Top 30 Bad Review Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Bad Review Quotes from famous people such as Nell Carter, Richard Linklater, Norbert Leo Butz, Robert Duvall, Salman Rushdie, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

One bad review can destroy me. It hurts so bad.

One bad review can destroy me. It hurts so bad.
Nell Carter
I’d like to see people get sued if they wrote a bad review of my movie. If you can’t say something nice, you shouldn’t say anything at all.
Richard Linklater
I was in the original cast of ‘Wicked’, and that got a bad review in ‘The New York Times,’ and it’s the most successful thing that’s ever been put onstage.
Norbert Leo Butz
Seeing your name on the list for KP or guard duty when you’re in the Army is like reading a bad review.
Robert Duvall
The only thing worse than a bad review from the Ayatollah Khomeini would be a good review from the Ayatollah Khomeini.
Salman Rushdie
You’ve got to not care about what people think. You learn that as an actor. If you get a bad review, will you be destroyed by it? Or will you think you’re God’s gift when you get a rave review?
Martin Henderson
Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it’s really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it’s really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on.
Ann Patchett
I prefer a good review. A bad review that dismisses us… I take it with a grain of salt. I go, ‘Okay, they didn’t even try.’
Benji Madden
A bad review is like baking a cake with all the best ingredients and having someone sit on it.
Danielle Steel
If someone leaves me a bad review, I briefly fantasize about pushing them down a well.
Lisa Hanawalt
When you turn professional, you become an entertainer, and like every other entertainer, you don’t want to get a bad review.
Scott Hamilton
I have never had a bad review off a good-looking person.
Richard Ashcroft
When you get a bad review, you hate the writer. It’s very painful; whoever says the opposite lies. It’s humiliating. Sometimes it comes from an honest place, but most times, it comes from a desire to trash someone.
Thomas Vinterberg
With all of my films if I get one bad review and a bunch of good reviews the bad one is the only one that will stay with me, which really sucks!
Peter Farrelly
And it’s always possible that you will not get a nice review. So – and that’s enraging of course, to get a bad review, you can’t talk back, and it’s sort of shaming in a way.
Peter Carey
My mum and dad have made Twitter accounts, and they will send me links if there is a bad review and tell me they’ll find out where the reviewer lives.
Lewis Capaldi
With every interview you feel like you lose a piece of yourself, and with every bad review you become just that little bit more bitter. It is horrible in a way.
Jane March
It makes it difficult to decide which to go see, since no film about say, some tragic genocide in Africa is going to get a bad review even if it’s poorly made.
Terry Zwigoff
But in another, I think a woman’s going to go into a shop to find a coat or a jacket and I just don’t think she’s not going to go into a shop because of a bad review she probably didn’t even read.
Marc Jacobs
Since I got a really bad review when I was, like, 28 in ‘The New York Times,’ I don’t read reviews anymore.
Amanda Peet
You get a bad review with a novel, and it hurts. But I imagine if you get a bad review with a memoir, it hurts more because you can always say, ‘Well, they didn’t like my characters,’ but when you’re the character, it’s like, ‘Oh, yeah, they actually didn’t like me.’
Darin Strauss
I can’t recall a bad review – maybe I’m due one. But the worst thing would be if somebody said I was inaudible. Reach your audience’s ears – only then can you reach their hearts.
Miriam Margolyes
From my close observation of writers… they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.
Isaac Asimov
Nothing ruins your day more than getting a bad review.
Taylor Swift
When they write a bad review, and you agree with it, that’s the worst feeling. When you know you’ve done what you wanted and the best you could and you love the outcome, then you look at everything differently. Not everyone’s going to love everything you do.
Albert Hammond, Jr.
If you take yourself too seriously, something like a bad review could put you off your stride.
Lewis Capaldi
A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
Iris Murdoch
If you get a bad review, you take that in your stride.
Anish Kapoor
A great review is great. A bad review is the worst.
Don Winslow
Even reading my first bad review was an awesome experience. It was cool because you make something and not everybody’s going to like it. I felt like that kind of grew me up a little bit into a professional. I was a student filmmaker, and no one writes reviews about student films.
Ryan Coogler