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1. "Adults havethe benefit of experience and know the trick will work as long as the technique is correct.When we "grow up" we gain this experience and knowledge, but we lose our innocence andsense of wonder. In other words, the price we pay for growing up is a permanent sense ofloss."
Author: Alberto Alvaro Ríos
2. "It was hard to feel the right emotions at the right times. They didn't come at all when you set a place for them, and they sacked when you weren't ready, when you were just innocently flossing your teeth, for example, or eating a bowl of cereal."
Author: Ann Brashares
3. "These two things are almost all I want, but unfortunately, neither one is my strong suit. I am very strong on blame, and wish this were one of God's values, but trust, surrender? Letting go, forgiveness? Maybe just after a period of prayer, but then when the mood passes and real life rears its ugly head again? Not so much. I hate this, the fact that life is usually Chutes and Ladders, with no guaranteed gains.I cannot will myself into having these qualities, so I have to pray for them more often, if I want to be happy. I have to create the habit, just as I had to do with daily writing, and flossing."
Author: Anne Lamott
4. "Flossie was always running after men and they were always running away from her. Francie's Aunt Sissy ran after men, too. But somehow they ran to meet her halfway.The difference was that Flossie Gaddis was starved about men and Sissy was healthily hungry about them. And what a difference that made."
Author: Betty Smith
5. "Born at Midnight - "Personally for me, wearing a thong is like flossing your ass"
Author: C.C. Hunter
6. "Und erzählen tat er, denn in seinen Adern floss der Wein des Berichtens, und der Himmel hatte gewollt, dass es seine Gewohnheit war, die Dinge der Welt zuerst sich selbst darzulegen, um sie zu verstehen, und danach den anderen kundzutun, in die Musik und das Licht der Literatur gekleidet, denn er erahnte, dass das Leben, wenn schon kein Traum, so doch zumindest eine Pantomime war, wo die grausame Ungereimtheit der Geschichte immer hinter den Kulissen floss, und zwischen Himmel und Erde gab es keine größere und wirksamere Rache, als die Schönheit und den Geist mit der Macht des Wortes zu meißeln, um hinter der Sinnlosigkeit der Dinge den Sinn zu finden."
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
7. "Do we still have to floss?" Tommy asked. "I mean, what's the point of being immortal if we have to floss?"
Author: Christopher Moore
8. "I do not," I felt oddly appalled by her statement. "I'm an excellent liar. Ask my dentist. He swears I floss regularly."
Author: Darynda Jones
9. "Do demons even have to brush their teeth?"Chris chuckled. "I brush my teeth and even floss sometimes. I also eat, shower and sleep, too."
Author: David Estes
10. "They Lied"They lied, my friend. They injected their despair beneath your skin like a parasitic insect laying eggs in the body of another species.Nothing they said is true,everything about you is honorable. Every porethat opens and closes—a multitudealong the expanse of your body, thefollicles from which hair sproutsemerging again and again like spiders' flossspun from a limitless source.You wait, huddled. Or carry yourself fromplace to place like a burden. As ifyou would stash yourself, if you could,in a bus station locker, or somewhere smaller.You don't really hope, butyou can't give it up completely.Some stubborn nuggetis lodged like a bullet in bone.Though each breath stings with the coldsuck of it, you can know the truth.Every cell of your body vibrates with its own intelligence.Every atom is pure."
Author: Ellen Bass
11. "I wrote a song about dental floss but did anyone's teeth get cleaner?"
Author: Frank Zappa
12. "All of these teeth had once been in real, live people. They had talked and smiled and eaten and sang and cursed and prayed. They had brushed and flossed and died. In English class, we read poems about death, but here, right in front of me was a poem about death too."
Author: Gabrielle Zevin
13. "You're pretty great, God, and I mean that, but if it were up to me - like if I happened to be YOU - my teeth would floss themselves."
Author: Gregor Collins
14. "Dying is easy, getting the dental floss off your finger and into the trash is hard."
Author: Gregor Collins
15. "Old Flossie settle down on the other side of What-the-Dickens and dragged some handiwork out of a sack. She armed herself with two thorns shaped into knitting needles. A wodge of curlicued metallic scrubbing pad supplied the threat. 'I knit handcuffs as a hobby,' explained Old Flossie happily, and set to work. 'Idle hands get up to no good, so I like to be prepared in case I meet up with any idle hands."
