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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 Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words. Quote Right
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Quote Left Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is a thing that can never go wrong;
And I am Marie of Romania.
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Quote Left Men seldom make passes
At girls who wear glasses.
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Quote Left Money is only congealed snow. Quote Right
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Quote Left The only "ism" hollywood believes in is plagiarism. Quote Right
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