What is your favourite Dorothy Parker quotation?


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Rooster Cogburn Profile
Rooster Cogburn , Rooster Cogburn, answered

I thought this was a pretty good one !

That would be a good thing for them to cut on my tombstone: Wherever she went, including here, it was against her better judgment.

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PJ Stein answered

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.

Didge Doo Profile
Didge Doo answered

Almost too many to select only one, but this is one that always comes to mind when I think of her: You can lead a horticulture but you can't make her think.

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Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
The version of that one i heard is a bit cruder and doen't bear repeating.
Ray Dart
Ray Dart commented
I always enjoyed "Tell him I'm too f***ing busy, or the other way round." when being pressed for some action by her agent.
Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
I liked that one, too. She had a way of getting to the nub of things. >:-)

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