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A collection of quotes by Walter Winchell on gossip, journalism, art, friends, inspirations, relationships, scenery, forgive, success and communication.

22 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Walter Winchell Who Exhibited Gossip As An Art

Quick Facts

Famous As: Journalist, Radio Personality

Born On: April 7, 1897

Died On: February 20, 1972

Born In: New York City, New York, U.S.

Died At Age: 74

Walter Winchell was one of the famous names in the American entertainment and media industry. He was born in a poor family and had to drop out of school in sixth grade to support the family financially. He started off his career in journalism with a local news channel where he developed himself into a prominent journalist and entertainer. He then went on to gain fame as an outspoken person. He started highlighting dirty truths about famous personalities for which he was also condemned by conservatives. He soon started a column called ‘Mainly About Mainstreeters’ through which he helped the commoners take a glance into the life of celebrities and politicians. Although he was banned from theaters but his fame and popularity helped him as the author of the first ever gossip column ‘On Broadway’. He was backed by the connections that he had in the entertainment world and he kept the audience updated with new gossips, which made him a dreaded figure of the industry. He also commented on politics and served as the spokesperson for Roosevelt’s government. He was not just renowned for his gossip commentary but also for his thoughts and quotes which are still quoted by all. Read through the sayings and quotes by Walter Winchell, the man who dished the dirt with finesse and sagacity.
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A friend is one who walks in when others walk out.

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

She's been on more laps than a napkin.

Walter Winchell

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.

Walter Winchell

Today's gossip is tomorrow's headline.

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

I never lost a friend I wanted to keep.

Walter Winchell

Nothing recedes like success.

Walter Winchell

A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

True friends walks in when the rest of the world has walked out.

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell

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

Walter Winchell