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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
It costs me never a stab nor squirm
To tread by chance upon a worm.
'Aha, my little dear,' I say,
'Your clan will pay me back one day.'

R
Sorrow is tranquillity remembered in emotion.
A
Where's the man could ease a heart,
Like a satin gown?
N
He is beyond question a writer of power; and his power lies in his ability to make sex so thoroughly, graphically, and aggressively unattractive that one is fairly shaken to ponder how little one has been missing.
K
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Sunset Gun," 'Thought for a Sunshiny Morning.'
R: "Sentiment."
A: "The Satin Dress," st. 1, in "Enough Rope," 1927.
N: From a book review.
K: From a collection of quotations found on the Internet.
   


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