Wilson Mizner

Wilson Mizner (May 19, 1876, Benicia, California - April 3, 1933, Los Angeles, California) was an American playwright, raconteur, and entrepreneur. His best-known plays are The Deep Purple, produced in 1910, and The Greyhound, produced in 1912. He was manager and co-owner of The Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, California, and was affiliated with his brother, Addison Mizner, in a series of scams and picaresque misadventures that inspired Stephen Sondheim's Road Show

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A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.Rate it:
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.Rate it:
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.Rate it:
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.Rate it:
Always be nice to people on the way up because you'll meet the same people on the way down.Rate it:
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.Rate it:
Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.Rate it:
God help those who do not help themselves.Rate it:
Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.Rate it:
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it.Rate it:
I have known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, but never had a thought.Rate it:
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.Rate it:
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.Rate it:
If you steal from one author, its plagiarism. If you steal from two, its research.Rate it:
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest.Rate it:
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.Rate it:
Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen 'Hey, you'Rate it:
Over in Hollywood they almost made a great picture, but they caught it in time.Rate it:
Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.Rate it:
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.Rate it:
The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book.Rate it:
The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.Rate it:
The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.Rate it:
The worst-tempered people I've ever met were the people who knew they were wrong.Rate it:
Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.Rate it:
To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.Rate it:
When you take stuff from one writer it's plagiarism but when you take it from many writers, it's research.Rate it:

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