Said of a departing guest: That woman speaks eighteen languages and can't say No in any of them.
Dorothy Parker (1893 - 1967)
Contributed by: Zaady
The two most beautiful words in the English language are "check enclosed."
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of their tires.
There was nothing separate about her days, Like drops upon a window-pane, they ran together and trickled away. . .
Source: Laments for the Living, 1929.
He lies below, correct in cypress wood, And entertains the most exclusive worms.
Source: Epitaph for a Very Rich Man
Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it cases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.
The affair between Margot Asquinth and Margot Asquinth will live as one of the prettiest love stories in all literature.
They sicken of the calm, who know the storm.
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
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