2. "The pain of what? The pain of the raw torn places, the damaged membranes where he’d whanged up against the Great Indifference of the Universe. One big shark’s mouth, the universe. Row after row of razor-sharp teeth."
- Margaret Atwood, Oryx and Crake
4. "P.S. Hey what has 48 legs and 12 teeth? The front row in Alabama…"
- Nikki Sixx, The Heroin Diaries: A Year In The Life Of A Shattered Rock Star
5. "Yes, I’m a mouse. Squeak, squeak. Now shoo-shoo back to your little bug friends, said Rirped, picking up a hunk of dried beef. He tore a off a piece with his teeth and noticed Boots hadn’t moved. He pulled back his lips to reveal a row of jagged teeth and gave her a sharp hiss."
- Suzanne Collins, Gregor the Overlander
6. "Turner eased to a stop, third car in line, in a narrowing lane, with the guard shack ahead on her left, and an unbroken row of concrete dragons’ teeth on her right, each one of them a squat, truncated pyramid about three feet tall, each one of them no doubt built on a rebar armature and socketed deep below grade."
- Lee Child, Never Go Back
7. "Once she had an infected tooth that was getting progressively worse along a trip. Getting help was simply too dangerous, so she knocked out her top row of teeth with the handle of the gun she always carried. Now that’s commitment."
- Grace Norwich, I Am #6: Harriet Tubman
8. "There are no secrets.' The thing smiled, showing a row of even, childlike teeth. 'None worth keeping. Only the ones you hide from yourself, which are the most damaging and hurtful of all. Truth is truth, and lie is lie. Tell yourself one's the other and all the world turns kilter."
- David Hewson, Macbeth