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Feigned courtesy is a mere shadow of true kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In our fathers' time nothing was read but books of feigned chivalry,
wherein a man by reading should be led to none other end,
but only to manslaughter and bawdry.
- Roger Ascham

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.
- Hedy Lamarr

If U.S.
foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad,
we cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned.
- Ward Churchill

 

Something stopped me in school a little bit.
Anything that I'm not interested in,
I can't even feign interest.
- Quentin Tarantino

The writer cannot abandon himself simply to inspiration,
and feign innocence vis a vis language,
because language is never innocent.
- Juan Goytisolo

As adults feign disinterest in science -
children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
- Norman Macleod

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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.
- Albert Speer

When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes.
We get paid to feign attraction and love.
Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone,
touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous
relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner.
It's really kind of gross.
- Megan Fox

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.
- Marquis de Sade

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Be smarter than other people, just don't tell them so.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

You never can tell with bees.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you,
go and tell him his fault between you and him alone.
- Matthew 18:15

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth
or burn down your house, you can never tell.
- Joan Crawford

Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.
- Alfred Austin

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal.
My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
- Louis Pasteur

You can always tell when a man's well informed.
His views are pretty much like your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his
way of eating jellybeans.
- Ronald Reagan

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39

A friend will tell you she saw your old boyfriend -
and he's a priest.
- Erma Bombeck

Human beings are the only creatures on the planet
who tell time and think they have to earn a living.
- Buckminster Fuller

If you ask me what I came into this life to do,
I will tell you: I came to live out loud.
- Emile Zola

I'm not interested in age.
People who tell me their age are silly.
You're as old as you feel.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom;
wait until they have been married longer.
- Edgar Watson Howe

For every good reason there is to lie,
there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

All the libel lawyers will tell you there's no libel any more,
that everyone's given up.
- Ian Hislop

And you just gotta remember, Sparky -
no matter what they tell you - you can NEVER have too much sugar.
- the movie Michael (1996)

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.
- Bugs Baer

Except in cases of necessity, which are rare,
leave your friend to learn
unpleasant things from his enemies;
they are ready enough to tell them.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

An intellectual is a man
who takes more words than necessary
to tell more than he knows.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington


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