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.
Contributed by: Zaady
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."
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.
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.
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.
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