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    A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: fools 
     
    Art is science made clear.
    — Wilson Mizner
    Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: year 
     
    You sparkle with larceny.
    — Wilson Mizner
    It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.
    — Wilson Mizner
    I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
    — Wilson Mizner
    What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
    — Wilson Mizner
    The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: success 
     
    Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.
    — Wilson Mizner
    There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.
    — Wilson Mizner
    I'd rather know a square guy than own a square mile.
    — Wilson Mizner
    A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.
    — 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
    tags: men  people  master  ambition 
     
    I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.
    — Wilson Mizner
    I've known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, yet never had a thought.
    — Wilson Mizner
    Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: death 
     
    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.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: desires  advantage 
     
    A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: people  drama 
     
    Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
    — Wilson Mizner
    I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: hero  movie  year 
     
    The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in.
    — Wilson Mizner
    To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.
    — Wilson Mizner
    The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: power  world  tears  water 
     
    The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: people  sleep 
     
    If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: author  research 
     
    I had never considered marriage, but I had an open mind, and I was to learn after a brief try at it that most open minds should be closed for repairs.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: mind  learn  marriage 
     
    I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
    — Wilson Mizner
    The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: friends 
     
    The worst-tempered people I've ever met were people who knew they were wrong.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: people  wrong 
     
    Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: people 
     
    Gambling: A sure way to get nothing from something.
    — 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
    tags: lying  read 
     
    I've had ample contact with lawyers, and I'm convinced that the only fortune they ever leave is their own.
    — Wilson Mizner
    Faith is a wonderful thing, but doubt gets you an education.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: doubt  faith  education 
     
    The day which we fear as our last is but the bday of eternity. - By SenecaThe first hundred years are the hardest.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: fear  eternity  year 
     
    A good party is where you enjoy good people, and they taste even better with Champagne.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: people 
     
    Women can instantly see through each other, and it's surprising how little they observe that's pleasant.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: women 
     
    Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen Hey, you
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: world  money 
     
    I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: believe  hate 
     
    Anybody who can write home for money can write for magazines.
    — Wilson Mizner
    tags: write  money 
     
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    wilson mizner
    Birth    : May 19, 1876
    Death  : April 3, 1933
    Occupation  : Playwright