Dramatic experience is not logical; it may be subdued to the kind of coherence that we indicate when we speak, in criticism, of form.
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
A university’s essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism – a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism.
We live on the circumference of a hollow circle. We draw the circumference, like spiders, out of ourselves: it is all criticism of criticism.
It seems this is an age of clever critics who keep bewailing the fact that there are no works worthy of criticism.
Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings.
Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.
Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar’s life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds.