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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.

Dorothy Parker

And if my heart be scarred and burned,The safer, I, for all I learned.

Dorothy Parker

RésuméRazors pain you,Rivers are damp,Acids stain you,And drugs cause cramp.Guns aren't lawful,Nooses give,Gas smells awful.You might as well live.

Dorothy Parker

Four be the things I'd have been better without: love, curiosity, freckles and doubt.

Dorothy Parker

Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.

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 the supply of poppy and mandragora will not run out before the small hours.

Dorothy Parker

Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne.

Dorothy Parker

She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

If I had a shiny gun I could have a world of fun Speeding bullets through the brains Of the folks that cause me pains :)

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

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.

Dorothy Parker

Be you wise and never sad,You will get your lovely lad.Never serious be, nor true,And your wish will come to you--And if that makes you happy, kid,You'll be the first it ever did.

Dorothy Parker

Take me or leave me; or, as is the usual order of things, both.

Dorothy Parker

Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.

Dorothy Parker

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.

Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker

That woman speaks eighteen languages, and can't say 'No' in any of them.

Dorothy Parker

I hate writing, I love having written.

Dorothy Parker

Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it and it darts away.

Dorothy Parker

I require three things in a man: he must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.

Dorothy Parker

If all the girls attending [the Yale prom] were laid end to end, I wouldn't be at all surprised.

Dorothy Parker

I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.

Dorothy Parker

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

Dorothy Parker

It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard.

Dorothy Parker

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