Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Cynicism is not realistic and tough. It's unrealistic and kind of cowardly because it means you don't have to try.
America is the greatest, freest and most decent society in existence. It is an oasis of goodness in a desert of cynicism and barbarism. This country, once an experiment unique in the world, is now the last best hope for the world.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of telling the truth.
I was too green to know that all cynicism masks a failure to cope an impotence, in short; and that to despise all effort is the greatest effort of all.
I will admit to a certain cynicism. Albert Rosenfeld
The only deadly sin I know is cynicism.
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. The cynic puts all human actions into two classes - openly bad and secretly bad.
A Cynic is one who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
The opposite of creativity is cynicism
I prefer credulity to skepticism and cynicism for there is more promise in almost anything than in nothing at all
What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
It's hard to argue against cynics - they always sound smarter than optimists because they have so much evidence on their side
Idealism is what precedes experience, cynicism is what follows.
The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
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
Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty.
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.
They were fast-moving opportunists encased in cynicism and proud of it.
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism
Cynicism is intellectual treason.