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7 Pretension Quotes

True glory strikes root, and even extends itself; all false pretensions fall as do flowers, nor can any feigned thing be lasting.

Cicero Quotes

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The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody.

Booth Tarkington Quotes

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To give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them gratified.

William James Quotes

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The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.

Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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Pretension almost always overdoes the original, and hence exposes itself.

Hosea Ballou Quotes

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Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.

William Hazlitt Quotes

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Where there is much pretension, much has been borrowed; nature never pretends.

Johann Kaspar Lavater Quotes

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