdered here. Face to face with the victims' families who are here today. Before the judgment of our own conscience."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Judgment, Pain, Suffering, Today, Victims)

"Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority is of greater weight, and their judgment more to be relied on, because they are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the investigation of the truth."
- Lactantius
(Related: Truth, Attention, Authority, Fiction, Investigation, Judgment, Weight)

"I am both stunned and appalled that Pat Robertson would claim to know the mind of God concerning whether particular events... were the judgments of God."
- Richard Land
(Related: God, Events, Mind)

"Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Death, War, Belief, Future, Judgment, Mankind, Propaganda, Road, Shadow)

"Confederation is a compact, made originally by four provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it, and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the best consideration of its members, that this compact should not be lightly altered."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Consideration, Judgment)

"Humility is nothing else but a right judgment of ourselves."
- William Law
(Related: Humility, Judgment, Nothing, Right)

"I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members."
- William P. Leahy
(Related: Forgiveness, Errors, Judgment)

"Everyone should get their news however they want to and in whatever form they want. I'm not going to sit back in judgment of other people and the way they do it."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: People, Judgment, News, Want)

"Best I can do for them is to give them every piece of information I can find and let them make the judgments. That's just my basic view of my function as a journalist."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Information)

"I'm not in the judgment part of journalism."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Journalism, Judgment)

"Be wary of passing the judgment: obscure. To find something obscure poses no difficult, elephants and poodles find many things obscure."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
"If people suspect their Cattle Bewitched, if they be great Cattle, make the twelfth house their ascendant, and the eleventh their twelfth house, and vary your Rules with Judgment."
- William Lilly
(Related: People, Judgment, Rules)

"Luck is of little moment to the great general, for it is under the control of his intellect and his judgment."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Control, Intellect, Judgment, Luck)

"If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: War, Court, Law, Nations, Practice, World)

"The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again."
- Zoe Lofgren
(Related: War, Action, Errors, Iraq, Judgment, Leading, Mistakes, President, Problems)

"I can only speak for myself, and hope people hear my words and see me on television speaking for myself. And, hopefully, they'll be able to make their own judgment. And at the end of the day, I just want my work to speak for itself."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Work, People, Hope, Day, End, Judgment, Television, Want, Words)

"Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever."
- Nancy Lopez
(Related: Doubt, Judges, Judgment, Sound, Voice)

"True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Judgment, Memory)

"Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Duty, Judgment)

"It's been my experience that the longer I do yoga, the more I want to know, the more I am able to understand and the less judgmental I am."
- Ali MacGraw
(Related: Experience, Want, Yoga)

"I consider Khomeini's position dangerous. He does not have the right to pass judgment-that is not the Islamic way."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Judgment, Right)

"You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Limitations, Unworthy, Will)

"An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Art, Judgment, Language, Names, Speech, Will)

"There is only one thing for us to do, and that is to do our level best right where we are every day of our lives; To use our best judgment, and then to trust the rest to that Power which holds the forces of the universe in his hands."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Power, Trust, Day, Judgment, Rest, Right, Universe)

"One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic to stimulate my acting career."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Acting, Career)

"People with bad consciences always fear the judgment of children."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: People, Fear, Children, Judgment)

"When we'd suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, 'Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.' As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing."
- Ian McKellen
(Related: Management, Performance, Audiences, Judgment, Right, Theatre, Waiting, World)

"A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage."
- Robert McNamara
(Related: Computer, Judgment, Writing)

"It should come as no surprise to any of us that the solution to ending bickering in families is to talk to one another more often without blaming, making judgments, or insulting one another."
- Donald C. Medeiros
(Related: Ending, Solution, Talk)

"The implication that everyone would have to accept its judgments uncritically, that it was a decision from which there could be no appeal, was astonishing."
- Edwin Meese
(Related: Decision)

"We have gotten some terrible reviews at times but if we depended on the judgment of the studios or critics, we never would have made more than one movie."
- Ismail Merchant
(Related: Judgment)

