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Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone
DOROTHY PARKER
Beauty is only skin deep...but ugly goes all the way to the bone!
UNKNOWN
Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone.
REDD FOXX
You realize early in life that beauty is only skin-deep, and ugly goes straight to the bone.
CHRISTINA LAUREN
Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin skinned people.
RICHARD ARMOUR
Beauty is only skin deep, and the world is full of thin skinned people
RICHARD ARMOUR
Beauty is only skin deep, but it is a valuable asset if you are poor or have not any sense
KIN HUBBARD
Whoever first said "Beauty is only skin deep" was truly mistaken... It's much deeper.
NICHOLAS A. FERRONI
"Those who think beauty is only skin deep, have lost part of their vision." ~ Tom Baker
TOM BAKER AKA THE PONDERING MAN
Beauty is skin deep, Intellect is brain deep, Love is heart deep, Character is soul deep
APURVA GAGLANI
Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense.
KIN HUBBARD
And these are joys, like beauty, but skin deep.
PHILIP JAMES BAILEY
It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I'd be rotten to the core
PHYLLIS DILLER
Irony is only skin deep.
MARTY RUBIN
Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense.
VERNON HOWARD
There is no a real beauty, only a beauty. There is no a fake beauty only the ugly.
EPHDAN
Phoebe Wolkind Ephron cracked wise like Dorothy Parker and looked like Katharine Hepburn.
HALLIE EPHRON
It's a good thing that beauty is only skin deep, or I'd be rotten to the core.
PHYLLIS DILLER
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you wa...
JEAN KERR
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin-deep. That's deep enough. What do you wa...
JEAN KERR
Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and...
JENNIFER LOPEZ
Bone and Skin, two millers thin, Would starve us all, or near it; But be it known to Skin and ...
JOHN BYROM
Bone and Skin, two millers thin, / Would starve us all, or near it; / But be it known to Skin and Bo...
JOHN BYROM
When told that a certain woman would not hurt a fly Dorothy Parker retorted, "Not if it was buttoned...
DOROTHY PARKER
Beauty is not skin-deep; it can be a means of self-affirmation, a true indicator of personality and ...
AIMEE MULLINS
I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.
TYRA BANKS
I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.
HEBBEL
I always say beauty is only sin deep.
H. H. MUNRO
She tried to remind herself that beauty was only skin deep, but that didn't offer any helpful excuse...
JULIA QUINN
I want your hand without the skin. Bone to bone without the molds. Mouth to mouth, without the porn.
COCO J. GINGER
PEACE IS THE OBJECTIVE TO WAR, BUT THE BLOOD RUNNETH STILL
NATALIE URQUIETA
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, a...
JEAN KERR
The beauty of beauty is the very centre of beauty. For sometimes its just a superficial coating to u...
IAN IJH HOWELL
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, a...
JEAN KERR
I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you...
JEAN KERR
”The beauty of the one you truly love is more than skin deep. It’s the ability to see and recogn...
TOM BAKER AKA THE PONDERING MAN
Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.
DOROTHY PARKER
Do not read beauty magazines. They only make you feel ugly.
MARY SCHMICH
I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation.
GEORG WILHELM FRIEDRICH HEGEL
There are a thousand beautiful women out there, but only a handful of them possess the grace require...
PAWAN MISHRA
Litigant: a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bone.
AMBROSE BIERCE
A flower’s beauty is birthed in a seed’s ugly struggles.
MATSHONA DHLIWAYO
In a world of extreme beauty, anyone normal is ugly.
SCOTT WESTERFELD
So, you're the man who can't spell 'fuck.'"
Dorothy Parker to Norman Mailer after publishers h...
DOROTHY PARKER
My favourite beauty look is definitely '70s beauty - sun kissed skin, wavy hair and defined eyes...
ERIN HEATHERTON
Beauty is the first test; there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
, IN _A MATHEMATICIAN'S APOLOGY_
It is better to be first with an ugly woman than the hundredth with a beauty.
PEARL BUCK
Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep.
MATTHEW HENRY
Beauty comes beauty goes.
JOEL LOCKTA
I prefer to believe the opposite - that there is always an indestructible beauty at the heart of dar...
MARY BALOGH
Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colours, that are but skin-deep.
MATTHEW (MATHEW) HENRY
Beauty is being comfortable and confident in your own skin.
IMAN
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
GODFREY HAROLD HARDY
I have an important message to deliver to all the cute people all over the world. If you're out ther...
FRANK ZAPPA
Integrity is not everything, but it is the only thing that matters.
