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1. "[That was] the old Ellen Gulden, the girl who would walk over her mother in golf shoes, who scared students away from writing seminars, who started work on Monday after graduating from Harvard with honors on a Thursday, who loved the moments in the office when she would look out at the impenetrable black of the East River, starred with the reflected lights of Queens, with only the cleaning crew for company, and think of her various superiors out at dinner parties and restaurants and her various similars out at downtown clubs or cheap but authentic places in Chinatown and say to herself, 'I'm getting ahead.' That Ellen Gulden, the one her boss suspected of using the dying-mother ploy to get more money or a better job title, would have covered every inch of [this datebook] with the frantic scribble of unexamined ambition."
Author: Anna Quindlen
2. "There are still places to go, there are still dinners, there are still parties, and you can still get dressed up. That's part of having fun in fashion."
Author: Christian Siriano
3. "It's certainly true that I was brought up in that British amateur tradition, the one which always held that if you were reasonably good at cricket, knew one or two Latin texts and a few zingy Oscar Wilde quotes for dinner parties, you were pretty much ready to go and run some outpost in Hindustan."
Author: Damian Lewis
4. "Lately it has become more and more difficult to attend dinner parties without the evening ending in gunfire or tapioca..."
Author: Daniel Handler
5. "Understand that to achieve success in your efforts, you must try to be reliable and on time for everything -your job, dinner parties, doctor appointments- everything."
Author: Dianna DeLonzor
6. "At dinner parties I sit below the salt now. There are a lot of interesting people there."
Author: Donald T. Regan
7. "I don't have dinner parties - I eat my dinner in bed."
Author: Hugh Hefner
8. "It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties."
Author: John Wanamaker
9. "There are dinner parties ruined by guests, and there are dinner parties ruined by hosts, and then there are dinner parties when everyone contributes to the disaster."
Author: Julie Powell
10. "Which just goes to show, I guess, that dinner parties are like everything else - not as fragile as we think they are."
Author: Julie Powell
11. "I'm a really emotional cook. Not violent, but I don't like someone coming in while I'm cooking. I'm notorious for themed dinner parties. The colour green, 'The Sopranos'' last episode... any excuse. But if anyone arrives before I'm ready and walks through for a chat, I'm like: 'Just stand back. Stay there! In fact, just go - this is not for you.'"
Author: Kelis
12. "I'm sick of the ignorance that lack of funding has generated, of the fathers who apporach me at dinner parties with their four-year-old girls clasped to their pant legs and say, "Yeah, but studies say kids can buy drugs more easily than they can buy alcohol." To which I always respond, "I guess that means you keep heroin in your liquor cabinet?"
Author: Koren Zailckas
13. "There's a significant social element in my business, and I want a wife who can help balance the conversation. Playing hostess and accompanying me as needed for whatever reason comes up. Dinners, parties, charitable events. No more than a couple times a week. Also, our children - as many as you'd like - come first. They need to be your number one priority. And lastly it means respecting both me and our marriage vows.She understood. "Fidelity.""Fidelity."
Author: Mira Lyn Kelly
14. "I'm an avid cook. Brazilian, some Italian, a little French. And I often throw dinner parties."
Author: Morena Baccarin
15. "Well let's face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still give dinner parties?"
Author: Nigel Slater
16. "You can imagine the kind of dinner parties I had to go to at a young age... pretty dull."
Author: Prince Harry
17. "Gavin turned us to face Josh, a satisfied grin springing up when he noticed the condition of Josh's clothes. "Thanks for the last-minute invitation, man." Josh chuckled, patting Gavin on the shoulder. "Shall I do the honors, Mr. Suave?" "Sure thing, Frodo Baggins. By the way, I hear the Shire has impeccable dinner parties this time of year." The corners of Gavin's lips twitched and his eyebrows shot up as he gestured to a food stain of some sort near the collar of Josh's white shirt. Josh's chin shot down to follow Gavin's amusement and he quickly tried to wipe away the crumbs. "Yeah, well … you know how we hobbits like to eat."
Author: Rachael Wade
18. "I just don't get invited to the same dinner parties I used to like to go to."
Author: Ron Silver
19. "Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people. To me it's a form of sacrament."
Author: Sally Quinn
20. "I think Ian McKellen made it all happen, because he used to throw dinner parties and invite everyone over."
Author: Shawn Ashmore
21. "Her address book confirmed it, the pages inhabited equally by the living and the dead....Each name called up raucous dinner parties and gin-and-tonics on sunny patios, lazy Saturday afternoons at the swim club, station wagons filled with noisy boys in polyester baseball uniforms."
Author: Stewart O'Nan
22. "You know, the act of feeding someone is the ultimate act of care and affection...sharing yourself with someone else through food." He held another mouthful of cake under her nose. "Think about it. We are fed in the Eucharist, by our mothers when we are infants, by our parents as children, by friends at dinner parties, by a lover when we feast on one another's bodies...and on occasion, on another's souls."
Author: Sylvain Reynard
23. "Dinner parties are still highly popular, and I believe they always will be."
Author: Yotam Ottolenghi

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