Dorothy Parker Quotes

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He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery. -Dorothy Parker
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Art is a form of catharsis -Dorothy Parker
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When your bank account is so overdrawn that it is positively photographic, steps must be taken. -Dorothy Parker
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Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away. -Dorothy Parker
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Every love's the love before in a duller dress -Dorothy Parker
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Scratch a lover, and find a foe. -Dorothy Parker
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I require only three things of a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid. -Dorothy Parker
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Lonely is a man without love. -Dorothy Parker
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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 Rumania -Dorothy Parker
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Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow. -Dorothy Parker
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The only ism Hollywood believes in is plagiarism. -Dorothy Parker
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Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone -Dorothy Parker
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The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires. -Dorothy Parker
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Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe. -Dorothy Parker
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Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter's pretty lousy, but I hate Spring. -Dorothy Parker
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The cure to boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. -Dorothy Parker
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All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn't sit in the same room with me. -Dorothy Parker
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Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host. -Dorothy Parker
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Drink and dance and laugh and lie, Love, the reeling midnight through, For tomorrow we shall die! (But, alas, we never do. -Dorothy Parker
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I wish I could drink like a lady I can take one or two at the most Three and I'm under the table Four and I'm under the host. -Dorothy Parker
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The two most beautiful words in the English language are 'cheque enclosed.' -Dorothy Parker
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If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to. -Dorothy Parker
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Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life. -Dorothy Parker
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Prince, a precept I'd leave for you, Coined in Eden, existing yet: Skirt the parlor, and shun the zoo, Women and elephants never forget. -Dorothy Parker
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Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion. -Dorothy Parker
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Sometimes I think Ill give up trying, and just go completely Russian and sit on a stove and moan all day. -Dorothy Parker
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Brevity is the soul of lingerie. -Dorothy Parker
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Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation. -Dorothy Parker
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Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt. -Dorothy Parker
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She (Katherine Hepburn) runs the gamut of emotions from A to B -Dorothy Parker
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Work is the province of cattle. -Dorothy Parker
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My land is bare of chattering folk; the clouds are low along the ridges and sweet's the air with curly smoke from all my burning bridges. -Dorothy Parker
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Gratitude - the meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world. -Dorothy Parker
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Money is only congealed snow. -Dorothy Parker
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If you would learn what God thinks about money, you have only to look at those to whom he has given it. -Dorothy Parker
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If you want to see what God thinks of money, just look at all the people He gave it to. -Dorothy Parker
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Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion. -Dorothy Parker
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She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B. -Dorothy Parker
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[On Katharine Hepburn's stage performance:] She ran the whole gamut of emotions, from A to B. -Dorothy Parker
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Go to the Martin Beck Theatre and watch Katherine Hepburn run the gamut of emotions from A to B. -Dorothy Parker
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She will never win him, whose words had shown she feared to lose. -Dorothy Parker
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Flowers are heaven's masterpiece. -Dorothy Parker
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[Completely bored by a country weekend, wiring to a friend:] For heaven's sake, rush me a loaf of bread, enclosing saw and file. -Dorothy Parker
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Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician. -Dorothy Parker
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On being told of the death of former President Calvin Coolidge: How could they tell? -Dorothy Parker
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