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Cynic

Definition: A person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honourable or unselfish reasons.
Number of Quotes: 6

CYNIC, n. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
Ambrose Bierce

And finds, with keen discriminating sight,
Black's not so black; - nor white so very white.

George Canning

Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.
Lillian Hellman

I once said cynically of a politician, He'll double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.
Oscar Levant

We know that in tough times, cynicism is just another way to give up, and in the military, we consider cynicism or giving up simply as forms of cowardice.
Jim Mattis

A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
Carolyn Wells

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