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I'm due to fall in love again


Dorothy Parker

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HALLIE EPHRON
good women
don't necessarily
fall in love with good men
R.H. SIN
Note to self:
Do not under any circumstances fall in love again.
CECELIA AHERN
I have been astonished that men could die martyrs
for their religion--
I have shuddered at...
JOHN KEATS
Mr. Sand, do you think it's possible to fall in love in the space of a single day?"

He sm...
TESSA DARE
So, you're the man who can't spell 'fuck.'"
Dorothy Parker to Norman Mailer after publishers h...
DOROTHY PARKER
Im okay Im okay now.
But you really need to listen to me
'cause im telling you the trut...
GERARD WAY
I failed miserably at trying not to fall in love with you.

I failed first.
COLLEEN HOOVER
People are supossed to aspire to become their fathers, not shudder at the thought.
VERONICA ROTH
When told that a certain woman would not hurt a fly Dorothy Parker retorted, "Not if it was buttoned...
DOROTHY PARKER
I stare at your lips
and fall in love with the way
they form what you say.
TYLER KNOTT GREGSON
Love at first sight is a polite phrase used when one wants to fuck a stranger
SHEEJA JOSE
I love a good Dorothy L. Sayers.
J. K. ROWLING
You think you can make me like you again?”
I look over at her and give my head the slightest...
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I started dating older men, and I would fall in love with them. I thought they could teach me about ...
DAPHNE ZUNIGA
So for now,
I will miss you like I’ll never see you again,
And the next time I see you,<...
CHARLOTTE ERIKSSON
Never fall in love?"
"Always," said the count. "I am always in love.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY
Soothing the exhaustion
In my soul,
So I can fall back skyward,
Safe in your arms, SCOTT HASTIE
You're looking at me like you fell in love with me."
"I didn't fall in love with you. I ...
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Fall down again, Bella?'
No, Emmett, I punched a werewolf in the face.
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Everyone says you only fall in love once but thats not true everytime i hear your voice i fall in lo...
ROY CROFT
I fell once, but I'm afraid to fall again. In love, that is.....
PELLE
If I had amnesia, I know I would fall in love with you all over again.
DOMINIC RICCITELLO
Yes Im young,We Belong,Love Is Sung,By the peaceful Song...Listen Please, You'll fall to your knees,...
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He looked at her. “We’re meant to be together…”
“And this is exactly what I mean.”<...
DEREK LANDY
Although Dorothy in Blue Velvet was humiliated and hurt by men, basically I could react to how she f...
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Don't let two men fall in love with you, girls. It's not the sort of thing that ends well."
-Un...
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I love you today. I will love you tomorrow. I will love you always. Because when we are reborn, I wi...
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Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.
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I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion --I have shuddered at it. I shudder n...
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I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion - I have shuddered at it. I shudder n...
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Im still runnin against the wind
Well Im older now and still
Against the wind
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Time, and time again. I have watched my fellow man stumble and fall. I fear these words will fail th...
ENRIQUE VEGA
... i didn't fall in love of course
it's never up to you
but she was walking back and fort...
LEONARD COHEN
Feel the power of the Dark Side," he murmured.

"Always," Parker said.
GREG COX
Im not going to change my ways,
just to please you or appease you,
inside a crowd five b...
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
Don't run away.
Im not running away. Im already gone.
-Lena and Ethan
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Sometimes people ask if my books have morals or lessons for readers, and I shudder at that thought. ...
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Smiled.
The type of smile that men drive all night in a blinding rainstorm on their bike to s...
KATIE MCGARRY
I have always watched my close friends fall in love, but I never thought it would happen to me.
UDAY KIRAN
If you had it all to do over, would you fall in love with yourself again?
It's hard asking someone with a broken heart to fall in love again.
ERIC KRIPKE
I shudder at the image they would piece together.
ROGER VADIM
If you had it all to do over, would you fall in love with yourself again?
SOURCE UNKNOWN
You must fall in love with your job, over and over again, to own it.
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Our surroundings fade and we exist in unison, two people who once shared cups of coffee, unprecedent...
CAROLINE GEORGE
As men “think” they are chasing sex and women “think” they are chasing relationships, when i...
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DAVE EGGERS
Falling In Love Is Like Owning A Dog.