JEFFREY FRY
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
G. H. HARDY
In a world where nothing exists by itself, where every division of one thing from another is a mispe...
RED PINE
Like the music of Beethoven, Bach and Charlie Parker, the Beatles' music was built to last - proving...
DAVID AMRAM
All the beauty of the stars means nothing when life here on earth is so ugly.
SABAA TAHIR
True beauty is so much more than skin deep...It is the depth of your soul, the sparkle in your eyes,...
MONICA KIRKHAM
There is a face beneath this mask, but it isn't me. I'm no more that face than I am the muscles bene...
STEVE MOORE
. . . these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of t...
HERMAN MELVILLE
I wanted to cast someone with brown skin who portrays a standard of beauty. You know when it comes t...
MALCOLM LEE
A prose style as sharp and clean as a bleached bone on a beach.
CYRIL DUNN
My body is an ugly masterpiece that lives off the beauty of sound.
CHAD SUGG
Beauty comes from the inside, beyond your fair skin.
E. MELLYBERRY
To me, beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin.
ELLEN DEGENERES
He certainly had a clean look, but it was a little too deep.
BILLY TAYLOR
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
SID ZIFF
Embrace the color of your skin and your own beauty.
YUNA
When life shows you its ugly face, try to find the hidden beauty in that ugliness
AMIT YADAV
Dorothy is the only woman in history who has had her menopause in public and made it pay.
ALICE ROOSEVELT LONGWORTH
What we have and what is our strength, is our joy in life; our interest in life, in all it moral asp...
ASGER JORN
Beneath the armor of skin/and/bone/and/mind
most of our colors are amazingly the same.
ABERJHANI
Whatever is dirty, it is women's job to clean up, or drive some man to clean up, and that goes f...
AGNES MACPHAIL
Between skin and skin, there is only light.
JOHN FOWLES
Sunlight dusts them; Water is damp; Crosses pain them; And beheadings cause cramps—
THOMM QUACKENBUSH
I read as much poetry as time allows and circumstance dictates: No heartache can pass without a litt...
J. COURTNEY SULLIVAN
There is no beauty that is more beautiful than a kind heart for the ugliest are always the ugly hear...
ARES E. R. BAES
When you say ugly you mean your beauty is not now in style.
HéCTOR ABAD FACIOLINCE
for you to see beauty here
does not mean
there is beauty in me
it means there is beau...
RUPI KAUR
I like a fresh face. I like clean skin. Fresh skin, cute color on the lip, cat eye, mascara, and I&#...
BECKY G
People like to talk about clean slates. But the only truly clean slate is a new one. The rest are gr...
J.P. DELANEY
Beauty is nothing, beauty won’t stay. You don’t know how lucky you are to be ugly, because if pe...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
There's nothing sexy about skin and bone. You gotta have some junk in the trunk.
AMY LEE
Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spi...
JENNIFER LOPEZ
Dorothy is the only woman in history who has had her menopause in public and made it pay.
ALICE LONGWORTH
Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse.
DIANA COOPER
But you weren't born expecting that kind of beauty in everyone, all the time. You just got programme...
SCOTT WESTERFELD
Beauty's only skin deep.
Everybody has ugly days.
We're all made of the same stuff underne...
SHANNON DELANY
Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse. -Diana Cooper.
DIANA COOPER
I am filled with you. Skin, blood, bone, brain, and soul. There's no room for lack of trust, or trus...
JALALUDDIN MEVLANA RUMI
Age is an ugly thing, and it goes on getting worse.
DIANA COOPER
It takes that long to get infection knocked down and under control, because it's in the bone. Skin a...
DR. BRYAN P. BULLARD
He used to say the uglier things are the longer they live, and the ugliest things live forever.
MAL PEET
People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish... but that's only if it's done properly.
BANKSY
Not until you change your lens, true beauty shall always look ugly to you!
ERNEST AGYEMANG YEBOAH
Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it, and no handsome woma...
WILLIAM WYCHERLEY
A bore or an uggo might manage not to get up anyone's nose, but if a girl's got brains and looks and...
TANA FRENCH
Ugly is just another term for "not suited to my tastes."
DEDRICK D. L. PITTER

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She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.
DOROTHY PARKER
Where's the man that could ease a heart like a satin gown?
DOROTHY PARKER
All I say is, nobody has any business to go around looking like a horse and behaving as if it were a...
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Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
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I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back ...
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Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown?
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Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my ...
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They sicken at the calm that know the storm.
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Four be the things I am wiser to know:
Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.
