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    The cost of living is going up while the chances of living are going down.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: chance  living 
     
    Things can be funny only when we are in fun. When we're 'dead earnest,' humor is the only thing that is dead.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: humor  funny  fun 
     
    I think Mr. Wilson will have to be the rest of the way alone.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: alone 
     
    Funny is an attitude.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: funny  attitude 
     
    My main point is to be funny; if I can slip a message in there, fine.
    — Flip Wilson
    My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: self 
     
    It's later than it's ever been.
    — Flip Wilson
    I was number one in the ratings four times last year and twice this season. What could be more damn equal than that? If they get any more equal, I don't want it.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: time  year 
     
    It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV.
    — Flip Wilson
    Violence is a tool of the ignorant.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: violence 
     
    When you're hot, you're hot; when you're not, you're not.
    — Flip Wilson
    My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.
    — Flip Wilson
    The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: chance  living 
     
    The devil made me do it.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: devil 
     
    Funny is not a color. Being black is only good from the time you get from the curtain to the microphone.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: time  funny  black 
     
    Don't order one for the road, because the road is already laid out.
    — Flip Wilson
    Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: humorous  fun  missing 
     
    You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: machine 
     
    If I had my whole life to live over again, I don't think I'd have the strength.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: live  strength 
     
    Being a comedian is like being a con man. You have to make 'em like you before you can fool 'em.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: men  fools 
     
    What you see is what you get.
    — Flip Wilson
    Being your own man does not mean taking advantage of anyone else.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: men  advantage 
     
    With all the trouble black people have, they try to forget on weekends. You've got to be good to make them laugh.
    — Flip Wilson
    tags: people  black 
     
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    flip wilson
    Birth    : December 8, 1933
    Death  : November 25, 1998
    Occupation  : Comedian