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A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
Ambrose Bierce
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Lillian Hellman
Cynicism is intellectual treason.
Norman Cousins
Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty.
Friedrich Nietzsche
In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism and skepticism and humbug and we shall want to live more musically
Vincent van Gogh
It's hard to argue against cynics - they always sound smarter than optimists because they have so much evidence on their side
Molly Ivins
Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
Leon Trotsky
Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
Henry Louis Mencken
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde
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