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Cynics Quotes

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The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

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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 F. Kennedy

The worst government is often the most moral.
One composed of cynics is often very tolerant and humane.
But when fanatics are on top there is no limit to oppression.
- H. L. Mencken

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers,
looks around for a coffin.
- H. L. Mencken

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything
and the value of nothing.
- Oscar Wilde

The believer's ray of light is the cynic's sunburn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

 

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

Love is an irresistible desire
to be irresistibly desired.
- Robert Frost

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Masses are always breeding grounds of psychic epidemics.
- Carl Jung

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

Never let your sense of morals
get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand
with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

True believers just don't see things the way they are,
because if they did, they wouldn't be true believers anymore.
- Philip Caputo

As a cure for worrying,
work is better than whiskey.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never put off till tomorrow
what you can do the day after tomorrow.
- Mark Twain

I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
to the third and fourth generations.
- Exodus 20:5

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

You got to be careful if you
don't know where you're going,
because you might not get there.
- Yogi Berra

I know that there are people who do not love their fellow man,
and I hate people like that!
- Tom Lehrer

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training,
for it trains people as to how they should think.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
- Albert Einstein

Life is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute -
only the last couple seconds are fatal,
but most people are scared to death the whole way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We only see what we want to see,
and hear what we want to hear
- don Miguel Ruiz

In all matters of opinion,
our adversaries are insane.
- Oscar Wilde

Though I am a servant, I am not your servant.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I am not young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,
but Babbling is ever a folly.
- Benjamin Franklin

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Your friends love you anyway.
- Dave Barry

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

I love mankind, it's people I can't stand.
- Charles M. Schulz

It is well to remember that the
entire population of the universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
- Andrew J. Holmes

Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves
for they shall never cease to be amused.
- Anonymous

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

Passion rules reason.
- Terry Goodkind

If everything seems to be going well,
you have obviously overlooked something.
- Anonymous

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

A man can't be too careful in the choice of enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

Love looks through a telescope;
envy, through a microscope.
- Josh Billings

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

I am no longer young enough to know everything.
- Oscar Wilde

If you are not one of us, you are one of them.
- the movie The Matrix (1999)


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