James Clear

James Clear quotes on criticism

Author of the #1 NYT bestseller Atomic Habits. I write about building better habits.

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1

It’s crazy how 1,000 people can compliment you and you’ll spend all day thinking about the one person who criticized you.

2

Feel compliments as deeply as you feel insults.

3

Your job is to do the work, not judge it.

4

Creative ideas happen when you stop thinking about what others will think.

5

Others can criticize your actions. Only you can criticize your thoughts. And if thoughts precede actions, then you need the courage to overcome self-doubt before you need the courage to overcome your critics. The first battle is always internal.

6

The loudest critic is internal.

7

Make the choices that are right for you. People will criticize you either way.

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