I find that most men would rather

I find that most men would rather have their bellies opened for five hundred dollars than have a tooth pulled for five.  ~Martin H. FischerFFM

I had very good dentures once some

I had very good dentures once.  Some magnificent gold work.  It’s the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate.  ~Graham GreeneTravels With My Aunt, Pt 2, Ch 7, 1969

There are two things in life that

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 BulwerDCMOO