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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was an American writer, poet, and critic. A fixture of 1920s literary society known for her acerbic wit and low opinion of romantic relationships, she became a member of the famous Algonquin Round Table.
Found 73 thoughts of Dorothy Parker

How do people go to sleep? I'm afraid I've lost the knack. I might try busting myself smartly over the temple with the nightlight. 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.

Dorothy Parker

I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be a darling at it.

Dorothy Parker

The sweeter the apple, the blacker the core. Scratch a lover and find a foe!

Dorothy Parker

The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

Dorothy Parker

I really can't come to your party Mrs. Parker, I can't bear fools." That's strange; your mother could.

Dorothy Parker

One more drink and I'll be under the host.

Dorothy Parker

This is on me.

Dorothy Parker

I've never been a millionaire but I just know I'd be darling at it.

Dorothy Parker

Trapped, like a trap in a trap.

Dorothy Parker

Scratch an actor - and you'll find an actress.

Dorothy Parker

Famous actress bragging about her husband: Look at him, isn't he beautiful I have kept him for seven years now" Dorothy Parker: Don't Worry--he'll come back in style"

Dorothy Parker

His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets.

Dorothy Parker

If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true.

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say "No" in any of them.

Dorothy Parker

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

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.

Dorothy Parker

If they laid all the coeds from Yale end to end...I wouldn't be surprised.

Dorothy Parker

You can lead a whore to culture, but you can't make her think.

Dorothy Parker
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