Quotes by pretending

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  • Ted Danson
    Ted Danson
    American actor, author and producer 1947-
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    Acting is pretending that you're not pretending when you're actually pretending.
  • John Fowles
    John Fowles
    English novelist 1926-2005
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    Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
  • Caitlin Rose
    Caitlin Rose
    American country singer 1987-
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    Growing up in Nashville, especially in a music business family, means growing up with knowledge that seems like common sense until later in life when you realize people spend thousands of dollars a semester trying to learn or pretending to learn while looking for some intern job on music row.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    I'm not pretending to be ingenuous; I know what I'm doing.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
    Armistead Maupin
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    I've always believed you can get closer to the truth by pretending not to speak it.
  • Northrop Frye
    Northrop Frye
    Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
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    In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
    American politician 1926-
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    Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security. Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do, we have got to find other solutions to deter crime.
  • Oliver Herford
    Oliver Herford
    American writer, cartoonist 1863-1935
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    Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    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.
  • Benjamin Stillingfleet
    Benjamin Stillingfleet
    British botanist, translator and author 1702-1771
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    Nothing enlarges the gulf of atheism more than the wide passage that lies between the faith and lives of men pretending to teach Christianity.
  • Booth Tarkington
    Booth Tarkington
    American novelist and dramatist 1869-1946
    Booth Tarkington
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    The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody.
  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour - people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them - but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag.
  • Liu Shao-Ch'I
    Liu Shao-Ch'I
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    There is no such thing as a perfect leader either in the past or present, in China or elsewhere. If there is one, he is only pretending, like a pig inserting scallions into its nose in an effort to look like an elephant.
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