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A girl's best friend is her mutter.
Dorothy Parker

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.
Dorothy Parker

Four be the things I'd have been better without: Love, curiosity, freckles and doubt.
Dorothy Parker

I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true.
Dorothy Parker

Katharine Hepburn runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.
Dorothy Parker

Los Angeles is 72 suburbs in search of a city.
Dorothy Parker

Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
Dorothy Parker

I've never been a millionaire but I just know I'd be darling at it.
Dorothy Parker

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.
Dorothy Parker

At birth the devil touched my tongue.
Dorothy Parker

The only ism Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.
Dorothy Parker

Summer makes me drowsy. Autumn makes me sing. Winter's pretty lousy, but I hate Spring.
Dorothy Parker

Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
Dorothy Parker

If you wear a short enough skirt, the party will come to you.
Dorothy Parker

Hemingway avoids New York, for he has the most valuable asset an artist can possess: The
fear of what he knows is bad for him.
Dorothy Parker

Her big heart did not, as is so sadly often the case, inhabit a big bosom.
Dorothy Parker

Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.
Dorothy Parker

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