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DOROTHY ROTHCHILD PARKER (MRS. ALAN CAMPBELL)
American author, critic and humorist
(1893 - 1967)

Art is a form of catharsis.
      - [Art]

Brevity is the soul of lingerie.
      - [Lingerie]

Constant use had not worn ragged the fabric of their friendship.
      - [Friendship]

Excuse my dust.
      - [Excuses]

Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.
      - [Heterosexuality]

His voice was as intimate as the rustle of sheets.
      - [Voice]

Men seldom make passes, at girls who wear glasses.
      - [Courtship]

Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.
      - [Misfortune]

People are more fun than any body.
      - [Fun]

She looks as new as a peeled egg.
      - [New]

She looks like something that would eat its young.
      - [Appearance]

She ran the gamut of emotions from A to B.
      - referring to Katherine Hepburn's performance in the 1933 play The Lake
        [Acting]

Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
      - [Sorrow]

There's a hell of a distance between wise-cracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply callisthenics with words.
      - in the "Paris Review" [Wit]

They sicken of the calm, who know the storm.
      - [Calmness]


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