Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover: Famous Judging Quotes

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Judging quotes are a powerful tool for self-reflection and personal growth. They remind us to be mindful of our thoughts and actions and to consider the impact that our judgments have on others. Whether it’s a quote about the dangers of judging too quickly or the importance of being kind and understanding, these words of wisdom offer valuable insights into the human condition and the art of living a fulfilling life. With their wisdom and insight, judging quotes can help us to be more compassionate, empathetic, and understanding of ourselves and others.

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Thought-Inspiring Judging Quotes

1. “Judging is preventing us from understanding a new truth. Free yourself from the rules of old judgments and create the space for new understanding.” ― Steve Maraboli

2. “When we are judging everything, we are learning nothing.” ― Steve Maraboli

3. “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

4. “You want to remember that while you’re judging the book, the book is also judging you.” ― Stephen King

5. “While you judge me by my outward appearance I am silently doing the same to you, even though there’s a ninety-percent chance that in both cases our assumptions are wrong.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

6. “If people try to judge you or shame you for doing safe, consensual things that make you happy, I can guarantee you they’re bad people.” ― Tucker Max

7. “I don’t have to listen to rumors about a man when I can judge him for myself.” ― Stephen King

8. “It is the property of fools to be always judging.” ― Thomas Fuller

9. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ― Mother Teresa

10. “Don’t judge a man by his opinions, but what his opinions have made of him.” ― Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Thought-Provoking Judging Quotes

11. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson

12. “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.” ― Voltaire

13. “Your heart just breaks, that’s all. But you can’t judge or point fingers. You just have to be lucky enough to find someone who appreciates you.” ― Audrey Hepburn

14. “Sometimes it seems safer to hold it all in, where the only person who can judge is yourself.” ― Sarah Dessen

15. “We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.” ― Paulo Coelho

16. “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

17. “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

18. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

19. “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

20. “Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go. How can I judge that it will stay forever, when my act does not involve judgment and decision.” ― Erich Fromm

21. “As a writer, you should not judge, you should understand.” ― Ernest Hemingway

22. “People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves.” ― Albert Camus

23. “How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly.” ― Elizabeth Gaskell

24. “Judge not unless you judge yourself” ― Bob Marley

25. “When it comes to judging individuals, I do not like remarks such as ‘too good to be true.’ They speak as though one is rewarding the nature of evil. Yet, ironically, we still wonder where all the good people have gone.” ― Criss Jami

26. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

27. “Never judge another knight without first knowing the strength and cunning of the dragons he fights.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

28. “Never judge a man without putting yourself in his place.’ This old proverb makes all judgement impossible, for we judge someone only because, in fact, we cannot put ourselves in his place.” ― Emil M. Cioran

29. “You can judge yourself all you want, but it won’t change a thing.⁣ Judging yourself is not changing yourself.” ― Richie Norton

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