self-pretense Quotes

Two of the best book quotes about self-pretense
  1. #1
    “Trump came to believe he understood everything about the media—who you need to know, what pretense you need to maintain, what information you could profitably trade, what lies you might tell, what lies the media expected you to tell. ”
  2. #2
    “What condemnation could possibly be more harsh than one’s own, when self-pretense is no longer possible?”