Most cynics are really crushed romantics: they've been hurt, they're sensitive, and their cynicism is a shell that's protecting this tiny, dear part in them that's still alive.
I understand the concept of optimism. But I think with me what you get is a lack of cynicism.
I think that all the anger and cynicism comes from suppressing things that we always wanted.
Cynicism is the easiest of all reactions, right? But it's also so disappointing and self-defeating.
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into it and just realize that we're all vulnerable. We are humans. There is a finite end to this life and we're all going to face it and a little silliness can help.
Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Cynicism is intellectual treason.
There is no power in cynicism. There is no forward thrust in cynicism.
Cynicism is full of naive disappointments.
Hypocrisy is the outside of cynicism.
You have to try to dismiss the loudness of cynicism. It's certainly going to come.
Cynicism is tough. A cynic's point of view is really pitiful. I derive pleasure out of a lot of things in life. As long as I'm fairly healthy, it's hard to stay dismal for very long.
We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs.
I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement.
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