Best Quotes About Fragile

The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal. -Sallust

I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really. -Tennessee Williams

Civilization is hideously fragile and there's not much between us and the horrors underneath, just about a coat of varnish. -Carrie Snow

A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. -Umberto Eco

Our humanity rests upon a series of learned behaviors, woven together into patterns that are infinitely fragile and never directly inherited. -Margaret Mead

Confidence is a very fragile thing. -Joe Montana

Friendships are fragile things, and require as much handling as any other fragile and precious thing. -Randolph Bourne

While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government, in the short run, it is among the most fragile. -Madeleine Albright

When we speak the word 'life,' it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach. -Antonin Artaud

Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it. -Germaine Greer

We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft. -Adlai Stevenson I

I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough. -Shirley Bassey

Asia's governments come in two broad varieties: young, fragile democracies – and older, fragile authoritarian regimes. -Paul Samuelson

On the surface I look fragile and insecure; you have to know me very well. -Anne Parillaud

Saddam spent 35 years stealing and wasting money, and all of these systems are very fragile and brittle, and you try to fix one thing and something else gets in trouble. -Paul Bremer

The United Nations system is still the best instrument for making the world less fragile. -Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

Once you've been in space, you appreciate how small and fragile the Earth is. -Valentina Tereshkova

Democracy's a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it's no longer democracy, is it? It's something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism. -Sam Shepard

I don't take things for granted, because everything feels more fragile. It's made me wonder about mortality and how long you've got somebody in the world. I'm more fearful than I used to be. -Robin Gibb

If the heart stops for more than two minutes, you have massive brain death. There are only two minutes between our conscious world and zero. That's how fragile our consciousness is. -Robin Gibb

I think you're a little more fragile when you're younger. -Mats Sundin

Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their own human ancestors established. -Joan D. Vinge

It's just so fragile. The growing sense of 'Oh, God, what am I doing? Am I any good? Will I ever work again?' All those questions of self doubt, they do creep in. -Jacqueline McKenzie

It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand. -Mark Rydell

Most art is fragile and some should be placed and never moved away. -Donald Judd

Who is affected more when it's cold? Poor people. Who is affected more when it's hot? Poor people. Who is affected more when it's wet? Poor people. Who is most affected when the economy is bad? Poor people. Poor people are the most fragile. -Russel Honore

I think that most artists are leaning towards fragile idiots. -Josh Silver

I'm not the kind of actress that goes home with the character. I mean, you're thinking about the work or the next day's scenes, but not staying in character. But as a film goes on, you become more and more fragile, emotionally. And physically too, actually. -Natasha Richardson

We have to remember that no matter how much hardship we go through in our life, there is always going to be that fragile place in our heart. -Angie Martinez

True delicacy is not a fragile thing. -James Broughton

I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside. -James Broughton

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. -Arthur Erickson

Only two countries in this hemisphere are not democratic, but many countries in both Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, are really fragile democracies. -Warren Christopher

We owe at least this much to future generations, from whom we have borrowed a fragile planet called Earth. -Maurice Strong

You have no idea how fragile an actor's self-worth is. -Elia Kazan

The clever, albeit fragile, coalition against terrorism brought together by the U.S. government might be able to advance the transition from classical international law to a cosmopolitan order. -Jurgen Habermas

Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position. -Alberto Fujimori

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. -Jerry Rubin

The United States' gasoline industry, as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita demonstrated, is remarkably fragile. And the process of how oil is pumped from the ground, turned into gasoline and distributed to consumers is complicated. -Gary Miller

These things bring you to reality as to how fragile you are; at the same moment you are doing something that nobody else is able to do. The same moment that you are seen as the best, the fastest and somebody that cannot be touched, you are enormously fragile. -Ayrton Senna

Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it. -Jenny Shipley

I think the secret of my light, quick, foot strike is related to the fact that I have fragile feet. -Frank Shorter

I've got over so much. Mum wouldn't want anything to come into my life that would make me fragile again. -Tracey Emin

I approach playing acoustic guitar more of as a percussive instrument. It's fragile. I don't have a lot of finesse when it comes to my guitar playing. -Billie Joe Armstrong

Women are clear-headed, they are more creative and for this reason, sometimes, also more fragile. -Emma Bonino

