Feign Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 72 Quotes About Feign

#1. Sometimes the smartest thing to do is to feign ignorance. - Author: Zack W. Van
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#2. It is harder to hide feelings we have than to feign those we lack. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#3. Please don't give me words; give me a hug. Don't tell me that I'm holding up so well; break down with me and admit our shared wretchedness. Don't feign some bright mountaintop; walk with me through the dark valley where neither of us can utter a word. - Author: Robert Dykstra
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#4. The problem with people who live in a world of speeches and books and theories is they don't know how to fix things in the real world when they go wrong. They feign ignorance, blame others, and make another eloquent speech. - Author: Kathleen Troia McFarland
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#5. I feign fullness, but in reality I am achingly empty. And it is because I too often sit at the table of the world instead of the feet of God. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#6. I want to take the time to think through how I feel and why I feel. I don't want to feign expertise on matters I know nothing about for the purpose of offering someone else my immediate reaction for their consumption. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#7. Nobody, said Humboldt, had a destiny. One simply decided to feign one until one came to believe in it oneself. But so many things didn't fit in with it, one had to really force oneself. - Author: Daniel Kehlmann
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#8. There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience. - Author: Marquis De Sade
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#9. Painting can feign reality without having seen it. - Author: Roland Barthes
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#10. You feign guilt in order to justify yourself. - Author: Jean Racine
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#11. Any attempts to feign normal social interactions were just depressing because it was so glaringly obvious that everyone I spoke to for the rest of my life would feel awkward and self-conscious around me, except maybe kids like Jackie who just didn't know any better. - Author: John Green
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#12. As adults feign disinterest in science - children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves. - Author: Norman Macleod
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#13. We are such volatile creatures, we finally feel sentiments we feign - Author: Benjamin Constant
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#14. Polite diseases make some idiots vain, Which, if unfortunately well, they feign. - Author: Edward Young
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#15. Jyn shrugged, unable to feign a senator's diction any longer. "Rebellions are built on hope." "There - Author: Alexander Freed
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#16. Who can describe
Women's hypocrisies! their subtle wiles,
Betraying smiles, feign'd tears, inconstancies!
Their painted outsides, and corrupted minds,
The sum of all their follies, and their falsehoods. - Author: Thomas Otway
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#17. He's only slept with us when he's cold and lonely."
"Isaboe, he is a hound. He will feign loneliness the rest of his life just to lie on this bed,. My bed. I was the king of this bed. - Author: Melina Marchetta
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#18. I am not a 'defender' of the September 11 attacks, but simply pointing out that if U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, we cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned. - Author: Ward Churchill
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#19. My favorite strategy is to feign inferiority and encourage my enemy's arrogance. - Author: Jessica Knoll
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#20. Something stopped me in school a little bit. Anything that I'm not interested in, I can't even feign interest. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#21. Musical acts that feign enthusiasm for what they're doing the guitarist who jumps up and down, like it's choreographed are so transparently vacuous. - Author: John Maus
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#22. I would tell anyone who wants something from someone else to feign not wanting it. People are perverse. If you show great affection to them, they'll run the other way. - Author: Hedy Lamarr
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#23. Hold out baits to entice the enemy. Feign disorder, and crush him. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#24. I had to feign interest in all this nonsense until I could ask when I could come over and sit on his face. I didn't say that out loud, of course. I never say the things I really want to. If I did, I'd have no friends. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#25. I do not feign hypotheses. - Author: Isaac Newton
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#26. When you have once gained sight, it is impossible to feign blindness. - Author: Svetlana Alliluyeva
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#27. ...that is what a salesmanship is all about: feign thankfulness when you want to slap at the opponent's face. - Author: Girdhar Joshi
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#28. Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it. - Author: Albert Speer
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#29. Memories feign through scarcely perceived doors of my being. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#30. I am vain, or once was, and one of my vanities was to feign that I was not. - Author: Lionel Shriver
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#31. Another possibility is that it really is just me lying to myself, but that lie will become truth over time. People all over this city feign confidence, and that becomes something concrete. You can become the mask you wear on a day-to-day basis. - Author: Wildbow
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#32. Be yourself. Especially do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love, for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment, it is as perennial as the grass. - Author: Max Ehrmann
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#33. Act of Grace my former state; how soon Would highth recal high thoughts, how soon unsay What feign'd submission swore: ease would recant Vows made in pain, as violent and void. For never can true reconcilement grow Where wounds of deadly hate have peirc'd so deep: Which - Author: John Milton
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#34. One of the marks of a truly great mind, I had discovered, is the ability to feign stupidity on demand. - Author: Alan Bradley
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#35. Trust me no tortures which the poets feign
Can match the fierce unutterable pain
He feels, who night and day devoid of rest
Carries his own accuser in his breast. - Author: Juvenal
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#36. Any fool that had once helped you will someday make known to everyone that you were once a needy. No matter how broke you are, don't ever be quick to ask for help, let it be voluntary, and you must also learn to feign repudiation, no matter how valuable the offer. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#37. He had learnt how to feign pleasure in a state of pain; how to feign a rosy picture if there was a gloomy affair; how to feign profits when there were losses. And the art of feigning benefited him in his life, at least in business... - Author: Girdhar Joshi
