Byron and Shelley and Keats Were a trio of lyrical treats.
Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)
Source: Sunset Gun, 1928
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live.
Source: Enough Rope
Then if my friendships break and bend, There's little need to cry The while I know that every foe Is faithful till I die.
Source: The Heel.
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