It's frustrating when our best efforts to help people fail. But if we could see life through their weary eyes and experience their trials with the same frayed emotions, we might understand why. - Richelle E. Goodrich
A few blossoms float into the room. They drop like frayed yellow ribbons on the gray carpet. - Eileen Granfors
Sometimes I wonder, that one missing sock after doing laundry, is the smart one. After being unhappy for so long, it finally walks away from a frayed, worn-out relationship. - Anthony Liccione
Christmas is a holiday that persecutes the lonely, the frayed, and the rejected.
Writing is an affair of yearning for great voyages and hauling on frayed ropes. - Israel Shenker