Like fragile ice anger passes away in time. -Ovid

Human identity is the most fragile thing that we have, and it's often only found in moments of truth. -Alan Rudolph

The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal. -Sallust

Parents need all the help they can get. The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires a vital network of social supports. -Bernice Weissbourd

Beauty is a fragile gift. -Ovid

Confidence is such a fragile and precious thing. -David Duval

The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace. -Marcel Proust

We grow with years more fragile in body, but morally stouter, and can throw off the chill of a bad conscience almost at once. -Logan Pearsall Smith

You know when you're young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future. -Andy Griffith

I don't talk like House, or walk like him. I certainly don't think like him. I don't like to think for more than 15 minutes at a stretch actually; I am a fragile flower. -Hugh Laurie

The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council. -David Petraeus

You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun. -Elizabeth Gilbert

I don't like things like little sandals that look fragile. I like to look strong and commanding. -Zoe Saldana

Journalists are always calling my features Edwardian or Victorian, whatever that means. I am small, and people were smaller in those times. I'm pale and sickly-looking. I look fragile-like a doll. But sometimes I just wish I had less of a particular look, one that was more versatile. -Helena Bonham Carter

The global economic outlook remains fragile and uncertain. Global economic imbalances persist and we must address them or risk future instability. -Julia Gillard

The Australian economy is resilient, but business and consumer confidence is fragile. -Julie Bishop

The once-unthinkable loss of the AAA rating will constitute a further hit to already fragile business and consumer confidence. -Mohamed El-Erian

It is hard to imagine that, having downgraded the US, S & P will not follow suit on at least one of the other members of the dwindling club of sovereign AAAs. If this were to materialise and involve a country like France, for example, it could complicate the already fragile efforts by Europe to rescue countries in its periphery. -Mohamed El-Erian

When do you know it's time to say, 'OK, that's it?' That is the most difficult part of any decision like that because you don't want to throw the 'R' word out there. I've mentioned it a couple times, but not in the sense that I'm doing it. That word is very fragile. We'll see. -Jim Thome

The one thing about players today is that they're very sensitive, and very fragile. They didn't grow up with tough coaches. -Doug Collins

In a fragile environment, we need to be aware of ourselves as members of a uniquely powerful species living among other species who are quite as interesting as we are but vulnerable to us because we are cleverer in more destructive ways. -Andrew Motion

I think it's ill-advised to attribute pathologies to healthy people. It doesn't help normal, healthy, thriving children to be viewed as pitiable and fragile. -Christina Hoff Sommers

It is always fragile, being a parent. -Renee Fleming

When you are not treated seriously, you develop comically. Its sense of oneself is so fractured and fragile that it's like the picked-on kid who has to become funny. -Scott Thompson

Deficits must be cut, yes, but the rush to austerity risks undermining the fragile global recovery. -Alistair Darling

I think it's an enormous blessing to be the child of an immigrant who fled oppression, because you realize how fragile liberty is and how easily it can be taken away. -Ted Cruz

War contributes greatly to global warming, which shouldn't surprise us. All those bombs going off, all those rockets, all those planes and helicopters. All that fuel of various kinds being used. It pollutes the air and water of this very fragile and interconnected planet. -Alice Walker

Love is the strongest and most fragile thing we have in life. -Vanessa Paradis

War is very sad and small life is pathetically fragile at times. -Henry Rollins

The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that's good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day. -Julia Roberts

If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom, pride, and conditional love, things may look good for a while, but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit. -Charles Stanley

Life is fragile. We're not guaranteed a tomorrow so give it everything you've got. -Tim Cook

Comedy writers have the most fragile egos. -Mindy Kaling

If you neglect those who are currently poor and stable, you may create more poor and unstable people. There has been a tremendous concentration of donor interest in countries that are seen as particularly fragile – but it becomes harder to mobilise money for sub-Saharan, plain poor countries. -Helen Clark

A lot of guys have muscles. A lot of strong men in this world. I think it's important to show that even under all this strength there's a fragile side, a side that can be affected. -Sylvester Stallone

The Chinese banking system is built on quicksand and that's the one thing a lot of people don't realize. Everybody seems to think it is a free and clear open checkbook. It's not. The banking system in China is extremely fragile. -James Chanos

