When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg.— Snoop Dogg
Staggering Parlor quotations
I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor, who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
How many people disapprove of the job the Conservatives are doing? Seventy percent. Of those same people, how many will vote for them again? ...Seventy percent. What the fuck? Where did they take this poll, at an S&M parlor?
I dropped my pants in a tattoo parlor in Amsterdam.
I woke up in a waterbed with this funky-looking dragon with a blue tongue on my hip. I realized I made a mistake, so a few months later I got a cross to cover it. When my pants hang low, it looks like I'm wearing a dagger!
I am not a nurse escorting six lunatics to the ice cream parlor.
We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time.
You can't imagine parlor ballads drifting out of high-rise multi-towered buildings. That kind of music existed in a more timeless state of life.
Always have a book at hand, in the parlor, on the table, for the family;
a book of condensed thought and striking anecdote, of sound maxims and truthful apothegms. It will impress on your own mind a thousand valuable suggestions, and teach your children a thousand lessons of truth and duty. Such a book is a casket of jewels for your housebold.
You don't win games as a coach during games.
You win games as a coach before games. Players win during games, not coaches
In every community there is a class of people profoundly dangerous to the rest.
I don't mean the criminals. For them we have punitive sanctions. I mean the leaders. Invariably the most dangerous people seek the power. While in the parlors of indignation the right-thinking citizen brings his heart to a boil. (p. 51)
You get to where you kind of like it, and It's a habit That's hard to break.
I still find myself sittin' in a cafe, like a pizza parlor.
If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor.
Yes, I heard my people singing!-in the glow of parlor coal-stove and on summer porches sweet with lilac air, from choir loft and Sunday morning pews-and my soul was filled with their harmonies.
I went to this tattoo parlor in the East Village and I got an outline of a violin on my lower back. They call them tramp stamps now.
I worked at an ice cream parlor called Chadwicks.
We wore old-timey outfits and had to bang a drum, play a kazoo, and sing 'Happy Birthday' to people while giving them free birthday sundaes. Lots of ice cream scooping and $1 tips.
It takes more than some mind games, a couple of parlor tricks, to get under my skin.
Alas, poor Yorick! How surprised he would be to see how his counterpart of today is whisked off to a funeral parlor and is in short order sprayed, sliced, pierced, pickled, trussed, trimmed, creamed, waxed, painted, rouged and neatly dressed - transformed from a common corpse into a Beautiful Memory Picture.
Many male habitues of massage parlors, like Talese, did not like solitary masturbation; in the parlance of the younger generation, it was a "downer." And yet to be masturbated by an appealing masseuse, to be in the physical presence of a woman with whom there was some communication and understanding, if not love, was gratifying and fun.
When I came to New York and I opened the window of the thirty-fifth-floor apartment, there's light pollution and fog, and I couldn't see my star. So I drew it on my wrist with a pen, but it kept washing away. Then I went to a tattoo parlor on Second Avenue and had it done.
There is not a physicist in the world who can perceive when a parlor magician palms off playing-cards.
My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house.
I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white.
My wife went to a beauty parlor and got a mudpack;
for two days she looked nice, then the mud fell off.
By the time we hit the streets they were silent and closed in on us, and they had assumed the Nonchalant Look, an expression that said, I am not a nurse escorting six lunatics to the ice cream parlor. But they were, and we were their six lunatics, so we behaved like lunatics.
I have Bob Dylan lyrics on my ribs. I'm a diehard Dylan fan, and my dad and I joke that if I ever met him, I'd have him sign his name right under my tattoo and then I'd run to the parlor to get his signature tattooed.
As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure.
See how special you are? I serve you coffee in the parlor.
For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.
The idea of a federal betting parlor on atrocities and terrorism is ridiculous and it's grotesque.
Fame is the beauty parlor of the dead.
I went to a massage parlor, it was self service.
A nuisance may be merely a right thing in the wrong place - like a pig in the parlor instead of the barnyard.
When I go to the beauty parlor, I always use the emergency entrance.
Sometimes I just go for an estimate.
Let there be dancing in the streets, drinking in the saloons, and necking in the parlor.
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses.