Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker

American writer
I had been fed, in my youth, a lot of old wives' tales about the way men would instantly forsake a beautiful woman to flock around a brilliant one. It is but fair to say that, after getting out in the world, I had never seen this happen." [From a column dated November 17, 1928]More Dorothy Parker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away.More Dorothy Parker quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Telegram to a friend who had just become a mother after a prolonged pregnancy: Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you.More Dorothy Parker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And if my heart be scarred and burned, The safer, I, for all I learned.More Dorothy Parker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She will never win him, whose words had shown she feared to lose.More Dorothy Parker quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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