3. "It's all fun and games until you have a bad sports bra that causes your boobs to chafe."
- Dawn Dais, The Nonrunner's Marathon Guide for Women: Get Off Your Butt and On with Your Training
4. "But those who read thrillers are an impatient race. They chafe at scenic rhapsodies and want to get on to the rough stuff."
- Quote by P.G. Wodehouse
6. "I've always liked things I can just trance out to. Because what that means is that you've escaped the chafe of time. Often when you're bored, it's that friction between you and time."
- Quote by Geoff Dyer
7. "Biographer diagnoses reaction to restriction as a tell of true character. Some use even prison as a time of reflection and planning. Others, like Churchill, quickly chafe at missing interaction and opportunity."
- William Manchester, The Last Lion 1: Visions of Glory 1874-1932
8. "Unhappy me," quoth she, "and will't not stand? Come, let me rub and chafe it with my hand. Perhaps the silly worm is laboured sore And wearièd that it can do no more."
- Thomas Nashe, The Choise of Valentines
9. "Driving down 93, I realized once and for all, that I love the things that chafe. The things that fill me with stress so total I can’t remember when a block of it didn’t rest on top of my heart. I love what, if broken, can’t be repaired. What, if lost can’t be replaced. I love my burdens."
- Dennis Lehane, Moonlight Mile
10. "(June had drawn out every leaf on the trees. The mothers of Pimlico gave suck to their young. Messages were passing from the Fleet to the Admiralty. Arlington Street and Piccadilly seemed to chafe the very air in the Park and lift its leaves hotly, brilliantly, on waves of that divine vitality which Clarissa loved. To dance, to ride, she had adored all that.)"
- Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway