Life Cynical Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 67 Quotes About Life Cynical

#1. I think I'm too cynical for L.A. My sense of humor doesn't go down well here, which probably affects my love life. I need to have a laugh track following me around so people know I'm trying to be funny. - Author: Teddy Thompson
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#2. The worst thing that can happen in a democracy - as well as in an individual's life - is to become cynical about the future and lose hope. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#3. I was expecting it to be cynical because I'm like that myself. I wouldn't want it to be all roses because life isn't like that. - Author: Amy Winehouse
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#4. I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair's Britain, but I can't work up much affection for the culture we've created for ourselves: it's too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning. - Author: Jonathan Coe
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#5. You're all terrified of young people. We remind you of what it was like to have ideals, faith, freedom. We remind you of the losses you've taken as you've grown cynical, numb, disenchanted, compromising the life you imagined. - Author: Stephanie Danler
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#6. To acclimate students to misery under the rubric that so doing prepares them for life is a cynical notion - and a horrifying one. - Author: David Guterson
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#7. The first of 'Goose's Two Laws of Survival.' It runs thus, 'The weak are meat the strong do eat.' " ... Henry grinned in the dark & cleared his throat. "The second law of survival states that there is no second law. Eat or be eaten. That's it. - Author: David Mitchell
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#8. My condolences, you're still alive. - Author: Fakeer Ishavardas
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#9. Peel off these dusty wool blankets of apathy and antipathy and cynical desiccation. I want life in all its stupid sticky rawness. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#10. Life made you get your hands dirty; life was vengeful if you tried an easy route. - Author: Meghan Ciana Doidge
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#11. I'm a realist all the way. I'm too cynical to be an optimist. But I've lived too much of a charmed life so far to ever be a pessimist. - Author: Anthony Jeselnik
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#12. It's very easy to be cynical about the hall of fame. But on the other hand, it's really a beautiful thing for someone like me. I dedicated my entire life to this music. - Author: Tom Petty
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#13. This is some sort of joke, isn't it?" asks Hunt, staring at the flawless blue sky and distant fields.
I cough as lightly and briefly as possible into a handkerchief I have made from a towel borrowed from the inn. "Probably," I say. "But then, what isn't? - Author: Dan Simmons
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#14. People grow bitter and cynical about life because they can't bend it to their will. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#15. One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#16. Wintervale, by being so open, trusting, and artless his entire life, had made his more cynical friends hang on to their secrets. And in doing so, they had preserved themselves from the Bane. - Author: Sherry Thomas
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#17. No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#18. When employees are working to attain passion and progress in every area of life, the are less likely to be cynical or apathetic. - Author: Michael Hyatt
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#19. I am a positive person. I am not cynical. If you are born in this world, no matter who you are, negative things will happen. If you aren't positive as a person, you'll be very unhappy. It's extremely important to be positive, to laugh, to be happy, to accept life as it comes. - Author: Bipasha Basu
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#20. Life will never meet all of our expectations. We must nonetheless accept all disappointments without becoming bitter and cynical. We must always remain mindful of the opportunity to extend kindness and work to improve our character. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#21. The biggest mistake of my life was taking a military education. - Author: Robert E.Lee
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#22. And life can have its way with me. It won't break me. Neither you nor me. That determined faith in our own resilience is our only weapon against the cynical, the weak, those who talk of honor but do not practice the word they so loudly and vigorously screech. - Author: Alexandra Silber
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#23. Some good souls found The Candidate cynical. I wonder what they'll think when they read this portrait of the real-life Jerry Brown ... This is the book that could force the little fox into the open. - Author: Jeremy Larner
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#24. The coming years will prove increasingly cynical and cruel. People will definitely not slip into oblivion while hugging each other. The final stages in the life of humanity will be marked by the monstrous war of all against all: the amount of suffering will be maximal. - Author: Pentti Linkola
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#25. There wasn't a bit of innocence or purity in him. He was sinful and cynical. Unapologetic. He cared nothing for the world. He just ate its fruits and roamed its wilds and didn't need anyone. - Author: Joanna Chambers
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#26. I never thought I'd spend all my life with Gary. I suppose I was quite cynical about marriage. But with Jude, I knew right from the beginning: there was an electricity I'd never felt before. It was so easy, we talked for hours. It was a relief, really. - Author: Sadie Frost
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#27. My life has become a single, ongoing revelation that I haven't been cynical enough." At - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#28. I've been waiting my whole life to fuck up like this. - Author: Robert Stone
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#29. One is sad when one thinks about life - cynical when one -sees what people make of it. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#30. Sometimes life takes hold of one, carries the body along, accomplishes one's history, and yet is not real, but leaves oneself as it were slurred over. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#31. It will never be possible for any length of time for any group of the American people, either by reason of wealth or learning or inheritance or economic power, to retain any mandate, any permanent authority to arrogate to itself the political control of American public life. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#32. Now it seemed like she could twist the lens on her life and see it from two entirely different perspectives. The perspective of her younger self. Her younger, sillier, innocent self. And her older, wiser, more cynical and sensible self. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#33. An oxymoronic combination of the tough and tender, [Of Mice and Men] will appeal to sentimental cynics, cynical sentimentalists ... Readers less easily thrown off their trolley will still prefer Hans Andersen.
