Fancy Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fancy

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Somebody is going to have to do fancy footwork to make sure Elizabeth and John Edwards get their prime-time shot .
~By Jeff Greenfield ~


Most of my career up until the last couple of years has basically been a training ground for me. Actors that came up in the '50s and '60s, they had the theater, and television was in its infancy.
~By Thomas Jane ~


So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
~By Mika Waltari ~


It is the work of fancy to enlarge, but of judgment to shorten and contract; and therefore this must be as far above the other as judgment is a greater and nobler faculty than fancy or imagination.
~By Robert South ~


Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Grace tried is better than grace, and more than grace; it is glory in its infancy.
~By Samuel Rutherford ~


A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
~By Alice Meynell ~


People are approaching electronic levels in music; although not all of it happens to tickle my fancy.
~By Gerry Mulligan ~


In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


I don't get to go to the super fancy stores unless I am in L.A. so you stay pretty real and normal that way.
~By Kelly Preston ~


The joys we expect are not so bright, nor the troubles so dark as we fancy they will be.
~By Charles Reade ~


Don't get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don't know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them.
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


Well, you know I have an office, my film offices. So I know that syndrome. I fancy offices, so there must be something wrong with me. Even the window cleaner intrigues me. It's a very sexy environment.
~By Hugh Grant ~


A fancy watch, it's completely unnecessary. I just need a watch to tell the right time.
~By Judd Nelson ~


Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies: let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood, and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued, and the means they used.
~By Adam Clarke ~


And inasmuch as the bridge is a symbol of all such poetry as I am interested in writing it is my present fancy that a year from now I'll be more contented working in an office than ever before.
~By Hart Crane ~


Nobody has money right now. And eating is very important, but it doesn't need to be expensive. And to make - it doesn't need to be fancy, as long as it's fresh and simple. The simpler it is, the more fancy it actually comes out tasting.
~By Debi Mazar ~


We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
~By Madame Swetchine ~


For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
~By Albert Claude ~


When I was trying to impress Kate I was trying to cook these amazing fancy dinners and what would happen was I would burn something, something would overspill, something would catch on fire and she would be sitting in the background trying to help, and basically taking control of the whole situation, so I was quite glad she was there at the time.
~By Prince William ~


Why is our fancy to be appalled by terrific perspectives of a hell beyond the grave?
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


I fancy that no good ideas upon that campaign will be mentioned at any time that did not receive their share of consideration by General Lee.
~By James Longstreet ~


I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy.
~By Willard Van Orman Quine ~


Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I don't want to go to the Bahamas on holiday. I hate islands. I want to go to Brittany, where it's cold and raining, and there's nothing fancy about it.
~By Julie Delpy ~


The advantages found in history seem to be of three kinds, as it amuses the fancy, as it improves the understanding, and as it strengthens virtue.
~By David Hume ~


The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
~By Horace ~


It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
~By Marie Corelli ~


Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene.
~By Edmund Waller ~


But if anyone supposes that there was no commercial fraud in the Middle Ages, let him study the commercial legislation of England for that period, and his mind will be satisfied, if he has a mind to be satisfied and not only a fancy to run away with him.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


I like the idea of Wild Infancy, of people who have a deprived background, of starting out wild.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


Joint-stock companies are yet in their infancy, and incorporated capital, instead of being a thing which can be overturned, is a thing which is becoming more and more indispensable.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


Women's sports is still in its infancy. The beginning of women's sports in the United States started in 1972, with the passage of Title 9 for girls to finally get athletic scholarships.
~By Billie Jean King ~


When you look at our programme for the next few weeks, you do not fancy a trip to the Oktoberfest.
~By Oliver Kahn ~


Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion, and he whose real wants are supplied must admit those of fancy.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


No one can penetrate me. They only see what's in their own fancy, always.
~By Ray Davies ~


Women are from their very infancy debarred those Advantages with the want of which they are afterwards reproached.
~By Mary Astell ~


In Ethiopia, democracy is in its infancy and it must be nurtured along by its leaders.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Its Arsenal 0 - Everton 1, and the longer it stays like that the more you've got to fancy Everton.
~By John Motson ~


There is no such thing as luck. It's a fancy name for being always at our duty, and so sure to be ready when good time comes.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


I don't play a lot of fancy guitar. I don't want to play it. The kind of guitar I want to play is mean, mean licks.
~By John Lee Hooker ~


It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed.
~By Walter Lord ~


We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.
~By Barack Obama ~


The neuroscience area - which is absolutely in its infancy - is much more important than genetics.
~By Leon Kass ~


I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war.
~By Golda Meir ~


Infancy is what is eternal, and the rest, all the rest, is brevity, extreme brevity.
~By Antonio Porchia ~


The myths connected with individual sanctuaries and ceremonies were merely part of the apparatus of the worship; they served to excite the fancy and sustain the interest of the worshipper... no one cared what he believed about its origin.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
~By Art Linkletter ~


