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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.
I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am.
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 do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along.
I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife.
We are never so ridiculous through what we are as through what we pretend to be.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
One of the cruelest things you can do to another person is pretend you care about them more than you really do.
My weekends are spent hidden in the woods, and then I have to come back and pretend to be this very upper-crust insurance investigator. But, I mean, duality's nice. You never get bored. You can't say the grass is always greener if you're in both backyards.
A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar - you pretend it's not there.
I guess the Democrats have to pretend to be more pious than the Republicans because they are under suspicion of not being.
I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
Let's pretend my career in music is a bell. Whether you like my music or not is up to you. But you've got to admit I rang that bell pretty hard and pretty often.
Lots of times you have to pretend to join a parade in which you're not really interested in order to get where you're going.
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do.
She belongs to a race of delightful women, who never do any harm, whom everybody calls good, and who are very severe on those who do not pretend to be good.
It's difficult to speak with beautiful people. No matter how hard you try to pretend otherwise, you still want them to like you.
Few things can frustrate us more than trying to make a person someone he or she isn't; we feel crazy when we try to pretend that person is someone he or she is not.
One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead.
You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it.
The Europeans not only colonialized most of the world, they began to colonialize information about the world and its people. In order to do this, they had to forget, or pretend to forget, all they had previously known abut the Africans.
John Henrik Clarke
I do think, however, that there's a very diverse point of view in the African-American community. There's a lot of different voices that need to be heard. I don't claim and pretend to know the thoughts and opinions and ideas of all African-Americans.
J. C. Watts
Well, I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I haven't been a rogue most of my life.
The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
D. H. Lawrence
There are a lot of musicians who are still desperately trying to pretend that it's 1998 and by having a huge marketing campaign, they somehow believe that they can sell 10 million records. That's delusional. No one sells 10 million records. The days of musicians getting rich off of selling records are done.
It wasn't until I stood in my truth and told everybody that I had $250,000 in credit card debt. At that point, everything turned around for me. I had to reveal the truth about what I didn't have, more than pretend about what I did. That was interesting.
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