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Letter "F" » fragile
«Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.»
«Civilization is hideously fragile and there's not much between us and the horrors underneath, just about a coat of varnish.»
«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.»
«At twenty you have many desires which hide the truth, but beyond forty there are only real and fragile truths - your abilities and your failings»
«Confidence is a very fragile thing.»
«Big ideas are so hard to recognize, so fragile, so easy to kill. Don't forget that, all of you who don't have them.»
«A fire scene is very fragile, especially in a tropical environment. You've got to get to the evidence before the heat, wind and rain do.»
«But tomorrow, dawn will come the way I picture her,barefoot and disheveled, standing outside my windowin one of the fragile cotton dresses of the poor.She will look in at me with her thin arms extended,offering a handful of birdsong and a small cup of light.»
Author: William Collins
, extend to
, picture window
, small arms
, the poor
, window dressing
«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.»
Author: Umberto Eco
, the books
, The Elements
, The Librarian
«Democracy is not a fragile flower; still it needs cultivating.»