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[Christianity] neither enjoins the nastiness of the Cynic, nor the insensibility of the Stoic.
Cynic. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
The wise screen writer is he who wears his second-best suit, artistically speaking, and doesn't take things too much to heart. He ...
The scholar, without good breeding, is a pedant; the philosopher, a cynic; the soldier, a brute; and every man disagreeable.
Why should we strive, with cynic frown,
To knock their fairy castles down?
A cynic might conclude that the real purpose of the $500 million-a-year implant business is the implantation of fat in the bellies ...
But the lightning which explodes and fashions planets, maker of planets and suns, is in him. On one side elemental order, sandston ...
Life is too short to waste
In critic peep or cynic bark,
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A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
Cant is always rather nauseating; but before we condemn political hypocrisy, let us remember that it is the tribute paid by men of ...
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