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Pretending Quotes

The term ‘pretending’ means to give a false appearance of being, possessing, or performing. If pretending makes you happy and beats the blues away, then there is nothing wrong with it as long as it doesn’t cross limits. Acting is career for many. But, a lot of people still can’t accept falsehood and dislike fake people! The act of pretending is allowed for those that have exceptional acting skills and make everything look real. Here are some of the famous cynicism and pretending quotations and sayings.

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Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life.
Bette Davis
Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.
Bette Davis
Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
The devil's voice is sweet to hear.
Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.
What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.
Jerome K. Jerome
I hate victims who respect their executioners.
Jean Paul Sartre
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.
Bill Cosby
Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it.
Thomas Carlyle
If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want... well, that's where you're right. But-and I am only saying this because I care-there's a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as tasty as the real thing.
Val Kilmer
Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.
I think I can safely say that nobody understands Quantum Mechanics.
Richard P. Feynman
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
Charles Barkley
I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition.
Fidel Castro
Better is the enemy of good.
On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people; and then I go home alone.
Janis Joplin
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
George Orwell
Yeah I'm thirty-six, but on the show I'm thirty-two. Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman, so they decided to make me thirty-two. Much more appealing somehow.
Ellen DeGeneres
A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
I don't know what it means to be a sex symbol. When I look myself on a magazine cover I don't see it as me, but as someone painted, fluffed, puffed and done up.
Jennifer Aniston
There are quantities of human faces, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.
Shel Silverstein
Each man is good in His sight. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.
Sitting Bull
Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
One weeps not save when one is afraid, and that is why kings are tyrants.
Marquis de Sade
I don't really trust men who claim they are not interested in porn.
All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?
I'm like a monk with a taste for hookers.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face.
There have been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.
Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.
David Ogilvy
I'm never at my best on television. There's a row of cameras between you and the audience, and it's very weird, very confusing.
Shania Twain
History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
In praising Antony I have dispraised Caesar.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife.
Elizabeth Taylor
Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person.
Stevie Wonder
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
Aleister Crowley
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.
The worst crime is faking it.
I think it's important that we don't all have to hold our heads high all the time saying everything's fine.
An awful lot of gay pop stars pretend to be straight. I'm going to start a movement of straight pop stars pretending to be gay.
Robbie Williams
Nobody I represent is pretending to be the pope or a role model for young people. People have to live their lives. They have the right to smoke if they want.
Ben Affleck
Big Brother is watching... look busy.
Brandon Boyd
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.
Cary Grant
If you pretend to be good, the world takes you very seriously. If you pretend to be bad, it doesn't. Such is the astounding stupidity of optimism.
All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near
Pretending that we live doesn't make us alive.
Serj Tankian
There's room for everybody on the planet to be creative and conscious if you are your own person. If you're trying to be like somebody else, then there is isn't.
Tori Amos
It's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.
Matt Damon
Why does the rest of the world put up with the hypocrisy, the need to put a happy face on sorrow, the need to keep on keeping on?... I don't know the answer,
Elizabeth Wurtzel
A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar - you pretend it's not there.
Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.
Harry Houdini
Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.
River Phoenix
If you ask me to play myself, I will not know what to do. I do not know who or what I am.
Peter Sellers
I'm not a facelift person. I am what I am.
Robert Redford
There are things that I won't do on the radio. I mean, the next logical question is, what won't you do. I say, well, you know, you've got to find out when you're on the air.
Howard Gardner
The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.
Most of the confidence which I appear to feel, especially when influenced by noon wine, is only a pretense.
Tennessee Williams
Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them. It's not that bad.
Larry David
Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
Earl Nightingale
Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
Ed Howe
Just as we have two eyes and two feet, duality is part of life.
Carlos Santana
The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.
Jack London
I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand.
It's much easier to wear a Chairman Mao button and shake your fists in the air and all that, then to actually read the Communist manifesto and things like that and actually become involved in politics.
Lester Bangs
When you say you agree to a thing in principle you mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
Otto von Bismarck
Great cultural changes begin in affectation and end in routine.
Jacques Barzun
The Englishman can get along with sex quite perfectly so long as he can pretend that it isn't sex but something else.
James Agate
If I dated as many people as they said I have, then I would be dead, because it's just not possible.
Lindsay Lohan
Beware of a man with manners.
Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.
Greta Garbo
No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.
It only takes a politician believing in what he says for the others to stop believing him.
The fellow who thinks he knows it all is especially annoying to those of us who do.
Harold Coffin
The third time you say a thing it sounds like a lie.
Harrison Ford
Most style is not honest enough.
F. L. Lucas
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
Anna Quindlen
I judge people on how they smell, not how they look.
Jennifer Lopez
A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.
Ben Hecht
A man is sometimes as different from himself as he is from others.
A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity.

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