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Wilson Mizner

Data de nascimento: 19. Maio 1876
Data de falecimento: 3. Abril 1933

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Wilson Mizner foi um dramaturgo estadunidense.

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„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. .

„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. .

„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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