Quotation Explorer - 'Fragile'

Life is fragile and important; then it must end. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I realized up there that our planet is not infinite. It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space. - Alan Shepard
But memories were fragile and not to be trusted. They were a weight that Faolin did not need to carry with him when he set out that morning. Things of the past, like the fragile boy he had been, had no place on a man’s journey towards his future. - Madeline Claire Franklin
Fantasy isn't about escape; it's a survival mechanism. It's a way to deal with things that are so much bigger than you are. So I think fantasy is special, something to be cherished and protected because it's a very fragile thing and without it, we're so defenseless, we're paralyzed. - The Martian Child David Gerrold
...Human beings, little bags of thinking water held up briefly by fragile accumulations of calcium... - Terry Pratchett
Junkies might be easy to knock down, but they're never fragile. They have souls like old leather shoes studded with steel, and they're about as much good as friends. - Scott Westerfeld
It [ballet] projects a fragile kind of strength and a certain inflexible precision. - Ayn Rand
Even the strongest hearts can be fragile. It takes only seconds to hurt someone. But sometimes it takes years to repair the damage. Cherish the hearts that love you. - Kiran Shaikh
Life is a strong drink served up in an extremely short, and fragile shot glass. We shouldn't waste a single drop. - Samantha Sotto
There are things that man is not meant to interfere with, and the robust yet fragile temper of a woman is one of them. - youssef
A heart given freely is the most vulnerable and selfless thing one can offer another human being. It can be as fragile and needy as a newly born infant, or as solid and self-supporting as a granite pillar, yet it is the hands of the recipient that determines its ultimate fate. - Mark W. Boyer
Although she was fragile in appearance, every prohibition lost substance in her presence. - Elena Ferrante
Peace can be fragile and peace can be ugly and peace can be wrong. Peace built on lies is no peace at all. - Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Are your convictions so fragile that mine cannot stand in opposition to them? Is your God so illusory that the presence of my Devil reveals his insufficiency? - Marquis de Sade
The fragile nature of youth is at last hardened by the agony of experience. - Joel T. McGrath
Edgar Allan Poe’s writings showed me perfectly that there can be such fragile beauty and purity located in darkness and sorrow. - Nicholas Trandahl
We may shine, we may shatter,We may be picking up the pieces here on after,We are fragile, we are human,And we are shaped by the light we let through us,We break fast, cause we are glass.We are glass. - Thompson Square
The arrogance of the human mind is too fragile, as well as the patience of the human character. It is because of that, they fail to see the power of mere observation and systematic analysis. - Lionel Suggs
I believe in hope, in what is something called radical hope. I believe there is hope for all of us, even amid the suffering. And that’s why I write fiction, probaby. It’s my attempt to keep that fragile strand of radical hope, to buld a fire in the darkness.r - John Green
If a god had made the world, might world always be right, that would be so wise, we'd be spared so much suffering. But we made the world - out of our smallness and weakness. Our lives are awkward and fragile... - Edward Bond
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
These earthenware bowls are fragile and easily broken, they are only made of a little clay on which fortune has precariously bestowed a shape, and the same could be said of mankind. - José Saramago
Plucking a flower and giving it to someone is not an act of kindness; it is a behaviour of killing a defenceless fragile beauty for the sake of our own interest! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Religion is the most fragile of all freedoms. And that’s because it is the most threatening to those in power. - Eric Metaxas
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Society will always be too fragile to accept us for all that makes us beautiful. - Robert M. Drake
You never know what lurks just beneath the surface of my fragile sanity. - Ashly Lorenzana
I think having the knowledge, plus the experiences you've lived through, make you definitely not fragile. They make you brave. - Meg Wolitzer
This is our skin and nobody has the right to crumple us like a paper only to find another skin to write on, and then another, ruining people like they’re pages, like they are somehow replaceable. Because that will only leave our delicate and fragile selves into a tattered mess. - Heema Shirvaikar
I am as vulnerable and fragile as it is possible to be. I am shredded to the core. I am at the point where I am stripped bare. - Rachel Hunter
I don't know what's the matter with people: they don't learn by understanding, they learn by some other way by rote or something. Their knowledge is so fragile! - Richard Feynman
Music is my therapy and my straitjacket. Music keeps me sane and keeps my mind on something. It's fragile up there. - Will.i.am
The grass as bristly and stout as chives and me wondering when the ground will break and me wondering how anything fragile survives - Anne Sexton
A heart is a fragile thing, that's why we protect them so vigorously, give them away so rarely, and why it means so much when we do. Some hearts are more fragile then others, purer somehow. Like crystal in a world of glass. Even the way they shatter is beautiful.