I had this almost Dickensian look. I was quite fragile. -Rod Stewart

We are told that the trouble with modern man is that he has been trying to detach himself from nature… In this scenario, Man comes on as a stupendous lethal force, and the Earth is pictured as something delicate, like rising bubbles at the surface of a country pond, or flights of fragile birds. -Lewis Thomas

Over and over, we hear politicians say they can't spend our tax dollars on environmental protection when the economy is so fragile. -David Suzuki

I do not want to impose additional taxes on the employers at a time when our economy is very fragile and we want to encourage them to hire. -Susan Collins

The Bush tax cuts should be extended permanently for families with annual incomes of less than $250,000 and should be phased out slowly for those making more than that. Raising taxes on anyone now, when the economic recovery is so fragile, would be a mistake. -Mark Zandi

I don't do well around the angry, bitter and emotionally fragile among us, which may eliminate 70% of the population. -Craig Kilborn

Most men are fragile. -Taraji P. Henson

I ran track in high school. I was a fragile young man, personally and physically. I tried football. That didn't work out; I broke my collarbone. But I always loved running. -Danny Pudi

You can't escape this feeling of disintegration. The world is fragile. But you also can't let it ruin your life. I'm actually a pretty composed person. I guess people imagine I spend my life thinking about crazy, sinister things but I don't, really. It's not like I'm trying to exorcise any demons. -Michael Shannon

'I Know You Care' is really personal and fragile for me. For me, it's about losing a family member and also about a breakup. It's about this idea of losing someone for good. -Ellie Goulding

Lauryn Hill is quite political and is very bold and isn't afraid of wearing her heart on her sleeve, and same with Bjork, except she is a little bit more kind of fragile. -Ellie Goulding

Self confidence for me is a fragile fleece. -Sylvia Kristel

If we drill the hell out of everything, including protected public lands and fragile regions like the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, America can emerge as an 'energy superpower.' -Jeff Goodell

Music is my therapy and my straitjacket. Music keeps me sane and keeps my mind on something. It's fragile up there.

I do see a lot of the hard end of ecology, and my feeling is that we live on a super-exciting planet but a super-fragile one. -Bear Grylls

Success is a very fragile veneer. I get wary of people who embrace celebrity. It ruins people. -Douglas Kennedy

When you ask people, 'What's the opposite of fragile?,' they tend to say robust, resilient, adaptable, solid, strong. That's not it. The opposite of fragile is something that gains from disorder. -Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nature builds things that are antifragile. In the case of evolution, nature uses disorder to grow stronger. Occasional starvation or going to the gym also makes you stronger, because you subject your body to stressors and gain from them. -Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Generally, I play the kind of ethereal, fragile-on-the-outside-but-hard-and-damaged-on-the-inside type. -Adelaide Clemens

The whole thing is you don't want to be pigeon-holed as 'Oh, he's a guy in a wheel chair. He's very fragile. You better watch out.' -Mark Zupan

Everything I love about America is fragile. -Graydon Carter

I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift. -Steven Pinker

Five years after Aerosmith got back together, I realized how fragile we are as humans. There was a time I thought we were bulletproof, but then things happened and I came to the realization that I had to play every gig as if it was my last show. You have to start thinking that way, because you never know what's going to happen next. -Joe Perry

Our right to disagree is precious but fragile. The best way to protect and preserve it is to let the other side speak without demonizing them or destroying their right to be heard. Such civil exchanges are the heart beat of democracy – essential to keeping it alive. -Madeleine M. Kunin

I am whelmed, and not overly whelmed, just whelmed about a lot of facets in life – just how fragile life is and the different challenges you have in life, phobias about things. -Kevin Nealon

When you're young, all the accidents, all the pain you take them, but at least you're very strong. In fact through time, it's just adding more and more pain, more and more loss and it makes you more fragile. -Carole Bouquet

In Afghanistan, life is so fragile; who knows what the next week will bring? That fragility really affects the way you're able to report, and the kind of stories people will tell you. -Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

With increasing fervor since the 1980s, sustainability has been the watchword of scientists, environmental activists, and indeed all those concerned about the complex, fragile systems on the sphere we inhabit. It has shaped debates about business, design, and our lifestyles. -Jamais Cascio

