"Failure has gone to his head."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Wilson Mizner on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Wilson Mizner on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Wilson Mizner on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Wilson Mizner on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Wilson Mizner on Steve Jobs
"All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long."
"Art is science made clear."
"It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found."
"The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away."
"Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up."