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Definition of Fancies

Fancies

  1. of Fancy

Fancies Quotations

All universal moral principles are idle fancies.
Marquis de Sade

Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
Aristotle

An enthusiast broods over the oppression of a people till he fancies himself commissioned by Heaven to liberate them. He ventures the attempt, which ends in little else than his own execution.
George Haven Putnam

I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.
Thomas Merton

Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance, is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend, its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need, and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies.
Richard Le Gallienne
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