Metallica is a very complicated, fragile thing. On the outside, it's all metal, but on the inside it's very delicate. -Kirk Hammett

Your heart… it's a very fragile muscle. You have to take care of it, be old-fashioned about it. -Anne-Marie Duff

It's really interesting that, in 'The Avengers,' the character that people relate to is The Hulk, and I think the reason why they relate to The Hulk is because he's fragile and human and faulty. -Chris Pine

I always sort of create practical problems so that I don't have to see a film I've just done. I'm too vulnerable, too fragile. People see your work, and there's nothing you can do. You're completely exposed. -Lena Olin

My happiness is very fragile. -Marianne Faithfull

I don't like to feel like I'm some fragile package that has to be shipped by high-priority mail and handled with white gloves. -Taylor Swift

We know so little of the why, what the universe is, what infinity is. The veil around us is very fragile. -Conor McPherson

'Heroine' is about a declining and imbalanced superstar – a very brave and bold role. I wanted to test whether I could carry a role like this. I have given 200 per cent to this role. She's a very complex character, very aggressive, manipulative and bold, yet she's very fragile. -Kareena Kapoor Khan

I am an emotional and fragile person. I observe life, I am perceptive and can read a person's body language. I have a strong journalistic streak in me, and had I not been a filmmaker, I would have become a film journalist. I have combined my perceptive and journalistic traits to create my own brand of cinema. -Madhur Bhandarkar

In Ireland, novels and plays still have a strange force. The writing of fiction and the creation of theatrical images can affect life there more powerfully and stealthily than speeches, or even legislation. Imagined worlds can lodge deeply in the private sphere, dislodging much else, especially when the public sphere is fragile. -Colm Toibin

We live in an emotionally fragile culture. We are in touch with every hurt past, present, and perceived. We are the walking wounded, and we want everyone to know. -Kevin DeYoung

I think having kids just makes you want to do things to help people. You have children, and you see how fragile and innocent and helpless they are when they first start out. If they are going to be a victim of whatever they are surrounded by, I just do everything I can to try to make whatever change I can. -Lisa Marie Presley

I never learnt Hebrew because my health was fragile, and it was thought that learning Hebrew would be an added burden. I regret it, because I would like to be able to join in fully. Not that I am a believer, but I would like to be. -Anita Brookner

We woke up one day, and all the sudden Starbucks was in the middle of this political crossfire between the people who want to bring a gun into Starbucks and the people who want to prevent it. It is a very difficult, fragile situation. -Howard Schultz

My mother goes crazy over babies. Some people just do. They love 'em! I never have. Babies scare me more than anything. They're tiny and fragile and impressionable – and someone else's! As much as I hate borrowing stuff, that is how much I hate holding other people's babies. It's too much responsibility. -Margaret Cho

I am drawn to those parts; I like the tough girls because they are not tough. It's a veil; it's a disguise. It's defenses. At the core, everybody is human, everybody is fragile, everybody is terrified, and the fear is what propels you to be tough. -Tatiana Maslany

Life is strong and fragile. It's a paradox… It's both things, like quantum physics: It's a particle and a wave at the same time. It all exists all together. -Joan Jett

The thing is to appreciate the fragile wonder of it all, down to the last breath, down to the dying embers of consciousness. -Maryam D'Abo

Digital data are more fragile than printed material. -Robert Darnton

As for success, I don't care for it. It is a fragile thing. -Azzedine Alaia

You will never find scientists leading armies into battle. You just won't. Especially not astrophysicists – we see the biggest picture there is. We understand how small we are in the cosmos. We understand how fragile and temporary our existence is here on Earth. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it, because it's only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles, wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on. -Chuck Palahniuk

History shows that nations are more fragile than their citizens think. No nation in history has survived the ravages of time. -Richard Lamm

Women born and raised on this fragile planet have more uniting us than dividing us – and it's the job of feminists to help us realise that. -Robin Morgan

I can't let the baggage of my private life get into work. Artists are more fragile than normal people. But I know that I am a role model for zillions of people, so no matter how deep you are hurting, you need to come out strong. -Bipasha Basu

Our global economy is much more fragile than many of us realize. -Robert Kiyosaki

