The below list of quotes about fake people reveals a few sobering truths about human hypocrisy. It also shows what it means to be a real person in a fake society.
Fakeness is everywhere. It’s a disappointing truth to consider that using a fake persona might be in human nature because this is how the society works. It doesn’t favor blunt personalities with integrity – it favors those who play according to its rules and adjust better to the circumstances.
Our whole society is based on the cult of fakeness. Take social media narcissism and the need to showcase a perfect life online as an example. And I’m not even mentioning the grotesque hypocrisy of politicians and the false façade of the showbiz industry. It seems that the very role models in today’s society represent nothing but fakeness and shallowness.
But let’s forget about society for a moment and take a few examples from our everyday lives. We are supposed to smile and say nice things to other people, even when we don’t mean them. We are supposed to reply, “Fine” to the question “How are you?” even when we are not fine.
By learning these behaviors from an early age, we grow up to care about making a good impression rather than about forming a genuine connection with other people. This often results in us being more concerned about social expectations and other people’s opinions than our own happiness.
Yes, you could say that small talk and pleasantries are harmless and are simply a matter of good manners. After all, it’s not only the fake people who participate in this perpetual theater of polite conversation. Everyone does.
But some people take it to the next level. They lie, make fake compliments, and pretend to like you for the sake of taking advantage of you. And yet, such people usually get further in life than those with honest personalities.
The below quotes about fake people highlight the things that separate them from real people:
It’s funny how everyone who lies becomes popular and everyone who tells the truth becomes a psycho.
The problem is people are being hated for being real and loved for being fake.
The faker you are, the bigger your circle will be, and the realer you are, the smaller your circle will be.
Fake is the new trend and everyone seems to be in style.
I don’t know how people can fake whole relationships… I can’t even fake a hello to somebody I don’t like.
-Ziad K. Abdelnour
It’s so frustrating to know how terrible, how fake a person actually is, but everyone loves them because they put on a good show.
Sometimes the grass is greener on the other side because it’s fake.
Be a good person in real life, not in social media.
I’d rather have honest enemies than fake friends.
A clear rejection is always better than a fake promise.
The realest people don’t have a lot of friends.
I am convinced that the hardest language to speak for some is the truth.
Real people are never perfect and perfect people are never real.
Pretty words are not always true, and true words are not always pretty.
I’m sorry if you don’t like my honesty, but to be fair, I don’t like your lies.
I respect people who tell me truth, no matter how hard it is
Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.
Fake people have an image to maintain, real people just don’t care.
Do Fake People Create a Fake Society or Vice Versa?
These quotes about fake people make me ponder this question. Where does all this fakeness come from? Does it originate from the very nature of human beings or does our society prompt us to adopt inauthentic behaviors?
As with everything, the truth is somewhere in the middle. It’s undeniable that human nature is full of flaws and selfish impulses. In any era and society, there will be people who will want it all for themselves. To achieve this, they will lie, cheat, and pretend to be someone they are not.
From Ancient Rome to the 21st century, there have been intrigues and psychological games in different layers of society. This didn’t start today, with the rise of social media when everyone can become an Internet celebrity and feed their vanity in countless ways.
The truth is that all this narcissism has just become more obvious today, thanks to the Internet. But selfish and fake people have always existed and will always exist. Some people are just wired this way, and modern society is skilfully using it to feed our shallowest instincts and distract us from the truth.
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