Whopping Skating On Thin Ice quotations

Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.

Civilisation, the orderly world in which we live, is frail.

We are skating on thin ice. There is a fear of a collective disaster. Terrorism, genocide, flu, tsunamis.

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

If you're skating on thin ice, you might as well dance.

It was all too easy to make things up, it was like skating on thin ice, it was like doing dainty pirouettes on a brittle crust over water thousands of fathoms deep.

Tallulah [Bankhead] is always skating on thin ice. Everyone wants to be there when it breaks.

Walking along past the store windows, into which she peers with her usual eagerness, her usual sense that maybe, today, she will discover behind them something that will truly be worth seeing, she feels as if her feet are not on cement at all but on ice. The blade of the skate floats, she knows, on a thin film of water, which it melts by pressure and which freezes behind it. This is the freedom of the present tense, this sliding edge.

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