Four be the th...
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Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
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Her mind lives tidily, apart From cold and noise and pain, And bolts the door against her heart, Out...
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Well, there are always those who cannot distinguish between glitter and glamour . . . the glamour of...
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This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
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When your bank account is so overdrawn that it is positively photographic, steps must be taken.
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Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to u...
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Gratitude - the meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world.
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Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love is a thing that can never ...
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I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things....
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Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life.
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Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is thing that can n...
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The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out ...
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You can lead a whore to culture but you can't make her think.
DOROTHY PARKER
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.
DOROTHY PARKER
The friends I made have slipped and strayed.
And who's the one that cares
A trifling lot and...
DOROTHY PARKER
DOROTHY PARKER Woman wants monogamy; / Man delights in novelty. / Love is woman's moon and sun; / Man has other for...
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If all the young ladies who attended the Yale promenade dance were laid end to end, no one would be ...
DOROTHY PARKER
The sweeter the apple, the blacker the core. Scratch a lover and find a foe!
DOROTHY PARKER
Woman wants monogamy; / Man delights in novelty. / Love is woman's moon and sun; / Man has other for...
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It costs me never a stab nor squirm / To tread by chance upon a worm. / Aha, my little dear, / I say...
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Penelope

In the pathway of the sun,
In the footsteps of the breeze,
Where the...
DOROTHY PARKER
All I have to be thankful for in this world is that I was sitting down when my garter busted.
DOROTHY PARKER
One more drink and I'll be under the host
DOROTHY PARKER
Four be the things I am wiser to know: Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.
DOROTHY PARKER
My land is bare of chattering folk; / the clouds are low along the ridges, / and sweet's the air wit...
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I was fired from there, finally, for a lot of things, among them my insistence that the Immaculate C...
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This is on me. [suggested for her tombstone]
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Oh, gallant was the first love, and glittering and fine;
The second love was water, in a clear ...
DOROTHY PARKER
Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful. So you might as well live.
DOROTHY PARKER
Excuse my dust
DOROTHY PARKER
How could they tell? (upon hearing that President Coolidge had died)
DOROTHY PARKER
With the crown of thorns I wear, why should I be bothered with a prick like you?
DOROTHY PARKER
His voice was as intimate as the rustle of sheets.
DOROTHY PARKER
Look at him, a rhinestone in the rough.
DOROTHY PARKER
The moon's turned black; For I love him, and He didn't love back
DOROTHY PARKER
tomorrow's gone-we'll have tonight!
DOROTHY PARKER
Don't look at me in that tone of voice.
DOROTHY PARKER
She (Katherine Hepburn) runs the gamut of emotions from A to B
DOROTHY PARKER
I can't write five words but that I change seven.
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They sicken of the calm who know the storm.
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"The House Beautiful" is the play lousy
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So, you're the man who can't spell 'fuck.'"
Dorothy Parker to Norman Mailer after publishers h...
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The sun's gone dim, and the moon's gone black. For I loved him, and he didn't love back.
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Inventory:

"Four be the things I am wiser to know:
Idleness, sorrow, a friend...
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If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do the...
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If all the girls attending [the Yale prom] were laid end to end, I wouldn't be at all surprised.
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If I didn't care for fun and such,
I'd probably amount to much.
But I shall stay the way I...
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He'd have given me rolling lands,
Houses of marble, and billowing farms,
Pearls, to trickle ...
DOROTHY PARKER
They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.
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And if my heart be scarred and burned, The safer, I, for all I learned; The calmer, I, to see it tru...
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Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
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He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
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Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.
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Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the cop...
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It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes.
DOROTHY PARKER
I like to have a martini,
Two at the very most.
After three I'm under the table,
afte...
DOROTHY PARKER
If all these sweet young things were laid end to end, I wouldn't be the slightest bit suprised.
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The affair between Margot Asquith and Margot Asquith will live as one of the prettiest love stories ...
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Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter's pretty lousy, but I hate Spring.
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Oh, it is sure as it is sad
That any lad is every lad,
And what's a girl, to dare implore DOROTHY PARKER
Yet, as only New Yorkers know, if you can get through the twilight, you'll live through the night.
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The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.
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Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common
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You can drag a horticulture, but you can't make her think.
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I am never going to be famous...I do not do anything. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails,...
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Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses
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Her mind lives tidily, apart/ From cold and noise and pain,/ And bolts the door against her heart,/ ...
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If you want to see what God thinks of money, just look at all the people He gave it to.
