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Quotations by author » Dorothy Parker
American short-story Writer and Poet, 1893-1967
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"Cheque enclosed" are the two most beautiful words in the English language
Words
"The House Beautiful" is the play lousy
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. . . as for helping me in the outside world, the Convent taught me only that if you spit on a pencil eraser, it will erase ink.
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A list of authors who have made themselves most beloved and therefore, most comfortable financially, shows that it is our national joy to mistake for the first-rate, the fecund rate.
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Accursed from birth they be Who seek to find monogamy Pursuing it from bed to bed I think they would be better dead
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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.
Childhood
And there was that poor sucker Flaubert rolling around on his floor for three days looking for the right word.
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Art is a form of catharsis
Art
As only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight, you'll live through the night.
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Authors and actors and artists and such - Never know nothing, and never know much
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Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone
Beauty
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
Brevity
By the time you swear you are his, shivering and sighing, And he vows his passion is infinite and undying- Lady, make a note of this: One of you is lying
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Byron and Shelley and Keats/ Were a trio of lyrical treats.
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Check enclosed.
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Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship
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Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship.
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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
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Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life.
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Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
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