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Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall
All the king's horses and a...
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I fall in love fast, and I fall out of love even faster.
ELLE KING
There was a house at the foot of the tower, close to the thunder of the waves breaking against the c...
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don't fall in love with the body. fall in love with the innocent , soul, as family ,heart and charac...
DHARM BABU
I have found power in the mysteries of thought,
exaltation in the changing of the Muses;
I hav...
EURIPIDES
Maybe...you'll fall in love with me all over again."
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By the time you swear you are his, shivering and sighing, And he vows his passion is infinite and un...
DOROTHY PARKER
She threw up her hands. "All right. Why not?"

Why not?"

Sure."

H...
SUSAN ELIZABETH PHILLIPS
Old friend, I am writing to you again
The infamous tale of squandered love

To have m...
ZUBAIR AHSAN
Women fall in love quicker than men. Easier and more often. But when guys fall? We go down harder. A...
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HYMN OF THE DIVINE DANDELION

I am born as the sun,
But then turn into the moon, SUZY KASSEM
It is very easy to fall in the ocean of love and feel great,
but it's difficult to get out of t...
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I never thought to myself, I'm going to grow up and fall in love with a man or I'm going to fall in ...
ALLY SHEEDY
He was the kind of man everyone would fall in love with, even if they didn't want to.
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It would be Spiderman. I'd love to be Peter Parker.
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I would never normally approach a woman in this way, but I couldn't help but notice that you have th...
PATRICK ROTHFUSS
Women may fall when there's no strength in men.
Act II
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Is my name dorothy?
No
Then why do u think munchkins could help me?
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Every single moment i thought of giving up on You,Is d moment i fell in love with You again..
NARESH JELLA
There are moments in every relationship that define when two people start to fall in love.

COLLEEN HOOVER
Fall in love
with the energy
of the mornings

trace your fingers
along the...
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30 degree to forget the girl I love
150 degree to forget again
360 degree to protect the g...
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I read as much poetry as time allows and circumstance dictates: No heartache can pass without a litt...
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(The fall is) primary due to the shortened week.
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To fall in love is easy;
to forget, wild and crazy.
DEBASISH MRIDHA
To fall in love is easy,
but forgetting is required to be crazy.
DEBASISH MRIDHA
When I saw you fall..."
"You thought, 'Wow, she's a loser.
RICHELLE MEAD
I cry and wonder
how I'm going to fall asleep
because sleeping means waking
and going...
SAMANTHA SCHUTZ
How does Parker’s body compare with yours ”
Great. A pop quiz I thought recognizing his tr...
RACHEL VINCENT
How many remember where they were when the war began on the 1st of September 1939?

I rem...
DANIEL DELACY
Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.
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Seek another such matched dance, Fall again under such a trance, Can such dreams again be found? Lov...
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Seek another such matched dance, Fall again under such a trance, Can such dreams again be found? Lov...
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One advantage of marriage it seems to me is that when you fall out of love with him or he falls out ...
JUDITH VIORST
Men learn to love the woman they are attracted to. Women learn to become attracted to the man they f...
WOODY ALLEN
Ale: Are you manipulating me again?
T.C.: Try not to fall for it. I dare you.
STEVE KLUGER
Freely we serve
Because we freely love, as in our will
To love or not; in this we stand or...
JOHN MILTON
Mustardseed grinned at Bertie. "I was never any good at geometry, but you’re stuck in a love trian...
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The critic leaves at curtain fall
To find, in starting to review it,
He scarcely saw the...
E.B. WHITE
With everything going on in my life – going on in my head – I wanted to talk with you. Really ta...
JAY ASHER