Author: Gregory Maguire
16. "Die Frage, was nun eigentlich war zwischen ihnen, würden sie später erörtern, wenn all die Tage in ihrer Erinnerung zu einem einzigen, für immer unvergeßlichen Tag zusammengeflossen sein würden. Auch die Griechen, wußte Onno, die die Grundlage für die westliche Kultur gelegt hatten, besaßen kein Wort für „Kultur". Die Wörter entstanden erst, wenn die Sache verschwunden war."
Author: Harry Mulisch
17. "Doch am meisten von allem lernte er, als der Sommer sich neigte, den Müßiggang zu lieben, Müßiggang nicht mehr als Strecken der Freiheit, die heimlich hier und da unfreiwilliger Arbeit abgeknapst wurden, gestohlene Augenblicke der Freude, wenn er mit von den Fingern baumelnder Gabel vor einem Blumenbeet auf der Fersen hockte, nein, Müßiggang als Hingabe seiner selbst an die Zeit, eine Zeit, die langsam wie Öl von Horizont zu Horizont über das Angesicht der Welt floß, die seinen Leib überspülte, in seinen Achselhöhlen und Leisen kreiste, die seine Augenlider bewegte. Er war weder erfreut noch verärgert, wenn es zu arbeiten galt, es war dasselbe."
Author: J.M. Coetzee
18. "YOU COULD LOCK the Gasman in a padded cell with some dental floss and a bowl of Jell-O, and he'd find a way to make something to explode."
Author: James Patterson
19. "No wonder he has such nice teeth. They probably pay him in dental floss."
Author: Janette Rallison
20. "I brush my teeth like they are gray cumulonimbus clouds, and I floss like I fish. Can I offer you a small piece of salmon?"
Author: Jarod Kintz
21. "How about I let you floss with my jugular as well?"
Author: Jeaniene Frost
22. "Female magazines were rubbish--most of them were candy-floss for the brain."
Author: Jess C. Scott
23. "Never floss with a stranger."
Author: Joan Rivers
24. "It seemed to her everyone had too much self-protective pride to truly strip off down to their souls in front of their long-term partners. It was easier to pretend there was nothing more to know, to fall into an easygoing companionship. It was almost embarrassing to be truly intimate with your spouse; because how could you watch someone floss one minute, and the next minute share your deepest passion or tritest of fears? It was almost easier to talk about that sort of thing before you'd shared a bathroom and a bank account and argued over the packing of the dishwasher."
Author: Liane Moriarty
25. "....You should keep dental floss on you at all times; when your eyesight goes, quit driving; don't keep too many secrets, eventually they'll eat away at you. But the most valuable lesson he taught me was this: Every day we get older, and some of us get wiser, but there's no end to our evolution. We are all a mess of contradictions; some of our traits work for us, some against us. And this is what I figured out on my own: Over the course of a lifetime, people change, but not as much as you'd think. Nobody really grows up."
Author: Lisa Lutz
26. "He bit his fingernails. He bit his toenails. He pulled tiny green threads from his shirt and tried flossing his teeth. Then he tried making little green designs with tiny, tiny knots. Then he hit on the idea of weaving messages. Could he macramé "Help, I am a prisoner . . ." and plant it on the back of someone's jacket by static charge? If someone ever came back, that is? He got as far as a delicate gossamer H, E, L, caught the thread on a hangnail while rubbing his stubbled chin, and reduced his plea to an illegible green wad. He pulled another thread and started over."
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
27. "Juliet and Romeo be damned, you can't be in love until you've flossed your teeth next to the person at least three hundred times..."
Author: Marisha Pessl
28. "How often did he feel it now, this gorgeous, furtive seclusion? In the bath sometimes, maybe. Though Jean failed to understand his need for periodic isolation and regularly dragged him back to earth mid-soak by hammering on the locked door in search of bleach or dental floss."
Author: Mark Haddon
29. "Trying to figure out God is like trying to catch a fish in the Pacific Ocean with an inch of dental floss."
Author: Matt Chandler
30. "But here there were houses full of *stuff*, fancy sheets woven with silk floss as soft as a baby's bum; fancy washstands carved of dark wood that glowed like cherries where the light hit it; curtains the shade of the summer sky, heavy and glossy and smooth to the touch. The velvet-flocked wallpaper was so soft beneath her fingertips that had her eyes been closed, she might have thought she was brushing the belly of a rabbit. And the stool in the corner! One wouldn't imagine you'd get too fancy with such a piece, but this stool was covered with embroidery so fine that her knuckles ached just looking at the stitches. Unbelievable. The rich even spoiled their arses!"
