Wilson Mizner

American Author

Lived from: 1876-1933

Quotes: Wilson Mizner

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    A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
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    A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
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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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    A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
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    Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down.
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    Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
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    Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
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    Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
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    Faith is a wonderful thing, but doubt gets you an education.
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    Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.
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    I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.
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    I have known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, but never had a thought.
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    I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
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    If you copy from one author, it's plagiarism. If you copy from two, it's research.

    Source: Alva Johnston - The Legendary Mizners (1953)

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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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