Best Dorothy Parker Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Dorothy Parker Quotes

Of course I talk to myself. I like a good speaker, and I appreciate an intelligent audience.

 

Time may be a great healer, but it’s a lousy beautician.

 

If you want to know what God thinks about money, just look at the people He gives it to.

 

I like to have a martini/Two at the very most/After three I’m under the table/After four I’m under my host.

 

Never throw mud: you can miss the target, but your hands will remain dirty.

 

Creativity is a wild mind and a disciplined eye.

 

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. 

 

If you don’t have anything nice to say, come sit by me.

 

If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second-greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first-greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.

 

The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.

 

The only dependable law of life – everything is always worse than you thought it was going to be.

 

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

 

You can lead a horticulture, but you can’t make her think. 

 

Years are only garments, and you either wear them with style all your life, or else you go dowdy to the grave. 

 

You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.

 

Don’t look at me in that tone of voice. 

 

Laughter and hope and a sock in the eye.

 

A hangover is the wrath of grapes.

 

I’m not a writer with a drinking problem, I’m a drinker with a writing problem.

 

Honesty means nothing until you are tested under circumstances where you are sure you could get away with dishonesty.

 

Genius can write on the back of old envelopes but mere talent requires the finest stationery available.

 

Ducking for apples — change one letter and it’s the story of my life.

 

This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.

 

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.

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