Quotes and Sayings about Cynicism

Quotes and Sayings about Cynicism

Definition: What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
HK-47 in Star Wars Games - Knights of the Old Republic
The biggest hurdle that our communities have is cynicism - saying it's a done deal, who cares; there's no point to voting.
Cynicism, to me, is trying to make people as unhappy as you are.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
I hate cynicism - it's my least favorite quality and it doesn't lead anywhere.
Cynicism is humor in ill health.

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My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the World.
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Sarcastic people tend to be marshmallows underneath the armor.
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Joel: "Yeah. I had a sixty foot yacht."
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Wyatt: "I detect sarcasm, which is universally regarded as the lowest form of humor."
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People who can put on a serious face while joking are the scariest.
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I don't appreciate your lack of sarcasm.
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You know what's never saved the planet? Your sarcasm.
We are suffering from too much sarcasm.
You know, they say sarcasm is a metric for potential. If that's true, you'll be a great man some day.
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Old age is a wonderful source of irony.
Aemon Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 4 Episode 9
I am known for my sense of irony but even I would not have come to think of putting a Statue of Liberty into the New York Harbour.
Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Morpheus in The Matrix
Love is making a shot to the knees of a target 120 kilometers away using an Aratech sniper rifle with a tri-light scope.
HK-47 in Star Wars Games - Knights of the Old Republic
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The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
HK-47 in Star Wars Games - Knights of the Old Republic
Everyone gets scared, kid. Without fear, you can't have courage.
Poe Dameron in Star Wars Games - Lego Star Wars
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People like you are the reason hope can prevail. Hope is the reason we're going to win.
Leia Organa in Star Wars Games - Battlefront II
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One guy's business plan for a $44 billion over-leveraged purchase is apparently to run around and individually ask people for $8. Remember that next time you question yourself or your qualifications.
Alexandria Ocasio Cortez - November 2022, via Twitter
Donald Trump's premature claims of victory are illegitimate, dangerous, and authoritarian.
Count the votes. Respect the results.
Alexandria Ocasio Cortez - during US Election Night 2020
A vote is like a rifle, its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
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So, open your mouth, lad! For every voice counts!
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A Christian telling an atheist they're going to hell is as scary as a child telling an adult they're not getting any presents from Santa.
Remember, if you don't sin, then Jesus died for nothing.
You see things; and you say 'Why?"
But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?"
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The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.
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