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Wilson Mizner

Fecha de nacimiento: 19. Mayo 1876
Fecha de muerte: 3. Abril 1933

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Wilson Mizner era escritor estadounidense.

Frases Wilson Mizner

„It's getting so people no longer count the silverware when I come to dinner.“

— Wilson Mizner
On his later respectability. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

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„Treat a whore like a lady and a lady like a whore.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted by Anita Loos, Kiss Hollywood Goodbye, Viking Press, New York, 1974, . Loos goes on to claim that "the aphorism had no validity for Wilson."

„A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„When you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted in Alva Johnston's The Legendary Mizners (1953, Farrar Straus and Young, New York, chapter 4, p 66) and Bartlett's, 1992, p. 631. Also quoted as If you copy from one author, it's plagiarism. If you copy from two, it's research by Stuart B. McIver in Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags.

„I want a priest, a rabbi and a Protestant minister. I want to hedge my bets.“

— Wilson Mizner
On his deathbed. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„Florida was invented for Addison Mizner's little brother.“

— Wilson Mizner
Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

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„... a trip through a sewer in a glass-bottom boat.“

— Wilson Mizner
On Hollywood. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„Stop dying. Am trying to write a comedy.“

— Wilson Mizner
Telegram to his brother, upon the news that Addison was fatally ill. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„You can't be a rascal for 40 years and then cop a plea the last minute. God keeps better books than that.“

— Wilson Mizner
On his deathbed. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted by John Burke, Rogue's Progress, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1975, .

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„Faith is a wonderful thing, but doubt gets you an education.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„Be nice to people on the way up because you'll meet them on the way down.“

— Wilson Mizner
Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„Tell 'em to count to ten over him and he'll get up.“

— Wilson Mizner
On hearing that his prizefighter, Stanley Ketchel, was dying of gunshot wounds. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

„America's most fascinating outlaw.“

— Wilson Mizner
Anita Loos, as quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. .

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