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My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
Even if you're unhappy, just pretend that you're happy. Eventually, your smile will be contagious to yourself. I had to learn that. I used to think, 'I'm being fake,' but you know what? Better to be fake and happy than real and miserable.
Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
I like to be myself, and I don't pretend. For instance, I don't dress up for occasions; I am what I am.
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
Mary Kay Ash
I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
Arthur C. Clarke
I'm crazy and I don't pretend to be anything else.
I don't pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
The key is just to ignore the pain, because physical comedy only works if you see someone get hurt and they aren't actually hurt. If someone gets hit in the face with a bat, falls down, and gets back up, it's funny. If they stay down and their jaw is wired shut in the next scene, it's really tragic and weird. You have to pretend it doesn't hurt.
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.
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.
As a kid, you obviously dream of being a professional footballer. I would watch players like Ronaldo of Brazil and pretend to be him in the playground. But I don't think about trying to become one of the best in the world or anything like that. I just play football.
The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they're not.
Being able to live my life transparently does empower me to feel like I can be myself more. It's easier for me to flirt with girls now that girls know that I'm gay. It almost makes it a sexier encounter than if I was trying to pretend that I was straight.
Neil Patrick Harris
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
For most of my life I've liked to pretend I live in a starship. Punching in fake codes to get into doorways that obviously are not secure. I love that idea of living on a spaceship. Because essentially we are: a gigantic thing floating in some infinite darkness that's running on principles that we don't even understand.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
If, if a white man puts his arm around me voluntarily, that's brotherhood. But if you - if you hold a gun on him and make him embrace me and pretend to be friendly or brotherly toward me, then that's not brotherhood, that's hypocrisy.
I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
When I was younger, I had some close friends who always loved European football, and Real Madrid at that time were the dominant force. I remember family holidays when we used to go to Spain, and we'd bring back replica shirts of Real Madrid and pretend to be the players when we played in the park.
Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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