Wilson Mizner Quotes
Most popular Wilson Mizner Quotes
Poets are born, not paid.
Failure has gone to his head.
The sure way of getting nothing for something.
A trip through a sewer in a glass-bottomed boat.
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
The amount of sleep required by the average person is five minutes more.
In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.
Some of the greatest love affairs I've known have involved one actor-unassisted.
There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll. A big one is always in danger.
Over in Hollywood they almost made a great picture, but they caught it just in time.
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
When you take stuff from one writer, it's plagiarism; but when you take it from many writers it's research.
Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.