Cutting up fowl to predict the future is, if done honestly and with as little interpretation as possible, a kind of randomization. But chicken guts are hard to read and invite flights of fancy or corruption.
~By Ian Hacking ~


Why do you need to do a fancy cartwheel for before you hit him? It just looks stupid.
~By Owen Hart ~


I didn't expect to win the Oscar. You grow up watching the Oscars on TV and you think it happens to fancy people. It was really surreal.
~By Jennifer Connelly ~


I have to be stretched in some way. There's not enough things that come my way that I fancy.
~By Terence Stamp ~


I want to block some common misunderstandings about "understanding": In many of these discussions one finds a lot of fancy footwork about the word "understanding."
~By John Searle ~


To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind.
~By John Lyly ~


We are all in a post-hypnotic trance induced in early infancy.
~By R. D. Laing ~


If I fancy a girl, I'll tell her. I'll say: 'You're fit.'
~By Lee Ryan ~


From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
~By John Updike ~


I decided that I would be one of the biggest new names; and I actually had some little fancy business cards printed up to announce it, 'Count Basie. Beware, the Count is Here.'
~By Count Basie ~


I fancy our chances at the European Championships.
~By Frank Lampard ~


I am going to design... a Station after my own fancy; that is, with engineering roofs, etc.
~By Isambard K. Brunel ~


The prehistorical and primitive period represents the true infancy of the mind.
~By James M. Baldwin ~


I think 'destiny' is just a fancy word for a psychological pattern.
~By Jodie Foster ~


On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


It is not that Shakespeare's art is in technicolor and fancy, and that real life is black and white and tedious. The life that Shakespeare was living was the only life he had, and he had to use it to create what he was doing.
~By Stephen Greenblatt ~


I was trying to spend it as quickly as possible. Because I'm so lazy, all that money created a block. I was flying around the world, staying at fancy hotels, having fun and trying to get rid of it as quickly as possible, so I could get on with some more work.
~By Evan Dando ~


We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude, while in reality we suffer from self-love.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I only knew basic western trail riding. Nothing fancy.
~By Julie Benz ~


You speak into it and everything is recorded, voice, tone, intonation, everything. You turn a little wheel, and forth it comes, and can be repeated ten thousand times. Only fancy what this suggests.
~By Henry Irving ~


I really fancy Harrison Ford. I've got to say I think he's really divine. He's, like, an older man, I guess, although he's not really that old, obviously. I don't want to offend him.
~By Minnie Driver ~


I have a little dictaphone and if a sound takes my fancy or if a lyric comes to me in the middle of the night I'll just record it there and then.
~By Barry Gibb ~


Nations, like men, have their infancy.
~By Henry Bolingbroke ~


Now I'm having to live with sales of around 50,000 per album - but I'm pretty content with my place in the general scheme of things, even if it's meant I don't drive a fancy car and can't afford grand vacations.
~By David Knopfler ~


They're fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


Why should we change onstage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.
~By Cliff Burton ~


Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


I am now in that happy comfortable state that I do not hesitate to indulge in any fancy in regard to diet, but watch the consequences, and do not continue any course which adds to weight or bulk and consequent discomfort.
~By William Banting ~


I know that some endeavor to throw the mantle of romance over the subject and treat woman like some ideal existence, not liable to the ills of life. Let those deal in fancy who have nothing better to deal in; we have to do with sober, sad realities, with stubborn facts.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


A lot of celebrities just want money, fame, power, fancy cars, houses all over the world and have people bow down to them. To me, that's frightful behaviour.
~By Shirley Manson ~


I am well aware that many will say that no one can possibly speak with spirits and angels so long as he lives in the body; and many will say that it is all fancy, others that I relate such things in order to gain credence, and others will make other objections.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


The fancy term for what America has squandered in the past year and a half or so is legitimacy.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The best real-estate investments with the highest yields are in working-class neighborhoods, because fancy properties are overpriced.
~By Jane Bryant Quinn ~


All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


It is well to fetter the wings of our fancy and restrain its flights.
~By Edward E. Barnard ~


Regression to the stage of early infancy is not a suitable method in and of itself. Such a regression can only be effective if it happens in the natural course of therapy and if the client is able to maintain adult consciousness at the same time.
~By Alice Miller ~


I didn't fancy any of my teachers.
~By Katie Price ~


We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


Poetry does not consist of words alone; there must be sentiment and fancy, combination and arrangement.
~By Samuel Prout ~


I would advise you to write, my dear friend, because with your active nature, solitude is simply intolerable to you, and after some time your solitude would become perhaps attractive if you were to people it with creatures of your own fancy.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


I'm not fancy. I'm what I appear to be.
~By Janet Reno ~


Finding that no religion is based on facts and cannot be true, I began to reflect what must be the condition of mankind trained from infancy to believe in error.
~By Robert Owen ~


Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds.
~By George Mason ~


Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
~By Lord Byron ~


American Idol, I love. I think it's a passing fancy but not passing so soon.
~By Diane Sawyer ~

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