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Dorothy Parker
(1893-1967) born on
Aug 22
US author, poet, journalist, humorist. She was the celebrated caustic wit of the 1920s; wrote "Enough Rope," 1926 and "The Little Hours," 1944.
         
   
F
I might repeat to myself . . . a list of quotations from minds profound - if I can remember any of the damn things.

R
They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.
A
You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.
N
Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
K
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Little Hours."
R: "Fair Weather," "Sunset Gun," 1928.
A: In "The Algonquin Wits," ed. by Robert E. Drennan, 1968.
N: In "Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell is This?," 1988.
K: Book review; in "The Algonquin Wits," ed. by Robert E. Drennan, 1968.
   


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