Author: Meredith Duran
31. "His bit of pencil turned up in the seat pocket of his short trousers, but as the search for the pad continued without issue a crease appeared in the boy's domed brow. He patted himself up and down until filaments of honey floss formed between his fingertips and pockets, coating him in a gossamer down. The old man watched helpless as the boy, with mounting agitation, spun threads of loss from his palms and fingertips."
Author: Michael Chabon
32. "Terrific! Have you done Step Three?" He waggled his brows as he opened up the top left drawer of my dresser. "No. Hey! Do you mind, Nosy Newton?" "Are these panties?" he asked, holding up two of my thongs. "Because they look like dental floss to me." Oh my God. My almost father-in-law was digging around in my lingerie. Embarrassment bloomed in my face. "Ruadan, get out of my underwear!" "Fine," he said, closing the left drawer and opening the right one. "Oh! Lookie here!" "If you touch that box," I said menacingly, "I will cut off your head with your own swords. And I'm not talking about the one on your shoulders." He laughed, shutting the drawer. "You won't need a vibrator anymore. You've got Patrick." His gaze slid toward the dresser. "Unless you have different toys in there. Nipple clamps?" "I… what… oh God." I fell onto the bed, curled into the fetal position, and covered my face."
Author: Michele Bardsley
33. "I'm not that girl who randomly meets a guy one night and has her life change. I wear cords and flannel shirts. I don't have the killer body like Tris or Caroline. Sometimes I don't wash my hair for three days and sometimes I don't floss."
Author: Rachel Cohn
34. "Seele im RaumHier bin ich, hier bin ich, Entrungene,taumelnd.Wag ichs denn? Werf ich mich?Fähige waren schon vieldort, wo ich drängte. Nun woauch noch die Mindesten restlos Macht vollziehn,schweigend vor Meisterschaft —:Wag ichs denn ? Werf ich mich?Zwar ich ertrug, vom befangenen Körper aus,Nächte; ja, ich befreundeteihn, den irdenen, mit der Unendlichkeit;schluchzendüberfloß, das ich hob,sein schmuckloses Herz.Aber nun, wem zeig ichs,daß ich die Seele bin? Wenwunderts?Plötzlich soll ich die Ewige sein,nicht mehr am Gegensatz haftend, nicht mehrTrösterin; fühlend mit nichts alsHimmeln.Kaum noch geheim;denn unter den offenenallen Geheimnissen eines,ein ängstliches.O wie durchgehn sich die großen Umarmungen. Welchewird mich umfangen, welche mich weitergeben, mich, linkischUmarmende?Oder vergaß ich und kanns?Vergaß den erschöpflichen Aufruhrjener Schwerliebenden? Staun',stürze aufwärts und kanns?"
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
35. "He's getting dumped. And he doesn't even know it yet. He's probably eating a cheeseburger or flossing or picking up his dry cleaning, and he has no idea. No inkling."
Author: Sarah Dessen
36. "I scoured myself with lye soap from head to toe to get the evil funk of demon snot off me. I have flossed things the gods never meant to be flossed and used things that would be toxic to most living organisms. All to sanitize my body for your chewing pleasure."
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
37. "Uniqueness is wasted on youth. Like fine wine or a solid flossing habit, you'll be grateful for it when you're older."
Author: Sloane Crosley
38. "Awards are always a pleasant surprise. They are the candy-floss parts of our job - a lovely added extra to attract people's attention. The bottom line is that you want to sell tickets."
Author: Sophie Thompson
39. "Incidentally, I only have one cavity, and as much as my dentist asks me to, I just can't bring myself to floss."
Author: Stephen Chbosky
40. "Ritual he liked, but compulsory routine he hated. Thus, he resented every minute that he now had to surrender to showering, shampooing, shaving, and flossing and brushing his teeth. If mere men could devise self-defrosting refrigerators and self-cleaning ovens, why couldn't nature, in all its complex, inventive magnificence, have managed to come up with self-cleaning teeth? "There's birth," he grumbled, "there's death, and in between there's maintenance."
Author: Tom Robbins
41. "The man who said the pen was mightier than the sword ought to have tried reading "The Mill on the Floss" to Motor Mechanics."
Author: Tom Sharpe

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