Cynicism Reality Quotes

Quotes tagged as "cynicism-reality" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Roman Payne
“When I was younger, I would cling to life because life was at the top of the turning wheel. But like the song of my gypsy girl, the great wheel turns over and lands on a minor key. It is then that you come of age and life means nothing to you. To live, to die, to overdose, to fall in a coma in the street... it is all the same. It is only in the peach innocence of youth that life is at its crest on top of the wheel. And there being only life, the young cling to it, they fear death… And they should! ...For they are 'in' life.”
Roman Payne, The Wanderess

Dave Matthes
“Some people's glasses are half full. I'm the one drinking them.
Some people have forgotten that Pluto is still a planet. I still remember my childhood.
Some people are vegans. I have common sense.
Some people call me Maurice. Some people call me the Gangsta of Love.
Some people just want to live...but me, I'm the one still alive.”
Dave Matthes, Sleepeth Not, the Bastard

Dan Simmons
“This is some sort of joke, isn't it?" asks Hunt, staring at the flawless blue sky and distant fields.

I cough as lightly and briefly as possible into a handkerchief I have made from a towel borrowed from the inn. "Probably," I say. "But then, what isn't?”
Dan Simmons, The Fall of Hyperion

“Life would be so much more enjoyable if some people would just simply mind their own business..”
Jaen Hospedales

Alice  Walsh
“Through experience, he had learnt to pick up all of the unmistakable signs of vulnerability in a woman, everything that pointed to her being an easy prey.”
Alice Walsh, A Poker Game of Love

Brian Ruckley
“But past service counted for little these days. The world, and those who governed it, moved too quickly to be carrying such burdens as memory and gratitude.”
Brian Ruckley, The Edinburgh Dead

Erri De Luca
“On the brink of sleep I have a gloomy thought: that saving yourself is only pushing yourself even deeper into the trap rather than getting out. Dying is the only way out.”
Erri De Luca, Tre cavalli

Soroosh Shahrivar
“People needed proof that Utopia was nothing more than a theory, an illusion read in fictional stories.”
Soroosh Shahrivar, The Rise of Shams

Miles Watson
“You have to understand something about girls, Mick. You see 'em in the winner's circle, but you'll never find horseshit on their shoes.”
Miles Watson, Cage Life