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There is more criticism of puritanism,
by Susie Bright

There is more criticism of puritanism,
and more distance from Christian morality,
than there has been before.
- Susie Bright

I'm a Mommy's Girl - the strongest influence in my young life was my mom.
- Susie Bright

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be
so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
- Susie Bright

Doing the right thing for someone else was like a tonic for me;
it was like some magic ointment that made a wound disappear.
- Susie Bright

 

Familiarity with your lover is what initially makes sex really good.
- Susie Bright

People who love science fiction really do love sex.
- Susie Bright

Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading
books is a more and more unusual experience,
and so writers just so much want to be heard.
- Susie Bright

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I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career,
because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM,
personally, if their name was associated with me.
- Susie Bright

I'm writing a new book right now that is like an erotica manifesto.
- Susie Bright

It's not that sexual liberation or feminist messages are dead.
- Susie Bright

I love turning my daughter on to old movies.
- Susie Bright

Human beings like variety, and they also like partnership...
these are scientific values we can point to.
- Susie Bright

I got introduced to audiobooks because of having a baby.
- Susie Bright

You name the demonstration; I was at it.
- Susie Bright

You have to calendar time for yourself even if you
have no idea what you're going to do with it.
- Susie Bright

In fact, I think for a lot of writers,
it's so hard to be read.
- Susie Bright

I got more and more politically active and just followed
the course of feminism and sexual liberation.
- Susie Bright

I think that you have to do everything you can do to
empower girls when they are young,
from their education, to their successful independence,
to their sexual self-knowledge.
- Susie Bright

Now I have to have the biggest P.O.
box in the entire post office to get all the manuscripts coming in.
- Susie Bright

I'm like the kid in kindergarten; I really do send valentines to everyone.
- Susie Bright

I think moms need to share information on a regular,
intimate basis.
- Susie Bright

I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me,
just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority.
- Susie Bright

There are also just as many, if not more,
women who are anxious to hold down the status quo.
- Susie Bright

My idea of the ideal sex education site doesn't exist.
- Susie Bright

So that would be a classic mixed message to young women:
you should look a certain way that's going to destroy
your reproductive system and your sexual appetite,
but at the same time, you should be interested in sex!
- Susie Bright

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
- Elbert Hubbard

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's
most effective criticism until you provoke him.
Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men
for the criticism of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

My criticism of most religions is that
they don't allow criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
- Harry S. Truman

You can't operate a company by fear,
because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism.
And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
- Steve Ross

Criticism is prejudice made plausible.
- H. L. Mencken

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression
in the garden of letters.
- Joseph Conrad

I think the hardest part about being a teenager is
dealing with other teenagers -
the criticism and the ridicule,
the gossip and rumors.
- Beverley Mitchell

If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism
will run off as from a duck's back.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order
not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection,
criticism, and doubt.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary
conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses:
the meetings waste time.
- Fredrik Bajer

To what derision should I be exposed from a thousand quarters!-
An unlearned female entering the lists of criticism
against the mighty Johnson!
- Anne Seward

I think the criticism that I take to heart is from
other writers that I respect.
- Steve Earle

Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism,
that the standards of the past have gone,
are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
- Wim Wenders

So, two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits
variety and two because it permits criticism.
- E. M. Forster

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather
be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
- Norman Vincent Peale

In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly,
absolutely just with friend and foe.
From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance
of what actually happens inside these agencies.
- Michael Schudson

Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.
- Karl Popper

To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
- Sidney Hook

Critics can be your most important friend.
I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad,
it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough.
- Kevin Bacon

To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause,
find out if he abides criticism.
- Franz Grillparzer

If I were white, I'd get less criticism.
- Lenny Kravitz

Every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration.
Constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought.
- Margaret Chase Smith

Somehow I took whatever criticism there was very much to heart.
- Dusty Springfield

I have an intense dislike for artificial society.
In France, one could lead a free life -
to do what one wanted to do without interference or
criticism from one's neighbors.
- Robert W. Service

What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
- Octavio Paz

I'm easy to work with, not a pushover,
but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring.
- Ben Elton

Give no time to finding fault of criticism.
- Marvin J. Ashton

Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond
of offering criticism from on high instead of studying
and understanding things from within.
- Edmund Husserl

The worst censors are those prohibiting criticism of
the theory of evolution in the classroom.
- Phyllis Schlafly

The rule in carving holds good as to criticism;
never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
- Charles Buxton

Painting what I experience, translating what I feel,
is like a great liberation.
But it is also work, self-examination,
consciousness, criticism, struggle.
- Balthus

Criticism in a time of war is essential to the maintenance
of any kind of democratic government.
- Robert Taft

I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency.
I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust
that my sincerity will not be called into question.
- Victoria Woodhull

There is a certain justice in criticism.
The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife.
- Stephen Spender

I don't take criticism lying down.
- William Westmoreland

Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken
in his criticism of American foreign policy.
- Brendan Fraser


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