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This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the Pretension page.


Published sources should be provided before moving these back into the article (some or all of these might be found in Klopsch, Louis, 1852-1910 (1896). Many Thoughts of Many Minds.  )
  • It is worth noticing that those who assume an imposing demeanor and seek to pass themselves off for something beyond what they are, are not unfrequently as much underrated by some as overrated by others.
  • When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within.
  • It is no disgrace not to be able to do everything; but to undertake, or pretend to do, what you are not made for, is not only shameful, but extremely troublesome and vexatious.
  • He who gives himself airs of importance, exhibits the credentials of impotence.