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)
Contributed by: Zaady
Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
On the Yale prom: If all the girls attending it were laid end to end - I wouldn't be at all surprised.
Source: quoted in Alexander Woollcott, 'While Rome Burns'
She was always pleased to have him come and never sorry to see him go.
Source: Laments for the Living, 1929
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.
Source: "But the One on the Right,' in New Yorker, 1929.
One more drink and I'll be under the host.
Of Katharine Hepburn in play "The Lake," 1933: She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.
Source: quoted in A. Woollcott, While Rome Burns
Most good women are hidden treasures who are only safe because nobody looks for them.
Source: Obituary, in "The New York Times," 8 Jun 1967.
Telegram to a friend who had just become a mother after a prolonged pregnancy: Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.
Source: While Rome Burns, Our Mrs. Parker, by Alexander Woollcott, 1934.
His voice was as intimate as the rustle of sheets.
Source: Enough Rope, 1927.
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