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Dorothy+Rothschild Parker Quotes

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Hollywood

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Woman wants monogamy; / Man delights in novelty. / Love is woman's moon and sun; / Man has other forms of fun. . . / With this the gist and sum of it, / What earthly good can come of it?
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Fun

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
I shall stay the way I am because I do not give a damn.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Apathy

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
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.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Fame

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People are more fun than any body
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Body

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Beauty

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Money

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Hollywood

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
He and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Adultery

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They sicken of the calm, who knew the storm.
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#Calm

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Enjoyed it! One more drink and I'd have been under the host.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Parties

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
I suppose that now if I ever wrote a play about myself I'd be sued for plagiarism
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#Plagiarism

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
The sweeter the apple, the blacker the core. Scratch a lover and find a foe!
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#Apple

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
You can lead a whore to culture, but you can't make her think.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Culture

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You can't do four movies and be good to everybody and be flying all night and shooting all day with a different wig and then be going to sing on Broadway without feeling a little tired. You endlessly feel you're letting somebody down.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Acting And Actors

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are.
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#Hollywood

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
They sicken of the calm, who know the storm
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Calm

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Giving

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I was the toast of two continents: Greenland and Australia.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Australia

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Truth #Wit

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
There's a hell of a distance between wisecracking and wit. Wit has truth in it; wisecracking is simply calisthenics with words.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Hell

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.
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#Etiquette

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Razors pain you; rivers are damp; acids stain you; and drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; nooses give; gas smells awful; you might as well live.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Suicide #Drugs

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
What fresh hell is this?
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Hell

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the copyrights on nobility -- if there is going to be anything like that in a relationship.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Men

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They sicken at the calm that know the storm.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Adversity #Calm

Dorothy Rothschild Parker
I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it. When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name. ''Out there,'' I called it.
Dorothy Rothschild Parker
#Hollywood