You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.
Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.
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.
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.
I fancy our chances at the European Championships.
I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war.
You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
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.
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.
Organization charts and fancy titles count for next to nothing.
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.
One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy.
All human excellence is but comparative. There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest.
Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.
Why is our fancy to be appalled by terrific perspectives of a hell beyond the grave?
Tell me where is fancy bred, Or in the heart, or in the head?
Welcome, wild harbinger of spring!
To this small nook of earth;
Feeling and fancy fondly cling,
Round thoughts which owe their birth,
To thee, and to the humble spot,
Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.
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.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
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
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.'
I have to be stretched in some way. There's not enough things that come my way that I fancy.
Where is fancy bred,
in the heart or in the head?
A fancy watch, it's completely unnecessary. I just need a watch to tell the right time.
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