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Definition of Fragment

Fragment

  1. A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part; as, a fragment of an ancient writing.

Fragment Quotations

A war, with its attendant human suffering, must, when that evil is unavoidable, be made to fragment more than buildings: It must shatter the foundations of thought and re-create. Only in this way does every individual share in the cataclysm and understand the purpose of sacrifice.
Wole Soyinka

There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
Anais Nin

Why should Ireland be treated as a geographical fragment of England - Ireland is not a geographical fragment, but a nation.
Charles Stewart Parnell

The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
Pope Paul VI

I'm saying look, here they come, pay attention. Let your eyes transform what appears ordinary, commonplace, into what it is, a moment in time, an observed fragment of eternity.
Philip Levine
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Fragment Translations

fragment in Afrikaans is item, stuk
fragment in Danish is brudstykke, brud
fragment in Dutch is jaartelling, item, deeltje, deel
fragment in Finnish is osanen
fragment in Italian is frammento
fragment in Norwegian is bruddstykke
fragment in Portuguese is fragmento
fragment in Spanish is fraccion, fragmento, pieza
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