Dorothy Parker Quotes and Quotations
They sicken of the calm that know the storm.
Where, unwilling, dies the rose, Buds the new, another year.
Poisons pain you; Rivers are damp; Acid stains you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live.
It cost me never a stab nor squirm To tread by chance upon a worm. 'Aha, my little dear' I say, 'Your clan will pay me back one day.'
He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
They sicken of the calm who know the storm.
Where's the man could ease the heart Like a satin gown?
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.
I shall stay the way I am Because I do not give a damn.
Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
The two most beautiful words in the English language are "cheque enclosed".
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Scratch a lover, and find a foe.
There was never a place for her in the ranks of the terrible, slow army of the cautious. She ran ahead, where there were no paths.
Work is the province of cattle.
They sicken of calm, who know the storm.
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it, and it darts away.
Lips that taste of tears, they say are the best for kissing.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of the tires.
She realizes she doesn't know as much as God but feels she knows as much as God knew when he was her age.
Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses.
Women and elephants never forget.