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Pretensions Quotes By Anson Mount: I don't know how to put on any I don't know how to put on any tough guy pretensions. Anson Mount
Pretensions Quotes By Melanie Jackson: Good God, is the man a heathen?''Worse, a Good God, is the man a heathen?'

'Worse, a capitalist with pretensions of culture.
Melanie Jackson
Pretensions Quotes By Freda Adler: Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit. — Freda Adler
Pretensions Quotes By Robert Kuttner: Despite its scientificpretensions, economics still remains more of Despite its scientific
pretensions, economics still remains more of an art than a science — Robert Kuttner
Pretensions Quotes By Iris Murdoch: My personal peculiarities could not offend her since My personal peculiarities could not offend her since she was totally uninterested in my pretensions to be a person. — Iris Murdoch
Pretensions Quotes By Leah Raeder: No pretensions of goodness, of trying to do No pretensions of goodness, of trying to do the right thing. We'd both wanted to embrace this fucked-up thing between us. — Leah Raeder
Pretensions Quotes By Vincent D'Onofrio: If you try to go beyond your interests If you try to go beyond your interests just for the sake of pretensions or wealth, your art becomes less legitimate. — Vincent D'Onofrio
Pretensions Quotes By Roger L'Estrange: Men indulge those opinions and practices that favor Men indulge those opinions and practices that favor their pretensions. — Roger L'Estrange
Pretensions Quotes By Reinhold Niebuhr: The pretensions of final truth are always partlyan The pretensions of final truth are always partlyan effort to obscure a darkly felt consciousness of the limits of human knowledge. — Reinhold Niebuhr
Pretensions Quotes By Norm MacDonald: Love is an artful arrangement of artless pretensions, Love is an artful arrangement of artless pretensions, whereby we labor to appear innocent in what we desire to be most cunning. — Norm MacDonald
Pretensions Quotes By Amit Goswami: When we are aware of our inner-growth potential When we are aware of our inner-growth potential yet have no pretensions about ourselves, when we are vulnerable, then we can change. — Amit Goswami
Pretensions Quotes By David Sedaris: We sweat for our pretensions. It We sweat for our pretensions. It — David Sedaris
Pretensions Quotes By Samuel Johnson: We have always pretensions to fame which, in We have always pretensions to fame which, in our own hearts, we know to be disputable. — Samuel Johnson
Pretensions Quotes By Denis Norden: What is a harp but an oversized cheese What is a harp but an oversized cheese slicer with cultural pretensions? — Denis Norden
Pretensions Quotes By Philip Roth: Steeped like a teabag in aristocratic pretensions ... Steeped like a teabag in aristocratic pretensions ... — Philip Roth
Pretensions Quotes By Rutherford B. Hayes: Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who Fighting battles is like courting girls: those who make the most pretensions and are boldest usually win. — Rutherford B. Hayes
Pretensions Quotes By Alex Winter: They're innocent movies, and they're fun movies and They're innocent movies, and they're fun movies and there were no pretensions about 'em. — Alex Winter
Pretensions Quotes By Robert H. Schuller: Nothing is more important than honesty in prayer. Nothing is more important than honesty in prayer. There are no pretensions in prayer, so the best place to begin is wherever you are. — Robert H. Schuller
Pretensions Quotes By Aldous Huxley: These are the sort of things people ought These are the sort of things people ought to look at. Things without pretensions, satisfied to be merely themselves. — Aldous Huxley
Pretensions Quotes By Norm MacDonald: Your worst and most dangerous enemy is the Your worst and most dangerous enemy is the person that injures you under the pretensions of friendship. — Norm MacDonald
Pretensions Quotes By Bob Ainsworth: I have strengths, and I have weaknesses. I I have strengths, and I have weaknesses. I don't pretend to be able to write a great thesis or doctorate - I have no pretensions in that direction. — Bob Ainsworth
Pretensions Quotes By Julian Fellowes: Their pretensions are naked and vulnerable and for Their pretensions are naked and vulnerable and for that reason, to me at least, rather charming. — Julian Fellowes
Pretensions Quotes By Irving Stone: A canvas that I have covered is worth A canvas that I have covered is worth more than a blank canvas. My pretensions go no further; that is my right to paint, my reason for painting. — Irving Stone
Pretensions Quotes By Emil Ludwig: Just make sure your intentions are not pretensions. Just make sure your intentions are not pretensions. — Emil Ludwig
Pretensions Quotes By Mary Douglas: Pretensions to moral superiority are devastatingly destructive. Pretensions to moral superiority are devastatingly destructive. — Mary Douglas
Pretensions Quotes By William Makepeace Thackeray: Vanity Fair is a very vain, wicked, foolish Vanity Fair is a very vain, wicked, foolish place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falsenesses and pretensions. — William Makepeace Thackeray
Pretensions Quotes By William Hazlitt: To a superior race of being the pretensions To a superior race of being the pretensions of mankind to extraordinary sanctity and virtue must seem ... ridiculous. — William Hazlitt
Pretensions Quotes By Hugo Chavez: I wish Obama would focus on governing the I wish Obama would focus on governing the United States and would forget his country's imperialist pretensions. — Hugo Chavez
Pretensions Quotes By Charles Haddon Spurgeon: All the pretensions you make of attachment to All the pretensions you make of attachment to your Master, and all the devout actions which you may perform, are no recompense for disobedience. — Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Pretensions Quotes By Frederick Crews: Psychoanalysis will fade away just as mesmerism and Psychoanalysis will fade away just as mesmerism and phrenology did, and for the same reason - its exploded pretensions will deprive it of recruits — Frederick Crews
Pretensions Quotes By William James: To give up pretensions is as blessed a To give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them ratified. — William James
Pretensions Quotes By Pat Conroy: Unlike most women I have known, she placed Unlike most women I have known, she placed no value on shallow pretensions or hypocritical displays of gentility. — Pat Conroy
Pretensions Quotes By Zadie Smith: I recognize myself to be an intensely naive I recognize myself to be an intensely naive person. Most novelists are, despite frequent pretensions to deep socio-political insight. — Zadie Smith
Pretensions Quotes By Don Henley: We're being treated to the wisdom of some We're being treated to the wisdom of some puffed up, little fart. Doing exactly what I used to do, pretensions to anarchy and art. — Don Henley
Pretensions Quotes By Charlotte Bronte: To the Public, for the indulgent ear it To the Public, for the indulgent ear it has inclined to a plain tale with few pretensions. — Charlotte Bronte
Pretensions Quotes By P. J. O'Rourke: Demolishing pretensions, especially worthy ones, is a hallmark Demolishing pretensions, especially worthy ones, is a hallmark of the baby boom. — P. J. O'Rourke
Pretensions Quotes By Elias Hicks: What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions, and come to the truth in our own hearts. — Elias Hicks
Pretensions Quotes By Marcus Tullius Cicero: True glory strikes root, and even extends itself; True glory strikes root, and even extends itself; all false pretensions fall as do flowers, nor can any feigned thing be lasting. — Marcus Tullius Cicero