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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.

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Fancies quote You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car
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.

Return to a simpler life, and you will see that behind the expensive cars, the fashionable clothes, the empty celebrities, the fancy houses and the thick layers of make-up life has real meaning. Behind all the lies there is a deep well of wisdom that we can all drink from, and grow wiser, healthier and happier.

The truth is, the Science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the Brain and the Fancy: It is now high time that it should return to the plainness and soundness of Observations on material and obvious things.

A jump shot can get you a shoe deal, a big house, a supermodel, fancy cars, a bunch of yes men, a Swiss bank account. But none of these things can get you a jump shot

If you only think about yourself - how much money can I make, what can I buy, how nice is my house, what kind of fancy car do I have? - over the long term, I think, you get bored. I think your life becomes diminished. The way to live a full life is to think: What can I do for others?


I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too.

I am going to design, in a great hurry, and I believe to build a station after my own fancy; that is, with engineering roofs, etc. etc. It is at Paddington, in cutting, and admitting of no exterior, all interior and all roofed in.

Take off all the masks, manners, fancy clothes, all the devices you use, and be the most honest person you can be with yourself. Then, whatever love you get then is real. All the false approaches, like trying to be a player, only bring false results.

Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie.

Don't save it for a special occasion; today is special.

Men, believing in myths, will always fear something terrible, everlasting punishment as certain or probable . . . Men base all these fears not on mature opinions, but on irrational fancies, that they are more disturbed by fear of the unknown than by facing facts. Peace of mind lies in being delivered from all these fears.


I do not regard the rise of woman as a bad sign.

Rather do I fancy that her traditional subordination was itself an artificial and undesirable condition based on Oriental influences. Our virile Teutonic ancestors did not think their wives unworthy to follow them into battle, or scorn to dream of winged Valkyries bearing them to Valhalla.

I saw the dance as a vision of ineffable power.

A man could, with dignity and a towering majesty, dance. Not mince, cavort, do "fancy dancing" or "showoff" steps. No: Dance as Michelangelo's visions dance and as the music of Bach dances.

There is no prejudice so strong as that which arises from a fancied exemption from all prejudice.

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.

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


Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still.

No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn't stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren't having any of those.

You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.

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.

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 attitude of kindness is everyday stuff like a great pair of sneakers.

Not frilly. Not fancy. Just plain and comfortable.


Imagination is like a lofty building reared to meet the sky;

whereas fancy is a balloon that soars at the wind's will.

In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove;

In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.

All religions, with their gods, their demigods, and their prophets, their messiahs and their saints, were created by the credulous fancy of men who had not attained the full development and full possession of their faculties.

Let fancy still in my sense in Lethe steep; If it be thus to dream, still let me sleep!

Of course, this is a heuristic, which is a fancy way of saying that it doesn't work.


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.

Just because someone has fancy sneakers doesn't mean they can run faster.

Architecture is not about designing somehting from a free, fanciful idea.

It is about discovering and establishing one's own principle, some kind of regularity - finding an individual formula to apply to one's buildings.

They are the new breed of slot machine-colorful, fancy, exciting, wonderful...and deadly.

When my way is too rough for my feet, or too steep for my strength, I get off it to some smooth velvet path which fancy has scattered over with rosebuds of delights; and, having taken a few turns in it, come back strengthened and refreshed.


Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and fancy women.

Oh, impossible. Fancy cream puffs so soon after breakfast. The very idea made one shudder. All the same, two minutes later Jose and Laura were licking their fingers with that absorbed inward look that only comes from whipped cream.

Pittsburgh isn't fancy, but it is real.

It's a working town and money doesn't come easy. I feel as much a part of this city as the cobblestone streets and the steel mills, people in this town expect an honest day's work, and I've it to them for a long, long time.

A detective with his murder mystery, a chemist seeking the structure of a new compound, use little of the formal and logical modes of reasoning. Through a series of intuitions, surmises, fancies, they stumble upon the right explanation, and have a knack of seizing it when it once comes within reach.

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.

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