"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
(Related: Behavior, Judgment, Questioning)

"You never know when you're going to be considered un-hip... The people that really pass judgment on you really have nothing to do with what you do, usually."
- John Milius
(Related: People, Judgment, Nothing)

"An attitude of philosophic doubt, of suspended judgment, is repugnant to the natural man. Belief is an independent joy to him."
- William Minto
(Related: Attitude, Belief, Doubt, Joy, Judgment, Man)

"In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Design, History, Values, Acting, Gold, Judgment)

"If there is an error of human judgment, I am the human."
- William Mulholland
(Related: Error, Judgment)

"The fact is, Latinos now own their own lives and I believe they can afford to look back without judgment."
- Ednita Nazario
(Related: Fact, Judgment, Now)

"It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience."
- John Henry Newman
(Related: Thoughts, Conscience, Judgment)

"Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Life, Consideration, Value)

"Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Aesthetics, First, Judgment, Man, Nothing, Ugly)

"Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Power, Being, Blame, Causes, Conscience, Judgment, Praise, Reason)

"In my judgment, if we had pursued this course, the zones would have been of short duration. England would have been compelled to take her mines out of the North Sea in order to get any supplies from our country."
- George William Norris
(Related: Country, England, Judgment, Order, Sea)

"Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests."
- George William Norris
(Related: Men, Sympathy, Judgment)

"I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing executives to use judgment; they are coming to rely too much on research, and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support, rather than for illumination."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Judgment, Marketing, Post, Research, Support)

"The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men."
- John Owen
(Related: Men, God, Judgment, World)

"Cuvier had preceded Lamarck in specifying the kinds and degrees of variation, which his own observations and critical judgment of the reports of others led him to admit."
- Richard Owen
(Related: Judgment)

"Judgment comes from experience and great judgment comes from bad experience."
- Bob Packwood
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"Justice and judgment lie often a world apart."
- Emmeline Pankhurst
(Related: Lie, Judgment, Justice, World)

"Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never."
- Theodore Parker
(Related: Judgment)

"There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish - whose prints would not pay the printer. The question of judgment is a puzzling one."
- Maxfield Parrish
(Related: Artists, Judgment, Question)

"I think kids should have a mentor and a role model, but that they shouldn't take one person's opinion to be what we call final assessment or judgment about how life is supposed to be."
- Sean Paul
(Related: Life, Judgment, Kids, Opinion)

"Every new concept first comes to the mind in a judgment."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: First, Judgment, Mind)

"Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast."
- William Penn
(Related: Judgment, Wit)

"My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service."
- Sonny Perdue
(Related: Leadership, People, Knowledge, Ability, Judgment, Passion, Philosophy, Service)

"They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents; I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Thought, Negative, Judgment, Man, Nothing, Parents, Pressure, Word)

"To begin with myself, then, the utterances of men concerning me will differ widely, since in passing judgment almost every one is influenced not so much by truth as by preference, and good and evil report alike know no bounds."
- Petrarch
(Related: Men, Truth, Evil, Judgment, Will)

"Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Progress, Discovery, Doubt, Improvement, Judgment, Man, Questioning, Reason)

"He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Love, Health, Gods, Senses, Sound)

"I believe that President Clinton considered the legal merits of the arguments for the pardon as he understood them, and he rendered his judgment, wise or unwise, on the merits."
- John Podesta
(Related: Legal, Arguments, Judgment, President)

"History passes the final judgment."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: History, Judgment)

"The first thing to make clear is that scientists, freely making their own choice of problems and pursuing them in the light of their own personal judgment, are in fact co-operating as members of a closely knit organization."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Choice, Fact, First, Judgment, Light, Problems, Scientists)

"Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences, and adorned with much and varied learning; by the help of which a judgment is formed of those works which are the result of other arts."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Architecture, Science, Help, Judgment, Learning, Result)

"Experts often possess more data than judgment."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Experts, Judgment)

