Frases de Dorothy Parker
Data de nascimento: 22. Agosto 1893
Data de falecimento: 7. Junho 1967
Outros nomes: Dorothy Parkerová
Dorothy Parker foi uma escritora, poetisa, dramaturga e crítica estadunidense.
Citações Dorothy Parker
It's not the tragedies that kill us, it's the messes.
Dorothy Parker in her own words - página 80, Dorothy Parker, Barry Day - Taylor Trade Pub., 2004, ISBN 1589790715, 9781589790711 - 203 páginas
Salary is no object; I want only enough to keep body and soul apart.
Constant Reader - página 59, Dorothy Parker - Viking Press, 1927, ISBN 067023916X, 9780670239160 - 157 páginas
Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses
Not much fun: the lost poems of Dorothy Parker - página 32, Dorothy Parker, Stuart Y. Silverstein, Dorothy Parker - Scribner, 1996 - 256 páginas
You can't teach an old dogma new tricks .
citada em Western water shortage? - página 92, Roy Nels Vernström, Kish J. Sharma - Nero and Associates, 1984 - 114 páginas
The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity
citado em Business research methods - página 111, William G. Zikmund, William G. Zikmund - Thomson/South-Western, 2003, ISBN 0030350840, 9780030350849 - 748 páginas
amplamente atribuido a Dorothy Parker e Ellen Parr, mas a origem é desconhecida.
That woman speaks eighteen languages, and can't say No in any of them.
citado por Alexander Voollcott no ensaio biográfico "Our Mrs Parker" (1934)
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„In youth, it was a way I had,
To do my best to please.
And change, with every passing lad
To suit his theories.
But now I know the things I know
And do the things I do,
And if you do not like me so,
To hell, my love, with you.“
Fonte: The Complete Poems of Dorothy Parker
„Drink and dance and laugh and lie,
Love, the reeling midnight through,
For tomorrow we shall die!
(But, alas, we never do.)“
Fonte: "The Flaw in Paganism" in Death and Taxes (1931)
„Two things made The Dice of the Gods, another play about drugs, seem much better than it had any real right to seem. One was that Morphia had come first, and once you had seen Morphia, nothing seemd so very terrible to you. p. 375“
Dorothy Parker: Complete Broadway, 1918–1923 (2014) https://openlibrary.org/books/OL25758762M/Dorothy_Parker_Complete_Broadway_1918-1923, Chapter 6: 1923
Variante: I've never been a millionaire but I know I'd be just darling at it.
Man and the Gospel (1865) by Thomas Guthrie "and you may know how little God thinks of money by observing on what bad and contemptible characters he often bestows it."
“We may see the small Value God has for Riches, by the People he gives them to.” -- Alexander Pope (1727).
Variante: If you want to know what the Lord God thinks of money, just look at those to whom he gives it.