[Time 1937] - Author: Time-Life Books
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#34. Anyway, that's what life is, just one learning experience after another, and when you're through with all the learning experiences you graduate and what you get for a diploma is, you die. - Author: Frederik Pohl
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#35. I was a man fifteen years older than she, you understand. I had reached that stage in life where I identified with cynical villains in a book. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#36. I'm not cynical or bitter in any way. Life's too short; you get ripped off, but if you hold a grudge, it's going to affect you. You take it on the chin, you learn, you try not to make the same mistakes. - Author: Tony Fernandes
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#37. I'm cynical about society, politics, newspapers, government. But I'm not cynical about life, love, goodness, death. That's why I really don't want to be labeled a cynic. - Author: John Lennon
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#38. If there was anything that depressed him more than his own cynicism, it was that quite often it still wasn't as cynical as real life. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#39. If you want good things to happen in your life you first have to believe good things are possible for yourself. Quit allowing negative and cynical thinking to get in the way of the good life you deserve. - Author: Bryant H. McGill
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#40. I am one of those people that's never been really cynical about life, you know. - Author: K'naan
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#41. Humanity is always quick to condemn itself. - Author: Vivian Eve
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#42. I've read a couple of reviews that say I'm getting harder in my old age but I don't think that's true at all. I think that you can't help but become a little cynical about life and love but I'm still a romantic, I'm still an idealist. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#43. Wonder is very necessary in life. When we're little kids, we're filled with wonder for the world - it's fascinating and miraculous. A lot of people lose that. They become cynical and jaded, especially in modern day society. Magic renews that wonder. - Author: Doug Henning
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#44. The only color we must be cynical about is never skin color but, the color of character for what character can do, skin color may never be able to do. - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#45. To all the boys, for when you become men: you'll leave women all throughout your life because they're holding you back, and even after she's gone she'll still weigh you down. To all the women: stay away from us men. We don't know anything about you, despite what we try to convince you of. - Author: Dave Matthes
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#46. True cynics kill themselves. The rest are posers, trying to use clever sarcasm and snarky remarks to hide insecurity and the fear that if they put themselves out there, they will fail. - Author: Jewel
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#47. French existentialism is an unhelpful philosophy in which to couch modern feminism: born from the ravages of the Second World War, it is a cynical, individualistic school of thought that posits the self and personal choice as the measure of life's entire meaning. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#48. Watching you walk out of my life does not make me bitter or cynical about love. But rather makes me realize that if I wanted so much to be with the wrong person, how beautiful it will be when the right person comes along. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#49. It's weird, marriage. It's like this license that gives a person the legal right to control their spouse / their 'other half. - Author: Jess C. Scott
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#50. Now majority rule is a precious, sacred thing worth dying for. But like other precious, sacred things ... it's not only worth dying for; it can make you wish you were dead. Imagine if all life were determined by majority rule. Every meal would be a pizza. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#51. The worst thing you can become in life is cynical. Cynical is like concrete. and nothing grows in concrete. - Author: Carlos Santana
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#52. Marriage is always something of a compromise, as I'm sure you're now aware. Any long-term relationship is - and one does have to see it in the long term, Charles. No, I expect your mother and myself will never divorce. It's uneconomic and, at my age, usually unnecessary. - Author: Martin Amis
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#53. The first rule in life is 'everybody lies.' Remember that and you'll get a lot further. - Author: Jennifer Crusie
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#54. If you are rude, cynical, habitually-sarcastic or pessimistic, your life options are going to be very limited. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#55. In most of our situations in life, if we take a good honest look at our lives, we are holding to small, limiting thoughts, cynical thoughts. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#56. You're either gonna spend your life fucking pussy, or taking it to church. - Author: Dave Matthes
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#57. The modern wars are also omnipresent in our electronic media - to be cynical about it, we now have 24 hours of non-stop bloodshed available to us. The internet and real-time media reporting were integrated into daily life in Iraq. - Author: Dave Abrams
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#58. The only way of rendering life endurable is to drink as much wine as one can come by. - Author: James Branch Cabell
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#59. Life's generally artless, but it does get these occasional hard-ons for plot. It connects things, nefariously, behind yor back, and before you know it you're in a final act of a lousy movie. A lousy horror-movine, usually ... - Author: Glen Duncan
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#60. Undermining life-affirming social solidarities and any viable notion of the public good, right-wing politicians trade in forms of idiocy and superstition that mesmerize the illiterate and render the thoughtful cynical and disengaged. - Author: Henry Giroux
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#61. Reviewers and critics can be overly cynical. If something the least bit sentimental comes up, they'll often start flying off the handle. But I'm like, 'Wait a minute, you've had those times in your life. Everybody has.' - Author: Gilbert Hernandez
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#62. Cynically speaking, one could say that it is true to life to be cynical about it.
- Author: Paul Tillich
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#63. I was, in reality, bred by my parents as my father's concubine ... What we take for granted as the stability of family life may well depend on the sexual slavery of our children. What's more, this is a cynical arrangement our institutions have colluded to conceal. - Author: Sylvia Fraser
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#64. One of the very first things I figured out about life ... is that it's better to be a hopeful person than a cynical, grumpy one, because you have to live in the same world either way, and if you're hopeful, you have more fun. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#65. The idea of it was I was thinking about how when you're a kid you get this unconditional love and you spend the rest of your life trying to find that, but you can't because everyone's in it for their own thing. It's kind of cynical. - Author: Sam Endicott
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#66. Within he felt that faint stirring of derision for the whole business of life which is the salt of the American mentality. Outwardly they are sentimental and enthusiastic and inwardly they are profoundly cynical. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#67. It's so important for you to get around people who will stir up those seeds of greatness. Don't surround yourself with naysayers. Life is too short to hang around negative, critical, cynical, skeptical, judgmental, small-minded, jealous people ... Did I leave out anything? - Author: Joel Osteen
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