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Quote Left For all we know that English people are/ Fed upon beef - I won't say much of beer/ Because 'tis liquor only, and being far/ From this my subject, has no business here;/ We know too, they are very fond of war,/ A pleasure - like all pleasures - rather dear;/ So were the Cretans - from which I infer/ That beef and battle both were owing her” “[t]he art of angling [is] the cruelest, the coldest, and the stupidest of the pretended sports. Quote Right
Quote Left But I choose to think he is escaped from the possibility of falling into any future afflictions, and that neither the malice of his pretended ... Quote Right
Quote Left There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served. Quote Right
Quote Left The essence of all jokes, of all comedy, seems to be an honest or well intended halfness; a non performance of that which is pretended to be performed, at the same time that one is giving loud pledges of performance. The balking of the intellect, is comedy and it announces itself in the pleasant spasms we call laughter. Quote Right
Quote Left There was a lot of tabloid journalism about my supposed sex addiction. Bullshit. It's all bullshit. I mean, come on, I never pretended to be a saint. But give me a break. Quote Right
Quote Left Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a strong determined tone, an apophthegm, at which many will start Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. But let it be considered that he did not mean a real and generous love of our country, but that pretended patriotism which so many, in all ages and countries, have made a cloak of self- interest. Quote Right
Quote Left To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend. Quote Right
Quote Left Psalms 34:1: Of David. When he pretended to be insane before Abimelek, who drove him away, and he left. I will extol the LORD at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. (NIV)

[A Psalm] of David; when he pretended to be insane before Abimelech, who drove him out, and he went away. I WILL bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. (AMP)

I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. (KJV)

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Quote Left She pretended and gave all kinds of stories out over the years, of illness, of this and that, of sweet talking people and making deals. She was just very clever at what she does. Quote Right
Quote Left Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad... Quote Right
Quote Left '[T]he moralists of Europe [have] pretended that beasts have no rights... a doctrine revolting/gross/barbarous... on which a native of the Asiatic uplands could not look without righteous horror...' Quote Right

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Quote Left How many times have we smiled and pretended to be okay? Infinite... One day probably which isn't far away we don't have to act to be "okay" just because its acceptable in the society. We can truly embrace our inner feeling and be the best version of ourselves. Quote Right