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1. "It was not flirting, just verbal ping-pong. I was dying to slam the ball but too polite to stop the back-and-forth."
Author: André Aciman
2. "Did I want him to act? Or would I prefer a lifetime of longing provided we both kept this little Ping-Pong game going: not knowing, not-not-knowing, not-not-not-knowing? Just be quiet, say nothing, and if you can't say "yes," don't say "no," say "later." Is this why people say "maybe" when they mean "yes," but hope you'll think it's "no" when all they really mean is, Please, just ask me once more, and once more after that?"
Author: André Aciman
3. "I always have a ping-pong table in the studio. If you're with an artist and you notice the situation is going south a little bit, it's like, 'You wanna play ping-pong or foosball?' Or, 'You wanna go grab somethin' to eat?' And then you just like talk to them and relax them and get them comfortable and get yourself comfortable."
Author: Benny Blanco
4. "Ping-pong was invented on the dining tables of England in the 19th century, and it was called Wiff-waff! And there, I think, you have the difference between us and the rest of the world. Other nations, the French, looked at a dining table and saw an opportunity to have dinner; we looked at it an saw an opportunity to play Wiff-waff."
Author: Boris Johnson
5. "..."And then we played Ping-Pong—""Not pool? I always assumed he was a billiards man—I mean, it's so handy the way he keeps a stick up his—"
Author: Claire LaZebnik
6. "It felt wrong to cut him off. But I could only take so much heavy breathing before inappropriate thoughts involving whip cream and a ping pong paddle crept into my mind."
Author: Darynda Jones
7. "I'm a wicked ping-pong player."
Author: David Baldacci
8. "I...um...started slow, a little here and there, gradually increasing..." Holy shit! "You didn't!" Lucky ping-ponged between outrage and elation. "Yeah, I did. I switched you to decaf...and stevia." "You are such a bastard. A card-carrying, no-holds-barred bastard."
Author: Eden Winters
9. "Hey, Pedro, could you get your shopping cart out of my faculty parking space? Yes, I know you live on the street. But you know how hard it is to find a parking spot on the Upper West Side. After all, you used to be one of my best students! So how's that Columbia degree working out for you? Not so good, huh? Sorry about that. Really! But you know, a college degree isn't like some cheap used car. There's no warantee. Right, there's no Lemon Law either. Buyer beware! Look, Pedro, I don't want to call security again. Yes, I know they're your cousins. What's that? You'll wash my car for a dollar? Well, I guess that's a good deal. Where's your sponge bucket? What's that? You've got a hose? What do you mean, it's tucked in your pants? Hey Pedro -- no, no, no don't -- aw, Pedro!"
Author: Eric Foner
10. "You figured most of them would probably marry dopey guys. Guys that talk about how many miles they get to a gallon in their goddam cars. Guys that get sore and childish as hell if you beat them at golf, or even just some stupid game like ping-pong. Guys that are very mean. Guys that never read books."
Author: J.D. Salinger
11. "Girls with their legs crossed, girls with their legs not crossed, girls with terrific legs, girls with lousy legs, girls that looked like swell girls, girls that looked like they'd be bitches if you knew them... You figured most of them would probably marry dopey guys. Guys that always talk about how many miles they get to a gallon in their goddam cars. Guys that get sore and childish as hell if you beat them at golf, or even just some stupid game like ping-pong. Guys that are very mean. Guys that never read books. Guys that are very boring."
Author: J.D. Salinger
12. "I would not employ an author to referee a Ping-Pong match. By their very nature they are biased and bloody-minded. Better put a fox in a henhouse than to ask an author to judge his peers. (in a letter to the Governor General about the GA's Literary Awards & his issue--among others--with the judging system, 1981)"
Author: Jack McClelland
13. "I have a house, with two big plasma-screen TVs, two dogs, a grill, chessboard. I like to keep it low-key: invite friends over, order some Papa John's pizzas and Coors Light, play poker and ping-pong and chill. I'm pretty private."
Author: Jared Padalecki
14. "I'm pretty sure ‘ping' in Chinese means ‘table,' and ‘pong' means ‘tennis."
Author: John Alejandro King
15. "I'm not at all competitive. I'd rather play Solitaire than ping-pong."
Author: Johnny Galecki
16. "I'm an extra dark black belt in ping pong."
Author: Judah Friedlander
17. "I'm a big Ping-Pong addict. I love it."
Author: Lisa Ling
18. "Eventually I confess to a friend some details about my weeping—its intensity, its frequency. She says (kindly) that she thinks we sometimes weep in front of a mirror not to inflame self-pity, but because we want to feel witnessed in our despair. (Can a reflection be a witness? Can one pass oneself the sponge wet with vinegar from a reed?)"
Author: Maggie Nelson
19. "Wrestling and boxing is like Ping-Pong and rugby. There's no connection."
Author: Mickey Rourke
20. "Jeff do roasts is like watching Andy Roddick destroy at Ping-Pong in your grandfather's basement."
Author: Mindy Kaling
21. "I saw this thing years ago, where somebody filled a gymnasium with ping-pong balls and mousetraps. And then somebody threw just one more ping-pong ball in there, and literally, in five seconds, the room was popping. And then it was dead. And that's how it was with 'Dallas.' Just... 'boom!'"
Author: Patrick Duffy
22. "We can see the Divine in each speck of dust, but that doesn't stop us from wiping it away with a wet sponge. The Divine doesn't disappear; it's transformed into the clean surface."
Author: Paulo Coelho
23. "It's like ping pong with a ball made out of acid and fire. That's what's going on inside our screwed up heads."
Author: Rebecca O'Donnell
24. "The meeting was like a war council with donuts. Then again, back at Camp Half-Blood they used to have their most serious discussions around the Ping-Pong table in the rec room with crackers and Cheez Whiz, so Percy felt right at home."
Author: Rick Riordan
25. "All of my activities are so pedestrian. The extreme sport I play is ping pong. And we play it hard. If any of you suckers want to step up to the table, be ready."
Author: Seth Green
26. "Sometimes being a dad is like watching a ping-pong match."
Author: Steve Schirripa
27. "I missed Rosaleen's snoring the way you'd miss the sound of the ocean waves after you've gotten used to sleeping with them. I didn't realize how it had comforted me. Quiteness has a strange, spongy hum that can nearly break your eardrums."
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
28. "I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I'm pretty good at those games."
Author: Thelonious Monk
29. "Another tormentor inquired if it was true that I had installed two ping-pong tables in my basement. I asked, was it a crime? No, he said, but why two? "Is that a crime?" I countered, and they all laughed."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov

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