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sin

Cynical Definitions

n. The central pursuit in life, and the major obstacle of the afterlife.

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Cynical Quotations

When it comes to finances, there are no withholding taxes on the wages of sin.

— Mae West

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The wages of sin is death, but so is the salary of virtue.

— Unknown

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The wages of sin are death, but by the time taxes are taken out, it's just sort of a tired feeling.

— Paula Poundstone

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The wages of sin are unreported.

— Unknown

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The world's as ugly as sin, and almost as delightful.

— Frederick Locker-Lampson

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Women keep a special corner of their hearts for sins they have never committed.

— Cornelia Otis Skinner

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If sex is original sin, Murphyisms are original cynicism.

— Guy Smith

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