Wilson Mizner Quotes (65 quotes)




Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "Speaker's Handbook of Epigrams and Witticisms" (Harper, 1955) by Herbert Victor Prochnow, p. 66
Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "The Fabulous Wilson Mizner" (1935) by Edward Sullivan
Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "Kiplinger's Personal Finance", November 1951, p. 23
Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "The Dictionary of Humorous Quotations" (1949) edited by Evan Esar
Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "A Treasury of Laughter: Consisting of Humerous Stories, Poems, Essays, Tall Tales, Jokes, Boners, Epigrams, Memorable Quips, and Devastating Crushers" 9Simon and Schuster, 1946) by Louis Untermeyer, p. 338
Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "The Gambler's bedside book" (Taplinger Pub. Co., 1977) by John K. Hutchens, p. 14 - ISBN: 9780800831233
Wilson Mizner
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Debauched Proverbs and Other Miznerisms of Addison Mizner and Wilson Mizner (1979)


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Born: May 19, 1876

Died: April 3, 1933 (aged 56)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Dramatist

Bio: Wilson Mizner was an American playwright, raconteur, and entrepreneur. His best-known plays are The Deep Purple, produced in 1910, and The Greyhound, produced in 1912. He was manager and co-owner of The Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, California, and was affiliated with his brother, Addison Mizner, in a series of scams and picaresque misadventures that inspired Stephen Sondheim's Road Show.

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