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A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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A cynic is a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, and not as they ought to be.
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Ambrose Bierce

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A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.
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Source Unknown

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A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
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Carolyn Wells

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

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Cynicism is cheap -- you can buy it at any Monoprix store -- it's built into all poor-quality goods.
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Graham Greene

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Cynicism is humor in ill health.
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H.G. Wells

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Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.
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George Meredith

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Cynicism is the humor of hatred.
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Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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Cynicism is the intellectual cripple's substitute for intelligence.
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Russell Lynes

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Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty.
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Nietzche Evil

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I'm a hopeful cynic.
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Tracy Chapman

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It takes a clever man to turn cynic and a wise man to be clever enough not to.
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Fannie Hurst

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The cynic never grows up, but commits intellectual suicide.
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Dean Charles R. Brown

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The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
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H. L. Mencken

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The only deadly sin I know is cynicism.
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Henry Lewis Stimson

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The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
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George Bernard Shaw

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

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