Thursday, June 10, 2010

Quips and Quotations

I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound -- if I can remember any of the damn things.

--Dorothy Parker

8 comments:

  1. Remember? At our age? Soothingly? What was it you were talking about?

    WV - dactomel, a sedative for the elderly; it helps them to *not* remember things that would otherwise be an unwelcome headache.

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  2. i heart dorothy parker. one of my favorite quotes:
    what fresh hell is this?
    spoken often upon awakening.

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  3. ...or how about, "You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think." D . P.

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  4. I'm a sucker for other people's wonderful and profound quotes too Kirk, but I don't try to remember them. I write them down and store them on my computer. And then produce them for others at will.

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  5. @Badger--You reminded me of a Preston Sturges quote that I'm going to use the next time I do one of these (if I remember).

    @standing--No shortage of good Parker quotes. The woman could be funny about anything. Even her own suicide attempts.

    @Kass--Not even if she with the professor?

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  6. @Elisabeth--Dorothy Parker died of natural causes(!) in 1967. Back in those days, the average computer filled a gymnasium.

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  7. @Kass--That should be, not even if she SLEPT with the professor.

    The whore's not the only one not thinking these days. Badger, where's that dactomel?

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  8. What's dactomel? Dactomel, dactomel... wait, don't tell me.

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