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Afghan-born American novelist and physician 1965-
All good things in life are fragile and easily lost.Source: And the Mountains Echoed
C. P. Snow
English novelist 1905-1980
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)
Confidence is a very fragile thing.
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.
Australian writer and public intellectual 1939-
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Randolph Silliman Bourne
American writer and intellectual 1886-1918
Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing.
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
New Zealand writer 1967-
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.
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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.
American author and professor 1981-
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.
Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
Like fragile ice anger passes away in time.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
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.
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.
American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
Our humility rest upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited.
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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