wilson mizner Quotes

A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
tags: fools
— Wilson Mizner
Art is science made clear.
— Wilson Mizner
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.
tags: year
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: respect doubt faith 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.
tags: success
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: men people master ambition
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: people thoughts learning
— Wilson Mizner
Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.
tags: death
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: desires advantage
— Wilson Mizner
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
tags: people drama
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: hero movie year
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: power world tears water
— Wilson Mizner
The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.
tags: people sleep
— Wilson Mizner
If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.
tags: author research
— Wilson Mizner
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.
tags: mind learn marriage
— Wilson Mizner
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
tags: respect doubt faith education
— Wilson Mizner
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
tags: friends
— Wilson Mizner
The worst-tempered people I've ever met were people who knew they were wrong.
tags: people wrong
— Wilson Mizner
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
tags: people
— Wilson Mizner
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 - .'
tags: lying 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
Faith is a wonderful thing, but doubt gets you an education.
tags: doubt faith education
— Wilson Mizner
The day which we fear as our last is but the bday of eternity. - By SenecaThe first hundred years are the hardest.
tags: fear eternity year
— Wilson Mizner
A good party is where you enjoy good people, and they taste even better with Champagne.
tags: people
— Wilson Mizner
Women can instantly see through each other, and it's surprising how little they observe that's pleasant.
tags: women
— Wilson Mizner
Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen Hey, you
tags: world money
— Wilson Mizner
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it.
tags: believe hate
— Wilson Mizner
Anybody who can write home for money can write for magazines.
tags: write money
— Wilson Mizner