"It's a disgrace that we have millions of people who are uninsured, but at the same time too - in the eyes of the American people, in my judgment, it looked as if that somehow become more important than the main attack which was to fix the economy and get the Americans working again."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Time, People, American, Americans, Disgrace, Economy, Eyes, Judgment)

"Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."
- Mario Puzo
(Related: Enemies, Hate, Judgment)

"The Resistance is a moral certainty, not a poetic one. The true poet never uses words in order to punish someone. His judgment belongs to a creative order; it is not formulated as a prophetic scripture."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Certainty, Judgment, Order, Scripture, Words)

"The fans know that I have been giving it my all and that we had the good judgment to when to say when."
- Bobby Rahal
(Related: Fans, Giving, Judgment)

"First and foremost, you have to make the movie for yourself. And that's not to say, to hell with everyone else, but what else have you got to go on but your own taste and judgment?"
- Harold Ramis
(Related: First, Hell, Judgment, Taste)

"I just try to do my best and make the best judgments I can."
- Janet Reno
"We would have been happy if we could have assigned just three categories, large, medium, and small; the point is, we wanted to avoid personal judgments. It actually turned out to be quite a finely tuned scale."
- Charles Francis Richter
"Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of judgment not to be deceived by them."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Truth, Judgment)

"Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Judgment, Memory)

"Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"If there is a doubt, I believe that I must put myself forward and undergo the people's judgment."
- Moo-hyum Roh
(Related: People, Doubt, Judgment)

"Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Failure, Day, Errors, Judgment)

"The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Government, Successful, Growth, Exercise, Judgment, Practice, Reason)

"Gradually, everything that happens in the world is coming to be of interest everywhere in the world, and, gradually, thoughtful men and women everywhere are sitting in judgment upon the conduct of all nations."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Men, Women, Interest, Judgment, Nations, Thoughtful, World)

"Do you not yet understand what has made woman what she is? Then see what the sickly taste and perverted judgment of man now admires in woman."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Judgment, Man, Now, Taste, Woman)

"When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Advice, Compliments, Criticism, Giving, Judgment, Man, Manners)

"Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret."
- Miguel Angel Ruiz
(Related: Change, Circumstance, Regret, Self, Will)

"A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Error, Fact, Judgment)

"I learned you can't trust the judgment of good friends."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Trust, Friends, Judgment)

"A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted."
- George Santayana
(Related: Happiness, Life, Judgment, Miscellaneous, Reflection, Will)

"It is unfortunate that the poor judgment shown by a small group of young actors has tarnished the reputation of every child who has ever appeared before a camera."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Actors, Judgment, Poor, Reputation)

"But the reporter has the responsibility to determine, number one, whether that is true, and number two, to make a judgment as to whether it's in the public interest and whether or not it should be part of the debate."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Debate, Interest, Judgment, Public, Responsibility)

"You need a graphic understanding of a situation to make a complete judgment and we didn't have that."
- William Scranton
(Related: Judgment, Understanding)

"Outside the kingdom of the Lord there is no nation which is greater than any other. God and history will remember your judgment."
- Haile Selassie
(Related: History, God, Judgment, Nation, Will)

"She has good instincts, but wrong judgments. She'll rue the day."
- David O. Selznick
(Related: Day, Wrong)

"Consult your friend on all things, especially on those which respect yourself. His counsel may then be useful where your own self-love might impair your judgment."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Friend, Judgment, May, Respect, Self)

"Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Belief, Exercise, Judgment, Man)

"Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Children, Eyes, Fathers, Judgment, May, Wrong)

"Netanyahu is pressured easily, gets into a panic, and loses his senses... to run a country like Israel a leader needs to have reason and judgment and nerves of steel, two traits he does not have."
- Ariel Sharon
(Related: Leader, Country, Israel, Judgment, Needs, Nerves, Reason, Senses)

"Posterity makes the judgments. There are going to be a lot of surprises in store for everybody."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Posterity, Surprises)

"A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment."
- Beverly Sills
(Related: Art, Environmental, Thought, Perception, Culture, Judgment, Sense, Tyranny)

