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Wilson Mizner

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

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Frases Wilson Mizner

„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. .

„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. .

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

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

„... 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, .

„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. .

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„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. .

„Harry Thaw shot the wrong architect.“

—  Wilson Mizner
Disparaging the work of Joseph Urban, his brother Addison's architectural rival. Harry Thaw was a wealthy man of the times who had shot and killed architect Stanford White over his earlier involvement with Thaw's wife Evelyn Nesbit. Quoted by Alva Johnston, The Legendary Mizners, 1953, Farrar Straus and Young, New York. Johnston allows that the quote has been attributed to many others, but makes a good case that Mizner said it first.

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„A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.“

—  Wilson Mizner
"Maxims Old and New", All of a Piece: New Essays https://books.google.com/books?id=4vEQAAAAMAAJ&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=%22A+fellow+who+is+always+declaring+he%27s+no+fool+usually+has+his+suspicions.%22 (1937), edited by Edward Verrall Lucas, p. 52.

„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. .

„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."

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