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Too fucking busy, and vice versa. [Reply to her editor who was bugging her for her belated work whil...
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I suppose that now if I ever wrote a play about myself I'd be sued for plagiarism
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"Cheque enclosed" are the two most beautiful words in the English language
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I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be a darling at it.
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She looks as new as a peeled egg
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She looks like something that would eat its young
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That would be a good thing for them to carve on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it ...
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I know that there are things that never have been funny, and never will be. And I know that ridicule...
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People are more fun than any body
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If all the girls who attended the Harvard-Yale game were laid end to end, I wouldn't be surprised
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Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship.
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I'd like to have money. And I'd like to be a good writer. These two can come together, and I hope th...
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I was always sweet, at first. Oh, it's so easy to be sweet to people before you love them.
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Ducking for apples -- change one letter and it's the story of my life.
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I like best to have one book in my hand, and a stack of others on the floor beside me, so as to know...
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Take me or leave me; or, as is the usual order of things, both.
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I hate writing, I love having written.
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You can't do four movies and be good to everybody and be flying all night and shooting all day with ...
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You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.
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Sometimes I think I'll give up trying, and just go completely Russian and sit on a stove and moan al...
DOROTHY PARKER
But I don't give up; I forget why not.
DOROTHY PARKER
By the time you swear you're his,
Shivering and sighing.
And he vows his passion is,
...
DOROTHY PARKER
Some men break your heart in two,
Some men fawn and flatter,
Some men never look at you; DOROTHY PARKER
Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.
DOROTHY PARKER
He Robert Benchley and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
DOROTHY PARKER
It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard.
DOROTHY PARKER
His voice was intimate as the rustle of sheets.
DOROTHY PARKER
I require only three things of a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.
DOROTHY PARKER
Razors pain you; rivers are damp; acids stain you; and drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; nooses...
DOROTHY PARKER
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone
DOROTHY PARKER
Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.
DOROTHY PARKER
If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.
DOROTHY PARKER
I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true.
DOROTHY PARKER
Travel, trouble, music, art,
A kiss, a frock, a rhyme -
I never said they feed my heart, DOROTHY PARKER
Art is a form of catharsis.
DOROTHY PARKER
I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.
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Résumé
Razors pain you,
Rivers are damp,
Acids stain you,
And drugs cau...
DOROTHY PARKER
This book is not to be tossed lightly aside, but to be hurled with great force.
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That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it...
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Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to exci...
DOROTHY PARKER
If all the girls at Brandeis were laid end-to-end, I wouldn't be surprised
DOROTHY PARKER
Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship
DOROTHY PARKER
Drink and dance and laugh and lie, Love, the reeling midnight through, For tomorrow we shall die! (B...
DOROTHY PARKER
Lips that taste of tears, they say/ Are the best for kissing.
DOROTHY PARKER
By the time you swear you are his, shivering and sighing, And he vows his passion is infinite and un...
DOROTHY PARKER
Most good women are hidden treasures who are only safe because nobody looks for them.
DOROTHY PARKER
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love is a thing that can never g...
DOROTHY PARKER
Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.
DOROTHY PARKER
A hangover is the wrath of grapes.
DOROTHY PARKER
Excuse my dust.
DOROTHY PARKER
There must be courage; there must be no awe. There must be criticism, for humor, to my mind, is enca...
DOROTHY PARKER
You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.
DOROTHY PARKER
[We look like] a road company of the Last Supper.
DOROTHY PARKER
This is on me.
DOROTHY PARKER
Authors and actors and artists and such - Never know nothing, and never know much
DOROTHY PARKER
It's a small apartment, I've barely enough room to lay my hat and a few friends.
DOROTHY PARKER
I don't know," she said. "We used to squabble a lot when we were going together and then engaged and...
DOROTHY PARKER
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.
DOROTHY PARKER
Somebody was using the pencil.
DOROTHY PARKER
If, with the literate, I am/ Impelled to try an epigram,/ I never seek to take the credit;/ We all a...
DOROTHY PARKER
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy.
DOROTHY PARKER
They sicken of the calm, who know the storm
DOROTHY PARKER
The sweeter the apple, the blacker the core. Scratch a lover and find a foe!
DOROTHY PARKER
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it.
DOROTHY PARKER
The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.
DOROTHY PARKER
Excuse me, everybody, I have to go to the bathroom. I really have to telephone, but I'm too embarras...
DOROTHY PARKER
She was pleased to have him come and never sorry to see him go.
DOROTHY PARKER
There is entirely too much charm around, and something must be done to stop it.
