Cynics And Cynicism Quotes


37 Cynics And Cynicism quotes:



"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it."
"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it."
"What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing."
"Don't be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don't bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Challenge us with incessant affirmatives. Don't waste yourself in rejection, or bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good."
"A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word."
"In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism and skepticism and humbug and we shall want to live more musically"
"Emergency responders typically look at new equipment with a little bit of cynicism. You can imagine how much equipment is touted as 'solving all of their problems,'"
"The cynics are right nine times out of ten."
"The cynic, a parasite of civilization, lives by denying it, for the very reason that he is convinced that it will not fail."
"The cynic is one who never sees a good quality in a man, and never fails to see a bad one. He is the human owl, vigilant in darkness and blind to light, mousing for vermin, and never seeing noble game."
"A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future."
"CYNIC: One who not only reads bitter lessons from the past, but who is prematurely disappointed with the future."
"Cynicism is humor in ill health."
"A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin."
"Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty."
"Cynicism is cheap -- you can buy it at any Monoprix store -- it's built into all poor-quality goods."
"As the special election has dragged on, one of the side effects have been greater voter cynicism about the reasons the governor called the election, ... The governor has never been able to sell them on the idea and have questioned his motives."
"Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth."
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"Cynicism is intellectual dandyism"


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