I was once ghosted by a guy after we dated for a little over a month.I matched with him one night on Tinder, and we chatted briefly on the app before moving to texting, then to a date at a Spanish restaurant. He was funny, kind, and a strong, built 6'6″ — a perfect physical match to my 5'9”.Sure enough, like the perfect Pavlovian response, he did.
Baldwin Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,and most fools do.- Benjamin Franklin It is far better to be alone,than to be in bad company.- George Washington Love is an irresistible desireto be irresistibly desired.- Robert Frost Don't part with your illusions.
“Now pay attention, because I’m about to tell you the secret of life.” These would be hard opening lines for any film to live up to, but when spoken at the beginning of “The Choice” — the latest, and quite possibly worst, tissue-thin weepie to issue forth from the Nicholas Sparks page-to-screen assembly line— the gulf between what’s promised and what’s delivered is wide enough to be spotted from space.
Beginning as a merely mediocre retread of standard Sparksian tropes, veering off into self-parody around the hour-mark, and finally concluding with one of the most brazenly cynical climaxes recently committed to film, “The Choice” presents audiences with a fairly easy decision at the multiplex.
If there's one thing that makes me cynical, it's optimists. If only they could see that cynics can be happy, constructive, even fun to hang out with, they might learn a thing or two.
Please find value in these Cynical Quotes from the famous and the not so famous of today and yesterday.