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Top 100 Fraught Quotes

#1. For my daughter I would suffer through a thousand divorces, a million uncomfortable phone calls, a trillion emotionally fraught text messages. - Author: Jeffrey Zeldman
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#2. It's all just so fraught when you're writing and then going through the editorial process. It feels like this shape-shifting thing. When it's done, and you can't change a single word, it's a totally different thing. I was surprised by what that thing was. - Author: Danielle Dutton
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#3. I was always in trouble from an early age. I had a fraught relationship with my parents, who were very traditional. Doing plays at school was a joyous release. - Author: Naveen Andrews
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#4. A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#5. Until now travel had always been a fraught affair. Each year until she was sixteen, it had been two weeks fighting with her sister in a caravan in Filey while her parents drank steadily and looked out at the rain, a sort of harsh experiment in the limits of human proximity. - Author: David Nicholls
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#6. An ideal's love-fraught, imperious call
That bides the spheres become articulate. - Author: Josephine Preston Peabody
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#7. Nationalism is fraught with dangers, of course, but so is the blind refusal to recognize that attachment to one's own culture, traditions, and history is a creative, normal, and healthy part of human experience. - Author: Anthony Daniels
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#8. Every age fraught with discord and danger seems to spawn a leader meant only for that age, a political giant whose absence, in retrospect, seems inconceivable when the history of that age is written. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#9. South Africa is such a fraught place to live. The anxiety about crime, the crunching on racial eggshells, the juxtaposition of First World materialism with Third World squalor. - Author: Rory Carroll
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#10. I've never owned an actual trail-running shoe myself, but maybe I should. My favorite paths are fraught with peril, much of it skulking at shoelace level. A rock, a root, an errant pine cone. Wham, and you're down, choking in dust and picking pebbles from wounds in your forearms and knees. - Author: Don Kardong
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#11. Anne could not immediately fall into a quotation again. The sweet scenes of autumn were for a while put by - unless some tender sonnet, fraught with the apt analogy of the declining year, with declining happiness, and the images of youth and hope, and spring, all gone together, blessed her memory. - Author: Jane Austen
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#12. Working with food was fraught with anxiety when I was a girl. Like all farmers, we were at the mercy of the weather, and we lived in fear of crop failure. - Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
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#13. The only thing that makes me put down a book is if the characters are boring, or the situations aren't fraught with the potential for some great change or I don't mind if an author torments his protagonist, but I do expect a decent payoff in the end. - Author: Michael Boatman
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#14. Love is a dangerous commodity-fraught with peril, - Author: Robert Indiana
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#15. It's usually so fraught when you're taking a picture. I work with an 8-by-10 view camera and there's a, you know, hood that I put over my head, and it's tricky and complicated. - Author: Sally Mann
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#16. Humans have a fraught relationship with beasts. They are our companions and our chattel, our family members and our laborers, our household pets and our household pests. We love them and cage them, admire them and abuse them. And, of course, we cook and eat them. - Author: Jeffrey Kluger
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#17. This age is fraught with limitless perils, as well as untold possibilities. - Author: David O. McKay
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#18. Why was even the shallowest human conversation so fraught with pitfalls and tricky calibrations? Why couldn't people just keep silent until they had something essential to say, like the Oasans? - Author: Michel Faber
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#19. For mankind, speech with a capital S is especially meaningful and committing, more than the content communicated. The outcry of the newborn and the sound of the bells are fraught with mystery more than the baby's woeful face or the venerable tower. - Author: Paul Goodman
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#20. In general, the mass media tell us that black people are not loving, that our lives are so fraught with violence and aggression that we have no time to love. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#21. The act of leaning in to kiss someone, or asking them, is fraught with the possibility of rejection, so the person least likely to get rejected should do the leaning in or the asking. - Author: John Green
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#22. It is a very difficult thing, to love another.
To some it comes easily, naturally even. Whilst for others, the road to such things is long and arduous and fraught with danger. - Author: Ross Turner
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#23. You obliterate my central sun and i hate and fear you for it . . . every moment with you is fraught with my anxiety of failure to be who you want me to be, to say what you want me to say . . .
