pretense Quotes

Pretension, dear love, does not buy truth into lies, nor alter its course.

- Sreesha Divakaran, Wine, Fire, Satin, Dew

I don't like bullshit and pretense.I can't enjoy the joy at church...without some cash in my wallet.

- Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

If we get separated there’s not much hope of us ever meeting anywhere, but I need to keep up the pretense of hope because that may be all we have.

- Susan Ee, Angelfall

She was the kind of art that was so valuable it wasn't even for sale, and she smiled when she saw Ash. His pulse jumped.

- Rose Lerner, True Pretenses

The heart of the world is breaking under this load of pride and pretense. There is no release from our burden apart from the meekness of Christ.

- A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God

Adopting the language of a pretense only serves to ease participation in it.

- Bartok, Last Knights

You've always lived a life of pretense, not a real life-- a simulated existence, not a genuine existence. Everything about you, everything you are, has always been pretense, never genuine, never real.

- Thomas Bernhard, Woodcutters

Pretense cannot sustain blind power.

- Dejan Stojanovic

All under the pretense of military application.”He pouts. “No pretense about it. Remember, the Internet was a military application. And now look at how it’s changed our culture.

- Chuck Wendig, Invasive

Employment is an employee’s kissing of an employer’s ass. A salary is the employer’s pretense to be cleaning his ass.

- Mokokoma Mokhonoana

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.