I do like silver. I love antiques. I collect Georgian glass at home. When you think about how fragile that it is and think about how long these things have lasted – some of it is 400 years old – I find the history of these things extraordinary. -Anthony Warlow

The innovative process is a fragile one, dependent on a complex, often messy interplay of imagination, competition, and exchange. Curbing new ideas hurts not only individual creators but the audience for which they create and the posterity that inherits their legacy. -Virginia Postrel

The Internet is brittle and fragile and too easy to take down. It's a conduit for criminal activity. We need international treaties to prosecute the bad guys, but we don't have them. -Vint Cerf

There's still prejudice and that resistance regarding women, not only on female football but in various activities. Men think that women are a bit fragile to perform some types of activities or don't have the ability and aren't strong enough. -Marta

Reading Poe was like a near-death experience, the kind that makes you feel fragile and free in its wake. I felt almost as though I'd scared myself alive. -Koren Zailckas

When I played 'Survivor', I sat back many times and marveled that no one had gotten into a real physical altercation. With all the backbiting, lies, and lack of food, a fight didn't sound far off base, considering the strained and fragile emotions. -Jenna Morasca

When you see how fragile and delicate life can be, all else fades into the background. -Jenna Morasca

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. -Bernard Beckett

Basic science provides long-term benefits for ourselves and our fragile planet and should be supported by all the world's societies. -David Lee

At the start of the process the idea is just a thought – very fragile and exclusive. When the first physical manifestation is created everything changes. It is no longer exclusive, now it involves a lot of people. -Jonathan Ive

I had a few problems. I didn't realise it until I started going to therapy. I did it for 10 years, two days a week, and pretty quickly I understood that a lot of my suffering, many of my issues, were rooted in my realising that I was gay when I was a little boy. I knew I was different. That made me very fragile. -Stefano Gabbana

The soul is both the most fragile and most resilient thing about you; a healthy soul is what holds you together when your world falls apart. Since you will carry your soul into eternity, it's worth checking up on it at least as often as your teeth. -John Ortberg

The bulk of my learning – if I may call it such – has come within the past three months, after I became a part of the fragile body of patients who make up an AIDS hospice. Here, surrounded by teams of supportive nurses, attentive doctors, and interns, one gently comes upon his own strengths and shortcomings. -Lance Loud

In terms of long-term durable storage, the human mind, paradoxically, is pretty good, but it's very fragile. -Jonathan Nolan

Anna Magnani, Sophia Loren, Meryl Streep – I love actresses that are strong and fragile at the same time. They bring complexity to their roles. -Moran Atias

I like to be fragile. I like that. I try to be close to that energy and sensibility. -Romain Duris

I think we have a rawer version of capitalism and a more fragile community and family base than other nations. We are a more individualistic culture. From the Boston Tea Party on, we've had too little faith in government. -Arlie Russell Hochschild

When you are up there, feeling infinite space, the earth looks like a fragile planet against the immense universe. We are just another fleeting species, passing by. I do believe there is life elsewhere, and we are not alone. But not having found an alternate place for now, it is crucial to take care of the one place we do have. -Guy Laliberte

Life is fragile: it thrives only in a narrow range of temperatures between freezing and boiling. How lucky that our planet is just the right distance from the sun: a little farther, and the death of the perpetual Antarctic winter – or worse – would prevail; a little closer, and the surface would truly fry anything that touched it. -Leonard Susskind

The foundations of our lives are far more fragile than we think. So we are severely shaken when life turns out to have a will of its own. -Susanne Bier

I'd want to bring a flamethrower to faculty meetings. The preciousness of academics and their fragile personalities would not be tolerated in any other business in the known universe. -Nic Pizzolatto

A lot of ink is given over to mythologizing female friendships as curious, fragile relationships that are always intensely fraught. Stop reading writing that encourages this mythology. -Roxane Gay

I would break a lot of cymbals. You whack the cymbals hard enough, and they will crack in half. Drums are not actually as sturdy as they look. They're actually somewhat fragile instruments. -Damien Chazelle

Chet Faker's a reference to the late Chet Baker. I'm a big fan of his vocal style; it's quite fragile and soft, and that was a style I wanted to take on. -Chet Faker

