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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
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Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.  - Wilson Mizner
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Wilson Mizner
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As quoted in: "The Dictionary of Humorous Quotations" (1949) edited by Evan Esar
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The Fabulous Wilson Mizner (1935) by Edward Dean Sullivan, p. 269
Wilson Mizner
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On his deathbed. Quoted by Stuart B. McIver, Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags, Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, 1994. ISBN 1-56164-034-4. - On Death and Dying

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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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