Dorothy Parker

1893 - 1967

A Quote by Dorothy Parker on soul

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Well, there are always those who cannot distinguish between glitter and glamour . . . the glamour of Isadora Duncan came from her great, torn, bewildered, foolhardy soul.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: New Yorker, 1928

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on heart, life, mind, and pain

Her mind lives tidily, apart From cold and noise and pain, And bolts the door against her heart, Out wailing in the rain.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Sunset Gun, 1928.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on death and presidency

On being told of the death of former President Calvin Coolidge: How could they tell?

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: recalled on her death, June 7, 1967

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on age, death, and friendship

At age seventy: If I had any decency, I'd be dead. Most of my friends are.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on children and home

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

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on challenge, society, and speech

Speech to American Horticultural Society; when challenged to use horticulture in a sentence: You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: You Might as Well Live.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on justice and luck

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.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: One Perfect Rose.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on curiosity, doubt, and love

Four be the things I'd been better without: Love, curiosity, freckles, and doubt.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Enough Rope, 1927.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on friendship, idleness, and sorrow

Four things I am wiser to know: Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Enough Rope, 1927.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on love

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Every love is the love before In a duller dress.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Death and Taxes

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