Facts about Wilson Mizner

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Wilson Mizner was a famous Dramatist from USA, who lived between May 19, 1876 and April 3, 1933.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Wilson.

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Famous quotes by Wilson Mizner (30)


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"A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant"
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"A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions"
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"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something"
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"A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune"
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"All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long"
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"Art is science made clear"
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"Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down"
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"Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished"
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"Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave"
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"Failure has gone to his head"
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"Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something"
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"God help those who do not help themselves"
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"Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton"
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"I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at"
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"I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it"
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"I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, 'Have you read - .'"
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"I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education"
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"I'd rather know a square guy than own a square mile"
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"I've had ample contact with lawyers, and I'm convinced that the only fortune they ever leave is their own"
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"I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience"
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"If you count all your assets you always show a profit"
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"If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research"
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"In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork"
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"It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found"
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"Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest"
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"Most hard-boiled people are half-baked"
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"Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him"
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"The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away"
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"The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock"
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"The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in"


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