1. 10

    Real security is contemplating death, not pretending it doesn't exist.

  2. 9

    The thing with pretending you're in a good mood is that sometimes you can.

  3. 8

    I've never had to turn my hand to anything for monetary gain, other than pretending to be somebody else. I'm deeply fortunate.

  4. 7

    An awful lot of gay pop stars pretend to be straight. I'm going to start a movement of straight pop stars pretending to be gay.

  5. 6

    If we remove ourselves from the world, we are pretending that we can follow our own individual enlightenment and let the rest of the world go to hell, so to speak.

  6. 5

    The world is a perpetual caricature of itself; at every moment it is the mockery and the contradiction of what it is pretending to be.

  7. 4

    Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

  8. 3

    There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.

  9. 2

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

  10. 1

    Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.