"Judgment of the people in the situation is not helpful. How can you help them is the question."
- Russell Simmons
(Related: People, Help, Judgment, Question)

"Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Failure, Judgment, Radical, Sensibility, Wrong)

"Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it."
- Sophocles
(Related: Men, Judgment, Lies)

"It is the work of fancy to enlarge, but of judgment to shorten and contract; and therefore this must be as far above the other as judgment is a greater and nobler faculty than fancy or imagination."
- Robert South
(Related: Imagination, Work, Fancy, Judgment)

"If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Time, Wisdom, End, Judgment, Man, Will, Wrong)

"How little do they see what is, who frame their hasty judgments upon that which seems."
- Robert Southey
"None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Opinion)

"Judgment is not upon all occasions required, but discretion always is."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Discretion, Judgment)

"Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Nothing, Responsibility)

"Judgment traps you within the limitations of your comparisons. It inhibits freedom."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Comparisons, Freedom, Judgment, Limitations)

"It is the duty of the Umpire to determine all questions submitted to him according to these laws, when they apply, and according to his best judgment when they do not apply."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Duty, Judgment, Laws, Questions, Umpire)

"When the heart flies out before the understanding, it saves the judgment a world of pains."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Heart, Flies, Judgment, Understanding, World)

"To make a coverage decision, doesn't one have to make a medical judgment?"
- John Paul Stevens
(Related: Medical, Decision, Judgment)

"Louis Armstrong playing trumpet on the Judgment Day."
- Al Stewart
(Related: Day, Judgment)

"The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable, and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for the liberty, free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Body, Conscience, Enjoyment, Exercise, Interest, Judgment, Liberty, Mankind, Right)

"I don't think my judgment is that good. I don't know what is funny."
- Jerry Stiller
(Related: Funny, Judgment)

"You're not a historian, but most historians will tell you that they make very discrete judgment as to what facts to omit in order to make their book into some shape, some length that can be managed."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Facts, Historians, Judgment, Order, Will)

"I must begin by saying something about the old Germany. That Germany, too, suffered from superficial judgment, because appearances and reality were not always kept apart in people's minds."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: People, Germany, Judgment, Old, Reality, Saying)

"For the judgment was accomplished not only upon all the men of the Christian church, but also upon all who are called Mohammedans, and, moreover, upon all the Gentiles in the whole world."
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Related: Men, Christian, Church, Judgment, World)

"Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Age, Talent, Invention, Judgment, Youth)

"Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Age, Talent, People, Glory, Interest, Invention, Judgment, Youth)

"A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: First, Judgment)

"Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader."
- Tacitus
(Related: Leader, Judgment, Reason)

"Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Enthusiasm, Cause, Judgment)

"My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Education, Life, Mother, Idea, Force, Judgment)

"An orator without judgment is a horse without a bridle."
- Theophrastus
(Related: Judgment)

"The real difference between a man's scientific judgments about himself and the judgment of others about him is he has added sources of knowledge."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Knowledge, Difference, Judgment, Man)

"For years it never occurred to me to question the judgment of those in charge at the studio."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Judgment, Question, Years)

"You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment."
- Alvin Toffler
(Related: Intelligence, Distrust, Judgment)

"In dealing with the China problem, the British and American side, which had particularly strong interests in China, should have based its judgments about the origins of the problem on direct observation of the actual circumstances at the time."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Time, American, Circumstances, Observation)

"Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: War, Civilization, Destruction, Emotion, Freedom, Hatred, Justice, Respect, World)

"Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process."
- Lionel Trilling
(Related: Legal, End, Judgment, Neurosis)

"Well, it's a humor strip, so my first responsibility has always been to entertain the reader... But if, in addition, I can help move readers to thought and judgment about issues that concern me, so much the better."
- Garry Trudeau
(Related: Humor, Thought, Concern, First, Help, Judgment, Responsibility)

"It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character."
- Dale Turner
(Related: Mistake, Character, Error, Errors, Judgment, Mistakes, Self)

