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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Dramatist
Nation: American
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Failure has gone to his head.

Tags: Failure, Gone, Head

Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.

Tags: Hollywood, Service, Sewer

I know of no sentence that can induce such immediate and brazen lying as the one that begins, 'Have you read - .'

Tags: Begins, Lying, Read

I've had ample contact with lawyers, and I'm convinced that the only fortune they ever leave is their own.

Tags: Fortune, Lawyers, Leave

I've spent several years in Hollywood, and I still think the movie heroes are in the audience.

Tags: Audience, Hollywood, Movie

If you count all your assets you always show a profit.

Tags: Count, Profit, Show

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

Tags: Art, Found, Life

The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock.

Tags: Clock, Halfway, Himself

The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in.

Tags: Between, Difference, Wisdom

Those who welcome death have only tried it from the ears up.

Tags: Death, Tried, Welcome

You sparkle with larceny.

Tags: Larceny, Sparkle

Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.

Tags: Done, Great, Small

Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.

Tags: Brainy, Meet, Nice

Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.

Tags: Done, Talk, Yourself

If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.

Tags: Plagiarism, Research, Steal

Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.

Tags: Gambling, Getting, Sure

God help those who do not help themselves.

Tags: God, Help, Themselves

The best way to keep your friends is not to give them away.

Tags: Best, Friends, Give

Most hard-boiled people are half-baked.

Tags: Closet, Makes, Restless

A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.

Tags: Ambition, Fortune, Him

I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it.

Tags: Careless, Efforts, Hate

I'd rather know a square guy than own a square mile.

Tags: Guy, Mile, Rather

The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears.

Tags: Power, Water, Women

Art is science made clear.

Tags: Art, Clear, Science

To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady.

Tags: Bed, Born, Lady

A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.

Tags: Declaring, Fellow, Fool
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I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Tags: Education, Faith, Respect

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.

Tags: After, Good, While

To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.

Tags: Give, Good, Wisdom

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

Tags: Drama, Him, Surprises

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.

Tags: Anger, Degree, Rule

I can usually judge a fellow by what he laughs at.

Tags: Fellow, Judge, Laughs

In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.

Tags: Battle, Existence, Talent

Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.

Tags: Hardest, Life, Tough

Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.

Tags: Almost, Him, Life

The first hundred years are the hardest.

Tags: Hardest, Hundred