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#38. Man in his usual perversity turns the footstool into a throne from whence he would feign direct the Almighty as to what He ought to do, giving the onlooker the impression that if God had half the compassion that those who pray (?) have, all would quickly be right - Author: Arthur W. Pink
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#39. It is harder to hide the feelings we have than to feign the ones we do not have. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#40. Sex murders were usually the work of psychopaths and with that psychology was an innate ability to lie, to act, to feign surprise and horror when it was needed. Psychopaths were great liars. - Author: Michael Connelly
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#41. The child who has no need to feign empirical knowledge about life can wonder and fantasise with great ease. The world is his oyster, or any other thing he wants it to be. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#42. Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity. - Author: Cato The Elder
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#43. Actually, in my own life I think I probably feign neuroses to be more interesting than I am. - Author: Lake Bell
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#44. When a person reaches a certain age, there are many things he or she can feign: happiness is not one of them
-- Jorge Luis Borges - Author: Paul Illidge
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#45. I have discovered that a famed familiarity in great ones is a note of certain usurpation on the less; for great and popular men feign themselves to be servants to others to make those slaves to them. - Author: Ben Jonson
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#46. Nothing is dead: men feign themselves dead, and endure mock funerals and mournful obituaries, and there they stand looking out ofthe window, sound and well, in some new and strange disguise. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#47. Never again feel natural to talk to her. Any attempts to feign normal - Author: John Green
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#48. It is impossible to feign mastery of an instrument, however skillful the impostor may be. - Author: Andres Segovia
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#49. People are too worried a lot of times what other people in the audience are going to think about them, so they like to feign offense so other people don't think that they're inappropriate for laughing at something. - Author: Jim Norton
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#50. And this hypocrisy found I worst amongst them, that even those who command feign the virtues of those who serve. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#51. I recalled my father-in-law's aphorism "To fool a judge, feign fascination, but to bamboozle the whole court, feign boredom ... " & I pretended to extract a speck from my eye. - Author: David Mitchell
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#52. I am tired of the superficial smiles that adorn the many ghouls among us. I am tired of the righteous indignation that hides beneath those visages that feign our best interest and deign to think we cannot and will not stand for ourselves. - Author: Corey Taylor
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#53. Sometimes people would feign friendship for as long as it suited them. However resentment built, like dry kindling, stacked around a fire - waiting for the spark to ignite it. - Author: Martyn Stanley
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#54. His friends he loved. His direst earthly foe - Cats-I believe he did but feign to hate. My hand will miss the insinuated nose, Mine eyes the tail that wagged contempt at Fate. - Author: William Watson
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#55. Men who think deeply appear to be comedians in their dealings with others because they always have to feign superficiality in order to be understood. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#56. Since unhappiness excites interest, many, in order to render themselves interesting, feign unhappiness. - Author: Philibert Joseph Roux
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#57. There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#58. O night in which the stars feign light, O night that alone is the size of the Universe, make me, body and soul, part of your body, so that - being mere darkness - I'll lose myself and become night as well, without any dreams as stars within me, nor a hoped-for sun shining with the future. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#59. I don't know. That was typical Sajaki; like all the genuinely clever people Sylveste had met he knew better than to feign understanding where none existed. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#60. The writer cannot abandon himself simply to inspiration, and feign innocence vis a vis language, because language is never innocent. - Author: Juan Goytisolo
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#61. Sweetest love, I do not go, For weariness of thee, Nor in hope the world can show A fitter love for me; But since that I Must die at last, 'tis best, To use my self in jest Thus by feign'd deaths to die. - Author: John Donne
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#62. If the U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, they cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned. On 9/11/2001, Americans noticed that payback can be a real motherfucker. - Author: Ward Churchill
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#63. There was a time, not so long ago, when the stupid and uneducated aspired to be thought intelligent and cultured people doing their best to feign stupidity. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#64. To fool a judge, feign fascination, but to bamboozle the whole court, feign boredom - Author: David Mitchell
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#65. Harder still was the pretense her studies demanded: the need to dissemble, to parrot her professors' orthodoxies, to feign interest in theories that were of no use to her. - Author: John Wray
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#66. To dissimulate is to pretend not to have what one has. To simulate is to feign to have what one doesn't have. One implies a presence, the other an absence. But it is more complicated than that because simulating is not pretending - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#67. It's pretty standard fare in political discourse. You misconstrue what somebody said. You isolate a statement, you lend your interpretation to it and then feign moral outrage. And Democrats have been doing it for years. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#68. I do this to feign confidence, because the more I fake it, the more it's supposed to feel true. - Author: Jenny Han
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#69. My only means of self defense is to wiggle my eye and feign being a salamander. It has saved my life but once I was partially eaten by a bald eagle who thought I was a salamander. Hence, my skills. Hence. - Author: Thom Yorke
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#70. Plainness has its peculiar temptations and vices quite as much as beauty; it is apt either to feign amiability, or not feigning it, to show all the repulsiveness of discontent. - Author: George Eliot
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#71. We feign pity when we want to demonstrate our ascendancy over feelings of hostility: but usually in vain. Whenever we notice this,there is an accompanying surge in those hostile sensations. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#72. Dear as remembered kisses after death, And sweet as those by hopeless fancy feign'd On lips that are for others; deep as love, Deep as first love, and wild with all regret; O Death in Life, the days that are no more! - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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