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pretending Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about pretending
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“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.”
Nick Hornby
author
High Fidelity
book
life
future
relationships
speaking
pretending
collections
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“The same goes for us, whatever we do. Instead of pretending that we are living some great story, we must remain focused on the execution- and on executing with excellence.”
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“Perhaps we were meant to meet.”
Katje Borgesius
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fate
destiny
pretending
concepts
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“Let our hearts admit, “I am poor and weak. Satan is too subtle, too cunning, too powerful; he watches constantly for advantages over my soul. The world presses in upon me with all sorts of pressures, pleas, and pretences.”
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“They can pretend that every act was forced on them under emergency and that every decision was mothered by necessity”
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“At home Lilly pretended to be Mr. Slinger. “I am the teacher,” she told her baby brother, Julius. “Listen up!”.”
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“My ears are too beeg for my head. My head ees to beeg for my body. I am not a Siamese cat... I am a Chihuahua!”
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“My name is Skippito Friskito. I fear not a single bandito. My manners are mellow, I’m sweet like the jell-o, I get the job done, yes indeed-o.”
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“With a walk into his closet, his thoughts took him down a lonesome desert road, far, far away in old Mexico....”
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“Soon she would be forgotten and ignored, dismissed as a swot or as too stuck up to bother with. That was painful sometimes, but it was easier than having to pretend to be like everyone else.”
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“The wolf relates how he was making a birthday cake for his dear old granny when he ran out of sugar. Off he went to his neighbor’s to borrow a cup, but, because of his terrible cold, he sneezed a great sneeze, and the whole straw house fell down, leaving the occupant, the First Little Pig, dead as a doornail. So the wolf ate him.”
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“The first few days when Rosa goes for a walk, she lies right down on the sidewalk and pretends she’s dead. The daycare ladies ask her aunt, ‘Does Rosa usually lie down and pretend she’s dead?’ ‘Yes, she does,’ says Rosa’s aunt. But after a week Rosa isn’t as tired anymore. She starts walking faster.”

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