Teeth and Food Quotes

“Improvements in dentistry are surely among the few unambiguous benefits brought to the human race by the twentieth century.”
A.N. Wilson, 'The Victorians' (2002)
 

 

“Eating food when too hot is injurious, as weakening the nerves of the teeth and stomach by the stimulus of heat.”
Catharine E. Beecher
'Miss Beecher’s Domestic Receipt-Book' (1846)
 

 

“Eating pears cleans the teeth.”
Korean proverb
 

 

“Hot things, sharp things, sweet things, cold things
All rot the teeth, and make them look like old things.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
 

 

“If your slave commits a fault, do not smash his teeth with your fists; give him some of the (hard) biscuit which famous Rhodes has sent you.”
Marcus Valerius Martialis, Roman poet
1st century B.C.
 

 

“No kind of beverage should be taken hot -- it injures the teeth and impairs digestion.”
Sarah Josepha Hale, 'The Good Housekeeper' (1839)
 

 

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