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Quotations on Cynic

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

~ Ambrose Bierce

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

~ Oscar Wilde

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

~ H.L. Mencken

A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

~ Carolyn Wells

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.

~ Henry Ward Beecher

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