Toggle My BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
- Page 4
I remember playing with some friends and being aware that I was acting as I was playing with them - I would think of a character and pretend to be someone else. My parents also took me to ballet school, and there I think I was able to start communicating those feelings or emotions - I danced for so many years.
I don't think any of my kids would have a good word to say about me. I think they deny that they even know me. At school, they pretend they are Anton du Beke's kids.
The surest way to lose truth is to pretend that one already wholly possesses it.
Gordon W. Allport
I do not pretend to write much of a letter. You know under what circumstances I am writing.
The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they're not.
I have a theory that there are still parts of our mental worlds that are still based around the age of between five and eight, and we just kind of pretend to be grown-up.
I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
I can't pretend to be objective when it comes to service or sacrifice.
It is very difficult for a writer of my generation, if he is honest, to pretend indifference to the work of Somerset Maugham. He was always so entirely there.
But we try to pretend, you see, that the external world exists altogether independently of us.
When I was in high school, I liked to pretend that I was a Russian foreign exchange student. I would do things like go into a pizza restaurant and tell them I'd never had pizza before, and they'd bring me into the kitchen and show me how to make an American pizza. It's really fun.
I don't need to go onto Facebook and pretend to have friends I've never even met. To my mind, that kind of destroys the meaning of the word 'friend.' I take exception to that. Because I value and respect friendship.
When you have spent an important part of your life playing Let's Pretend, it's often easy to see symbolism where none exists.
People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.
I question myself every day. That's what I still find motivating about this. I don't have the answers, I don't pretend that I do just because I won the match. Just keep fighting and maybe something good happens.
'I know this is going to end bad, but I'm going to pretend it's going to end good.' My life's philosophy.
I have become increasingly used to the Tory party mimicking our policies and phrases in a desperate effort to pretend to their members they are still Eurosceptic.
I like to pretend that my art has nothing to do with me.
We really can't forecast all that well, and yet we pretend that we can, but we really can't.
I can't pretend that I'm brave and that I can beat the whole world.
When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
The past is what you remember, imagine you remember, convince yourself you remember, or pretend you remember.
I don't like people who are hypocritical, who pretend to be nice, particularly in show business when they're nice on camera, and then off camera they're absolutely appalling to the makeup people, or the waitress in a restaurant, you know? I don't like - I can't bear those kind of people. So I like people who are, you know, up front in your face.
One of the great things to pretend is that you're not only alright, you're in great shape. Now to have that come true - I've actually gone on stage depressed and that's worked its magic on me, 'cause if I can convince you that I'm alright, then maybe I can convince me.
The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Image of the Moment
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends.
Join us on
Follow us on
Follow us on
Start your quote collection
Save your favorite quotes and create amazing collections.
Sign up, it's free!
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
BQ on Instagram
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote