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