Criss Jami Sayings and Quotes

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


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.     

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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.     

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Popular culture is a place where pity is called compassion, flattery is called love, propaganda is called knowledge, tension is called peace, gossip is called news, and auto-tune is called singing.     

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Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.     

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Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.     

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The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.     

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Thunderstorms are as much our friends as the sunshine.     

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Let's not grow with our roots in the ground.     

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In a sense, discouragement does not have to exist. Allow it to be rather the encouragement to honestly reconsider all the options, then, as necessary, shine on.     

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An insincere critic of a sincere person never wins.     

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Intelligence entails a strong mind, but genius entails a heart of a lion in tune with a strong mind.     

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The most important part of discernment is pinpointing the forces to be reckoned with, both the constructive and destructive.     

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It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and the burden of insecurity.     

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Discernment is the son of good judgment and the father of self-control. When mixed with an already clear conscience, the ability to read the true motives of a critic keeps one's conscience both clear and at ease.     

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It's not at all hard to understand a person; it's only hard to listen without bias.     

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Trustful people are the pure at heart, as they are moved by the zeal of their own trustworthiness.     

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Man is not, by nature, deserving of all that he wants. When we think that we are automatically entitled to something, that is when we start walking all over others to get it.     

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One is not necessarily made self-centered because he is foolish, but one is very often made foolish because he is self-centered.     

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Humility is, in a sense, admitting how egotistical you are.     

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Confidence turns into pride only when you are in denial of your mistakes.     

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On the inside, the copycats of the ruffians are more delicate than the copycats of prudes.     

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Those who speak of progression but are afraid of change are self-repressed and therefore unable to reach any further than their eyes can already see.     

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It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and the burden of insecurity.     

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Any fool can do something cool and look cool, but it takes skill to make something uncool cool again.     

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A man who goes into a restaurant and blatantly disrespects the servers shows a strong discontent with his own being. Deep down he knows that restaurant service is the closest thing he will ever experience to being served like a king.     

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The way of the consumerist culture is to spend so much energy chasing happiness that it has none left to be happy.     

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When your only regret is if anyone thinks you regret anything - that is the definition of conviction.     

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An encouraged person will eventually get his drive from encouragement; he becomes more dependent. A person that never really receives encouragement learns to move out of spite; he becomes more independent.     

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Law without reason is criminal.     

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Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back.     

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