You don't remember you have a daughter. You never see my pain. You see yourself. - Author: Carol Lee
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#24. They, and they only, advantage themselves by travel, who, well fraught with the experience of what their own country affords, carry ever with them large and thriving talents. - Author: Frances Osborne
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#25. The rhythm of fraught footsteps and fervent heartbeat orchestrated a symphony of anticipation and dread. - Author: Brian A. McBride
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#26. Writing fiction is for me a fraught business, an occasion of daily dread for at least the first half of the novel, and sometimes all the way through. The work process is totally different from writing nonfiction. You have to sit down every day and make it up. - Author: Joan Didion
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#27. If menopause is the silent passage, 'male menopause' is the unspeakable passage. It is fraught with secrecy, shame, and denial. It is much more fundamental than the ending of the fertile period of a woman's life, because it strikes at the core of what it is to be a man. - Author: Gail Sheehy
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#28. Written with grace and thoroughly researched, One People, One Blood is an ethnography with a lot of heart that also sheds new light on a fascinating and fraught chapter in recent Jewish history. - Author: Ruth Behar
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#29. We are all sent the dreams we yearn for, she thought; no matter how unhappy or fraught our waking world may be, we are sent dreams in which we can do the things the heart really wants us to do. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#30. We must get rid of the IRS. It's a bureaucracy fraught with totalitarianism. - Author: Sonny Bono
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#31. America is a country founded by people from someplace else on ideas borrowed from someplace else, ultimately to try to distinguish itself from everyplace else. It is a fraught balance of identity. - Author: Anonymous
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#32. She was a woman and any exchange of words with a woman was fraught with her torturer's array of deadly implements, each one hovering at the very edge of a man's comprehension. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#33. Love and Divinity are both gifts from Nature, fraught with the highest bliss. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#34. Drawing is the only thing I've found in which I can lose myself completely. I love it. It started as something that relaxed me, but now it's a struggle because I'm pushing myself. The day-to-day sketching is fraught. - Author: Peter Capaldi
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#35. This is the greatest and most fraught romance of modern society, the marriage between the IT staff and those who depend on them. - Author: Marilyn Johnson
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#36. We live in a world fraught with risk from new pandemics. Fortunately, we also now live in an era with the tools to build a global immune system. - Author: Nathan Wolfe
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#37. Fortune is the best school of courage when she is fraught with anger, in the same way as winds and tempests are the school of the sailorboy. - Author: Pietro Metastasio
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#38. Love affair. Doesn't that sound so middle-aged? And also ill-fated. Like ill-fated is an understood prefix to love affair. Well, ill-fated is fine, as long as it's a meaty and fraught ill-fated love affair, not a pale and insipid one. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#39. I somewhat resist the whole gay rights-vampire rights metaphor because it is fraught with problems. I don't want to be seen as a gay man as a blood-sucking killer. I don't think it is the way to win hearts and minds. - Author: Denis O'Hare
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#40. There is another form of temptation, even more fraught with danger. This is the disease of curiosity. It is this which drives us to try and discover the secrets of nature, those secrets which are beyond our understanding, which can avail us nothing and which man should not wish to learn. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#41. At Lockwood & Co., George was famous for not being able to throw or catch with any accuracy. Back in the kitchen at Portland Row, even the casual passing out of fruit or bags of chips became an exercise fraught with danger. - Author: Jonathan Stroud
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#42. A lot of ink is given over to mythologizing female friendships as curious, fragile relationships that are always intensely fraught. Stop reading writing that encourages this mythology. - Author: Roxane Gay
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#43. A brief rustling that broke off short, as if startled at itself, then deadly silence, that agonising, watchful hush, fraught with its own betrayal, that stretched each minute to an excruciating eternity. - Author: Gustav Meyrink
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#44. The human relationship to combustion is as mysterious as it is fraught with madness. From the candle flame to the nuclear blast, it has lit up the human imagination with fear and fascination. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#45. The very natural tendency to use terms derived from traditional grammar like verb, noun, adjective, passive voice, in describing languages outside of Indo-European is fraught with grave possibilities of misunderstanding. - Author: Benjamin Lee Whorf
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#46. But looking back on the next day, I can tell you that happy endings are possible, even in situations as fraught with complications as this one was. - Author: James Howe
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#47. With age, life becomes complex and difficult, often fraught with risk on several levels, from the practical to the fiscal. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#48. Ours is no bloody battle With woe and horror fraught Our joust is of a gentler kind A measuring of Mind with Mind A tournament of thought - Author: Willard Fiske
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#49. O Fortune, how thy restless, wavering state has fraught with cares my troubled wit! - Author: Elizabeth I
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#50. The day before me is fraught with God knows what horrors. - Author: John Kennedy Toole
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#51. Everything is fraught with danger. I love technology and I love science. It's just always all in the way you use it. So there's no - you can't really blame anything on the technology. It's just the way people use it, and it always has been. - Author: Steve Martin
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#52. Life on a farm was fraught with hard work that reaped greater rewards ...
