blind men can judge no colors
/blˈaɪnd mˈɛn kæn dʒˈʌdʒ nˈoʊ kˈʌlɚz/
used to imply that someone who lacks knowledge or experience in a particular area cannot make accurate judgments or opinions about it
judge not, that ye be not judged
/dʒˈʌdʒ nˈɑːt ðæt jiː biː nˌɑːt dʒˈʌdʒd/
used to advise people to avoid being critical or judgmental of others, as they may be judged in the same manner themselves, encouraging compassion and understanding instead
the devil is not so / as black as he is painted
/ðə dˈɛvəl ɪz nˌɑːt sˌoʊ æz blˈæk æz hiː ɪz pˈeɪntᵻd/
used to suggest that things or people are often not as bad as they seem or as they are portrayed
comparisons are odious 
/kəmpˈæɹɪsənz ɑːɹ ˈoʊdɪəs/
used to suggest that comparing people or things is often unproductive and can lead to negative feelings or judgments
fools and bairns should / shall never see (a) half done work
/fˈuːlz ænd bˈɛɹnz ʃˌʊd ɔːɹ ʃˌæl nˈɛvɚ sˈiː ɐ ɔːɹ hˈæf dˈʌn wˈɜːk/
used to imply that unfinished work should not be shown to inexperienced or uninformed individuals, as it may lead to negative perceptions or incorrect assumptions about the final outcome
there are two sides to every question
/ðɛɹˌɑːɹ tˈuː sˈaɪdz tʊ ˈɛvɹi kwˈɛstʃən/
used to imply that individuals should be open-minded and consider different perspectives before making a judgment or decision
every horse thinks its own pack is (the) heaviest
/ˈɛvɹi hˈɔːɹs θˈɪŋks ɪts ˈoʊn pˈæk ɪz ðə hˈɛviəst/
used to imply that people tend to believe that their problems, responsibilities, or burdens are more difficult than those of others, and may lack empathy towards others' struggles
first impressions are the most lasting
/fˈɜːst ɪmpɹˈɛʃənz ɑːɹ ðə mˈoʊst lˈæstɪŋ/
used to suggest that the way people perceive someone or something during their initial encounter can have a strong and lasting impact on their opinion
one / a swallow does not make a summer
/wˈʌn ɐ swˈɑːloʊ dʌznˌɑːt mˌeɪk ɐ sˈʌmɚ/
used to suggest that a single positive event or piece of evidence is not enough to establish a pattern or draw a definitive conclusion
hatred is (just) as blind as love
/hˈeɪtɹᵻd ɪz dʒˈʌst æz blˈaɪnd æz lˈʌv/
used to imply that intense emotions, whether they be love or hatred, can cloud one's judgment and make one unable of seeing things objectively
whoever writes a book, should / shall be ready to accept criticism
/huːˈɛvɚ ɹˈaɪts ɐ bˈʊk ʃˌʊd ʃˌæl biː ɹˈɛdi tʊ ɐksˈɛpt kɹˈɪɾɪsˌɪzəm/
used to suggest that those who create or present their work to the public should be willing to listen to criticism and feedback and use it to improve the quality of their work
(you) show me the man, and I will show you the rule
/juː ʃˈoʊ mˌiː ðə mˈæn ænd aɪ wɪl ʃˈoʊ juː ðə ɹˈuːl/
used to imply that a person's behavior reflects their character, emphasizing the ability to make judgments about a person based on their actions
do not judge a man until you have walked (a mile) in his shoes
/duːnˌɑːt dʒˈʌdʒ ɐ mˈæn ʌntˈɪl juː hæv wˈɔːkt ɐ mˈaɪl ɔːɹ ɪn hɪz ʃˈuːz/
used to encourage empathy and understanding by emphasizing that an individual should not judge or criticize someone's situation or behavior without experiencing it themselves
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