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"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."

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

"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."

"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?"

"The balance between freedom and security is a delicate one."

"No matter how popular you are as a stand-up - you can go out and fill a 10,000-seat arena and be smart and funny - it's delicate to host an awards show and know where your place is and know that it's not about you, that it's about the people who are nominated, and respect that, but at the same time have your moment to show them who you are."

"The more you worry, the more you throw off the delicate balance of hormones required for health."

"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."

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

"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."

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