"Cynicism is intellectual ..." Quote of George Meredith

George Meredith
Portsmouth, England
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism without the coxcomb's feathers.
George Meredith
George Meredith (1828-1909), British author. Clara Middleton, quoting Mr. Whitford, in The Egoist, ch. 7 (1879). Clara adds: "It seems to me that cynics are only happy in making the world as barren to others as they have made it for themselves."
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