"The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Wilson Mizner on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Wilson Mizner on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Wilson Mizner on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Wilson Mizner on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Wilson Mizner on Dalai Lama
"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."
"Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up."
"I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education."