Someone said :
What I mean is when people read/ hear something worthy of quote, they quote it, and spread the word. That's how great quotes are made.
You can't just decide something you say is great and quote yourself. It's presumptious.
You can be quite certain that the great wits like Dorothy Parker gave time and clever thought about what lines they would dream up, and then they would decide when would be the most appropriate moment when the witticisms would be used for the best effect, hence extending their witticisms to wider audiences....by gossip. Not much that is created is instantaneous â€“ it takes a bit of thought in trying to be clever....ask any good comedian â€“ its concentrated creative work. I'm not suggesting for a moment that I'm either of these, but id like to see if anyone can create memorable bitchy/witty/clever original lines, that could be passes on in gossip â€“ that's all.