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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.
         
   
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. . . as for helping me in the outside world, the Convent taught me only that if you spit on a pencil eraser, it will erase ink.

R
I require only three things of a man. He must be handsome, ruthless, and stupid.
A
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away.
N
Work is the province of cattle.
K
A list of authors who have made themselves most beloved and therefore, most comfortable financially, shows that it is our national joy to mistake for the first-rate, the fecund rate.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Late Mrs. Dorothy Parker," ch.2, by Leslie Frewire, 1986.
R: In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: In "Wit's End," by R. E. Drennan.
   


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