Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker

American humoristic writer

Lived from: 1893-1967

Category: Comedians and humor | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Dorothy Parker

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    All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn't sit in the same room with me.
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    Art is a form of catharsis.
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    Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
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    Democracy means not „I am as good as you are", but „You are as good as I am".
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    Drink, and dance and laugh and lie, love the reeling midnight through, for tomorrow we shall die! (But, alas, we never do.)
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    Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
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    Four be the things I'd better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt.
    Source: Inventory
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    Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.
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    Gratitude - the meanest and most sniveling attribute in the world.
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    He [Robert Benchley] and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
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    Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
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    I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. ''Out there,'' I called it.
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    I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.
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    I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.
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    I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.
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