Pretending Quotes To Inspire You To Never Fake It

Looking for quotes about pretending? We have rounded up the best collection of pretending quotes, sayings, captions, status (with images and pictures) to inspire you to be real and stop pretending in life.

Pretending means to behave in a way to make appear that something is the case when in fact it is not. You act or say and try to impose a false narrative for people around to believe it.

Also See: Fake Friends & Fake People Quotes

There are various circumstances in life when one pretends to be happy or something which they are not. When someone is doing with a negative intention, then that person is often a imposter, faker, and someone you can never trust. Beware of such two faced people who are liars, or who cheat you.

Also See: Hypocrite Quotes

And sometimes just to show the world you pretend fake feelings, so that people don’t know that you are sad. In both these cases it’s best to accept your feelings and yourself as you are and be real. Stop pretending in relationship, love, life. Be real and be you.

If you could relate to these quotes, also check out authenticity quotes on finding yourself quotes to motivate you everyday to be real.

Pretending Quotes And Sayings

  1. “I can’t keep pretending.” ― Jennifer L. Armentrout

  2. “I pretend like I don’t care, but I do.” — Unknown

  3. “No one cares, they’re just pretending.” — Unknown

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    pretending quotes
  4. “I’ll just pretend to hug you until you get here.” — Unknown

  5. “My talent: Pretending that I’m okay everyday.” — Unknown

  6. “I pretend to hate you, but I really just miss you.” — Unknown

  7. “Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be.” — Jackson Brown Jr.

  8. “Fake people don’t surprise me anymore loyal people do.” — Unknown
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    Fake Pretending Quotes

  9. “When one is pretending the entire body revolts.” — Anais Nin

  10. “Some people are so good at pretending to be nice.” — Ep David

  11. “You gain power by pretending to be weak.” — Chuck Palahniuk

  12. “I’m tired of being nice to people who ‘pretend’ to like me.” — Unknown

  13. “Life is a handful of short stories, pretending to be a novel.” — Unknown

  14. “Pretending: I’m so good at it, you’ll never know I’m doing it.” — Unknown

  15. “This is looking like a contest of who can act like they care less.” — Taylor Swift

  16. “Good times are never ending when we’re playing and pretending.” — Unknown

  17. “Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love.” — Emma Watson

  18. “We live in a world full of people pretending to be something they’re not.” — Unknown
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    pretending to be okay quotes

  19. “You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.” — Navajo Proverb

  20. “Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.” — John Fowles

  21. “How About We Stop Pretending And Tell Each Other How We Really Feel?” — Unknown
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    pretending quotes images

  22. “You can pretend to care, but you can’t pretend to show up.” — George L. Bell

  23. “Half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn’t any.” — Edith Warthon

  24. “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.” — Bill Cosby

  25. “Life’s like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.” — Jim Henson

  26. “Sometimes i pretend to be normal. But it gets boring. So i go back to being me.” — Ain Eineziz

  27. “Actions show you who someone really is. Words show you who they pretend to be.” — Unknown

  28. “Pretending to ignore the boy/girl you like but deep inside you’re fully aware of him/her.” — Unknown

  29. “We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.” — Patrick Rothfuss

  30. “The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.” — Socrates
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    Pretend Quotes

  31. “When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.” — Hermann Hesse

  32. “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.” — Kurt Vonnegut

  33. “I’d rather be rejected for who I am than be accepted by pretending to be someone I am not.” — Unknown

  34. “It’s hard when someone special ignores you but it’s harder pretending that you just don’t care.” — Unknown
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    dont pretend quotes

  35. “To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.” — Jacques Derrida

  36. “To be able to pretend to be something that I’m frankly not is very liberating and exciting.” — Hugh Laurie

  37. “Pretending to know everything closes the door to finding out what’s really there.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson

  38. “Nobody really knows what they’re doing. Some are just better at pretending like they do.” — Kumail Najiani

  39. “I think any hardship is better than pretending to do what one is paid for, and never really doing it.” — George Eliot

  40. “There is weakness in pretending to know more than you know or in stating less than you know.” — Robert Henri

  41. “I don’t pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.” — Arthur C. Clarke

  42. “Everyone in a position of authority is hysterical, and everyone else is pretending to be asleep.” — Samuel R. Delany

  43. “We are born knowing how to be just. And we die knowing we spent a lifetime pretending we didn’t.” — Susan Meissner

  44. “Can’t stand people who pretend to like you. Being fake is not a respectable quality, being honest is.” — Unknown

  45. “I don’t have a problem with those who don’t like me but I do have a problem with those who pretend to.” — Unknown

