Dorothy parker

Explore the witty and insightful quotes of Dorothy Parker, a renowned writer known for her sharp humor and keen observations. Get inspired by her words and discover the brilliance of her writing.
Writers And Poets, Portrait, Dorothy Parker, Early 20th Century, Parker, 1920s, York City, New York Public Library, Florenz Ziegfeld

Dorothy Parker’s reputation as one of the premier wits of the 20th century rests firmly on the brilliance of her writing, but the image of her as a plucky, fast-talking, independent woman of her times owes more than a little to her seat at the legendary Algonquin Round Table. Jonathan Goldman explores the beginnings of the famed New York group and how Parker’s determination to speak her mind — even when it angered men in positions of power — gave her pride of place within it.

Charlie Taylor
Parties: A Hymn of Hate by Dorothy Parker - Poems | Love, Gin, Roman, People, Home, Dorothy, Dorothy Parker, Woman, Author

I hate Parties; They bring out the worst in me. There is the Novelty Affair, Given by the woman Who is awfully clever at that sort of thing. Everybody must come in fancy dress; They are always eleven Old-Fashioned Girls, And fourteen Hawaiian gentlemen Wearing the native costume Of last season's tennis clothes, with a wreath around the neck. The hostess introduces a series of clean, home games: Each participant is given a fair chance To guess the number of seeds in a cucumber, Or thread a…

Tom Nailor