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Dorothy Parker Quotes

(1893-1967), American Humorous Writer

She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.

Category: Acting And Actors

They sicken at the calm that know the storm.

Category: Adversity

I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.

Category: Apathy

Art is a form of catharsis.

Category: Arts And Artists

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.

Category: Autobiography

This book is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.

Category: Books And Reading

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

Category: Children

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

Category: Critics And Criticism

Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

Category: Dress

Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown?

Category: Dress

Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.

Category: Etiquette

Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.

Category: Giving

I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.

Category: Gossip

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

Category: Gratitude

Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.

Category: Hollywood