88 Total Quotes

Wilson Mizner Quotes

Wilson Mizner
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it
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#Flattery

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Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
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#American Dramatist #Plagiarism

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The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears
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#Power

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Over in Hollywood they almost made a great picture, but they caught it in time
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#Hollywood

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Over in Hollywood they almost made a great picture, but they caught it just in time
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#Hollywood

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The worst-tempered people I've ever met were the people who knew they were wrong.
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#People #American Architect

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Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
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#Life #American Dramatist

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In the battle for existence, talent is the punch, and tact is the fancy footwork.
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#Existence

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I respect faith but doubt is what gets you an education
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#Doubt

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I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.
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#American Dramatist #Doubt

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If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.
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#Plagiarism

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A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
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#Listening #American Dramatist

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I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.
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#American Dramatist

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The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
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#American Dramatist #Best Friends #Friends Or Friendship

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When you take stuff from one writer it's plagiarism; but when you take it from many writers, it's research.
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#American Dramatist #Research

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A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
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#American Dramatist

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Most hard-boiled people are half-baked.
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#People #American Dramatist

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Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.
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#American Dramatist #Hollywood

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Art is science made clear.
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#Arts And Artists #Science