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Letter "P" » pretending
«If you don't get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don't want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can't hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is a law, and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.»
«It is not good to see people who have been pretending strength all their lives lose it even for a minute.»
«China is a civilization pretending to be a nation»
«It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.»
«In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented.»
«Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself»
«I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand.»
«Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.»
«I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
all the time
«Every national church or religion has established itself by pretending some special mission from God - as if the way to God was not open to every man alike»
Author: Thomas Paine
, established church
, established religion
, open to