Trust is a fragile thing. All it takes is a single moment in time, or a single word, to destroy what took a lifetime to build. - Auliq Ice
Do you think that anger is a sincere emotion, or just the timid motion of a fragile heart trying to beat away its pain? - Andrea Gibson
Just start at the beginning, you say? And what beginning might that be? I've come to the conclusion all starts are false ones. Tap the fragile shell of any beginning and you'll find another nested inside. - Christina Sunley
Illusion is so fragile; it rarely survive questions. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Happiness is as fragile and fleeting as a bubble soap. Water down the last dregs of happiness and turn them into bubbles to fill the void. It may nothing more than an illusion, but it was still better than the emptiness. - Kanae Minato
Be sure not to turn your life into a series of tasks which must always be performed... I know it can seem appealing to live in a state accomplishing things, always succeeding, always getting things done. But consider this. A whole life lost. A sacrifice to your fragile sense of order. - Kevin Hooyman
I love my family because they are always there for me even during my fragile moments. - Gugu Mona
Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that's all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings. - Felix Frankfurter
We're fragile things, Harb. It doesn't look like it but we are. We're here one minute, and just like that, we're gone. The Peacemakers (The Nemesis Engines) - Olivier A. Blanchard
Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. - Vesta M. Kelly
Our fragile, perishable bodies are not who we are. We are the sum of fleeting moments that belong to us for eternity. It is our choice and responsibility to create moments of beauty and grace, instead of despair and suffering. - Dorit Brauer
The good news is that as fragile as fearlessness may be, it is also a personal quality that we can foster in ourselves. - Gerhard Casper
Some part of me knew that I could play this part well, or better than well. But I was almost afraid to play it. The line between stage and life was so fragile here that I felt a risk of losing myself somehow. - J.B. Cheaney
No, no, it's not all random, if it was really random, the universe would abandon us completely, and the universe doesn't. It takes care of its most fragile creations in ways we can't see. - R.J. Palacio
Desires stay unaware of man’s fragile existence authored by scarcity - Suman Pokhrel
An intricate string made up of infinite knots and curls. Taking a step back, it really did seem so fragile. As if the smallest breeze of opportunity would cause it to snap. It held strong though, fastened to me and you as a line of steel. - Hubert Martin
Life is but a day:A fragile dewdrop on its perilious wayFrom a tree's summit - John Keats
Life is more fragile and precious than I can comprehend, but believe me, I'm trying. - John O'Callaghan
olivia reminds me of a bird sometimes, how her feathers get all ruffled when she's mad. and when she's fragile like this, she's a little lost bird looking for its nest. - R.J. Palacio
Reason is an outcome of frailty and resentment. When Will fails to cope with the labour of life, or the life of labour, its fragile remnants are set to construct a slighter world of justifications. - Raheel Farooq
Creativity is a fragile, delicate flower,which must be cautiously cared forand protected,from the harsh elementsof "human weather. - ELLE NICOLAI
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed. - Michael Jackson
Flowers are fragile and ephemeral...Even if you meant to protect them with a surrounding fence from wind and rain, they would die without sunlight...and a spindly fence has no power against a strong wind. - Haibara Ai - Gosho Aoyama
Memories are fragile; they can be broken and forgotten or preserved like a tomb. - Tony Conte
Dreams are fragile. Reality is a clumsy postman. - Faye McCray
From the warmth of her fondness for her horse she constructed a fragile and changeable thing that almost resembled courage. She hoped it would be enough. - Kristin Cashore
For the hand of a beauty with honest words and sensibilities so mighty.Though your mother and father had hoped for something more fragile (and flighty), - Mandy Nachampassack-Maloney
Contrary to the ecologists, nature does not stand still and does not maintain the kind of equilibrium that guarantees the survival of any particular species - least of all the survival of her greatest and most fragile product: man. - Ayn Rand
Life is so transient, finite, and fragile that there is no time to hate anyone. - Debasish Mridha
Life is fragile and temporary. The faces of today quickly become the faces of the past. Sorrow, pain, and anger... it all fades- except love. Love is forever and there after, even when we've fallen to our graves. - Lee Argus
Paralyzed I was, you were standing tall and fier;You took my fragile heart as a souvenir. - Siddharth Bhatnagar
The obstinacy on which power is based is never so fragile as in the moment of its triumph. - Italo Calvino
Our natural, inalienable rights are now considered to be a dispensation from government, and freedom has never been so fragile, so close to slipping from our grasp as it is at this moment. - Ronald Reagan
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy. - Edward P. Morgan
Nature of life is fragile. Uncontrollable events happen all the time in life. - Kishore Bansal
I have more fear in me than I have faith, blood and soul. I fear the past and I fear the future and it makes my existence in the present moment violently fragile. - VaZaki Nada
It is better to live presently. By living thus, perhaps we can learn to understand the nature of this fragile coexistence we share with the world around us. - Colin Meloy
Life is a fragile and awesome gift. - Steve Goodier
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