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What to say to a judgmental person

Great comebacks for judgemental people

We’ve all met them — judgmental people who think they’re always right about everything and everyone else is wrong. To arrogant people like this, anything anybody does is never right or quite good enough.

Judgmental people be exhausting to be around, spreading their doubt and fear and criticizing others and their dreams. After spending time with a judgmental person, you leave, questioning your own life choices and direction.

Listening to judgmental people can be detrimental to your future

Don’t listen when a limited person projects their opinion about your life. In 1919, Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star because his editor said he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” If Walt had listened to the editor who fired him, the world wouldn’t have Mickey Mouse or Disney World.

It may seem like a judgmental person is making a judgment about you, but it really is a projection of their own reality and their ability, which has absolutely nothing to do with you.

If you ever get tired of the judgmental comments, you can holler some of these snappy comebacks right back at them.

Top ten comebacks for judgmental people

  1. It’s so funny how the people who know the least about you, have the most to say. 
  2. While you were busy judging others, you left your closet door open and a lot of your skeletons fell out.
  3. You don’t like me? That’s a shame. I’ll pencil in some time to cry about it later . Right now, I’m busy enjoying my life.
  4. Before you judge my life, I suggest you take a good look at your own life.
  5. Before you judge me, make sure you’re perfect.
  6. If God has a problem with the way I live, let him tell me not you.
  7. Don’t judge me. I was born to be awesome…. not perfect.
  8. When you judge another you do not define them, it defines who you are.
  9. You’re the stereotype of someone always complaining about stereotypes.
  10. Don’t judge my path if you haven’t walked my journey.

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25 Responses

    1. Or the classic “save your breath, you’ll need it later to blow up your inflatable date.”

  1. These don’t help me I just want my friend to stop judging me for wearing makeup because she thinks since I’m young I can’t wear FOUNDATION but really if someone judges you on makeup just say “I don’t wear this for what people see, I wear it for what I don’t want people to see” because they probably haven’t seen your bare face and don’t understand why

    1. Hi Sophy,

      People have different values and some people think girls should not wear makeup until they reach a certain age. I don’t think you will be able to change her opinion no matter what you say. If you feel good about yourself with the makeup continue to wear it.

      Good luck,


      1. Sophy,
        If she’s a true friend, you don’t have to change just for your friend to be happy. You don’t have to be the one to adjust.

        Hope it helps,

    2. Just because you wear makeup doesnt mean you should be judged. if she is ur friend then why is she judging u
      dont be so quick to judge someone u dont even know

  2. You should say “If god was making a bunch of scratch copies of people, you would be one of them, Excuse me I’m ugly?! Wow! It worked! I was trying to look like you today! You know, there’s an app on your phone that makes you ugly, it’s called camera. The baboons from the zoo just called and they want their butts back, looks like you will need a new face. (Their name) , I hope you choke on the sh*t you talk about one day. Your birth certificate is from a condom factory. You better hide the trash truck is comming to pick up the trash,” Hope this helps ya roast some peeps!

  3. hahahaha courtney we need to be friends …???? Oh my God… how do u come up with sacarstic ideas like that ..lmao am still dying

  4. My long time friend just uses ppl. It’s been a long time coming but I just stopped texting and replying. I got a text. “I feel we are off”. I left it alone. The next day was “ well no reply says a lot”.
    I just want drama to end. Help.

    1. Passive: How else would you expect me to respond hearing that from an old friend? I’m sorry we can’t be friends anymore.

      Aggressive: 1. Yeah, and so does the fact that you think people are your pawns. You’ve just lost one.
      2. Yes, it does. I was cutting a malignant tumor out of my life.

      Passive aggressive: Oh, I’m sorry! I must have gotten distracted living my life instead of waiting for your texts.

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