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Quotation by Dorothy Parker
The two most beautiful words in the English language are "check enclosed."
Dorothy Parker (1893–1967), U.S. author and humorist. As quoted in The Late Mrs. Dorothy Parker, ch. 17, by Leslie Frewin (1986).
Said in the 1920s; Parker, trying to earn her living as a writer, was referring to the financial insecurity of the profession.
Surprise me with a
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