Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first.— Steve Irwin
Glamorous Pretender quotations
Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.
The Bible is very easy to understand.
But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.
If a man has an apartment stacked to the ceiling with newspapers, we call him crazy. If a woman has a trailer house full of cats, we call her nuts. But when people pathologically hoard so much cash that they impoverish the entire nation, we put them on the cover of Fortune magazine and pretend that they are role models.
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
Truth cannot be sacrificed at the altar of pretended tolerance.
Real tolerance is deference to all ideas, not indifference to the truth.
You can't just pretend that the things you watch, and the things you hear, and the places you go will not have an impact on your character. They will.
To pretend angels do not exist because they are invisible is to believe we never sleep because we don't see ourselves sleeping.
You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.
I am actually as good as everybody else pretends to be. It's scary.
Socialist ideology, like so many others, has two main dangers.
One stems from confused and incomplete readings of foreign texts, and the other from the arrogance and hidden rage of those who, in order to climb up in the world, pretend to be frantic defenders of the helpless so as to have shoulders on which to stand.
My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.
Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else. Nothing exists in isolation. We have to stop pretending we are individuals that can go it alone
I do not pretend that I have led a blameless life, or that one fault justifies another, but the public in judging a case like mine should remember that the darkest life may have a bright side...
If you imagine for a moment that I would do that, then I think you pretend that you don't know who I am. Hear it plainly. I am a Christian.
We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.
Those who claim to discover everything but produce no proofs of the same may be confuted as having actually pretended to discover the impossible.
There is more freedom confessing our weaknesses and shortcomings than in pretending we have it all together
A lily or a rose never pretends, and its beauty is that it is what it is.
Be real, because a mask only fools people on the outside.
Pretending to be someone you're not takes a toll on the real you, and the real you is more important than anyone else.
It is absurd for the Evolutionist to complain that it is unthinkable for an admittedly unthinkable God to make everything out of nothing and then pretend that it is more thinkable that nothing should turn itself into everything.
The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they're not.
I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.
If the president alone was vested with the power of appointing all officers, and was left to select a council for himself, he would be liable to be deceived by flatterers and pretenders to patriotism.
I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have given something in return; I have read and traveled and thought and written. I have had an intercourse with the world, the special intercourse of writers and readers.
If we are to be the last of the White men who conquered the world;
if we are finally to be overwhelmed by a pack of rats, let us at least face the death of our race as our ancestors faced their death - like man. Let us not crawl down amongst the rats begging for mercy or trying to out-sneak them and pretend to be rats ourselves!
True religion is not about possessing the truth.
No religion does that. It is rather an invitation into a journey that leads one toward the mystery of God. Idolatry is religion pretending that it has all the answers.
I am not an angel and do not pretend to be. That is not one of my roles. But I am not the devil either. I am a woman and a serious artist, and I would like so to be judged.
The evils we experience flow from the excess of democracy.
The people do not want virtue, but are the dupes of pretended patriots.
In the end, worship can never be a performance, something you're pretending or putting on. It's got to be an overflow of your heart...Worship is about getting personal with God, drawing close to God.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.