Dorothy Parker

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

You can lead a whore to culture, but you can't make her think.

This is on me.

I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true.

His voice was a intimate as the rustle of sheets.

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

I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more.

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,A medley of extemporanea;And love is a thing that can never go wrong;And I am Marie of Romania.

If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.

Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves.

You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.

Men seldom make passesAt girls who wear glasses.

Dear Mary: We all knew you had it in you.

They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.

There's a hell of a distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.

The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant --- and let the air out of their tires.

The two most beautiful words in the English language are ``check enclosed.''

One more drink and I'll be under the host.

Brevity is the soul of lingerie.

I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things.

By whom?

I'm never going to be famous. I don't do anything, not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more.

If wild my breast and sore my pride,I bask in dreams of suicide,If cool my heart and high my headI think "How lucky are the dead.

"Los Angeles: Seventy-two suburbs in search of a city.

i like to have a martini,two at the very most -at three i'm under the table,at four, i'm under the host!

The only "ism" hollywood believes in is plagiarism.

A little bad taste is like a nice dash of paprika.

I've never been a millionaire but I just know I'd be darling at it.

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

Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.