Best 135 of Pretend quotes - MyQuotes
Love is often just an act of pretending that it exists.
I don't want to swim on the surface anymore and I never want to pretend again that I know you completely. Let me dive deep inside you, take me in and allow me to look into your secrets, make me feel every breath I take and crave for it more . Carry me to your darker side where you are afraid to allow anyone. Pull me deep inside and make me one of your secrets. -Akshay Vasu
Don't fear the people who leave, Fear those who just pretend to stay.
All the way, Zoe kept her chin up and pretended she wasn’t mortified, but his sour expression stayed with her. She wasn’t good at making American friends. She changed her language, conduct, and clothing, but it didn’t seem to matter. Whether she wore modest Middle-Eastern clothing or cute Western fashions, everyone knew she didn’t belong.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Every fool’s greatest success is nothing but to dare to pretend to be clever because this trick works in some people!
And I wasn’t playing a role – I was trying to be myself. But the harder I was striving, the more I was realizing that I had probably lost that ‘myself’ somewhere between two perfectly performed roles...
We live in a world full of people who are satisfied with pretending to be someone they are not.
Courage?" I gave a very soft laugh. "I find courage is just another of life's illusions. In the end, we all do what we must.
Panic ain't better than pretending not to feel so.
I lie more convincingly than I tell the truth.
Laurell K. Hamilton
Pretend I asked, now answer the question...
To give herself a measure of credible autonomy, she had decided to invent a husband. Then, in a subsequent flash of inspiration, she had just as quickly killed him off.
How can she take my 'no' seriously when my dick is saying, 'yes?
Even the world’s greatest actor cannot fake an erection.
Some human beings in their craftiness thought they can pretend to be good when they are actually bad.
Being called ‘love’ or ‘my love’ by someone doesn’t necessarily mean that you are loved or even liked by them.
Power comes at a price, love," Veliss replied through bared teeth, maintaining the smile she offered to the townsfolk lining the square. "What power?" "All power. The power to rule, to kill, or, in your case this fine morning, the power to incite the lust of the old goat you're about to meet." "Lust? I have no desire to incite lust in anyone." Veliss turned to her with a quizzical expression, her smile suddenly genuine. "Then I'm afraid you're in for a lifetime of disappointment.
You can't be unlovable, Han, because I f**king love you.
Because at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter whether the story’s true or not. What matters is the care that’s been put into the story. The love. If something is pretend, that usually means someone has taken the time to build a story for you to live in. And building stories takes a lot of work. And, yes, there will come a time when you’ll see the story isn’t true. But the intentions behind it? Completely true. The love behind it? Also true.
when you are doubt with someone on how they feel don't pretend that you know what they were thinking, never assume yourself as you know how they feel when you really not at their shoes at all.
You arranged everything according to your own taste, and so I got the same tastes as you - or else I pretended to. I am really not quite sure which - I think sometimes the one and sometimes the other.
In this world we are all pretenders, and Society is our game
Even suicidal people can smile.
I have a strong urge to lie down and pretend this is not happening—like the old couple in Titanic.
Whenever someone 'pretends' as perfect, never made a mistake, error, sin in his life, I know that he has never been in the field...
We live through the belief of children...Regicide is suicide, citizens. Inscribe that in your hearts. The Great Pretend is a fragile construct.
You don't have to pretend like this...him...us...like we don't turn you on. So kiss me, Jane.
I found that when it hurt, sometimes the most effective response was to feel the pain rather than wish it away or pretend it was not there.
Was goodness still good if you hewed it out of tactical necessity? Was there, Baru wondered, any difference between being good and pretending to be good for your own gain, if you took the same actions in the end? Was there any difference between telling the truth unconditionally, and deploying the truth in service of your agenda, if you told the same truth?
What he had was what he pretended.
You have to pretend like you know what you’re doing before you know what you’re doing.
Heroes are hero no matter if everybody is watching them or nobody watching them.
I talk about a life that I pretend to live and you ask me what I’m talking about. But when I finally tell, you regret finding out.
The steady soul and the ego pretender / walk with their arms round each other's shoulders / through the mirage.
You cannot force someone to believe something they do not believe; you can only manage to force them to speak or act as if they do.
Never pretend to be who you are not. It doesn't take long before the truth gets revealed and you'll be left hurt with the results.
People pretend to know what love feels like but the only time they feel anything other than emptiness is when someone is good to them.
The clothes you're wearing, the room, the house, the city that you're in. Everything in it started out in the human imagination. Your lives, your personalities, your whole world. All invented. All made up. All the wars, the romances. The masterpieces and the machines. And there's nothing here but a funny little twist of amino acids, playing a marvelous game of pretend.
Genuine happiness is not nearly as common as a fake smile.
You don't have to be invisible to disappear.
I am not a titleholder; I don't steal; I don't lie...
You’re not exactly up for the Humanitarian of the Year award, so save your altruism for someone who can't see through you like cellophane.
It's like pretending to be Santa and then stabbing someone with a candy cane!
A deep breath is a technique with which we minimize the number of instances where we say what we do not mean … or what we really think.
Joyce Carol Oates
On the way home Mary Lou said, "Some things are so sad you can't say them." But I pretended not to hear.
hands were always the worst giveaway in a pretend sleep attempt, sleeping hands being impossible to fake.
A person can pretend to be something that there not; For some long. Until it come to a time, You do something that annoy the shit out them Thats when they blow up An the true part of them , Start to come out. Watch out for those fakers
It's pointless to hate anything. Just trick your conscience by pretending you like something and soon enough you will.
Frances Hodgson Burnett
I know what it is to be hungry, and it is very hard when one cannot even pretend it away. -Sara
This was a new skill she'd acquired, the ability to look, to the outside world, utterly serene and even cheerful, while, in her skull, all was chaos.