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I don't pretend to understand the Universe -- it's a great deal bigger than I am.
Universe
Thomas Carlyle

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We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
Fear
Charles Caleb Colton

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I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
Ignorance
Clarence Darrow

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I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure -- that is all that agnosticism means.
Ignorance
Clarence Darrow

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Duty largely consists of pretending that the trivial is critical.
Duty
John Fowles

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An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
Friends and Friendship
John Gay

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Who can direct when all pretend to know?
Management
Oliver Goldsmith

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

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Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
Virtue
Edgar Watson Howe

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Always keep that happy attitude. Pretend that you are holding a beautiful fragrant bouquet.
Attitude
Candice M. Pope

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Pretense is the overrating of any kind of knowledge we pretend to.
Exaggeration
Jonathan Swift

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We are all what we pretend to be, but, we had better be very careful what we pretend.
People
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
Appearance
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun