Fragile Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fragile quotes, fragile sayings, and fragile proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely.     

Haruki Murakami

Happiness is such a fragile thing, isn't it? So easily burst, like a bubble blown by a child, and always on the verge of being carried away.     

Nenia Campbell

Fragile egos are put on the line every day.     

Mary Lou Retton

How fragile our lives are anyway. How quickly things can change forever.     

Nancy E. Turner

Ideas are the most fragile things in the world, and if you do not write them down, they will be lost forever.     

Phil Cooke

Relationships are like bubbles – they're fragile.     

Michael Douglas

Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.     

Michael Jackson

Memory is fragile and the space of a single life is brief, passing so quickly that we never get a chance to see the relationship between events; we cannot gauge the consequences of our acts, and we believe in the fiction of past, present, and future, but it may also be true that everything happens simultaneously.     

Isabel Allende

Life is fragile, like the dew hanging delicately on the grass, crystal drops that will be carried away on the first morning breeze.     

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

We are fragile, everyone. We all long for something more. Things are said and things are done and the pieces hit the floor. See how fragile.     

Ralston Bowles

Trust is a fragile thing - difficult to build, easy to break. It cannot be bargained for. Only if it is freely given it can be expected in return.     

Peter Lerangis

There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts.     

Neil Gaiman

Even in our best shape we are a brittle piece of mortality. Your life is a breath, don't waste it.     


There's no time to hold grudges when you've seen how fragile things can really be.     

Allison Winn Scotch

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

Germaine Greer

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

Alan Rudolph

It is sometimes the most fragile things that have the power to endure and become sources of strength.     

May Sarton

It's fragile what we know. It's gone every time we forget. Then someone has to learn it all over again.     

Kim Stanley

Hope is fragile and needs to be tended and renewed.     

Patrick Shade

A man`s ego is just as fragile as a woman`s heart.     

Lana Del Rey

Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will never be a perfect time to pursue your dreams and goals other than right now.     

Rachael Bermingham

Hearts are fragile things. That's why you have to be so careful.     

Lauren Oliver

Love is fragile. And we're not always its best caretakers. We just muddle through and do the best we can. And hope this fragile thing survives against all odds.     

Nicholas Sparks

Love is a fragile, corruptible thing. And yet I have seen it evince a curious strength. It is beyond any comprehension. Love is a weakness that once in a great while triumphs over strength.     

Brent Weeks

Mortals are such fragile things. Just tender feelings walking around exposed in their delicate shells...Easy to crush.     

Melissa Marr

Most people are fragile. They're fragile in the sense that they're afraid of the unknown, so they cling to each other. They cling to families, traditions, ways of seeing life that protect them from the immensity of the unknown.     

Frederick Lenz

Life is fragile, handle with prayer.     

Harold B. Lee

Life is very fragile and you never know when it is over. Only one instance and then it might be too late to accept Gods offer for forgiveness.     

Chuck Norris

Reality is a fragile thing.     

Cornelia Funke

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

Jenny Shipley