Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Wit, Wisecracks . . .

. . . and Inspiration

“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 (1893-1967), writer, Algonquin denizen & famed wisecracker (Image: A 1938 book party at the Algonquin Hotel: seated, left to right, Fritz Foord, Wolcott Gibbs, Frank Case and Dorothy Parker; standing, Alan Campbell, St. Clair McKelway, Russell Maloney and James Thurber. CondeNast)

• Editorial Comment: Oh, never mind...



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