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A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)

A cynic is just a man who found out when he was about ten that there wasn't any Santa Claus, and he's still upset.
James Gould Cozzens (1903-1978)

Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened.
Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)

Cynic: A blackguard who sees things as they are, not as they should be.
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.
David T. Wolf

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

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