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Cynical Definitions

n. A perpetual processes of proving one's talent to people who lack such.

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Cynical Quotations

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody has read.

— Mark Twain

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In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.

— Andre Maurois

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Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.

— Jules Renard

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