Dorothy Parker Quotes

Dorothy Parker

US author, humorist, poet, & wit (1893 - 1967)

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Age before beauty ... And pearls before swine.

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Ducking for apples; change one letter and it's the story of my life.

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The two most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed".

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Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

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His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets.

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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.

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This is on me.

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Dear Mary: We all knew you had it in you.

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This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.

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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 their tires.

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The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.'

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By whom?

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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 Romania.

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"Coolidge is dead"
"How could they tell?

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Trapped, like a trap in a trap.

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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.

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Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

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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.

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The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

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The affair between Margot Asquith and Margot Asquith will live as one of the prettiest love stories in all literature.

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I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion.

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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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I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.

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The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.

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She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.

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Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.

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Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.

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A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.

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The only "ism" hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

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If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

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Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

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The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

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If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

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This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.

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Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

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