Cynical Love Quotes
Who says that love conquers all? These cynical love quotes tell it like it is. These quotations are obviously not for the romantics out there!
I'm so cynical that I'd rather be unhappy than be happy with someone I don't love.
They love too much that die for love. -- John Ray
Love is the fart
Of every heart
It pains the man when 'tis kept close,
And others doth offend, when 'tis let loose.
-- John Suckling (1609-1642)
No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.
-- Edgar Watson Howe
Love is a matter of chance; matrimony is a matter of money, and divorce - a matter of course. -- Helen Rowland
The reason that women do not love one another is - men. -- Jean de La Bruyere (1645-1696, French writer)
The question is: how do we know when it is time to let go of someone we love?
The answer is: if it is time to let go, you probably already know.
If they lost the incredible conviction that they can change their wives or husbands, marriage would collapse at once. -- Logan Pearsall Smith
Cynical Love Quotes or Just Being Realistic?
A woman is faithful to her first lover for a long time - unless she happens to take a second. -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing, they marry later; for another thing, they die earlier. -- H.L. Mencken
He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals. -- Benjamin Franklin
A woman tries to get all she can out of a man, and a man tries to get all he can into a woman. -- Isaac Goldberg
Civilization gave us marriage. Progress is giving us divorce. -- Crawford, The Rose of Yesterday
Strange to say what delight we married people have to see poor fools decoyed into our condition. -- Samuel Pepys (1633-1703)
Love conquers all things -- except poverty and toothache. -- Mae West
A man's love is incomplete until he has married, then he is finished. -- Zsa Zsa Gabor
Love is based on a view of women that is impossible to those who have any experience with them. -- H.L. Mencken
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight. --
Natalie Clifford Barney
Love is only the dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
-- W. Somerset Maugham
The way to a woman's heart is through your wallet. -- Frank Dane
When one is in love one begins by deceiving one's self. And one ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. -- Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance
I don't like love.
I like breaking things.
Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness. -- Madameoiselle de Rieux
To marry once is a duty; twice a folly; thrice is madness. -- Dutch proverb
When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they
do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues.
What is love but a second-hand emotion?
-- Tina Turner
When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.