Wilson Mizner quotes

 quotes - Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.

“Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.”

— Wilson Mizner

 quotes - Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.

“Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.”

— Wilson Mizner

 quotes - If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.

“If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.”

— Wilson Mizner

 quotes - The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.

“The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.”

— Wilson Mizner

“God help those who do not help themselves.”

— Wilson Mizner

“The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.”

— Wilson Mizner

“There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Most hard-boiled people are half-baked. I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it.”

— Wilson Mizner

“A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.”

— Wilson Mizner

“I'd rather know a square guy than own a square mile.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Art is science made clear.”

— Wilson Mizner

“I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.”

— Wilson Mizner

“To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.”

— Wilson Mizner

“A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.”

— Wilson Mizner

“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.”

— Wilson Mizner

“A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.”

— Wilson Mizner

“To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.”

— Wilson Mizner

“A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.”

— Wilson Mizner

“The first hundred years are the hardest.”

— Wilson Mizner

“I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.”

— Wilson Mizner

“In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.”

— Wilson Mizner

“It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Failure has gone to his head.”

— Wilson Mizner

“Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.”

— Wilson Mizner

“I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, 'Have you read - .'”

— Wilson Mizner

“I've had ample contact with lawyers, and I'm convinced that the only fortune they ever leave is their own.”

— Wilson Mizner
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