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  • Khaled Hosseini
    Khaled Hosseini
    Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
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    All good things in life are fragile and easily lost.
    Source: And the Mountains Echoed
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
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    Civilization is hideously fragile... there's not much between us and the Horrors underneath, just about a coat of varnish.
    Source: The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (1959)
  • Joe Montana
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    Confidence is a very fragile thing.
  • Frances Rodman
    Frances Rodman
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    Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.
  • Germaine Greer
    Germaine Greer
    Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
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    Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
  • Randolph Silliman Bourne
    Randolph Silliman Bourne
    American writer and intellectual 1886-1918
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    Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
  • Chapman Cohen
    Chapman Cohen
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    Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
  • Bernard Beckett
    Bernard Beckett
    New Zealand writer 1967-
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    Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
  • Adam Grant
    Adam Grant
    American author and professor 1981-
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    It's ironic that when you go through a tragedy, you appreciate more. You realize how fragile life is and that there are so many things to still be thankful for.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy. We are accustomed to hear this king described as a rude and boisterous tyrant; but with the gentleness of a lover he adorns the tresses of Summer.
  • Jerry Rubin
    Jerry Rubin
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    Most men act so tough and strong on the outside because on the inside, we are scared, weak, and fragile. Men, not women, are the weaker sex.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    Our humility rest upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
  • Bernice Weissbourd
    Bernice Weissbourd
    American psychologist
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    Parents need all the help they can get. The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires a vital network of social supports.
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