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Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Dorothy Rothschild Parker

Best known for her wisecracks and often caustic wit, especially on the subject of 20th century urban life, Dorothy Parker's first foray into writing was as a poet, publishing some of her poems in Vogue magazine in 1916. Many of her most beloved stories were published during her time with The New Yorker, before she struck out on her own as an independent writer. Parker published numerous sh…

Date of Birth: August 22, 1893
Date of Death: June 02, 1967


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Dorothy Rothschild Parker

"Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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Dorothy Rothschild Parker

"Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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Dorothy Rothschild Parker

"There must be a magnificent disregard of your reader, for if he cannot follow you, there is nothing you can do about it." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"If all the young ladies who attended the Yale promenade dance were laid end to end, no one would be the least surprised." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"We're glad to have been taken seriously. What we're looking for is that if we walk into a Pick 'n Save anywhere, we can expect to find a quality store." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"Look at him, a rhinestone in the rough." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"My land is bare of chattering folk; / the clouds are low along the ridges, / and sweet's the air with curly smoke / from all my burning bridges." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"Woman wants monogamy; / Man delights in novelty. / Love is woman's moon and sun; / Man has other forms of fun. . . / With this the gist and sum of it, / What earthly good can come of it?" Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"When your bank account is so overdrawn that it is positively photographic, steps must be taken." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"We wanted corporate to know we expected better." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone" Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"She looks like something that would eat its young" Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"A list of authors who have made themselves most beloved and therefore, most comfortable financially, shows that it is our national joy to mistake for the first-rate, the fecund rate." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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"He has a capacity for enjoyment so vast that he gives away great chunks to those about him, and never even misses them. . . . He can take you to a bicycle race and make it raise your hair." Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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