Main Index: Author Index Dorothy Parker



Dorothy Parker Displaying 1 through 7 of 7 Quotes

"By the time you swear you're his, / Shivering and sighing, / And he vows his passion is / Infinite, undying - / Lady, make a note of this: / One of you is lying."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"If all the young ladies who attended the Yale promenade dance were laid end to end, no one would be the least surprised."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"If with the literate I am / I am Impelled to try an epigram / I never seek to take the credit / We all assume that Oscar said it."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

"Why is it no one ever sent me yet / One perfect limousine, do you suppose? / Ah no, it's always just my luck to get / One perfect rose."  (Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, US writer)

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