It was the things in life that required hard work that meant the most to her. - Author: Sarah Price
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#53. All choices are fraught with peril, but inaction is the most perilous of all. - Author: Allan Frewin Jones
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#54. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life become more secure, more fraught with action, richer in experience and achievement. - Author: Eddie Rickenbacker
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#55. SCIENCE! thou fair effusive ray
From the great source of mental Day,
Free, generous, and refin'd!
Descend with all thy treasures fraught,
Illumine each bewilder'd thought,
And bless my labour'g mind. - Author: Mark Akenside
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#56. When you were in least of need, people or objects turned up but when you were in a fraught situation, you would never find them. - Author: Deepika Kumaaraguru
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#57. In 2014, having children is complicated and daunting and fraught - as much as it's always been, but now we're talking about it. And the more we talk about it, the more of us will realize that we're not going through it alone. Far from it. - Author: Rachel Sklar
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#58. We have souls, you and I. We want to know things; we share the same earth, rich and verdant and fraught with perils. We don't either of us know what it means to die, no matter what we might say to the contrary. - Author: Anne Rice
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#59. Life is fraught with opportunities to keep your mouth shut. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#60. I know it sounds trite but I wanted to make a difference. Political debates with my father had been fraught because he was uncompromising and explosive but if he taught me one thing it was to air my views. - Author: Vince Cable
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#61. Adolescence is a border between childhood and adulthood. Like all borders, it's teeming with energy and fraught with danger. - Author: Mary Pipher
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#62. Yes. I much prefer it here. So much less reputable, so much more fraught. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#63. Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. - Author: Alexander Pope
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#64. To me there is nothing more fraught with mystery & terror than a remote Massachusetts farmhouse against a lonely hill. Where else could an outbreak like the Salem witchcraft have occurred? - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#65. I think all family businesses are difficult and fraught with problems because you have that family relationship to get over. But my dad has been so supportive, we've managed to work around that. - Author: Nell Newman
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#66. Love is not a state, a feeling, a disposition, but an exchange, uneven, fraught with history, with ghosts, with longings that are more or less legible to those who try to see one another with their own faulty vision. - Author: Judith Butler
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#67. It was as though the house had been left empty but a minute before and yet that minute was fraught with eternity so that you could not imagine that ever again that house would echo with talk and resound with laughter. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#68. I stared at Irys. My Story Weaver had to be laughing his blue ass off right now. My future appeared to be a long twisted road fraught with knots, tangles and traps. Just the way I liked it. - Author: Maria V. Snyder
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#69. We are all living this dance and it is clearly fraught with making choices. Lots of my choices are bad and that's normal. None of us are attractive at all times. What is attractive to me is authenticity. - Author: Andre Dubus
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#70. Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand, this oldest tool with which man has dug his way from savagery, and with which he is constantly groping forward. - Author: Jane Addams
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#71. There was a time when I could have slept with his friend Briffa, for instance. Around him the air was always fraught with possibilities. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#72. My relationship with my wife is fraught with all of the problems that any couples face, but there is a sense of humor that we have about it and a real desire to want to make it better. - Author: Joe Swanberg
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#73. Do we follow the road life's placed before us?
Or do we dare step up and forge an exceptional path.
