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In Russia, I pretend to be a lot of princesses and wait for prince. That was my dream.
Well, I would definitely give up performing... But I would still sit down in an office and pretend to write with Dawn, even if we never produced anything, because it's just hilarious. I would miss that.
I played pretend games as a kid, army, whatever, but I never wanted to be an actor.
It is always self-defeating to pretend to a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history.
I don't want to pretend to be a prophet or a saint. I'm very conscious of my limitations. I know my flaws. But I don't like lying.
Some people continue to pretend that anchor people are reporters.
I live for my work, apart from my family who come first. And I live to tell stories and pretend to be other people, it's something I've been doing since I was 3 years old. Maybe it's because I'm intrinsically bored with myself, and I find other people more interesting.
I live for my work, apart from my family who come first. And I live to tell stories and pretend to be other people, it's something I've been doing since I was 3 years old. Maybe it's because I'm intrinsically bored with myself, and I find other people more interesting. The more different they are, the bigger the challenge.
When you go to auditions, pretend you already have the job and you're just presenting - almost like you're at the table read. Don't go in with an air of, 'Please like me,' or, 'Please hire me.' You're like, 'Here's my take on it. Take it or leave it. I've got a lot of other things to do today.'
Mary Lynn Rajskub
The government don't want to talk about the consequences of the choices they make. They pretend there aren't any consequences.
Nobody should expect an actor to have these wonderful ideas and concepts about the world: they pretend to be other people for a living.
It's not like I pretend the past doesn't exist or that I'm not proud to be a part of it.
My husband acts and I have such respect for those that do it well, that I wouldn't even try to pretend I can act.
I used to pretend that I was Tom attacking Jerry, who was drawn on the ball.
Sometimes I'll go into a shop and speak in a different accent to see if I can pull it off. But then somebody will be like, 'Where did you say you were from again...?' And then I panic, and my accent dissolves, and I pretend like I wasn't doing it in the first place.
I don't pretend anything anymore. I don't have time, desire or energy to calculate anymore.
I pretend something scary is in front of me.
It's hard to maintain a life when you do a play. You feel you have to pretend to go through a normal day, knowing that in the evening you'll be doing this.
I guess I strongly feel that we cannot pretend that the Third World is not part of our world. We cannot say 'OK, there's that problem over there, let's just close our eyes' - we cannot do that.
I think that episode in the third season was great. I'm really glad that we did that. He got to sleep with Sydney and kill Evil Francie and go on a mission and pretend he's a rock star.
My kids paid the price for my career. We can say it's for our family, but it almost never is. It's about us. It's just some of us can pretend better than others.
Families always have these unspoken dramas, and at holidays, everyone is supposed to sit down and pretend that none of that is going on.
I don't try to pretend to be what I'm not. I don't feel I need to do anything outrageous.
Nobody's perfect, and to try to pretend you're perfect is an exhausting fool's errand.
Wear what you want to wear. Do what you want to do. Be who you are. Pick out your own clothes. Be a man. And if that's too much to ask, as it almost always is for me, think of someone you consider to be a man and pretend to be like him. I pretend to be like my dad.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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