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Woody Allen

Woody Allen is an American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician whose career spans over half a century. He began as a comedy writer in the 1950s, penning jokes and scripts for television and also publishing several books of short humor pieces. In the early 1960s, Allen started performing as a stand-up comic, emphasizing monologues rather than traditional jokes. As a comic, he developed the persona of an insecure, intellectual, fretful nebbish, which he insists is quite different from his real-life personality. In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Allen in fourth place on a list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics, while a UK survey ranked Allen as the third greatest comedian. (1935)

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Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Woody Allen

If you're not failing every now and again, it's a sign you're not doing anything very innovative.
Woody Allen

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.
Woody Allen

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