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40 quotes about life (for a pessimist)

"If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to." Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer and satirist.

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The writer Dorothy Parker lighting a cigarette with a furry companion

1934 Dorothy Parker with Hubby, Alan Campbell

1934 Writer Dorothy Parker and husband, actor/author Alan Campbell, collaborate on a dramatization of Parker's story "One Hour Late" for Paramount.

Dorothy Parker, Writers, Literature, Sign Writer, Author, Writer

17 Inspirational New Year's Reads For The Self-Help Skeptic

17 Inspirational New Year's Reads For The Self-Help Skeptic

Read a Dorothy Parker poem in my sophomore english class and I was hooked. This book is on my bedside table to this day.

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Gallery: Famous Writers as Handcrafted Dolls

The Portable Dorothy Parker (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Bestseller Books Online The Portable Dorothy Parker (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Dorothy Parker

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"The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." -Dorothy Parker Authors Series by Ryan Sheffield by RyanSheffield

“There's a hell of a distance between wise-cracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words.”—Dorothy Parker (1893-1967),

Dorothy Parker (August 1893 – June an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist.

... Charlie MacArthur, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott

The original Algonquin Round Table: Art Samuels, Charlie MacArthur, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker, and Alexander Woollcott.

Robert Benchley & Dorothy Parker, 1919.

Dorothy Parker and best friend (and fellow Round Tabler) Robert Benchley in Inseparable, Robert & Dorothy were in love with each other "intellectually", but Robert refused to leave his wife.

DOROTHY PARKER (Aug. 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) and ALAN K. CAMPBELL (Feb. 21, 1904 – June 14, 1963) She is a U.S. writer. He an actor & screenwriter. • [March 25, 1962] “[They] came to dinner with us last night. It was a flop. [...] Dorothy sits so sadly, with a kind of aristocratic sweetness, a Lost Lady, the bags hanging down under her eyes. [...] The only time they showed animation was...when we got on the subject of famous murders.” (Christopher Isherwood Diaries: 1960-1969, Vol. 2, 171)

DOROTHY PARKER (Aug. 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) and ALAN K. CAMPBELL (Feb. 21, 1904 – June 14, 1963) She is a U.S. writer. He an actor & screenwriter. • [March 25, 1962] “[They] came to dinner with us last night. It was a flop. [...] Dorothy sits so sadly, with a kind of aristocratic sweetness, a Lost Lady, the bags hanging down under her eyes. [...] The only time they showed animation was...when we got on the subject of famous murders.” (Christopher Isherwood Diaries: 1960-1969, Vol. 2, 171)

"I feel like I sort of missed the eighties. At the time, we didn't know we were having fun, which is probably the way it always is." ~ Tama Janowitz <3

Tama Janowitz - American novelist and a short story writer.

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