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My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
Arthur C. Clarke
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.
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
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
Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
Even if a snake is not poisonous, it should pretend to be venomous.
We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect. The judgement of the intellect is only part of the truth.
I don't pretend to be captain weird. I just do what I do.
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
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.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.
No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.
Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means.
You can pretend to be serious; but you can't pretend to be witty.
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.
If you like small government you need to work hard at having a strong national defense that is not so militant. Personal liberty is the purpose of government, to protect liberty - not to run your personal life, not to run the economy, and not to pretend that we can tell the world how they ought to live.
A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar - you pretend it's not there.
I have very high standards for every part of life - my work, my relationships, food, love. I can't just pretend.
We know that segregation is evil. We know that the sickest children should not go to the worst hospitals. No, I refuse to pretend the problem is insufficient knowledge. We lack the theological will to do it.
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.
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.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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