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Wilson Mizner Quotes

(1876-1933), American Author

The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.

Category: Anger

Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.

Category: Behavior

A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.

Category: Critics And Criticism

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.

Category: Doubt

Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.

Category: Egotism

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

Category: Fools And Foolishness

The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down.

Category: Kindness

I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.

Category: Laughter

Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest.

Category: Life And Living

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.

Category: Listening

Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.

Category: Plagiarism

If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.

Category: Plagiarism

Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.

Category: Popularity

The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.

Category: Success