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
Contributed by: Zaady
Said after she had been seriously ill: The doctors were very brave about it.
Source: Journal of the American Medical Association, 194:211, 1965.
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.
Source: A Pig's-Eye View of Literature: Oscar Wilde.
Said of a departing guest: That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say No in any of them.
The two most beautiful words in the English language are "check enclosed."
Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.
Money cannot buy health, but I'd settle for a diamond-studded wheelchair.
Source: Writers at Work, 1956.
Said of a departing guest; in While Rome Burns, That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say No in any of them.
Source: Our Mrs. Parker by Alexander Woollcot, 1934.
People Who Do things, exceed my endurance; God, for a man that solicits insurance!
Source: Sunset Gun, 1928.
Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it cases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.
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