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Quotes of the day: Flip Wilson

Published Sunday, December 07, 2014 @ 11:24 PM EST
Dec 07 2014

Flip Wilson (December 8, 1933 – November 25, 1998) was an American comedian and actor. In the early 1970s, Wilson hosted his own weekly variety series, The Flip Wilson Show. The series earned Wilson a Golden Globe and two Emmy Awards. (Click here for full Wikipedia article)


Don't order one for the road, because the road is already laid out.

Funny is an attitude.

Funny is not a color. Being black is only good from the time you get from the curtain to the microphone.

It's later than it's ever been.

The cost of livin's going up, and the chance of livin's goin' down.

The devil made me do it.

What you see is what you get.

When you're hot, you're hot, when you're not, you're not.

You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.


(Also born on December 8: Golda Meir, Sammy Davis, Jr., and James Thurber )

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