Dorothy Parker Quotes (72 quotations)

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1. A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika. - Dorothy Parker

2. As only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight, you'll live through the night. - Dorothy Parker

3. Brevity is the soul of lingerie. - Dorothy Parker

4. By the time you swear you're his, / Shivering and sighing, / And he vows his passion is / Infinite, undying - / Lady, make a note of this: / One of you is lying. - Dorothy Parker

5. By whom? - Dorothy Parker

6. Coolidge is dead How could they tell? - Dorothy Parker

7. Dear Mary: We all knew you had it in you. - Dorothy Parker

8. Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life. - Dorothy Parker

9. Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants. - Dorothy Parker

10. Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants. - Dorothy Parker

11. 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

12. Four be the things I am wiser to know: Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe. - Dorothy Parker

13. Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt. - Dorothy Parker

14. Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful. So you might as well live. - Dorothy Parker

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

16. His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets. - Dorothy Parker

17. His voice was as intimate as the rustle of sheets. - Dorothy Parker

18. Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow. - Dorothy Parker

19. I can't write five words but that I change seven. - Dorothy Parker

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

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

22. i like to have a martini, two at the very most - at three i'm under the table, at four, i'm under the host! - Dorothy Parker

23. 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

24. I misremember who first was cruel enough to nurture the cocktail party into life. But perhaps it would be not too much to say, in fact it would be not enough to say, that it was not worth the trouble. - Dorothy Parker

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

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