Quotes by Wilson Mizner

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

I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.
The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.
The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
I have known countless people who were reservoirs of learning, but never had a thought.
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest.
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.
Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.
Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down.
A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions.
A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.
There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll. A big one is always in danger.
If you steal from one author, its plagiarism. If you steal from two, its research.

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