A path fraught with struggle and sacrifice,
Yet one whose outcome places us in destiny's arms. - Author: Christopher Babson
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#74. The master-word is Work, a little one, as I have said, but fraught with momentous sequences if you can but write it on the tablets of your hearts, and bind it upon your foreheads. - Author: Abraham Verghese
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#75. Domestic interior design is a fraught affair. It makes me hanker for the mild and soothing and tasteless red velvet interiors in which people lived so undiscriminatingly no more than twenty years ago. It was unhygienic, dark, cool, probably stuffed full of dangerous bacteria, and pleasant. - Author: Joseph Roth
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#76. The situation's fraught, Fraughter than I thought, With horrible, impossible possibilities! - Author: Stephen Sondheim
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#77. Anyone who has lived through it, or those who are now living through it, knows that caring about an addict is as complex and fraught and debilitating as addiction itself. - Author: David Sheff
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#78. Fashionable dances as now carried on are revolting to every feeling of delicacy and propriety and are fraught with the greatest danger to millions. - Author: Horace Bushnell
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#79. Was there anything quite so painful, so fraught with the possibilities of hurt, as gift giving within a family? - Author: Paul Russell
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#80. Conversation, the gradual unveiling of oneself, one's quirks and characteristics, opinions and beliefs; what a fraught and awkward business that is. - Author: David Nicholls
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#81. Fraught, adj.
Does every "I love you" deserve an "I love you too"? Does every kiss deserve a kiss back? Does every night deserve to be spent on a lover?
If the answer to any of these is "No," what do we do? - Author: David Levithan
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#82. For me, I was raped in my own dorm bed. Since then, it has basically become fraught for me, and I feel like I've carried the weight of what happened there with me everywhere since then. - Author: Emma Sulkowicz
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#83. Memories lurk like dustballs in the backs of drawers. The stereo is a special model that plays only music fraught with poignant associations. - Author: Jay McInerney
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#84. I think the gender story will become less fraught with hard edges - and not that we'll have androgyny, but that men and women will move more fluidly into each other's domains. - Author: Elizabeth Lesser
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#85. We look before and after,
And pine for what is not;
Our sincerest laughter
With some pain is fraught;
Our sweetest songs are those that tell
Of saddest thought. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#86. Bedtime is fraught with fear and disappointment. When it is just me alone with my restless body and mind, I feel like the whole world is asleep and gone. It's very lonely. I am tired of being tired and talking about how tired I am. - Author: Amy Poehler
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#87. I suppose there must be some way in which I'm compelled to show some side of myself - or of people - that's paranoid and fraught and beleaguered and downtrodden, just as Tom Cruise wants to show that he's terrifyingly upbeat and terrifyingly heroic all the time. - Author: Paul Giamatti
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#88. My time as editor has been overlapped by a crisis - a prolonged, labyrinthine, tragic, seemingly non-ending crisis - that involves the prehistory of 9/11, 9/11, Iraq, Afghanistan, fraught histories between the United States and almost everyone. - Author: David Remnick
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#89. While some of my closest friends were jocks, it seemed that they spoke a different language with each other. Joining in their conversation was fraught with risk. - Author: Mo Rocca
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#90. Oh eyes, no eyes, but fountains fraught with tears; O life, no life, but lively form of death; Oh world, no world, but mass of public wrongs. - Author: Thomas Kyd
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#91. Somehow, Matheus expected the night he died to be fraught with weather straight out of the Old Testament: thunderstorms and hurricane winds and floods with arks. - Author: Amy Fecteau
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#92. My mother started to suffer from multiple sclerosis, but nobody knew what MS was then. My father didn't - and later he suffered a great deal of guilt over that. It was an awful business and very fraught. - Author: Ruth Rendell
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#93. The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life. - Author: Christopher Meloni
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#94. The journey may be fraught with challenges, yet it continues, for even the smallest leaf must embrace destiny...Persistence is the key... - Author: Virginia Alison
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#95. Everything is just so fraught with tendentious bullshit. - Author: Vitomil Zupan
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#96. Without good communication, a relationship is merely a hollow vessel carrying you along on a frustrating journey fraught with the perils of confusion, projection, and misunderstanding. - Author: Cherie Carter-Scott
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#97. We do naught but scratch the world, frail and fraught. Every vast drama of civilizations, of peoples with their certainties and gestures, means nothing, affects nothing. Life crawls on, ever on. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#98. Generally, social networking sites can be hugely promising and beneficial in opening new friendships and vistas and knowledge of the world, but they are also fraught with peril, when young people are reckless or headless. - Author: Richard Blumenthal
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#99. I'm attracted to how fraught the parent-child relationship is, swerving so easily between love and hostility, with almost no plausible way to end, unless someone dies. - Author: Ben Marcus
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#100. Is there a phrase in the English language more fraught with menace than a tax audit? - Author: Erica Jong
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