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Comprehensive information about Dorothy Parker including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. “If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of "The Elements of Style." The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy.”---Dorothy Parker Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. This educational Dorothy Parker resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Drink, and dance and laugh and lie, love the reeling midnight through, for tomorrow we shall die! (But, alas, we never do.) Quote Right
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Quote Left Brevity is the soul of lingerie. Quote Right
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Quote Left She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B. Quote Right
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Quote Left "Coolidge is dead" "How could they tell? Quote Right
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Quote Left And there was that wholesale libel on a Yale prom. If all the girls attending it were laid end to end, Mrs. Parker said, she wouldn't be at al... Quote Right
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