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Money is only congealed snow.
DOROTHY PARKER
I never see that prettiest thing - / A cherry bough gone white with Spring - / But what I think, 'Ho...
DOROTHY PARKER
One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
DOROTHY PARKER
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
a medley of extemporanea,
And love is a thing that c...
DOROTHY PARKER
I require three things in a man: he must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.
DOROTHY PARKER
Oh, seek, my love, your newer way;
I'll not be left in sorrow.
So long as I have yesterday...
DOROTHY PARKER
There's little in taking or giving
There's little in water or wine
This living, this livin...
DOROTHY PARKER
Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a poi...
DOROTHY PARKER
All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn't si...
DOROTHY PARKER
I never thought that heav'n would lose its blue
And sullen storm-clouds mask the gentle sky; DOROTHY PARKER
There's a helluva distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply...
DOROTHY PARKER
They laid their hands upon my head,
They stroked my cheek and brow;
And time could heal a hu...
DOROTHY PARKER
I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.
DOROTHY PARKER
Gratitude -- the meanest and most sniveling attribute in the world.
DOROTHY PARKER
By the time you swear you're his,
Shivering and sighing,
And he vows his passion is
Infi...
DOROTHY PARKER
I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.
DOROTHY PARKER
Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground al...
DOROTHY PARKER
Scratch a lover, and find a foe.
DOROTHY PARKER
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it wa...
DOROTHY PARKER
I've never been a millionaire but I just know I'd be darling at it.
DOROTHY PARKER
A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.
DOROTHY PARKER
The two most beautiful words in the English language are: Check Enclosed.
DOROTHY PARKER
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out ...
DOROTHY PARKER
The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.
DOROTHY PARKER
My land is bare of chattering folk;
the clouds are low along the ridges,
and sweet's the air...
DOROTHY PARKER
One more drink and I'll be under the host.
DOROTHY PARKER
Scratch an actor - and you'll find an actress.
DOROTHY PARKER
I never see that prettiest thing-
A cherry bough gone white with Spring-
But what I think,...
DOROTHY PARKER
Excuse me, everybody, I have to go to the bathroom. I really have to telephone, but I'm too embarras...
DOROTHY PARKER
That would be a good thing for them to carve on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it ...
DOROTHY PARKER
A list of authors who have made themselves most beloved and therefore, most comfortable financially,...
DOROTHY PARKER
I was fired from there, finally, for a lot of things, among them my insistence that the Immaculate C...
DOROTHY PARKER
They sicken of the calm, who know the storm
DOROTHY PARKER
Once when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Broke my brittle heart in two;
And ...
DOROTHY PARKER
Somebody was using the pencil.
DOROTHY PARKER
A list of authors who have made themselves most beloved and therefore, most comfortable financially,...
DOROTHY PARKER
If, with the literate, I am/ Impelled to try an epigram,/ I never seek to take the credit;/ We all a...
DOROTHY PARKER
And if my heart be scarred and burned,
The safer, I, for all I learned.
DOROTHY PARKER
[On Oscar Wilde:]

"If, with the literate, I am
Impelled to try an epigram, DOROTHY PARKER
You think You're frightening me with Your hell, don't You? You think Your hell is worse than mine.
DOROTHY PARKER
That woman speaks eight languages and can't say no in any of them.
DOROTHY PARKER
I wish I could drink like a lady / I can take one or two at the most / Three and I'm under the table...
DOROTHY PARKER
Byron and Shelley and Keats/ Were a trio of lyrical treats.
DOROTHY PARKER
I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back ...
DOROTHY PARKER
I'm never going to accomplish anything; that's perfectly clear to me. I'm never going to be famous. ...
DOROTHY PARKER
There must be courage; there must be no awe. There must be criticism, for humor, to my mind, is enca...
DOROTHY PARKER
Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the copy...
DOROTHY PARKER
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow.
DOROTHY PARKER
. . . as for helping me in the outside world, the Convent taught me only that if you spit on a penci...
DOROTHY PARKER
And there was that poor sucker Flaubert rolling around on his floor for three days looking for the r...
DOROTHY PARKER
I misremember who first was cruel enough to nurture the cocktail party into life. But perhaps it wou...
DOROTHY PARKER
That woman speaks 18 languages and can't say "No" in any of them
DOROTHY PARKER
This wasn't just plain terrible, this was fancy terrible. This was terrible with raisins in it."
DOROTHY PARKER
Tell him I was too fucking busy-- or vice versa.
DOROTHY PARKER