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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 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 Roumania. Quote Right
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Quote Left That woman speaks eight languages and can't say "no" in any of them. Quote Right
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Quote Left I'm never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don't do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don't even do that any more. Quote Right
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Quote Left If all the girls who attended the Harvard-Yale game were laid end to end, I wouldn't be surprised. Quote Right
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Quote Left If you want to know what god thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to. Quote Right
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