Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Cynicism -

Cynics are further from realities than saints.--Lionel Curtis, "The Capital Question of China"

Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.- Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969)

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

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

I'd rather be disappointed in some than cynical about all. - Bruce Thompson

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