Dorothy Parker quotes

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I was the toast of two continents: Greenland and Australia.
Out in Hollywood, where the streets are paved with Goldwyn, the word "sophisticate" means, very simply, "obscene." A sophisticated ...
Scratch a lover, and find a foe.
People Who Do things exceed my endurance;
God, for a man that solicits insurance!
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
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... if this world were anything near what it should be there would be no more need of a Book Week than there would be a of a Socie ...
You don't want a general houseworker, do you? Or a traveling companion, quiet, refined, speaks fluent French entirely in the prese ...
...I had been fed, in my youth, a lot of old wives' tales about the way men would instantly forsake a beautiful woman to flock aro ...
You cannot go ten yards, on any thoroughfare, without being passed by some Rotarian of Literature, hurrying to attend a luncheon, ...
It has lately been drawn to your correspondent's attention that, at social gatherings, she is not the human magnet she would be. I ...
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