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Flip Wilson - Quotes

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My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.

My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.

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

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

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you don't get sick you're missing half the fun.

The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down. ---->>>

The devil made me do it. ---->>>

Violence is a tool of the ignorant.

Violence is a tool of the ignorant.

Funny is an attitude.

Funny is an attitude.

Things can be funny only when we are in fun. When we're 'dead earnest,' humor is the only thing that is dead. ---->>>

When you're hot, you're hot; when you're not, you're not. ---->>>

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

I was number one in the ratings four times last year and twice this season. What could be more damn equal than that? If they get any more equal, I don't want it. ---->>>

It's later than it's ever been.

It's later than it's ever been.

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

It would be ridiculous for me to say anything negative regarding blacks having an equal opportunity on TV. ---->>>

I think Mr. Wilson will have to be the rest of the way alone. ---->>>

My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?

My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?

My main point is to be funny; if I can slip a message in there, fine. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-08, 1933
Birthplace:
Die: 11-25, 1998
Occupation: Comedian
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Clerow "Flip" Wilson Jr. (December 8, 1933 – November 25, 1998) was an American comedian and actor, best known for his television appearances during the late 1960s and 1970s. 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, and at one point was the second highest rated show on network television (wikipedia)