51 Pretend Quotes to Help You Live a More Positive Life

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“Fake it until you make it.” “Pretend to be someone you’re not and you’ll become that person.” We’ve all heard these sayings before, and they hold a lot of truth.

When we pretend to be positive, we eventually become positive. And when we pretend to be happy, we eventually become happy. Pretend quotes can be some of the most helpful things to have in your life.

Pretend Quotes List

In this blog post, we will share 51 pretend quotes that will help you live a more positive life!

They are a great reminder that everything is temporary, and that we all have the power to choose how we react to any given situation.

“Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around their neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’” – Mary Kay Ash
“Pretend you’re already the person you want to be.” – Unknown
“Pretend to be weak, and people will exploit you; pretend to be strong, and they will respect you.” – Sun Tzu
“You can’t make everyone happy, you’re not a jar of Nutella.” – Lilly Singh
“You pretenders think that because you wear the crown, you are the king. But the key to being a king is not wearing a crown; it’s having people who believe in you.” – Kiera Cass, The Heir
“A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.” – author unknown
“I’m tired of pretending that I’m something that I’m not.” – Jughead Jones, Riverdale
“Pretending to be happy when you’re in pain is just an example of how strong you are as a person.” – Unknown
“There’s nothing wrong with pretending to be someone else. It’s called acting.” – Unknown
“I’m usually good at pretending like everything’s fine, even when it’s not.” – Unknown
“Sometimes life requires us to put on a brave face and act like everything is okay, even when it isn’t.” – Unknown
“The greatest thing about acting is that it allows me to completely escape from myself for awhile.” –
“I can’t stand fake people. Pretend to be something you’re not and one day you will forget which role you’re supposed to be playing.” – Unknown
“Pretending to be something you’re not is a waste of the person you are.” – Kurt Cobain
“You can pretending for so long, that pretending becomes your reality.” – Unknown
“It’s better to be hurt by the truth than comforted by a lie.” – Unknown
“It’s better to be alone than surrounded by fake people.” – Unknown
“I’m slowly learning that some people are not worth my time and energy.” – Unknown
“I don’t have time for fake friends.” – Unknown
“It’s better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.” – Diane Grant
“The hardest thing about being strong is that no one ever asks if you’re okay.” – Unknown
“Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.” – Alan Watts
“If you pretend to feel something you don’t, the feeling runs away and hides inside where you can never find it again.” – James A. Baldwin
“You know when you’re little and you believe in fairies? Pretend a little longer.” – Peter Pan
“Pretending to be something you’re not is like an actor trying to play a role without getting into character.” – Unknown
“The world is full of pretend people.” – Unknown
“Sometimes the design of pretending things are okay when they’re really not can hold us together when we’re falling apart.” – Unknown
“You can be anything or anyone you want, just act like it.” – Unknown
“I’m good at pretending like everything’s okay when it’s really not.” – Unknown
“The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.” – Oscar Wilde
“Life is a game. Play it.” – Anonymous
“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” – Plato
“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” – Diane Ackerman
“In pretend play, children are experiential learners, trying out new roles, emotions, and ideas.” – Mr. Rogers
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw
“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.” – Winston Churchill
“Pretend you’re interfaces and no one gets hurt.” -Lev Grossman, The Magicians
“Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending is changing your mind. It’s looking at something old with new eyes. It’s making your mind up about what could be possible.” -Seth Godin
“Stop pretending to be something you’re not. It is a waste of the person you are.” -anon
“Pretending to be someone else on the Internet is a social norm now. It allows people to construct an identity that they could never have in real life.” – danah boyd
“Pretending to know everything closes the door to finding out what you really don’t know.” – Bo Bennett
“. . . we are all damaged people, pretending to be whole.”-Melanie Catalano
“Pretend you’re a millionaire and soon you will be one.” – Jim Rohn
“Pretend that every day is your last. The person you meet, the book you read, the movie you watch — it’s all for the last time. It will never be again.” – Unknown
“Pretend you are already the kind of person you want to be.” – Maya Angelou
“Pretend you have confidence and eventually it will become second nature.” – Unknown
“Pretend you’re in a movie. Be the star of your own life.” – Unknown
“Pretend that you are already the person that you want to be, and then take action from that place.” – Unknown
“Pretending to be something you’re not is exhausting.” – Unknown
“Pretending to be perfect is exhausting and it’s a lie.” – Unknown
“The moment you stop pretend is the moment you start living.” – Unknown
“Stop pretending to be something you’re not, and start being yourself.” – Unknown
“Stop pretending that everything is okay when it’s clearly not.” – Unknown

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