To impress others we must be earnest; to amuse them, it is only necessary to be kindly and fanciful.
Knowledge must come through action; you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial. - Sophocles
The ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
I told my three sons stories about germs more than fifty years ago as fanciful bedtime tales. - Arthur Kornberg
I am very pleased you like my stories. They are studies in prose, put for Romance's sake into fanciful form: meant partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy, and who find simplicity in a subtle strangeness. - Oscar Wilde
Mediocrity is ‘purpose’ left to rot in minds ensnared in the deluded rationalization that vision is nothing more than a collection of fanciful dreams constructed by an imaginary God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The fanciful is as much a part of our reality as the factual. - Marty Rubin