quote by Elle Fanning

When I go home, I play with my baby dolls and strollers and stuffed animals, pretend like they're real dogs.

— Elle Fanning

Informative Play Pretend quotations

Playing the guitar is like telling the truth - you never have to worry about repeating the same [lie] if you told the truth. You don't have to pretend, or cover up. If someone asks you again, you don't have to think about it or worry about it because there it is. It's you.


Play pretend quote You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.

I was in a play in elementary school and had to jump up and run away.

I was nervous and tripped and fell down and everyone laughed. Their laughter made me relax, so I pretended it was part of the show.

Play pretend quote Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
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When we turn away from the reality of what we do to animals for our gustatory pleasure, we play a game of pretend, like the child who covers her eyes and thinks you can't see her. And yet, there she remains. Closing our eyes doesn't make violence disappear; it only closes our minds and hearts and enables the violence to continue.

I was the youngest child and really spoiled.

I loved to play make-believe. I loved pretending to be all kinds of different people and it just seemed natural that I would go into acting.

As a kid, you obviously dream of being a professional footballer.

I would watch players like Ronaldo of Brazil and pretend to be him in the playground. But I don't think about trying to become one of the best in the world or anything like that. I just play football.


Play pretend quote Be brave. Even if you're not, pretend to be.
Be brave. Even if you're not, pretend to be.

When you have spent an important part of your life playing Let's Pretend, it's often easy to see symbolism where none exists.

We play make believe, pretend to take ourselves and each other seriously--to love each other, hate each other--but then--it isn't true. It isn't true, we don't care at all!

I'm not angry, I'm not an angry person, but I do sometimes like playing with the perception of anger, as in pretending that I'm more angry than I actually am, and sometimes it works quite well.

Play pretend quote You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.
You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.

The world doesn’t need more people playing small.

It’s time to stop hiding out and start stepping out. It’s time to stop needing and start leading. It’s time to start sharing your gifts instead of hoarding them or pretending they don’t exist. It’s time you started playing the game of life in a “big” way.

Time made me change. I gradually woke up to the realization that this is who I am, an author, a public figure, and I couldn't just hide in my study, tapping away at the keyboard and pretend that I didn't have a role to play beyond stringing words together.


Once she remembered trying to box her own ears for having cheated herself in a game of croquet she was playing against herself, for this curious child was very fond of pretending to be two people.

Play pretend quote Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play yo
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.

It's a miracle was the last track recorded for the album, we based it on the rhythm from the middle of 'Late Home Tonight, where there's Graham Broad playing lots and lots of drums with me shouting in the background, pretending to be a mad Arab leader.

When I was younger, I had some close friends who always loved European football, and Real Madrid at that time were the dominant force. I remember family holidays when we used to go to Spain, and we'd bring back replica shirts of Real Madrid and pretend to be the players when we played in the park.

Although pretend play is important, it is still the means to an end, not the end itself. Do not make the mistake of thinking a contrived, pretend drama can substitute for real interpersonal comfort in dealing with important emotional issues.

Play pretend quote Be careful who you pretend to be. You might forget who you are.
Be careful who you pretend to be. You might forget who you are.
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Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending, or acting, is a very valuable life skill and we do it all the time.


If you do a little bit of looking at books with your children and inspire them to be curious about the pictures and ... what the word means, but don't get into very structured systematic teaching at too early an age, and you also interact emotionally and have fun with pretend play ... then you have the best of both worlds.

I am going to pretend that all life is just a game which I must play as skilfully and fairly as I can. If I lose, I am going to shrug my shoulders and laugh—also if I win.

Play pretend quote We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
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The Frenchman works until he can play.

The American works until he can’t play; and then thanks the devil, his master, that he is donkey enough to die in harness. But the Englishman, as he has since become, works until he can pretend that he never worked at all.

As a kid growing up in the back streets of Dublin I used to pretend I was playing in the World Cup with my mates out on the streets, and now I will be doing it for real.

To me, mathematics is like playing the violin.

Some people can do it - others can't. If you don't have it, then there's no point in pretending.


Play pretend quote Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual
Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes difference.

I know a lot of people dread going to work every morning, but my work is playing pretend and doing stunts and screaming. It's a lot of fun and I get to play dress up. Every day is exciting and different and new and cool. I couldn't be more grateful.

It's always awkward to pretend to play. I feel like Ashlee Simpson. Oooh, zing.

I don't play the tuba. The tuba plays me. My tuba is not actually a tuba, because it has never produced a musical sound. It is actually a giant frog pretending to be a tuba.

Play pretend quote I don't think of work as work and play as play. It's all living.
I don't think of work as work and play as play. It's all living.

Even when we tell kids to go play, what do the kids do? They come up with a set of constraints and structures. "Oh, we're gonna build a fort out of clothes, and now that we're in the fort we're going to pretend that we're prisoners," or whatever.

I grew up watching Power Rangers, Ninja Turtles, Batman.

You name it, I was a huge fan. And that's what I used to play with my friends. We would have the masks and the swords and pretend we had super powers.


There's nothing that compares to being in a band with your best friends.

We're so comfortable together, we understand each other. It feels, like, normal. Whereas solo period felt like I was trying to be something, and play a role, and pretend.

Play pretend quote Best way to not get your heart broken, is pretend you don't have one.
Best way to not get your heart broken, is pretend you don't have one.

When my kids started preschool, the teachers had to take away all the fake bananas because all the boys would pick them up and pretend that they were guns. Boys find sticks to play swords and anything that looks like a gun to shoot. It's just inside of them. It's who they are.

School was the unhappiest time of my life and the worst trick it ever played on me was to pretend that it was the world in miniature. For it hindered me from discovering how lovely and delightful and kind the world can be, and how much of it is intelligible.

I always think of the character as being me.

But me wearing a 'coat', which may be a different way of speaking, moving or regarding other people. To me, acting is pretending, just like kids playing, only you pretend as if it were really, really real.

Play pretend quote It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.

We've never played at this place before.

This place is big, and I'm kinda nervous, so we're going to make it feel small by pretending we're in a... bedroom. We'll hang off the edge of the bed, take off our shoes and get naked!


I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre.

I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights.

I don't pretend to understand him, but I can enjoy him as a poet and comedian.

I liked the idea of the eternal return. Sometimes I think that being on tour year after year is an eternal return; you play a certain club in Copenhagen and then ten years later you are back again, traveling the same roads year after year.

I like playing heavy metal music and pretending I'm a vampire in front of the mirror.

As a kid I used to pretend I was John Denver, of all people, and play the guitar and sing Take Me Home, Country Roads.