"The New York art world readily proves people wrong. Just when folks say that things stink and flibbertigibbet critics wish the worst on us all because we're not pure enough, good omens appear."
"I don't care what other critics say, I only hope to be played."
"You make movies for the people. If critics happen to like them too, well, that's a home run."
"I'm vulnerable to criticism. Any artist is, because you work alone in your studio and, until recently, critics were the only way you'd get any feedback."
"I've had the greatest respect for my work in this country by Americans. Critics have no brains."
"Most people should be talking about how Floyd Mayweather is a great undefeated future Hall of Famer that's his own promoter and that works extremely hard to get to where he's at. Instead, all you hear is hate and jealous remarks from critics who criticize me and, you know, most of the time, the people that criticize me can't do what I can do."
"Most Americans aren't the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right."
"When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!"
"My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives."
"The amazing thing now is that most of those so-called critics who were telling me to find my own voice seem to have lost theirs."