The best way of successfully acting a part is to be it.
You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.
How much self-love comes in the guise of selfless devotion!
So may the outward shows be least themselves:The world is still deceived with ornament.In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt,But, being seasoned with a gracious voice,Obscures the show of evil? In religion,What damned error,...
To put an arrogant ‘famous’ writer in his place: pretend to be illiterate.
To put an arrogant ‘famous’ singer in her place: pretend to be deaf.