Walter Winchell


American Journalist, Radio and Newspaper Gossip Commentator

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Hollywood is where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors.

I never lost a friend I wanted to keep.

I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret.

Life is to be fortified by many friendships. To love and to be loved is the greatest happiness of existence.

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.

Nothing recedes like success.

Optimist: A man who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.

Relationships are like crystals, you don't realize how much you love it until it breaks.

She's been on more laps than a napkin

Some people are like Slinkies - not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs.

The best way to get along is never to forgive an enemy or forget a friend.

A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.

The only ones who like Milton Berle are his mother - and the public.

An optimist is someone who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.

The same thing happened today that happened yesterday, only to different people.

Broadway is a main artery of New York life - the hardened artery

Today's gossip is tomorrow's headline.

Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America, from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea. Let's go to press.

Too many people expect wonders from democracy, when the most wonderful thing of all is just having it.

Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation.

We must not indulge in unfavorable views of mankind, since by doing it we make bad men believe they are no worse than others, and we teach the good that they are good in vain.

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid.

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

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American Journalist, Radio and Newspaper Gossip Commentator