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Dorothy Parker Quotes

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«They sicken of the calm who know the storm.» — 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
«You can lead a horticulture but you can't make her think» — Dorothy Parker
«You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.» — Dorothy Parker
«And there was that poor sucker Flaubert rolling around on his floor for three days looking for the right word.» — Dorothy Parker
«I shudder at the thought of men.... I'm due to fall in love again» — Dorothy Parker
«Where's the man that could ease a heart like a satin gown?» — Dorothy Parker
«And if my heart be scarred and burned, The safer, I, for all I learned.» — Dorothy Parker
«Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.» — Dorothy Parker
«It serves me right for putting all my eggs in one bastard.» — 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
«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
«My love runs by like a day in June, And he makes no friends of sorrows. He'll tread his galloping rigadoon In the pathway of the morrows. He'll live his days where the sunbeams start, Nor could storm or wind uproot him. My own dear love, he is all my heart, -- And I wish somebody'd shoot him.» — Dorothy Parker
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