Dorothy Parker

Long Branch / New Jersey
Dorothy Parker
Long Branch / New Jersey

Quotes

11 November 2014
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
11 November 2014
Gratitude—the meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world.
11 November 2014
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
11 November 2014
Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.
11 November 2014
The two most beautiful words in the English language are "check enclosed."
11 November 2014
I was the toast of two continents: Greenland and Australia.
11 November 2014
... 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 Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
11 November 2014
Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
11 November 2014
If you're going to write, don't pretend to write down. It's going to be the best you can do, and it's the fact that it's the best you can do that kills you.
11 November 2014
It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes.

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