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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
He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.

R
You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.
A
Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.
N
Oh, don't worry about Alan . . . Alan will always land on somebody's feet.
K
Outspoken by whom?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On sharing space with Robert Benchley while working on "Vanity Fair," magazine, quoted in Malcolm Cowley ed "Writers at Work," Viking 58
R: Speech to American Horticultural Society; when challenged to use horticulture in a sentence; in "You Might as Well Live."
A: Telegram to a friend who had just become a mother after a prolonged pregnancy; in "While Rome Burns," "Our Mrs. Parker," by Alexander Woollcott, 1934.
N: Said of her husband on the day their divorce became final; In "You Might As Well Live," by John Keats, Pt. IV, Ch. 1, 1970.
K: When told that she was very outspoken; attributed.
   


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