Some Thoughts On Fragility From Various Authors

“The strongest love is the love that can demonstrate its fragility.”

Paulo Coelho

“Those candle flames were like the lives of men. So fragile. So deadly. Left alone, they lit and warmed. Let run rampant, they would destroy the very things they were meant to illuminate. Embryonic bonfires, each bearing a seed of destruction so potent it could tumble cities and dash kings to their knees.”

Brandon Sanderson

“It occurs to me that the peculiarity of most things we think of as fragile is how tough they truly are. There were tricks we did with eggs, as children, to show how they were, in reality, tiny load-bearing marble halls; while the beat of the wings of a butterfly in the right place, we are told, can create a hurricane across an ocean. Hearts may break, but hearts are the toughest of muscles, able to pump for a lifetime, seventy times a minute, and scarcely falter along the way. Even dreams, the most delicate and intangible of things, can prove remarkable difficult to kill.”

Neil Gaiman

“Hearts are connected by the slenderest of threads.”

Marty Rubin

“The world is changeable, and its ability to change is so fragile that a single person can be responsible for it.”

A.J. Darkholme

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