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David F. Schmitz - 2001 - 222 pages
|The. Only. Deadly. Sin. Is. Cynicism. Leaving the State Department at the age of |
sixty-five, Stimson, reasonably enough, thought he was retiring from public
service for good. His party had suffered a resounding defeat at the polls and he
was at ...
|CYNICISM The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by |
those who have not got it. — Bernard Shaw The only deadly sin I know of is
cynicism. -Henry L. Stimson A cynic is just a man who found out when he was
about ten ...
|A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is |
prematurely disappointed in the future.... — Sydney J. Harris A pessimist sees ...
Oscar Wilde The only deadly sin I know is cynicism.... — Hr.ry L. Stin>son The ...
|Upper-class and upper-middle-class hypocrisy combines with working-class and |
lower-class cynicism to perpetuate the ... distinguished career of public service,
concluded his memoirs with the words: "The only deadly sin I know is cynicism.
|A cynic is a man who when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin. -Mencken |
718. A cynic can chill and dishearten with a single word. - Emerson 719. The only
deadly sin I know is cynicism. - Henry Stimson 720. The cynic is one who ...
|I had always remembered Stimson's last sentence: “The only deadly sin I know is |
cynicism.” Our first dinner lasted for five hours, and at the end of it we agreed to
meet again. Bundy is a brilliant conversationalist and a good listener, who has an
|believing in its eventual victory, while he may suffer setback and even disaster, |
will never know defeat. The only deadly sin I know is cynicism."186 Stimson's
example influenced two generations of American policy makers. During the
|What's more, I spent time thinking about the cynical exploitation of a disease |
suffered by millions around the globe, by a man who used ... He was the man
sitting on the only sworn testimonies in the entire case. ... Now we know that
|The lead singer of two hard-rock bands chronicles his life of debauchery and looks at what it really means "to sin," arguing that sinning can't be that bad if it is a distinct trait of all humans. Reprint.|
|Tsongas wanted the American public to know how "cynical and unprincipled" |
Clinton was. He declared that Clinton was a just a "pander ... And it stuck, not
only to Clinton, but to many candidates. Tsongas had introduced a new and