It is curious to note how fragile the memory is, even for the important times in one's life. This is, moreover, what explains the fortunate fantasy of history. -Marcel Duchamp

The thing I like most in my kitchen is my marble counters. Everybody said not to use marble because it's fragile, it stains, it cracks, and it doesn't remain beautiful. But I love marble. -Ruth Reichl

Of course, I've known people who have mental difficulties, so I know how fragile people's psyches are and how little it can take to overbalance somebody. -Roger Lloyd-Pack

We don't all look alike – some people think they're tough, some people think they're fragile – but in the end, we share a lot. -Claire Denis

The thought of security bears within it an essential risk. A state which has security as its sole task and source of legitimacy is a fragile organism; it can always be provoked by terrorism to become more terroristic. -Giorgio Agamben

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 P. Feynman

On balance, I would say that anybody who reminds our lords and masters that the computerized society is fragile… has definitely done a service to the public at large. -John Brunner

To be honest, my partner Natasha is my inspiration. She is who I reference when searching for my role. I don't emulate what she does, but her interpretation of Giselle is so fragile and sensitive and so tender. It constantly inspires me. And I feel like it's the other way around. We have a great rapport together. -David Hallberg

Your fragile mind can't have forgotten the terrifying technothriller series known 'Scorpion'. Because it features the worst hacking scenes ever broadcast in any medium. -Annalee Newitz

Moisture, moisture, moisture is the key to maintaining our hair. I use water-based products and try to put something on my hair every day. I pay special attention to my edges, as they are so fragile. -Erica Ash

Sometimes when we think about femininity, we think also fragile. But I think you can be feminine and very strong. I think make-up goes with that femininity. I think it's a natural gesture for women and one they do more for themselves than for others. -Monica Bellucci

I enjoy life, and I think that's important. Life is so fragile and so fleeting, and it's over in a minute, and you've just got to grab it and do everything and not worry about it. -Jerry Hall

When you look at the… atmosphere on the limb of the Earth, I wouldn't say it looks unhealthy, but it definitely looks very, very fragile and just kind of like this thin film, so it looks like something that we definitely need to take care of. -Scott Kelly

While I know some women who are stunningly sanguine when they're pregnant, I dissolve into a total mess. What normally appears sturdy turns fragile: the economy, the climate, humanity's baseline social contract. -Lauren Groff

Because of the vulgar advent, I decided to give way and, by dark and cryptic sentences, tell of the causes of the future mutation of mankind; especially the most urgent ones, and the ones I perceived, and in a manner that would not upset their fragile sentiments. -Nostradamus

We're not a fragile people. We're not a frightful people. Our power doesn't come from some self-declared savior promising that he alone can restore order as long as we do things his way. We don't look to be ruled. -Barack Obama

I cover my shyness by being exactly the opposite. You know, really loud and very Italian. I am an extremely insecure and fragile person, and only the people that really know me know that. But I push myself. -Mariacarla Boscono

My fragile connection with the world of polite society has, without a doubt, been severed. -John McAfee

It was an egregious violation of the American Constitution. We were innocent American citizens, and we were imprisoned simply because we happened to look like the people who bombed Pearl Harbor. It shows us just how fragile our Constitution is. -George Takei

I've heard, 'Temer is very fragile, poor little thing; he doesn't know how to govern.' Gibberish! -Michel Temer

We have one planet in our solar system that's habitable, and that's the Earth, and space travel can transform things back here for the better. First of all, by just having people go to space and look back on this fragile planet we live on. People have come back transformed and have done fantastic things. -Richard Branson

Lots of children have had dark experiences, and if they're not having direct dark experiences, they are thinking about things and learning that life is fragile. You have to acknowledge that side of life to be able to then offer comfort and hope and goodwill. -Matt Haig

I like to play a strong woman, but a strong woman can also be very fragile and vulnerable at the same time. -Carice van Houten

Everybody's got that split between the beautiful and fragile, the hard and the dark. -Aurora

It's a misogynistic world. It's because of what we ask of actresses. We ask them to be sensitive, fragile, desirable. And men? We ask them to be strong and virile. -Lea Seydoux

I think that I'm shy and I judge myself. But at the same time, I also have big contradictions. I can be sometimes sure of myself as well. I'm not always fragile and vulnerable. I can feel tough and strong. -Lea Seydoux

