Judging Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old judging quotes, judging sayings, and judging proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When you judge others, you do not define them, you define yourself. Earl Nightingale
Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight. Traci Lea Larussa
Don't judge too harshly, for if your weaknesses were to be placed under your footsteps, most likely you would stumble and fall as well. Richelle E. Goodrich
Judge me if you want, but at the end of my life I choose to have memories not regrets. Steve Maraboli
When you judge other people without wanting to know the true story behind their actions, is usually when there is something inside of you that is so broken that if you found out what you believed about them was a lie, you wouldn't want to accept it or mak Shannon L. Alder
We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started. Henry Ward Beecher
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances. Wayne Dyer
I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at. Wilson Mizner
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa
Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves. Euripides
Let the Lord judge the criminals. Tupac Shakur
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. Robert Louis Stevenson
Judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgement. Will Rogers
No one has the right to judge you, because no one really knows what you have been through. They might have heard the stories, but they didn't feel what you felt in your heart. unknown
Before you start to judge me, Step into my shoes and walk the life I'm living and if you get as far as I am, just maybe you will see how strong I really am. unknown
Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never. Theodore Parker
Who are you to judge the life I live' I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be- but before you start pointing fingers' make sure you hands are clean! Bob Marley
I'm not judging people, I'm judging their actions. It's the same type of distinction that I try to apply to myself, to judge, but not be judgmental. Jeff Melvoin
Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.(Matthew 7:12) Bible
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path. Paulo Coelho
To judge individuals before understanding them is a form of human rejection and feeds upon itself. Stephen R. Covey
The least amount of judging we can do, the better off we are. Michael J Fox
You can't judge people and touch their souls at the same time. Tama Kievs
People will judge you for no reason. Use the stones they cast to build a solid foundation because once you are strong, you are unstoppable. Michael Kilby
It is an unnecessary burden to make negative judgmental assumptions about others. We are all on a journey. Steve Maraboli
When we are judging everything, we are learning nothing. Steve Maraboli
People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves. Albert Camus
The more one judges, the less one loves. Honor De Balzac
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
The greatest sin is judgment without knowledge. Kelsey Grammer
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers. Voltaire
Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. Dandemis
If you judge, investigate. Seneca
Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance. Benjamin Franklin
Don't judge a book by its cover. American Proverb
Judge not thy neighbor until thou art come into his place. Hebrew Proverb
No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him. Napoleon Hill
If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend. Saint Augustine
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We judge others by their behavior. We judge ourselves by our intentions. Ian Percy
We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts. Harold Nicolson
A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others. Frank Morgan
Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts. Mohandas Gandhi
Our judgements judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows. Paul Valry Flametree
Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him. Albert Einstein
He who judges the colors of man, must have forgotten that the color of his blood is the same as any other. Conroy Sewepagaham
Before you judge others, first judge yourself. Tommy Polo
In judging others a man laboreth in vain; he often erreth, and easily falleth into sin; but in judging and examining himself he always laboreth to good purpose. Thomas Kempis
I Resist the Temptation to Judge Others. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
It is well, when judging a friend, to remember that he is judging you with the same godlike and superior impartiality. Arnold Bennett
By judging others, you make yourself easy to judge. Ashly Lorenzana
Tragedy is that our attention centers on what people are not, rather than on what they are and who they might become. Brennan Manning
Self-justification and judging others go together, as justification by grace and serving others go together. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Hear Everything and judge for yourself George Eliot
You can develop good judgment as you do the muscles of the body by judicious, daily exercise. Grenville Kleiser
You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant. Harlan Ellison
As long as we continue to live as if we are what we do, what we have, and what other people think about us, we will remain filled with judgments, opinions, evaluations, and condemnations. We will remain addicted to putting people and things in their right place. Henri Nouwen
I do not judge men by anything they can do. Their greatest deed is the impression they make on me. Henry David Thoreau
Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. Jean de la Fontaine
Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Judge not that ye be not judged. John Grisham
We should be rigorous in judging ourselves and gracious in judging others. John Wesley
Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are. Kristen Stewart
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things. Lawrence G. Lovasik
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
If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgement of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgement now. Marcus Aurelius
Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows. Paul Valery
If you spend too much time trying to find out what is good or bad about someone else, you'll forget your own soul and end up exhausted and defeated by the energy you have wasted in judging others. Paulo Coelho
Be less of a judge and you will be surprised that when you become a witness and you don't judge yourself, you stop judging others too. And that makes you more human, more compassionate, more understanding. Rajneesh
It takes a good deal of character to judge a person by his future instead of his past. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
We judge ourselves by our intentions. And others by their actions. Stephen Covey
Every judgement of conscience, be it right or wrong, be it about things evil in themselves or morally indifferent, is obligatory, in such wise that he who acts against his conscience always sins. Thomas Aquinas
It is the property of fools to be always judging. Thomas Fuller
Our natural egoism leads us to judge people by their relations to ourselves. We want them to be certain things to us, and for us that is what they are because the rest of them is no good to us, we ignore it. W. Somerset Maugham
Be curious, not judgmental. Walt Whitman
Try not to let your emotions affect your judgement. Walter Schloss
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. Wayne Dyer
Some people come into our life as a blessing, while others come into our life as a lesson, so love them for who they are instead of judging them for who they are not. Yolanda Hadid
Some people come into our life as a blessing, while others come into our life as a lesson, so love them for who they are instead of judging them for who they are not. Yolanda Hadid