Posts Tagged 'Wilson Mizner'

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 12/24/17

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We all have something to fall back on, and I never knew a phony who didn’t land on it eventually.”   —   Wilson Mizner

(A picture is worth a thousand words???  Chill out everybody.  I didn’t vote for him.  But, then again, I didn’t vote for Hillary either.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/11/16

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Gambling – the sure way of getting nothing for something.”   —   Wilson Mizner

(A great quip, largely based on truth!  Some might argue that it’s merely a harmless diversion, but for very many it is an addiction, as strong as any chemical addiction.  It is a great means of wealth transference.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR 

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/09/14

A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.”   —   Wilson Mizner

(If we haven’t had this exact quote before, we had something very similar.  All I know for sure is that this is not the first Wilson Mizner quote we’ve seen.  The man is responsible for some wonderful quotes!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/05/12


“The only bird that gives a real tumble is the...

“The only bird that gives a real tumble is the stork” ~ (Photo credit: turtlemom4bacon)

It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.”   —   Wilson Mizner


Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), playwright, raconte...

Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), playwright, raconteur and entrepreneur (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Apparently, this guy was quite a character!  Be well, do good . . . and don’t be bland, people.)   —   YUR

PS.  Google:  slang “give a tumble”.  People were more colorful, yet less obviously vulgar . . . back in the day!   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/14/10

If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism; if you steal from many, it’s research.”   — Wilson Mizner

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