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Wilson Mizner (May 19, 1876 – April 3, 1933) 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 ... more »

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  • ''Working for Warner Brothers is like fucking a porcupine: it's a hundred pricks against one.''
    Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), U.S. dramatist, wit. Quoted in Bring on the Empty Horses, "Degrees of Friendlness," David Niven (1975).
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  • ''If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.''
    Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), U.S. dramatist, wit. Quoted in The Legendary Mizners, ch. 4, Alva Johnson (1953).
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  • ''A trip through a sewer in a glass-bottomed boat.''
    Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), U.S. dramatist, wit. Quoted in The Legendary Mizners, ch. 4, Alva Johnson (1953). Mizner's description of Hollywood was...
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  • ''Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.''
    Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), U.S. dramatist, wit. Quoted in The Legendary Mizners, ch. 4, Alva Johnson (1953). Also attributed to the comic Jimmy Du...
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