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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
Most good women are hidden treasures who are only safe because nobody looks for them.

R
Women and elephants never forget.
A
There was never a place for her in the ranks of the terrible, slow army of the cautious. She ran ahead, where there were no paths.
N
If all the girls attending it were laid end to end - I wouldn't be at all surprised.
K
I know that there are things that never have been funny, and never will be. And I know that ridicule may be a shield, but it is not a weapon.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Obituary, in "The New York Times," 8 Jun 1967.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: On Isadora Duncan; in "New Yorker," 1928.
N: On the Yale prom; quoted in Alexander Woollcott, 'While Rome Burns'
K: In "You Might As Well Live," by John Keats, 1970.
   


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