Quotes of Dissembling

“ I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ John the Baptist pretending to be Karl Marx. ”

- Unknown

“ Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is soap-on-a-rope. ”

- Bill Cosby

“ There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is to give him one's own soul. He does not think his natural thoughts, or burn with his natural passions. His virtures are not real to him. His sins, if there are such thing as sins, are borrowed… ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. ”

- Oliver Herford

“ Life's like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending. ”

- Jim Henson

“ We didn't have enough money, or horses of our own I would take an old saddle and put it on a swing every day, pretending I was on a horse. It's still my dream to have a horse one day. ”

- Elisabeth Shue

“ There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk. ”

- Drew Barrymore

“ We are the same people as we were at three, six, ten or twenty years old. More noticeably so, perhaps, at six or seven, because we were not pretending so much then. ”

- Agatha Christie

“ The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody. ”

- Booth Tarkington

“ The only way liberals win national elections is by pretending they're not liberals. ”

- Rush Limbaugh

“ I think someone should have had the decency to tell me the luncheon was free. To make someone run out with potato salad in his hand, pretending he's throwing up, is not what I call hospitality. ”

- Jack Handy

“ We are all just monkeys in business suits running around pretending to be executives. ”

- Unknown

“ And the other Jews dissembled likewise with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was carried away with their dissimulation. ”

- Bible

“ Half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn't any. ”

- Edith Wharton

“ Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. ”

- Oliver Herford

“ Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel. ”

- Unknown

“ Each man is good in His sight. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows. ”

- Sitting Bull

“ Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head. ”

- Chuck Palahniuk

“ Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical. ”

- John Fowles
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