More Dorothy Parker

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...
DOROTHY PARKER
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
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
Where's the man could ease a heart, like a satin gown?
DOROTHY PARKER
Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my ...
DOROTHY PARKER
They sicken at the calm that know the storm.
DOROTHY PARKER
Four be the things I am wiser to know:
Idleness, sorrow, a friend, and a foe.
Four be the th...
DOROTHY PARKER
Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
DOROTHY PARKER
Her mind lives tidily, apart From cold and noise and pain, And bolts the door against her heart, Out...
DOROTHY PARKER
Well, there are always those who cannot distinguish between glitter and glamour . . . the glamour of...
DOROTHY PARKER
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
DOROTHY PARKER
When your bank account is so overdrawn that it is positively photographic, steps must be taken.
DOROTHY PARKER
Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to u...
DOROTHY PARKER
Gratitude - the meanest and most snivelling attribute in the world.
DOROTHY PARKER
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, A medley of extemporanea; And love is a thing that can never ...
DOROTHY PARKER
I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things....
DOROTHY PARKER
Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life.
DOROTHY PARKER
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is thing that can n...
DOROTHY PARKER
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out ...
DOROTHY PARKER
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...
DOROTHY PARKER
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...
DOROTHY PARKER
It costs me never a stab nor squirm / To tread by chance upon a worm. / Aha, my little dear, / I say...
DOROTHY PARKER
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...
DOROTHY PARKER
I was fired from there, finally, for a lot of things, among them my insistence that the Immaculate C...
DOROTHY PARKER
This is on me. [suggested for her tombstone]
DOROTHY PARKER
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
They sicken of the calm who know the storm.
DOROTHY PARKER
"The House Beautiful" is the play lousy
DOROTHY PARKER
So, you're the man who can't spell 'fuck.'"
Dorothy Parker to Norman Mailer after publishers h...
DOROTHY PARKER
The sun's gone dim, and the moon's gone black. For I loved him, and he didn't love back.
DOROTHY PARKER
Inventory:

"Four be the things I am wiser to know:
Idleness, sorrow, a friend...
DOROTHY PARKER
If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do the...
DOROTHY PARKER
If all the girls attending [the Yale prom] were laid end to end, I wouldn't be at all surprised.
DOROTHY PARKER
If I didn't care for fun and such,
I'd probably amount to much.
But I shall stay the way I...
DOROTHY PARKER
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
And if my heart be scarred and burned, The safer, I, for all I learned; The calmer, I, to see it tru...
DOROTHY PARKER
Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
DOROTHY PARKER
He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
DOROTHY PARKER
Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.
DOROTHY PARKER
Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the cop...
DOROTHY PARKER
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
The affair between Margot Asquith and Margot Asquith will live as one of the prettiest love stories ...
DOROTHY PARKER
Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter's pretty lousy, but I hate Spring.
DOROTHY PARKER
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue.
DOROTHY PARKER
Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common
DOROTHY PARKER
You can drag a horticulture, but you can't make her think.
DOROTHY PARKER
I am never going to be famous...I do not do anything. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails,...
DOROTHY PARKER
Men seldom make passes At girls who wear glasses
DOROTHY PARKER
Her mind lives tidily, apart/ From cold and noise and pain,/ And bolts the door against her heart,/ ...
DOROTHY PARKER
If you want to see what God thinks of money, just look at all the people He gave it to.
DOROTHY PARKER
Too fucking busy, and vice versa. [Reply to her editor who was bugging her for her belated work whil...
DOROTHY PARKER
I suppose that now if I ever wrote a play about myself I'd be sued for plagiarism
DOROTHY PARKER
"Cheque enclosed" are the two most beautiful words in the English language
DOROTHY PARKER
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be a darling at it.
DOROTHY PARKER
She looks as new as a peeled egg
DOROTHY PARKER
She looks like something that would eat its young
DOROTHY PARKER
That would be a good thing for them to carve on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it ...
DOROTHY PARKER
I know that there are things that never have been funny, and never will be. And I know that ridicule...
DOROTHY PARKER
People are more fun than any body
DOROTHY PARKER
If all the girls who attended the Harvard-Yale game were laid end to end, I wouldn't be surprised
DOROTHY PARKER
Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric of friendship.
DOROTHY PARKER
I'd like to have money. And I'd like to be a good writer. These two can come together, and I hope th...
DOROTHY PARKER
I was always sweet, at first. Oh, it's so easy to be sweet to people before you love them.
DOROTHY PARKER
Ducking for apples -- change one letter and it's the story of my life.
DOROTHY PARKER
I like best to have one book in my hand, and a stack of others on the floor beside me, so as to know...
DOROTHY PARKER
Take me or leave me; or, as is the usual order of things, both.
DOROTHY PARKER
I hate writing, I love having written.
DOROTHY PARKER
You can't do four movies and be good to everybody and be flying all night and shooting all day with ...
DOROTHY PARKER
You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.
DOROTHY PARKER
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
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it...
DOROTHY PARKER
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.
DOROTHY PARKER
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