A young musician’s concert was poorly received by the critics. The famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius consoled him by patting him on the shoulder and saying, "Remember, son, there is no city in the world where they have a statue to a critic."
-- Haddon Robinson.
(From a sermon by Nathan Johnson, The Importance of Praise, 10/16/2009)
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