Evaluation Sayings and Quotes

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


Every decision you make reflects your evaluation of who you are.      

Marianne Williamson

The painter goes through states of fullness and evaluation. That is the whole secret of art.     

Pablo Picasso

If you have a high evaluation of yourself then your ability to recognize new facts is weakened.     

Robert M. Pirsig

Evaluations, in essence, are… ways of being, modes of existence of those who judge and evaluate.     

Gilles Deleuze

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.     

Winston Churchill

It's objective evaluations that give our hardwiring principles teeth and drive the organization toward results that last.     

Quint Studer

Self-evaluation directs us to prepare our next performance from the past and today's experiences.     

Auliq Ice

A sort of egotistical self-evaluation is unavoidable in those joys in which erudition and art mingle and in which aesthetic pleasure may become more acute, but not remain as pure.      

Marcel Proust

The expectation of a reward or evaluation, even a positive evaluation, squelched creativity.      

Eric Weiner

Self-Evaluation is healthy and constructive. Denial and self-delusion is DESTRUCTIVE.      

Michelle Cook-Hall

When the locus of evaluation is seen as residing in the expert, it would appear that the long-range social implications are in the direction of the social control of the many by the few.      

Carl R. Rogers

Stringent standards of self-evaluation [can] make otherwise objective successes seem to be personal failures.     

Albert Bandura

Evaluation by others is not a guide for me.     

Bruce Lee

Without proper self-evaluation, failure is inevitable.     

John Wooden

Objective evaluations set the foundation that moves leaders to the tipping point.     

Quint Studer

Some people's unwillingness to think for themselves represents accurate self-evaluation     

Arthur D. Hlavaty

Ideally, each piece of art's its own unique object, and its evaluation's always present-tense.     

David Foster Wallace

A women who does not know herself has no choice other than to live with other people's evaluations.     

Natsuo Kirino

Evaluation schemes that implicate 100% of the staff to detect a small % of incompetents are a waste of time.     

Andy Hargreaves

Even worthwhile endeavors need evaluation in order to determine if they have become distractions from the best goals.     

Quentin L. Cook

Planning, evaluation, reasoning and establishing prioritites are all more important than brilliance - either behind the wheel or at the drawing board.      

Carroll Smith

Unless strategy evaluation is performed seriously and systematically, and unless strategists are willing to act on the results, energy will be used up defending yesterday.      

Peter Drucker

The natural response to evaluation is to feel judged. We have to mature to a place where we respond to it with gratitude, and love feedback.      

Henry Cloud

A truthful evaluation of yourself gives feedback for growth and success.     

Brenda Johnson Padgitt

The evaluation of an action as 'practical,' depends on what it is that one wishes to practice.      

Ayn Rand

Proper evaluations of words and letters in their phonetic and associated sense can bring the people of earth to the clear light of pure cosmic wisdom.     

Sun Ra

... A sober evaluation of the data suggests the phenomena warrants further scrutiny.     

Kenny Young

The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.     

Michael Jordan

The final evaluation of a play has nothing to do with immediate audience or critical response.     

Edward Albee

We make investment decisions based on our evaluation of the most profitable combination of probabilities.     

Warren Buffett

The most glaring deficiency in traditional economic models is that they completely ignore the role of context in evaluation.     

Robert H. Frank

Teachers support evaluations based on multiple measures: student growth, classroom observation and feedback from peers and parents.     

Arne Duncan

Careful evaluation of information that is portrayed as fact is critical.     

Steven Redhead