Everyone's more vulnerable than they seem, and I think men are more vulnerable. Once you get close to a man, the whole thing's a facade anyway. I think manhood is fragile. -Alain de Botton

I can't for the life of me think of the link between Iraq and why a fruit vendor self-immolates in Tunisia and cracks this seemingly solid crust that turns out to be so fragile that societal unrest touches off. -David Petraeus

Light is a powerful substance. We have a primal connection to it. But, for something so powerful, situations for its felt presence are fragile. -James Turrell

I've taken great pride in not being fragile. -Carli Lloyd

Take good care of our fragile planet. -Kalpana Chawla

Turing was very strong and driven and, at the same, so awkward and fragile. -Morten Tyldum

It certainly would be helpful going forward for deficit reduction efforts to focus on the medium term while not subtracting from the impetus we need to keep a fragile economy moving forward. -Janet Yellen

If you're a woman, it's almost impossible to establish a relationship. You're too much for everybody. It's too much. The woman always has to play this role of being fragile and dependent. And if you're not, they're fascinated by you, but only for a little while. And then they want to change you and crush you. And then they leave. -Marina Abramovic

I wish I could unknow this, but there is a perception of me that I'm super-sensitive and fragile. And I am super-sensitive, and I don't think that that's a bad thing. To do what I do, I have to remain open. -Winona Ryder

If the Internet, ubiquitous as it now is, proves too dangerous in the hands of the psychologically fragile, perhaps access to it ought to be restricted. We ban drunks from driving because they're a danger to others. Isn't it time we did the same to trolls? -Milo Yiannopoulos

The good part about getting older is you stop trying to prove anything to anyone, including yourself. All you are in the pursuit of is collecting experiences – beautiful, fragile little soap bubbles that you store in your heart, and every once in a while you pull one out and gaze at the delicate pictures it shows you. -Twinkle Khanna

I remember a time when you were protesting on the street together with your professors, with your union, with your school organizations. Everybody was in the streets. Now, everybody is kept alone in his box, in this fragile condition, afraid of losing tenure. -Raoul Peck

I am just back from South Sudan, one of the world's most fragile nations. For years, I have been moved by the kind people who maintain hope that they will live to see peace. My heart has ached for them, as they have endured pain and violence that make such hope feel out of reach. -Forest Whitaker

I loathe having a fragile brain and knowing as I make any plan that I should provide for the possibility that my mind may betray me at short notice. -Andrew Solomon

Lucasfilm looks out for 'Star Wars.' What are the values inherent in 'Star Wars' that we want to protect? It's fragile to a certain extent in that it's a single IP. -Kathleen Kennedy

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. -Adam Grant

To me, being creative is a very fragile thing. The environment in which one can create is a very particular one, and somehow, I've always felt the need to be very protective of that. -Holly Hunter

Is it 'a drag' that passions don't come to us all at once, as epiphanies, without the need to actively develop them? Maybe. But the reality is that our early interests are fragile, vaguely defined, and in need of energetic, years-long cultivation and refinement. -Angela Duckworth

I used to play softball every summer back in Quitman. My two brothers demanded I be tough. There were certain girls they wouldn't let me invite over because they were too feminine and fragile. -Sissy Spacek

Our Founders were not naive simpletons. They understood that human freedom is a fragile thing, that 'eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.' -Tom Tancredo

Trump's Twitter flood of late-night mendacity is an unhindered celebration of fragile manhood, a ceaseless summons to the millions for affirmation, a proclamation to vulnerable men across the land that endless preening and stroking is a normal and imitable way of life. -Timothy D. Snyder

I don't use a hairdryer when it's not necessary; I try to look after my fragile hair. -Sasha Pivovarova

I've seen people pass away. I've seen how fragile life is. -Bibi Bourelly

Businesses operating in fragile or conflict-affected environments bear a responsibility to, at the very minimum, do no harm and avoid fuelling conflict or reinforcing fragility. -Peter Maurer

Marriage, or any committed partnership, has become sacred to me, powerful and fragile all at the same time. -Emily V. Gordon

I've had knee trouble, and I worry about my shoulder, but I think my weakest link is my head. A helmet can only do so much, and I have seen the effects of brain injuries. That is a big fear. I think everyone's weakest link is their brain because it's their most fragile link. -Gus Kenworthy

