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Cynical Quotes

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

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

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

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

 

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)

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

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

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

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

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

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

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

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

An unsolicited suggestion is
undistinguishable from a criticism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

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

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

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

Everything popular is wrong.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is fully as bad as you think it is,
so never think life is bad.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

The bulk of the world's knowledge is an imaginary construction.
- Helen Keller

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

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

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

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

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

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Never ascribe to malice that which is
adequately explained by incompetence.
- Napoleon

You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.
- John Morley

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

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

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

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

When all else fails, try thinking.
- Anonymous

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

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

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

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

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

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

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't part with your illusions.
When they are gone you may still exist,
but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain

Normal is in the eye of the beholder.
- Whoopi Goldberg

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

Between believing a thing and thinking you KNOW
is only a small step and quickly taken.
- Mark Twain

Abandon hope.
- Pema Chodron

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

We are born princes, and the civilizing process makes us frogs.
- Publilius Syrus

However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill

Passion rules reason.
- Terry Goodkind

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
- Francis Bacon

One never notices what has been done;
one can only see what remains to be done.
- Marie Curie

Life - for most people - is their past projected large
onto the movie screen of their future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The pendulum of the mind alternates
between sense and nonsense,
not between right and wrong.
- Carl Jung

Thinking isn't agreeing or disagreeing. That's voting.
- Robert Frost

If a man is proud of his wealth,
he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates


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