Judging Sayings and Quotes

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

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.     


Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.     


If you judge, investigate.     


Don't judge men's wealth or godliness by their Sunday appearance.     

Benjamin Franklin

Don't judge a book by its cover.     

American Proverb

Judge not thy neighbor until thou art come into his place.     

Hebrew Proverb

No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.     

Napoleon Hill

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.     

Saint Augustine

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We judge others by their behavior. We judge ourselves by our intentions.     

Ian Percy

We are all inclined to judge ourselves by our ideals; others by their acts.     

Harold Nicolson

A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.     

Frank Morgan

Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts.     

Mohandas Gandhi

Our judgements judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.     

Paul Valry Flametree

Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him.     

Albert Einstein

He who judges the colors of man, must have forgotten that the color of his blood is the same as any other.     

Conroy Sewepagaham

Before you judge others, first judge yourself.     

Tommy Polo

In judging others a man laboreth in vain; he often erreth, and easily falleth into sin; but in judging and examining himself he always laboreth to good purpose.     

Thomas Kempis

I Resist the Temptation to Judge Others.     

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.     

Dietrich Bonhoeffer