  46. “You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.” — Kinky Friedman

  47. “The only good in pretending is the fun we get out of fooling ourselves that we fool somebody.” — Booth Tarkington

  48. “Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.” — Earl Nightingale

  49. “There is no pretending I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I’ll love you then.” — Cassandra Clare

  50. “Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t Pretend Quotes

  1. “Stop pretending.” — Unknown

  2. “You can’t pretend forever.” — Unknown

  3. “Don’t pretend you care when you don’t.” — Unknown

  4. “Don’t pretend to be someone you’re not.” — Tom Hiddleston
    Stop Pretending Quotes
    Stop Pretending Quotes

  5. “Don’t pretend you never had feelings for me.” — Unknown

  6. “Pretending that we live doesn’t make us alive.” — Serj Tankian

  7. “Stop pretending like you still don’t care about me.” — Unknown

  8. “We should stop pretending that everything is okay.” — Unknown

  9. “I just can’t keep pretending that everything’s alright.” — Unknown

  10. “Pretending I’m a pleasant person all day is exhausting.” — Unknown

  11. “Stop pretending hashtags are the same as doing something.” — Unknown

  12. “Stop pretending you’re an angel. Everybody makes mistakes.” — Unknown

  13. “Be careful who you pretend to be. You might forget who you are.” — Hoda Kotb

  14. “That feeling when you’re pretending not to care but inside, you do.” — Unknown

  15. “May your life someday be as awesome as you pretend it is on Facebook.” — Unknown

  16. “Wisdom consists partly in not pretending anymore, in discarding artifice.” — Julian Barnes

  17. “You don’t get anything worth getting by pretending to know things you don’t know.” — Sam Harris

  18. “It’s harder to PRETEND to be someone you’re not then to be accepted for who you are.” — Unknown

  19. “Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.” — Alan Watts

  20. “Hate me for who I am, I don’t care. At least I’m not pretending to be someone I’m not.” — Kristen Stewart

  21. “It was in that moment of not pretending and choosing acceptance that I found hope once again.” — Miss Gail

  22. “Live without pretending, Love without depending, Listen without defending, Speak without offending.” — Drake

  23. “Nothing is more beautiful than a confident woman who doesn’t pretend to be something she’s not.” — Unknown

Pretending To Be Happy Quotes

  1. “I can’t forget, but I can pretend.” — Unknown

  2. “I’m just sick of pretending to be happy.” — Unknown

  3. “It only hurts when you start pretending it doesn’t.” — Unknown

  4. “You can fake a smile, but you can’t fake your feelings.” — Unknown
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    pretending to be happy quotes

  5. “Smiling has always been easier than explaining why you’re sad.” — Unknown

  6. “There’s always a bit of something hidden when you say “nothing”.” — Unknown

  7. “The best way to not get your heart broken, is pretending you don’t have one.” ― Charlie Sheen

  8. “Sometimes it’s easier to pretend you don’t care, than to admit it’s killing you.” — Unknown
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    Pretenders Quotes

  9. “Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.” — Mindy Kaling

  10. “I’m a simple person who hides a thousand feelings behind the happiest smile.” — Unknown

  11. “The worst kind of pain is then you’re smiling just to stop the tears from falling.” — Unknown

  12. “Sometimes I pretend I’m okay because I don’t want to annoy people with my problems.” — Unknown

  13. “Yeah she’s smiling. But don’t let that fool you. Look into her eyes. She’s breaking inside.” — Unknown

  14. “Pretending you’re okay is sometimes easier than having to explain to everyone why you’re not.” — Unknown
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    Quotes about pretending to be okay

  15. “I want to say i miss you. But it wouldn’t change anything so I’ll just keep on pretending I don’t.” — Unknown

Funny Pretend Quotes

Some sarcastic and funny pretending quotes for times when you really don’t want to do something and you still gotta do it anyways.

  1. “Wake up. Pretend I’m okay. Sleep.” — Unknown

  2. “I’m pretending today isn’t happening.” — Unknown

  3. “Pretending to go to sleep when you have school next day.” — Unknown

  4. “Pretending to think hard when your teacher is looking at you.” — Unknown

  5. “Pretending to never get the text from someone who annoys the hell out of you.” — Unknown

These famous pretending quotes are collected from various books, movies, authors, celebrities, who give a meaningful insight about being positive and always spread the love vibes everywhere.

Read on to find these encouraging words of wisdom about not pretending that will motivate you to believe in yourself, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and overcoming your fears to do anything you set your mind to.

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