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Delicate Quotes

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Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject
to a good many different ailments,
but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

 

A new idea is delicate.
It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn;
it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to
death by a frown on the right man's brow.
- Ovid

My task is becoming more and more delicate,
while the difficulties increase constantly.
- Jean Moulin

The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.
- Max Beerbohm

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The stars are the great Gothic churches:
spires,
naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses,
stained glass and grandeur, grandeur,
grandeur.
- John Corry

When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate
creeper has found its strong wall,
we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper.
- Anthony Trollope

Hearts that are delicate and kind and tongues that are neither -
these make the finest company in the world.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation.
Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate,
robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
- David K. Shipler

Pray always for all the learned, the oblique,
the delicate.
Let them not be quite forgotten at the throne of God
when the simple come into their kingdom.
- Evelyn Waugh

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

One must learn, if one is to see the beauty in Japan,
to like an extraordinarily restrained and delicate loveliness.
- Miriam Beard

When a new generation watches the films,
people might mention that it has improved their lovemaking.
I guess it's because it isn't threatening.
It was very sweet and delicate.
- Sylvia Kristel

The voice of conscience is so delicate that it is easy to stifle it;
but it is also so clear that it is impossible to mistake it.
- Madame de Stael

Capitalism tries for a delicate balance:
It attempts to work things out so that
everyone gets just enough stuff to keep them from
getting violent and trying to take other people's stuff.
- George Carlin

The vote is a trust more delicate than any other,
for it involves not just the interests of the voter,
but his life, honor and future as well.
- Jose Marti

I was so overprotected, I used to think I was as delicate as people said I was.
- Natalie Wood

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
- Ovid

Acting deals with very delicate emotions.
It is not putting up a mask.
Each time an actor acts he does not hide;
he exposes himself.
- Rodney Dangerfield

It is a very delicate job to forgive a man,
without lowering him in his own estimation,
and yours too.
- Josh Billings

I do have a delicate side.
- Michelle Rodriguez

We have a country that is in a very delicate situation.
- Ezer Weizman

I know it is a somewhat delicate matter to refuse a gift,
but in this case the statue is so atrocious that every
endeavour should be made to keep it out of the church.
- Giles Gilbert Scott

Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
- Jessica Savitch

I think it's funny to be delicate with subjects that are explosive.
- Jerry Seinfeld

True strength is delicate.
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty,
and just reasoning to delicate sentiment.
In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
- David Hume

The antagonisms between men and women express themselves
in the most delicate phase of their life together -
in their sexual relationship.
- C. L. R. James

What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect,
delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from."
- Marilyn vos Savant

Movies either work or they don't work and they're either
funny or they're not and we work very hard.
To achieve that kind of work is really kind of delicate stitching.
- Ivan Reitman

The nature of peoples is first crude,
then severe, then benign, then delicate,
finally dissolute.
- Giambattista Vico

The pigeon here is a beautiful bird,
of a delicate bronze colour,
tinged with pink about the neck, and the wings marked with green and purple.
- William John Wills

The corals do not look much worn, but still appear to have been dead.
There are some delicate shells of molluscs from depths beyond 500 fathoms,
where they were certainly living.
- Edward Forbes

Amending the U.S.
Constitution, the document most sacred to those who
love freedom and liberty,
is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the
basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that
a proposed amendment is necessary.
- Ben Nelson

The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character,
that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world,
with all its corruption and evils and cruelties,
and the splendid world of our imagination.
- Richard Hofstadter

Past conference topics have included strengthening
the role of fathers in children's lives,
the impact of the media culture on children,
the delicate balance between work and family,
and family involvement in education.
- Tipper Gore

It's been important to me to be a good activist,
a good thinker, a good musician, a good singer,
and a good entertainer.
You can't do it all, but I have walked those delicate
lines as best I know how.
- Holly Near

The questions worth asking, in other words,
come not from other people but from nature,
and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned
out by the noise of everyday life.
- Robert B. Laughlin

The delicate and intricate pattern of competition and
cooperation in the economic behavior of the hundreds
of thousands of citizens of Stockholm offers a challenge
to the economist that is perhaps as complex as the
challenges of the physicist and the chemist.
- George Stigler

Peter Sellers was great to work with.
A lovely man.
A little bit crazy in that he - you know,
as I say, it was hard.
It was sort of balancing a very delicate spirit on a needle.
You know, because you never know where he was going.
- Goldie Hawn

Many persons have been confused and discouraged at
the very outset of the study by the great variety and
the delicate distinctions of the openings:
and this has constituted a fault in many otherwise
excellent manuals for the learner.
- Howard Staunton

The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law.
Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance.
Shall my soul meet so severe a curve,
journeying on its way to form?
- Dag Hammarskjold

The human organism inherits so delicate an adjustment to climate that,
in spite of man's boasted ability to live anywhere,
the strain of the frozen North eliminates the more
nervous and active types of mind.
- Ellsworth Huntington

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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