Parker Quotes

โ€œProcrastination is like a credi...

โ€œProcrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.โ€ ~ Christopher Parker
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'Of course I talk to myself. I enjo...

'Of course I talk to myself. I enjoy a good speaker, and I appreciate an intelligent audience.' - Dorothy Parker
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The wrong person makes you beg for attention, aff...

The wrong person makes you beg for attention, affection, love and commitment. The right person gives you these things because they love you. - Sonya Parker
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'I like to have a martini, two at the ver...

'I like to have a martini, two at the very most. After three I'm under the table. After four I'm under my host.' - Dorothy Parker
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"The best way to keep children home is t...

"The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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โ€œBeauty is only skin de...

โ€œBeauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.โ€ - Dorothy Parker
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โ€œBeauty is only skin dee...

โ€œBeauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.โ€ -- Dorothy Parker
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"Take care of the luxuries an...

"Take care of the luxuries and the necessities will take care of themselves." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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"I don't care what is wri...

"I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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"If the furnace was h...

"If the furnace was hot enough, anything would burn." - John Parker Jr.
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โ€œThe easiest way t...

โ€œThe easiest way to do anything is properly.โ€ โ€• K. J. Parker
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The cure to boredom is cu...

The cure to boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.โ€ Dorothy Parker
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"If all the girls who attended the Y...

"If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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โ€œA wise man once said that any human being is capable...

โ€œA wise man once said that any human being is capable of infinite achievement, so long as itโ€™s not the work theyโ€™re supposed to be doing.โ€ โ€” K.J. Parker, Blue and Gold
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Be weird. Your s...

Be weird. Your strangeness is your magic.- Parker Lewis
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"If you want to know what God th...

"If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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"If all the girls who attended the Yal...

"If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I shouldn't be at all surprised." -- -- Dorothy Parker
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"We cannot understand the moral Universe. The arc is a long one, and our eyes reach but a lit...

"We cannot understand the moral Universe. The arc is a long one, and our eyes reach but a little way; we cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight; but we can divine it by conscience, and we surely know that it bends toward justice." - Theodore Parker
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I was there to push people beyond what's expected of them. I belie...

I was there to push people beyond what's expected of them. I believe thats an absolute necessity. Otherwise we're depriving the world of the next Louis Armstrong, the next Charlie Parker. -Terence Fletcher
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"If all the girls who attended the Y...

"If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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The real business of li...

The real business of life is trying to understand each other. Gilbert Parker
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If you do not enjoy what ...

If you do not enjoy what you are doing, you will never be good at it. - Luke Parker
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โ€œHereโ€™s the deal. The human soul doesnโ€™t ...

โ€œHereโ€™s the deal. The human soul doesnโ€™t want to be advised or fixed or saved. It simply wants to be witnessed...โ€ - Parker Palmer
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โ€œBe weird. Your ...

โ€œBe weird. Your strangeness is your magic.โ€ Parker Lewis
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โ€œOf course I talk to myself. I like...

โ€œOf course I talk to myself. I like a good speaker, and I appreciate an intelligent audience.โ€ - Dorothy Parker
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โ€œThere was nothing separate about her day...

โ€œThere was nothing separate about her days. Like drops on the window-pane, they ran together and trickled away.โ€ โ€• Dorothy Parker
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"The cure to boredom is cu...

"The cure to boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." - Dorothy Parker
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โ€œIn youth, it was a way I had, To do my best to please. And change, with every ...

โ€œIn 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.โ€ - Dorothy Parker
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 11
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โ€œOh, seek, my love, your newer way; I'll not...

โ€œOh, seek, my love, your newer way; I'll not be left in sorrow. So long as I have yesterday, Go take your damned tomorrow!โ€ โ€• Dorothy Parker
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"Be Weird. Your S...

"Be Weird. Your Strangeness Is Your Magic" - Parker Lewis
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"How can we avoid the two extremes: too great bossism in giving orders, and practically no or...

"How can we avoid the two extremes: too great bossism in giving orders, and practically no orders given?...My solution is to depersonalize the giving of orders, to unite all concerned in a study of the situation, to discover the law of the situation and obey that." -Mary Parker Follett
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โ€œThe cure to boredom is cu...

โ€œThe cure to boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.โ€ - Dorothy Parker
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"If I didn't care for fun and such, I'd proba...

"If I didn't care for fun and such, I'd probably amount to much. But I shall stay the way I am, because I do not give a damn." - Dorothy Parker
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"Be weird. Your s...

"Be weird. Your strangeness is your magic." - Parker Lewis
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"If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers the second-greatest f...

"If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers the second-greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first-greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while theyโ€™re happy." ~ Dorothy Parker
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If you do not enjoy what ...

If you do not enjoy what you are doing, you will never be good at it. ~Luke Parker
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โ€œWit has truth in it; wise-...

โ€œWit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words.โ€ โ€” Dorothy Parker
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โ€œBe weird. Your ...

โ€œBe weird. Your strangeness is your magic.โ€ Parker Lewis
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 10
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If all the girls who attended the Yal...

If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end---I shouldn't be at all surprised. -- Dorothy Parker
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"Too fucking bus...

"Too fucking busy, and vice versa" - - - Dorothy Parker
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Good taste is the f...

Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative.โ€”Harley Parker
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โ€œProcrastination is like a credi...

โ€œProcrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill.โ€ โ€• Christopher Parker
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 23
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I'll never leave your s...

I'll never leave your side my dear Clyde. I ride till I die. - Bonnie Parker
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Violence is what happens when...

Violence is what happens when we donโ€™t know what else to do with our suffering. - parker palmer
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"Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The ...

"Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness. The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is. Every child is an artist. the challenge is to remain an artist once he grows up." - Andy Parker
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โ€œIf you want to know what God th...

โ€œIf you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.โ€ โ€• Dorothy Parker
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"Iโ€™ve been too fucking busyโ€”and vice versa." ~ ...

"Iโ€™ve been too fucking busyโ€”and vice versa." ~ Dorothy Parker, (in response to a letter from her editor asking for more stories during her honeymoon)
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"Stand your ground. Don't fire unles...

"Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here." - John Parker
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Wholeness does not mean perfection:...

Wholeness does not mean perfection:it means embracing the brokenness as an integral part of life. ~Parker Palmer
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"Every love's the lov...

"Every love's the love before // In a duller dress." ~ Dorothy Parker,
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"I dont care what is wri...

"I dont care what is written about me so long as it isn't true."- Dorothy Parker
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"If you want to know what God th...

"If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people He gave it to." Dorothy Parker
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They sicken of the...

They sicken of the calm, who know the storm. (Dorothy Parker)
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โ€œTell him I was too ...

โ€œTell him I was too fucking busy-- or vice versa.โ€ --Dorothy Parker
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 30
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"With Great Power...

"With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility." Ben Parker
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"If, with the literate, I am impelled to try ...

"If, with the literate, I am impelled to try an epigram, I never seek to take the credit; We all assume that Oscar said it." - Dorothy Parker
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 21
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I'd rather have a bottle ...

I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a frontal lobotomy. -- Dorothy Parker
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