Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles.
Read more about Dorothy Parker.
Famous quotes containing the words dorothy parker and/or parker:
“That woman speaks eighteen languages and cant say No in any of them.”
—Dorothy Parker (18931967)
“Across Parker Avenue from the fort is the Site of the Old Gallows, where 83 men stood on nothin, a-lookin up a rope. The platform had a trap wide enought to accommodate 12 men, but half that number was the highest ever reached. On two occasions six miscreants were executed. There were several groups of five, some quartets and trios.”
—Administration in the State of Arka, U.S. public relief program. Arkansas: A Guide to the State (The WPA Guide to Arkansas)