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26 Famous Quotes by Dorothy Parker
8/22/1893 - 6/7/1967
Also Known As:  
Dottie Parker     Dot Parker     Dorothy Rothschild
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Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.

Idleness Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone

Beauty Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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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.

Fame Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

Wit Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Misfortune tests friends, and detects enemies

Misfortune Quotes, by 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

Songs Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Gratitude - the meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world.

Gratitude Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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When your bank account is so overdrawn that it is positively photographic, steps must be taken.

Bankers and banks Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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

Books Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

Brevity Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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

Cure Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away.

Shame Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Money cannot buy health, but I'd settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair.

Money Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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

The sexes Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses.

Girls Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Well, there are always those who cannot distinguish between glitter and glamour . . . the glamour of Isadora Duncan came from her great, torn, bewildered, foolhardy soul.

Glamour Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Scratch a lover, and find a foe.

Lovers Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the copyrights on nobility -- if there is going to be anything like that in a relationship.

Nobility Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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I know that there are things that never have been funny, and never will be. And I know that ridicule may be a shield, but it is not a weapon.

Ridicule Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes.

Tragedy Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.

Tranquility Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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His voice was intimate as the rustle of sheets.

Voice Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

Brevity Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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Her mind lives tidily, apart From cold and noise and pain, And bolts the door against her heart, Out wailing in the rain.

Wail Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.

Business Quotes, by Dorothy Parker

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