Whimsical Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old whimsical quotes, whimsical sayings, and whimsical proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Whimsy doesn't care if you are the driver or the passenger; all that matters is that you are on your way.     

Bob Goff

Most people don't see the edginess in my work. They think it's all fantasy and whimsy.     

Niki de St. Phalle

More than whimsy, joy is a weapon we use to fight life's battles.      

Margaret Feinberg

What's life without whimsy?     

Dr Sheldon Cooper

When wisdom gives way to whimsy and ethics fall to the excitement, it is highly likely that the ground beneath me will ‘give way’ and it is I who will ‘fall.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

If you're alive, kick into drive. Chase whimsies. See if you can turn dreams into a way to make a living, if not an entire way of life.     

Kevin Smith

How often do they rescue or ruin us, through whimsy or design or a combination of both, the adults to whom we entrust our care!     

Rick Yancey

Be it in the form of a zillion molecules of whimsical deliriousness that we gave shape to; preposterously deluging every bit of the ecstatically vibrant atmosphere;     

Nikhil Parekh

Pathetically whimsical, childish and whimsical and wise; and now, relenting, after all, the softer welcome of your eyes.     

Arthur Symons

Her soul's light shines through, but her soul cannot be seen. It is something elusive, whimsical, tender, wanton, infantile, wise and noble.     

Joyce Kilmer

In nonsense and impossibilities. This made a whimsical philosopher before the spacious world his tub prefer.     

Lord John Wilmot

When you first girded for this arduous track, and under various whimsical pretexts endowed another with your damned defects, could you have dreamed in your despondent vein.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

When I needed just lavishness; I perhaps sought the company of my whimsical grandfather the most—as he could virtually lay every priceless gift of the Universe at my feet—at even the tiniest of my babyishly false cry.     

Nikhil Parekh

Faces cheerful, full of whimsical mirth, lined by the wind, burned by the sun; bodies enraptured by the abounding earth, as whose children we are brethern: one.     

Robert Nichols

Give me death instead; the most concluding connotation of life; wholesomely devastating even the most whimsical knot of my nonchalantly pugnacious and sadistically crucifying existence.     

Nikhil Parekh

Artists are esoterically whimsical,     

Nikhil Parekh

This whimsical virgin forget; women other adiaiire, who will melt with your fire, and laugh at the little coquette.     

George Gordon Lord Byron

This made a whimsical philosopher, before the spacious world, his tub prefer.     

Lord John Wilmot

Gentle, whimsical, laughing, heaven-sent; and, for a day, fair peace have given me in this, the city of my discontent!     

Vachel Lindsay

The pleasure of gratifying whim is very great. It is known only by those who are whimsical.     

James Boswell

The caprice of our temper is even more whimsical than that of Fortune.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

I still like to live in a whimsical world that seems more romantic and fantasy-related because real life seems so hard.     

Taylor Swift

We shouldn't be afraid to embrace whimsy, that nagging idea that life could be magical; it could be special if we were only willing to take a few risks.     

Donald Miller

Very rare, the intelligence of the heart. The intelligence of the whimsical brain is less rare, less attaching, sometimes tedious.     

Storm Jameson

Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.     

French Proverb

Time give us enough time and our best-supported decisions will seem wobbly, our certainties whimsical.     

Julian Barnes

Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsibility and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.     

Helen Merell Lynd

A fellow who lives in a windmill has not a more whimsical dwelling than the heart of a man that is lodged in a woman.     

William Congreve

Today it's economically crucial and personally rewarding to create something that is also beautiful, whimsical, or emotionally engaging.     

Daniel H Pink

I've learned to respect the whimsical.      

Michael Leunig