The freedoms we have enjoyed in America – and spread around the world – are incredibly fragile freedoms. -Eric Metaxas

America is fundamentally exceptional. No one in the history of the world had ever done anything to compare with what the Founders did, creating a fragile mechanism by which men and women could actually govern themselves. -Eric Metaxas

The main way that being adopted has shaped my songwriting is that I was asked at an early age to consider the circumstances that led to my life, and in a way, I was introduced to how fragile and unlikely life is from the beginning. -Lucy Dacus

My hair is extremely dry and fragile, so moisture is key. I love black castor oil, shea butter, and lots of water. -Philomena Kwao

Music is a good way to channel your fragile, vulnerable, needy side, but it's also something to rejoice in. -Paolo Nutini

No matter how much funding I get, I'm always thinking, 'This is temporary. This is fragile. It could all end tomorrow, and how am I going to make today worth it? If this is my last day in the lab, what can I do so that I can walk out of here saying, 'That was a good day?'' -Hope Jahren

The conservative media ecosystem – like the rest of us – has to recognize how critical, but also how fragile, credibility is in the Orwellian age of Donald Trump. -Charlie Sykes

I have a very thick skin altogether – surprisingly, many actors are rather fragile, but I get that of the 10 million people watching an episode, probably 3 million hate me, and I'm comfortable with that. -Joshua Malina

Human beings of today are more fragile, whereas people born in wartime, during the Second World War, eventually became the great players like Pele. They were fantastic players. -Alex Ferguson

Fashion is fragile and fleeting. But it is also an indicator for the cultural and social appetites for a nation. -Kehinde Wiley

You can't ever go back; life is incredibly short and fragile. -Michael Arden

Life is so fragile, so brief. And we seemingly work so hard at trying to ignore that. -Elizabeth Berg

So here comes this black guy from the Bay Area talking about peace, feminism, challenging racism, challenging the priorities of the country, and talking about preserving the fragile nature of our ecological system. People looked at me as if I was a freak. -Ron Dellums

I think glass has so many different forms. Sometimes it comes off as something so breakable and fragile, but it's amazingly strong. It starts as sand, and it takes on different lives, but it is breakable. -Goapele

Music is fragile: people die, and it's forgotten. -Ry Cooder

Fighting causes you to face life head on, because you could end up seriously getting hurt, and you could hurt somebody else. It causes both people to face the reality that we are fragile beings, but it doesn't mean we can't enjoy ourselves in the process and punch each other in the face and have a good time. -Rose Namajunas

Human beings are fragile things, and for the period of time it takes to get them to Mars and back, you have dangerous radiation from the sun and the galaxy. We have to think about issues like that. -Paul Allen

In fragile and conflict-affected states, education can insulate children from chaos and insecurity and better prepare them to bring about future stability. -Julia Gillard

I realise that film industry is a brittle and fragile world, but I'm ready to face it all because I'm too much in love with this space. -Vicky Kaushal

It's only normal for me to work with my family because I think they are talented and because there's a warmth when I'm working. As a filmmaker, sometimes you are very fragile. You are in a very fragile situation most of the time. I think it's important to be surrounded by people you just get along with. -Nadine Labaki

My idea of family is not dominated by blood ties. Families are fragile things, and I think it is social pressure and emotional attachments that keep them together. -Jeremy Hardy

You have this life in this body, and it's really fragile. But what you have inside is what you have to offer, and it's just as important as anyone else's. -Patty Griffin

We always have to remind ourselves of how fragile life on this planet is and what responsibilities we have. -Sam Neill

In all my time in England, I have never come up against a fragile Man United team. -Rafael Benitez

People might think that because I'm skinny and tall, I'm fragile. But I always knew I wasn't. And it's comforting to know that I can throw a proper punch if I have to. -Joan Smalls

Progress is possible, but it is fragile – and across our country, the battles for our most basic civil rights rage on. -Stacey Abrams

Life is so fragile. -Chris Mullin

As somebody who happens to be gay, I particularly resent that minorities are being encouraged to be fragile and bitter. -Andy Ngo

Life is so fragile; you have to treasure it. -Fabio Lanzoni

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