Dorothy Parker on “The Elements of Style”

“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 they’re happy.”

-Dorothy Parker

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3 thoughts on “Dorothy Parker on “The Elements of Style”

  1. Dorothy Parker was one of the funniest women who ever lived. One of her classic lines: “I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.”

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