Cynic Quotes

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

I’d rather be disappointed in some than cynical about all.

No matter how cynical you become, it’s never enough to keep up.

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

What is a cynic? A man, who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows.

Cynic: a sentimentalist on guard.

Cynic, n.: One who looks through rose-colored glasses with a jaundiced eye.

Don’t take any wooden nickles.

A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.