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Dorothy Parker

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"Brevity is the soul of lingerie." Miscellaneous 4.9 avg (8 votes)
"Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants." Miscellaneous 4.5 avg (10 votes)
"Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (4 votes)
"Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful. So you might as well live." Life & Death 4.3 avg (12 votes)
"I don't care what is written about me, so long as it isn't true." Comedy, Writing 3.8 avg (5 votes)
"I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things." Quotations 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised." Clever Jabs 4.9 avg (17 votes)
"If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to." Money 4.5 avg (17 votes)
"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." Miscellaneous 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away." Love 4.6 avg (12 votes)
"Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses." 4.0 avg (21 votes)
"Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves." Money 4.0 avg (4 votes)
"That woman speaks eighteen languages and she can't say 'no' in any one of them." Clever Jabs 4.6 avg (13 votes)
"That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment." Miscellaneous 3.0 avg (2 votes)
"The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant -- and let the air out of the tires." Children 5.0 avg (1 votes)
"The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue." Miscellaneous 4.4 avg (11 votes)
"The two most beautiful words in the English language are 'check enclosed.'" Money 3.4 avg (5 votes)
"They sicken of the calm who know the storm." Miscellaneous 4.8 avg (9 votes)
"This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force." Reading, Writing 4.9 avg (17 votes)
"This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it." Miscellaneous 4.9 avg (11 votes)

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