All I say is, nobody has any business to go around looking like a horse and behaving as if it were all right. You don't catch horses going around looking like people, do you?
Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)
Contributed by: Zaady
Love is like quicksilver in the hand, Leave the fingers open and it stays, Clutch it, and it darts away.
Byron and Shelley and Keats Were a trio of lyrical treats.
Source: Sunset Gun, 1928
I only require three things of a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.
On why she missed a New Yorker, deadline: Somebody was using the pencil.
Source: The Years with Ross, by James Thurber, 1959.
Of Los Angeles: Seventy-two suburbs in search of a city.
Source: Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, The Filmgoer's Book of Quotes, but it is attributed to others, also.
I'm never going to be famous. I don't do anything, not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more.
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
Source: book review
Of Orson Welles: It's like meeting God without dying.
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.
Source: One Perfect Rose.
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