Thursday 22 August 2013

Dorothy Parker

Dottie Parker was born 120 years ago on 22nd August.  In her own speak (it would be impertinent to add anything):

When asked to use the word "horticulture" during a game of Can-You-Give-Me-A-Sentence, Parker replied: You can lead a horticulture, but you can’t make her think.
If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised.
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.
Katharine Hepburn delivered a striking performance that ran the gamut of emotions from A to B.
One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
[On being told of Calvin Coolidge's death] How do they know?
You can't teach an old dogma new tricks.
Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.
I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy.
The Monte Carlo casino refused to admit me until I was properly dressed so I went and found my stockings, and then came back and lost my shirt.
The only -ism Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.
And it is that word 'hummy,' my darlings, that marks the first place in The House at Pooh Corner at which Tonstant Weader fwowed up. Her "Constant Reader" review of A. A. Milne's book 

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