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

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 delicate quote

The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
— Ovid

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

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