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He that sleeps, feels no toothache. - William Shakespeare

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Ø  Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething. - Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)

Ø  An aching tooth is better out than in, to lose a rotting member is a gain. - Richard Baxter

Ø  Boys, don’t study medicine. By the time you earn your bread, you will have no teeth left to eat it with. - Henry McMurtie

Ø  Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond. - Miguel de Cervantes

Ø  For there was never philosopher that could endure the toothache patiently. - William Shakespeare

Ø  He looks like a tooth-drawer, i.e. very thin and meagre. - English proverb

Ø  He that sleeps, feels no toothache. - William Shakespeare

Ø  He who immerses himself in sexual intercourse will be assailed by premature aging, his strength will wane, his eyes will weaken, and a bad odour will emit from his mouth and his armpits, his teeth will fall out and many other maladies will afflict him. - Moses ben Maimon (Maimonides)

Ø  I need hardly repeat to you the vulgar observation that a physician seldom obtains bread by his profession until he has no teeth to eat it. - James Parkinson

Ø  If a man has knocked out the teeth of a man of the same rank, his own teeth shall be knocked out. - Hammurabi

Ø  In some aspects of alternative medicine we are fighting an almost medieval belief in magic but debunking such beliefs is like telling people that the tooth fairy is sniffing glue. - John Diamond

Ø  Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eye, sans taste, sans everything. - William Shakespeare

Ø  Loss of teeth and marriage spoil a woman’s beauty. - African proverb

Ø  Man can have only a certain number of teeth, hair and ideas; there comes a time when he necessarily loses his teeth, hair and ideas. - Francois Voltaire

Ø  Medicine with them is distributed in the following way; every physician is for one disease and not for several, and the whole country is full of physicians of the eyes; others of the head; others of the teeth; others of the belly; and others of obscure diseases. - Herodotus

Ø  Men are not going to embrace eugenics. They are going to embrace the first likely, trim-figured girl with limpid eyes and flashing teeth who comes along, in spite of the fact that her germ plasm is probably reeking with hypertension, cancer, haemophilia, colour blindness, hay fever, epilepsy, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. - Logan Clendening

Ø  Removing the teeth will cure something, including the foolish belief that removing the teeth will cure everything. - Anonymous

Ø  The higher animals get their teeth without pain or inconvenience. Man gets his through months and months of cruel torture; he will never get a set which can really be depended on ’till a dentist makes him one. - Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens)

Ø  The man with toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. - George Bernard Shaw

Ø  The tongue is ever turning to the aching tooth. - Thomas Fuller

Ø  There are two things in life that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach and the enamel of his teeth. Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters for dyspepsia and the toothache. - Henry Lytton Bulwer

Ø  To lose a lover or even a husband or two during the course of one’s life can be vexing. But to lose one’s teeth is a catastrophe. - Hugh Wheeler


Ø  Writers, like teeth, are divided into, incisors and grinders. - Walter Bagehot

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