Judgmental Sayings and Quotes

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

Judgmental heart has lack of introspection. Toba Beta
The most judgmental people are often those who complain most about being judged. The ones not complaining will look as though they're the ones doing the judging. Criss Jami
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To the judgmental eye, everything is closed in definitive frames. When the judgmental eye looks out, it sees things in terms of lines and squares. John O'Donohue
A judgmental heart keeps listening to the things that annoy. Toba Beta
The judgment means a lot. As a journalist being accused of invading someone's privacy, there is always a risk that it will stick to your name. Asne Seierstad
Our judgments, like our watches, none go just alike, yet each believes his own. Alexander Pope
Judgements prevent us from seeing the good that lies beyond appearances. Wayne Dyer
Being judgmental about your own behavior is actually another cop-out because it makes you feel as though you're doing something virtuous. Barbara Sher
Being judgmental and condemning is not one of the gifts of the Spirit. Billy Graham
A judgmental attitude helps neither ourselves nor others. Arguing or preaching rarely changes other people. Even if our opinions are justified, criticizing others usually makes them wary and defensive. And it takes our attention away from our own lives, which we can change. Diane Dreher
Where we tended to be judgmental, we became more judgmental of ourselves in our spiritual practice. Jack Kornfield
Everyone judges constantly: positively judging one person is the same as negatively judging everyone else; it is to say that that person is superior in some sense. Criss Jami
When people make judgments they close all the possibility around them. Jeff Koons
If we judge ourselves only by our aspirations and everyone else only their conduct we shall soon reach a very false conclusion. Calvin Coolidge
Judgement is often no more than a confession of ignorance. Bill Clegg
The gentlemen call attention to the good points in others; he does not call attention to their defects. The small man does just the reverse of this. Kongfuzi
We are all wise when we admonish others, and yet we know not when we trip ourselves. Euripides
I criticize by creation— not by finding fault. Cicero
It is your mind that makes judgments about good and evil. Stop these judgments and all will be well. Let your mind pronounce nothing to be either good or evil if it can happen equally to both good men and bad. Marcus Aurelius
We should look long and carefully at ourselves before we consider judging others. Jean Baptiste Moliere
It is a dangerous and serious presumption, and argues an absurd temerity, to condemn what we do not understand. Michel de Montaigne
If we had no vices ourselves we should take less pleasure in identifying those of others. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
We do not judge men by what they are in themselves, but what they are relative to us. Madame Swetchine
How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct. Benjamin Disraeli
It is not history that makes judgments, but judgments that make history. Graeton Picon
Everything that exists in the world does so independently of your opinion about it. Wayne Dyer
In judging others, we always judge them by our own ideals. That is not as it should be. Everyone must be judged according to his own ideal, and not by that of anyone else. Vivekananda
Don't judge yourself too harshly. Allow yourself room to be human and make mistakes, and make the same allowances for other people. Start each day from a non-judgmental place of quiet acceptance and see how this attitude positively impacts every area of your life. Pyramid
Be mindful of being judgmental. Make sure you are doing everything you can to be blameless. Jonathan Levy
Those who don't take cognizance of their own acts are often judgemental about others. Ahsan Ali Syed
Be curious, not judgmental. Walt Whitman
Don't fold your arms around your chest so you won't appear judgmental. Nancy Hopkins Reily
In today's judgmental society / Either you toe the line or you're wrong, / Your racist, sexist, ageist, defeatist / And man you just don't belong. Phil Roberts
It's very easy to be judgmental until you know someone's truth. Kate Winslet
The older I get, the more open-minded I get, the less judgmental I get. Gwyneth Paltrow
It is not for me to judge another man's life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone. Herman Hesse
When you judge others, you do not define them, you define yourself. Earl Nightingale
When we make judgments we're inevitably acting on limited knowledge, isn't it best to ask if we seek to understand, or simply let them be? Jay Woodman
No one is born ugly, we're just born in a judgemental society. Kim Namjoon
Someone praising you is also someone being judgmental. The difference is that you like the verdict this time. Nitya Prakash
Judging the things you do not understand is like a game of gambling where setbacks are often than success. Amit Kalantri
Never judge a potato by its skin. One day, it will be French fries. Ian Wilson
Too religious sometimes make you truly judgmental. Angel
Be careful not to measure your holiness by other people's sins. Martin Luther
We are generally treated based on how much or little we have, earn, or know—or seem to have, earn, or know. Mokokoma Mokhonoana