Meredith Willson Quotes

Who is Meredith Willson?

Robert Reiniger Meredith Willson was an American composer, conductor, playwright, and author.

Born May 18, 1902
Died June 15, 1984

Books by Meredith Willson


Best 8 Quotes by Meredith Willson

“Most playwrights go wrong on the fifth word. When you start a play and you type 'Act one, scene one', your writing is every bit as good as Arthur Miller or Eugene O'Neill or anyone. It's that fifth word where amateurs start to go wrong.”

Meredith Willson

“Never let the demands of tomorrow interfere with the pleasures and excitement of today.”

Meredith Willson

The Music Man Quotes

“A man can't turn tail and run just because a little personal risk is involved.”

Meredith Willson
The Music Man

“I don't know about you, but I'd like to make today worth remembering.”

Meredith Willson
The Music Man

“The coward dies a thousand deaths — the brave man only five hundred.”

Meredith Willson
The Music Man

“There were birds in the sky, but I never saw them winging, No I never saw them at all, until there was you.”

Meredith Willson
The Music Man

“Where is the good in goodbye?”

Meredith Willson
The Music Man

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“You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays.”

Meredith Willson
The Music Man

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