Dorothy Parker

1893 - 1967

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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A Quote by Dorothy Parker

Excuse my dust.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Alternative epitaph; in "While Rome Burns," "Our Mrs. Parker" by Alexander Woollcot, 1934.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on heart and men

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Some men break your heart in two, Some men fawn and flatter, Some men never look at you; And that cleans up the matter.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Experience.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on emotion, sorrow, and tranquility

Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker

On the Yale prom: If all the girls attending it were laid end to end - I wouldn't be at all surprised.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: quoted in Alexander Woollcott, 'While Rome Burns'

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker

She was always pleased to have him come and never sorry to see him go.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Laments for the Living, 1929

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on good and judgment

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: "But the One on the Right,' in New Yorker, 1929.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on life, love, and songs

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love is a thing that can never go wrong And I am Marie of Roumania.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Enough Rope

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on bravery and doctors

Said after she had been seriously ill: The doctors were very brave about it.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: Journal of the American Medical Association, 194:211, 1965.

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A Quote by Dorothy Parker on assumptions

If, with the literate, I am Impelled to try an epigram, I never seek to take the credit; We all assume that Oscar said it.

Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)

Source: A Pig's-Eye View of Literature: Oscar Wilde.

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