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Wilson Mizner
Wilson Mizner

Born in Benicia, California, one of eight children, Wilson Mizner spent his early life bilking miners in Alaska during the Alaskan Gold Rush. Fleeing Alaska, Mizner ended up in New York where he married into money before being arrested for running a gambling den. A playwright, his writing career was hampered by an opium addiction. Returning to California, he opened and managed the famed Br…

Date of Birth: May 19, 1876
Date of Death: April 03, 1933


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

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"The only time that most women give their orating husbands undivided attention is when the old boys mumble in their sleep" Wilson Mizner
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"I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it" Wilson Mizner
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Flattery   

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"The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in" Wilson Mizner
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"Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research." Wilson Mizner
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American Dramatist    Plagiarism   

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"I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, "Have you read --."" Wilson Mizner
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"The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears" Wilson Mizner
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Power   

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"A trip through a sewer in a glass-bottomed boat." Wilson Mizner
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"If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research." Wilson Mizner
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Plagiarism   

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"Art is science made clear." Wilson Mizner
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Arts And Artists    Science   

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"Money is the only substance which can keep a cold world from nicknaming a citizen "Hey, you!"" Wilson Mizner
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Money   

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"You sparkle with larceny." Wilson Mizner
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American Dramatist   

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"Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest." Wilson Mizner
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American Dramatist   

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"Women can instantly see through each other, and it's surprising how little they observe that's pleasant." Wilson Mizner
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Women   

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"It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found." Wilson Mizner
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Art    Arts And Artists   

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"Over in Hollywood they almost made a great picture, but they caught it just in time" Wilson Mizner
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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." Wilson Mizner
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American Architect    People   

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"I'd rater know a square guy than own a square mile" Wilson Mizner
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"Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him." Wilson Mizner
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American Dramatist    Life   

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"A good listener is not only popular everywhere but, after a while he knows something" Wilson Mizner
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"In the battle for existence, talent is the punch, and tact is the fancy footwork." Wilson Mizner
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Existence   





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