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Cynical Quotes

May these motivational Cynical quotes inspire you.

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

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I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

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

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


 

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

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

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


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

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

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)

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

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

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
- W. C. Fields

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

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

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

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

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

Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training,
for it trains people as to how they should think.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Yesterday is like a dung heap;
you can complain about the smell,
or you can use it to fertilize tomorrow's garden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why not go out on a limb?
Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

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

Life is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute -
only the last couple seconds are fatal,
but most people are scared to death the whole way down.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

If you are not one of us, you are one of them.
- the movie The Matrix (1999)

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

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

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

Never hold discussions with the monkey
when the organ grinder is in the room.
- Winston Churchill

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

I don't believe in the after life,
although I am bringing a change of underwear.
- Woody Allen

I feel the need to express something,
but I don't know what it is I want to express.
- the movie Interiors

I am neither bitter nor cynical but I do wish
there was less immaturity in political thinking.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Your friends love you anyway.
- Dave Barry

Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy,
the first question I ask myself is:
is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
- Rita Rudner

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage
is being able to make a right turn on a red light.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

You can discover what your enemy fears most
by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
- Michael Moncur

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

Tragedy is when I cut my finger.
Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
- Mel Brooks

Never let your sense of morals
get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov

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

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
- Will Rogers

You can put wings on a pig,
but you don't make it an eagle.
- William J. Clinton

One cannot have everything the way he would like it.
A man has no business to be depressed by a disappointment,
anyway; he ought to make up his mind to get even.
- Mark Twain

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

Half the world is composed of idiots,
the other half, of people clever enough
to take indecent advantage of them.
- Walter Kerr

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

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

Be careful about reading health books.
You may die of a misprint.
- Mark Twain

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

I personally think we developed language
because of our deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin

I am prepared to meet my Maker.
Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal
of meeting me is another matter.
- Winston Churchill

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

Husbands should be like Kleenex:
soft, strong, and disposable.
- the movie Clue (1985)

Always remember the three magic words: You're right dear.
- Anonymous

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

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

The best way to keep your friends
is not to give them away.
- Wilson Mizner

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

Gossip is the art of saying nothing
in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.
- Walter Winchell

Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
- Art Buchwald

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


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