Judgment Proverbs

By | October 16, 2017

Sayings about Judgment

Judgment delayed is judgment avoided. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Short judgments make long friends. ~ Traditional Proverb

Imagination gallops; judgment merely walks. ~ Traditional Proverb

He who is his own judge never finds a reason to condemn. ~ Hebrew Proverb

A lean agreement is better than a fat judgment. ~ American Proverbs

Quotations about Judgment

Sayings about Judgment

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

It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes. ~ Sally Field

Judgment is forced upon us by experience. ~ Samuel Johnson

We neither know nor judge ourselves; others may judge, but cannot know us. God alone judges and knows us. ~ William Collins

If you judge, investigate; if you reign, command. ~ Seneca

Men are not to be judged by their looks, habits, and appearances; but by the character of their lives and conversations, and by their works. ~ Sir Roger L’Estrange

He that judges without informing himself to the utmost that he is capable, cannot acquit himself of judging amiss. ~ John Locke

My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted. ~ Franz Kafka

Everyone complains of the badness of his memory, but nobody of his judgment. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Men as a whole judge more with their eyes than with their hands. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli (Macchiavelli)

It is the property of fools, to be always judging. ~ Thomas Fuller

In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretoken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said will be measured by a wrong rule. ~ Sir Philip Sidney

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. ~ Bible

Judge thyself with a judgment of sincerity, and thou wilt judge others with a judgment of charity. ~ John Mason

General propositions do not decide concrete cases. The decision will depend on a judgment or intuition more subtle than any articulate major premise. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Men’s judgments sway on that side fortune leans. ~ George Chapman

We sometimes see a fool possessed of talent, but never of judgment. ~ Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

The nature of all men is so formed that they see and discriminate in the affairs of others, much better than in their own. ~ Heauton timoroumenos

The very thing that men think they have got the most of, they have got the least of; and that is judgment. ~ Henry Wheeler Shaw

In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail. ~ Joseph Cannon

A judgment is the mental act by which one thing is affirmed or denied of another. ~ Sir William Hamilton

When people learn no tools of judgment and merely follow their hopes, the seeds of political manipulation are sown. ~ Stephen Jay Gould

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.~ Cynthia Heimel

For every event is a judgment of God. ~ Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

We praise or blame as one or the other affords more opportunity for exhibiting our power of judgment. ~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Give your decisions, never your reasons; your decisions may be right, your reasons are sure to be wrong. ~ Sir James Mansfield

Feeling without judgment is a washy draught indeed; but judgment untempered by feeling is too bitter and husky a morsel for human deglutition. ~ Charlotte Bronte

Wise men say that there are three sorts of persons who are wholly deprived of judgment,–they who are ambitious of preferments in the courts of princes; they who make use of poison to show their skill in curing it; and they who intrust women with their secrets. ~ Bidpai

Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself. ~ Henry James

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. ~ Thomas Kempis

The judge weighs the arguments and puts a brave face on the matter, and since there must be a decision, decides as he can, and hopes he has done justice and given satisfaction to the community. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person’s enemies say about him. ~ Napoleon Hill

It is very questionable, in my mind, how far we have the right to judge one of another, since there is born within every man the germs of both virtue and vice. The development of one or the other is contingent upon circumstances. ~ Hosea Ballou

A man is morally free when, in full possession of his living humanity, he judges the world, and judges other men, with uncompromising sincerity. ~ George Santayana

How would you be if He, which is the top of judgment, should but judge you as you are? ~ William Shakespeare

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. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Judge not, lest ye be judged judgmental. ~ Florence King

To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me. ~ Charles William Stubbs

Make no judgments where you have no compassion. ~ Anne McCaffrey

The judge is found guilty when a criminal is acquitted. ~ Publilius Syrus

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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. ~ Dean William R. Inge

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. ~ R. L. Dr. Alsaker

Outward judgment often fails, inward judgment never. ~ Theodore Parker

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. ~ Wayne Dyer

There are no judgments so harsh as those of the erring, the inexperienced, and the young. ~ Dinah Maria Mulock

Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others. ~ Wayne Dyer

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. ~ Marcus Aurelius

The right of private judgment is absolute in every American citizen. ~ James Abram Garfield

Most people judge men only by success or by fortune. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

Don’t judge men’s wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Woe to him, . . . who has no court of appeal against the world’s judgment. ~ Thomas Carlyle

The more one judges, the less one loves. ~ Honore de Balzac

There’s no need to hang about waiting for the last judgment. It takes place every day. ~ Albert Camus

Mad in the judgment of the mob, sane, perhaps, in yours. ~ Horace

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned. ~ Arthur Wellesley

The judgment of a great people is often wiser than the wisest men. ~ Louis Kossuth

The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it. ~ Edgar Watson Howe

A major advantage of age is learning to accept people without passing judgment. ~ Liz Carpenter

The most generous and merciful in judgment upon the faults of others, are always the most free from faults themselves. ~ James H. Aughey

We shall be judged, not by what we might have been, but what we have been. ~ Rev. William Sewell

I know of no way of judging the future but by the past. ~ Patrick Henry,

Human judgment is finite, and it ought always to be charitable. ~ William Winter

No man should be judge in his own case. ~ Legal Maxim

We judge other according to results; how else?–not knowing the process by which results are arrived at. ~ George Eliot

For all right judgment of any man or thing it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Those that have done nothing in life, are not qualified to judge of those that have done little. ~ Samuel Johnson

Men and things each have their proper perspective. To judge some of them rightly, it is necessary to see them at near, while to judge others rightly, we must see them at a distance. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments. ~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Make your judgment trustworthy by trusting it. ~ Grenville Kleiser

We find it hard to apply the knowledge of ourselves to our judgment of others. ~ Eric Hoffer

Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. ~ Niccolo Machiavelli

Next to sound judgment, diamonds and pearls are the rarest things to be met with. ~ Jean de la Bruyere

When we love, it is the heart that judges. ~ Joseph Joubert

The urging of that word ‘judgment‘ hath bred a kind of remorse in me. ~ William Shakespeare

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. ~ Wayne Dyer

With compassion, we see benevolently our own human condition and the condition of our fellow beings. We drop prejudice. We withhold judgment. ~ Christina Baldwin

Who upon earth could live were all judged justly? ~ Lord Byron

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