Dorothy Parker

United States writer noted for her sharp wit (1893-1967)

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Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.Rate it:
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.Rate it:
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.Rate it:
A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.Rate it:
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.Rate it:
Coolidge is dead"
"How could they tell?
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Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.Rate it:
His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets.Rate it:
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.Rate it:
I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. Out there, I called it.Rate it:
I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true.Rate it:
I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things.Rate it:
I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.Rate it:
I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.Rate it:
I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion.Rate it:
I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more.Rate it:
If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.Rate it:
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.Rate it:
Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses.Rate it:
Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.
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Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea And love is a thing that can never go wrong And I am Marie of Roumania.Rate it:
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is thing that can never go wrong;
And I am Marie of Romania.
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She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.Rate it:
Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.Rate it:
The affair between Margot Asquith and Margot Asquith will live as one of the prettiest love stories in all literature.Rate it:
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of the tires.Rate it:
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant --- and let the air out of their tires.Rate it:
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.Rate it:
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.Rate it:
The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.Rate it:
The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'Rate it:
There's a helluva distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.Rate it:
They sicken at the calm that know the storm.Rate it:
They sicken of the calm that know the storm.Rate it:
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.Rate it:
Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.Rate it:
Trapped, like a trap in a trap.Rate it:
Work is the province of cattle.Rate it:

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