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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. (Quote by - Ken Burns)

In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism and skepticism and humbug and we shall want to live more musically. (Quote by - Vincent van Gogh)

Work overload and ambiguity about a company's strategy lead to worker cynicism and this cynicism influences employees to play fast and loose. The ends become more important than the means. (Quote by - Li Ma)

Sometimes, you know, the president is a father-like figure in American society, to most Americans, even today, no matter how cynical we've become. And people don't want to think that daddy's a bum all the time. They don't want to think that Daddy's a liar, a cheat and a fraud. (Quote by - Alec Baldwin)

If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs. (Quote by - Kenneth Clark)

A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

To be fair, he has a personal history of charitable works like this, so it's not as if this is some person making a desperate effort to rehabilitate his career by suddenly reshaping himself as a philanthropist. The problem is we live in such a cynical age that it really doesn't matter what his intentions are; this will be viewed in cynical terms. (Quote by - Allan Mayer)

Obasanjo has openly endorsed violence as a means of governance, embraced and empowered individuals whose avowed declarations, confessions and acts are cynically contrary to the mandate that alone upholds the legitimacy and dignity of his office. (Quote by - Wole Soyinka)

I think it is utterly cynical and ironic that they are after me because of the war that they organized, caused and led without themselves fighting it. (Quote by - Zoran Djindjic)

When people get cynical about love, they should look at us [Yoko and John Lennon] and see it is possible. (Quote by - Yoko Ono)

No, I am not at all cynical, I have merely got experience, which, however, is very much the same thing. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It takes a clever man to turn cynic and a wise man to be clever enough not to. (Quote by - Fannie Hurst)

echelons mounted rapidly by the underdog as he strives regardless of the doubts pressed upon him by the cynicism of society enabled him to succeed where others made him doubt he could even proceed. (Quote by - william j. berrioz)

These leaks make a mockery of the traditional rules of grand jury secrecy. They often appear to be a cynical attempt to pressure and intimidate witnesses, to deceive the public and to smear people involved in the investigation. (Quote by - David Kendall)

The more cynical you become, the better off you'll be. (Quote by - Matt LeBlanc)

It's easy to be cynical and sit on the sidelines and throw stones at the commission. It's easier to do that if you don't participate. (Quote by - Craig Walton)

The energy level is way up, and cynicism is way down. Students are choosing sides now. (Quote by - David King)

Nothing ever guarantees you anything-that's my rule. My other rule is never believe anything that anyone tells you, and then you'll never be fooled. It's not as cynical as it sounds; it's just that people always say something for a reason-maybe a nice reason, maybe a devious reason-so on that level, you can't take things at face value. (Quote by - David Hyde Pierce)

He said, 'I'm just grateful for the work'. I thought he would be cynical like me, but he had this immense gratitude. (Quote by - Winona Ryder)

In the end, .. that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism, or do we participate in a politics of hope?. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist. (Quote by - George Carlin)

I am not the Anne Bancroft interpretation, .. I'm back to doing what I do. Flamboyant, cynical and foul-mouthed, and drinks and smokes and says 'Go (expletive) in your shoes.' Loved it. (Quote by - Shirley MacLaine)

These actions are outrageous and demonstrate the toxic level that political cynicism has reached in state government. (Quote by - Bill Burga)

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