39 Quotes About Faking Happiness

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Faking your happiness will not offer you the same benefits as experiencing genuine happiness. There is some surprising science to happiness. Here is a look at some of the best quotes about faking happiness that will encourage you to experience the real thing.

“A daily dose of daydreaming heals the heart, soothes the soul, and strengthens the imagination.”

“Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”

“As soon as you are trying to be funny or dramatic, that’s when things start feeling fake and boring.”

“But maybe happiness isn’t in the choosing. Maybe it’s in the fiction, in the pretending: that wherever we have ended up is where we intended to be all along.”

“Don’t feel stupid if you don’t like what everyone else pretends to love.”

“Don’t pretend to be what you’re not, instead, pretend to what you want to be, it is not pretence, it is a journey to self realization.”

“Fake relationships and fake people coming up to me and all of a sudden wanting to be my friend.”

“I taught myself how to play the guitar, I taught myself how to play the drums, and I kind of fake doing both of them. But drumming comes more natural to me, and it just feels better.”

“I think, to me, reality is better than being fake.”

“If you wanna be famous, then it’s okay if the music is fake, because fame isn’t real.”

“I’ll pretend, I tell myself. Pretending is safer than believing.”

“It’s better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.”

“It’s my body. And I like my body. And I like my breasts. And no, they’re not fake.”

“I’ve learned to get really good at this – say one thing when I’m thinking about something else, act like I’m listening when I’m not, pretend to be calm and happy when I’m really freaking out.”

“Life’s a lot different from what people pretend. That’s why pretending is fun. I used to think it was some special wickedness of my own that made such queer things happen. Now I’m beginning to guess that everybody’s like that.”

“My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.”

“No, it’s not that they’re bad. It’s that they’re obliged to pretend they’re good. They’ve been brought up to deceive and be cunning, to protect themselves from our society. I don’t want to be like that.”

“Or you could simply throw down a few inches of compost and fake it. That’s what we do, isn’t it? Do the best with what we have? It’s not lying, dear. Don’t look at it that way. It’s hopeful pretending.”

“People need realness, reality. People can sense when someone is being pretentious or fake. It’s because you feel it; you see it in someone’s body language.”

“Pretending is one of our greatest pleasures. But you have to know you’re pretending.”

“So from then on, he looked at all his choices and said, What would a good person do, and then did it. But he has now learned something very important about human nature.”

“Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.”

“The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”

“There is comfort in knowing that you don’t have to pretend anymore, that you are going to do everything within your power to heal.”

“There’s a difference between playing and playing games. The former is an act of joy, the latter — an act.”

“Unless you can fake sincerity, you’ll get nowhere in this business.”

“We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.”

“Well… letting the cat out of the bag is a lot easier than putting it in.”

“We’re actors in our lives, pretendin’ to be who we want people to think we are.”

“When I thought about my old friends Linus Lucas and Theo, I realized they were not really criminals either. They were like me.”

“When someone is pretending to be something, or hiding who they are or what they believe, they’re really more…protecting themselves.”

“Why do you pretend, when you can make it real? We like pretending to be someone else but the truth we just want to be ourselves.”

“You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.”

“You can trust bad liars.”

“You can’t fake listening. It shows.”

“You can’t fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.”

“You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends.”

“Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.”

“You’ve got to be honest; if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”

Your life lessons are for you and you alone. Whether you are sad or have experienced sacrifice, happiness is something everyone seeks.