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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
Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.

R
Scratch a king and find a fool!
A
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.
N
Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.
K
I don't know much about being a millionaire, but I'll bet I'd be darling at it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "News Item," "Enough Rope," 1927.
R: "Salome's Dancing-Lesson," St. 3; in "Death and Taxes," 1931.
A: "The Little Hours."
N: "Mrs. Post Enlarges on Etiquette," in "The New Yorker," 31 Dec 1927.
K: From "The LIFE 101 Quote Book," an internet collection of quotations.
   


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