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beards Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about beards
  1. #1
    “...Mr. Twit never really went hungry. By sticking out his tongue and curling it sideways to explore the hairy jungle around his mouth, he was always able to find a tasty morsel here and there to nibble on.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The Twits
    character
    Mr. Twit
    concepts
    beardshygiene
  2. #2
    “So what I want to know is this. How often do all these hairy-faced men wash their faces? It is only once a week, like us, on Sunday nights? And do they shampoo it? Do they use a hair-dryer? Do they rub hair-tonic in to stop their faces from going bald? Do they go to a barber to have their hairy faces cut and trimmed or do they do it themselves in front of the bathroom mirror with nail-scissors?”
  3. #3
    “Mr. Twit felt that this hairiness made him look terrifically wise and grand. But in truth he was neither of these things. Mr. Twit was a twit.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The Twits
    character
    Mr. Twit
    concept
    beards
  4. #4
    “As you know, an ordinary unhairy face like yours and mine simply gets a bit smudgy if it is not washed often enough, and there’s nothing so awful about that.
    But a hairy face is a very different matter. Things cling to hair, especially food. Things like gravy go right in among the hairs and stay there. You and I can wipe our smooth faces with a washcloth and we quickly look more or less all right again, but the hairy man cannot do that.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The Twits
    concept
    beards
  5. #5
    “What a lot of hairy-faced men there are around nowadays.
    When a man grows hair all over his face it is impossible to tell what he really looks like. Perhaps that’s why he does it. He’d rather you didn’t know.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The Twits
    concept
    beards
  6. #6
    “If you looked closer still (hold your noses, ladies and gentlemen), if you peered deep into the moustachy bristles sticking out over his upper lip, you would probably see much larger objects that had escaped the wipe of his hand, things that had been there for months and months, like a piece of maggoty green cheese or a moldy old cornflake or even the slimy tail of a tinned sardine.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The Twits
    character
    Mr. Twit
    concepts
    hygienebeards
  7. #7
    “Mr. Pontellier wore eye-glasses. He was a man of forty, of medium height and rather slender build; he stooped a little. His hair was brown and straight, parted on one side. His beard was neatly and closely trimmed.”
  8. #8
    “Danny came over to our apartment one evening in September...His beard and earlocks were gone, and his face looks pale.”
  9. #9
    “He that hath a beard is more than a youth; and he that hath no beard is less than a man: and he that is more than a youth is not for me; and he that is less than a man, I am not for him.”