"My desire is to be a forgiving, non-judgmental person."
- Janine Turner
(Related: Desire)

"We need to go back to the way it was 30 years ago, when everybody had Grandma and Grandpa, and we were willing to pass moral judgments about right and wrong."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Right, Wrong, Years)

"Quayle said the worst thing that happened to him was that he never trusted his own judgment. I said from now on I am going to go with my own judgment."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Judgment, Now)

"Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Attitude, Nothing)

"Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race."
- Giambattista Vico
(Related: Class, Common sense, Judgment, Nation, Race, Reflection)

"Experience does not err. Only your judgments err by expecting from her what is not in her power."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Experience, Power)

"What matters to us, the judgment of men? What have we to doubt, since we are pure before life?"
- Renee Vivien
(Related: Life, Men, Doubt, Judgment)

"I always loved my mother, felt loved, but she was judgmental. Her father in Ireland didn't approve of women generally, and she took on his values. She believed her own mother was foolish."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Women, Mother, Father, Values, Ireland)

"Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment."
- William Warburton
(Related: Imagination, Enthusiasm, Judgment, Mind, Temper)

"I am outraged that a House member has tried through this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality of individual Americans' tax returns. There is no reason for this measure, and this last-minute act violates all principles of judgment and common sense."
- John Warner
(Related: Act, Americans, Common sense, Tax, Judgment, Measure, Principles, Reason)

"How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that which seems."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Judgment)

"I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Judgment, Man, Mistrust, Wishes)

"I realized the only thing I owed my audience was my own judgment and my own best effort."
- Len Wein
(Related: Effort, Judgment)

"I have made terrible mistakes that have hurt the people that I cared about the most, and I am terribly sorry. I am deeply ashamed of my terrible judgment and my actions."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: People, Actions, Hurt, Judgment, Mistakes)

"A judgment pronounced in accordance with the facts can therefore assign to it an historical place only within that movement of reformation which was brought to a victorious issue by King Josiah."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: Facts, Judgment)

"To follow imperfect, uncertain, or corrupted traditions, in order to avoid erring in our own judgment, is but to exchange one danger for another."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Danger, Judgment, Order, Traditions)

"In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed; we see the most indistinctly the objects which are close around us."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Judgment, Law)

"Conscience without judgment is superstition."
- Benjamin Whichcote
(Related: Conscience, Judgment, Superstition)

"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street."
- E. B. White
(Related: Education, English, Judgment, Luck, Taste)

"Biography can be the most middle-class of all forms, the judgment of little people avenging themselves on the great."
- Edmund White
(Related: People, Biography, Judgment)

"Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment, when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers to expect better treatment."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Glory, Judgment, Man, Treatment)

"At the day of judgment we shall all meet again."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Day, Judgment)

"AIDS is a judgment we have brought upon ourselves."
- Mary Whitehouse
(Related: Judgment)

"Be curious, not judgmental."
- Walt Whitman
"No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Faith, Race, Religious, Wrong)

"The studios are very much business. Maybe it was always that way. It is really commercial now. Judgments are made and directions are given to make the cash register ring."
- Dianne Wiest
(Related: Business, Now)

"Judge not, lest you be so fearful of judgment that you can hardly breath."
- Paul Williams
(Related: Judgment)

"One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Judgment, Light, Worth)

"Many slaves on this continent are oppressed, and their cries have reached the ears of the Most High. Such are the purity and certainty of his judgments, that he cannot be partial in our favor."
- John Woolman
(Related: Certainty, Purity)

"Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Action, Belief, Actions, Consequences, First, Force, Judgment, Religious, Right, Sensations, Wrong)

"Judgment comes from experience - and experience comes from bad judgment."
- Walter Wriston
(Related: Experience, Judgment)

"Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be, yet such wherein men may thy judgment see."
- William Wycherley
(Related: Men, Books, Friends, Judgment, May)

"I'm not into this judgmental, religious-right kind of thing."
- Neil Young
(Related: Religious)