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But we try to pretend, you see, that the external world exists altogether independently of us.
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.
When I was a kid, I used to pretend to be Bond; I used to make up scenarios and irritate my sister and annoy my mother and father pretending to be someone else, so I kind of was already acting when I was a child. I just didn't really know it.
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.
No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand... Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.
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 cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
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 dress the way I want. I don't pretend to be someone I'm not.
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.
You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.
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.
We who follow the Honorable Elijah Muhammad feel that when you try and pass integration laws here in America, forcing white people to pretend that they are accepting black people, what you are doing is making white people act in a hypocritical way.
Al Qaeda is still a threat. We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein Obama got elected as president, suddenly everything is going to be OK.
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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