83 quotes about Judgment and Judges
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We should be lenient in our judgment, because often the mistakes of others would have been ours had we had the opportunity to make them.
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If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.
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Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
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Judges don't age. Time decorates them.
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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.
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Judge not according to appearance, but judge righteous judgment.
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But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
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We are more casual about qualifying the people we allow to act as advocates in the courtroom than we are about licensing electricians.
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There's no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day.
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In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail.
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For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad.
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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.
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But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
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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.
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Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.
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When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
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To sit in judgment of those things which you perceive to be wrong or imperfect is to be one more person who is part of judgment, evil or imperfection.
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Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.
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I have tried to make all my acts and commercial moves the result of definite consideration and sound judgment. There were never any great ventures or risks. I practiced honest, slow-growing business methods, and tried to back them with energy and good system.
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It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else's eyes.
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The judges of normality are present everywhere. We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the social worker -judge.
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Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.
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A man is not good or bad for one action.
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How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
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Never judge someone by who he's in love with; judge him by his friends. People fall in love with the most appalling people. Take a cool, appraising glance at his pals.
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No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
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We find it hard to apply the knowledge of ourselves to our judgment of others. The fact that we are never of one kind, that we never love without reservations and never hate with all our being cannot prevent us from seeing others as wholly black or white.
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The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
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Let us remember, when we are inclined to be disheartened, that the private soldier is a poor judge of the fortunes of a great battle.
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Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.
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A Judge may be a farmer; but he is not to geld his own pigs. A Judge may play a little at cards for his own amusement; but he is not to play at marbles, or chuck farthing in the Piazza.
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My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
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Rabbi Zusya said that on the Day of Judgment, God would ask him, not why he had not been Moses, but why he had not been Zusya.
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It is no little wisdom for a man to keep himself in silence and in good peace when evil words are spoken to him, and to turn his heart to God and not to be troubled with man's judgment.
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Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment.
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One out of four people in this country is mentally imbalanced. Think of your three closest friends. If they seem okay, then you're the one.
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There are few things wholly evil or wholly good. Almost everything, especially of government policy, is an inseparable compound of the two, so that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is continually demanded.
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If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
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We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
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Men in general judge more by the sense of sight than by the sense of touch, because everyone can see, but only a few can test by feeling. Everyone sees what you seem to be, few know what you really are, and those few do not dare take a stand against the general opinion.
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Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.
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Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.
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Make no judgments where you have no compassion.
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It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments.
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We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.
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When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.
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If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
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People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
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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.
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Rule # 1 -- Use your good judgment in all situations. There will be no additional rules.
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Remember, when the judgment's weak, the prejudice is strong.
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A judge is not supposed to know anything about the facts of life until they have been presented in evidence and explained to him at least three times.
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Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never.
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It is a purely relative matter where one draws the plimsoll-line of condemnation, and if you find the whole of humanity falls below it you have simply made a mistake and drawn it too high. And are probably below it yourself.
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Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
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We judge others by their behavior. We judge ourselves by our intentions.
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People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them.
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It is with our judgments as with our watches: no two go just alike, yet each believes his own.
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Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.
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Don't judge any man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins.
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When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart.
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Give me six lines written by the most honorable person alive, and I shall find enough in them to condemn them to the gallows.
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To say of men that they are bad is to say they are worse than we think we are, or worse than the ideal man whose image we have built up on the basis of a certain few.
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Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.
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Listening to both sides does not necessarily bring about a correct judgment.
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Hesitancy in judgment is the only true mark of the thinker.
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If you would judge, understand.
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If you judge, investigate.
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I followed his argument with the blank uneasiness which one might feel in the presence of a logical lunatic.
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My salad days, when I was green in judgment.
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Speak of me as I am. Nothing extenuate, nor set down aught in malice.
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Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
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A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation.
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You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.
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Even God doesn't plan to judge a man till the end of his days, why should you and I?
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Very often when you look at the moon, you see only a part of it, but you know there is a much larger object there. Very often we look (or converse) with a person, and we see or are aware of only a small sliver of their life and we may think that is all there is. Try to get to know more about the whole person!
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Every act is to be judged by the intention of the agent.
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I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
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One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
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In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed, we see most dimly the objects which are close around us.
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Be curious, not judgmental.
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One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
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I have a thing with the camera. The lens is unconditional. It doesn't judge you.
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