How many times have you smiled when your heart was still bleeding? This article gives pretending quotes and famous quotations and sayings based on acting!

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.

Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life.

- Bette Davis

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

- Garrison Keillor

Hollywood always wanted me to be pretty, but I fought for realism.

- Bette Davis

Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head.

- Fight Club , Chuck Palahniuk

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

- Socrates

The devil's voice is sweet to hear.

- Stephen King

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

- Stephen King

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.

- Lord Byron

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.

- Auguries of Innocence , William Blake

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.

- Adam Smith

It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.

- Thomas Paine

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.

- Aesop's Fables , Aesop

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.

- Aesop

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.

- Bertrand Russell

You always admire what you really don't understand.

- Blaise Pascal

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

- Emily Dickinson

I think I can safely say that nobody understands Quantum Mechanics.

- Richard P. Feynman

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

- Plato

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.

- Voltaire

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.

- Homage to Catalonia , 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.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

- Saint Augustine

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.

- Moby

All truth is simple... is that not doubly a lie?

- Friedrich Nietzsche

I'm like a monk with a taste for hookers.

- Moby

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.

- William Shakespeare

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