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.     


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.     


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.     


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)     


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.     


Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.     


If you judge, investigate.     


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