Wintzell’s Serves Up Wit and Wisdom

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Of course their menu is filled to overflowing with mouth-watering dishes featuring amazing seafood. And as the name implies, they know a thing or two about oysters. But at Wintzell’s Oyster House, they also serve up hilarious, and often spot-on, humor and wisdom.

We’ve rounded up 10 of our all-time favorites. You can find more by following Wintzell’s on Twitter. But the best way to enjoy their signature wisdom is to visit them in person and read a few while you enjoy your gumbo, shrimp, fish, and of course oysters!

Often “Genius” is just another way of spelling “Perseverance.”

Ideas are funny little things that won’t work unless you do.

If you don’t learn from your mistakes, there’s no sense in making them.

Honesty is the best policy because it has so little competition.

No matter what happens, there’s ALWAYS someone who knew it would.

Wintzell's serves wisdom... and great seafood!

Wintzell’s serves wisdom… and great seafood!


It’s later than we think and most of us aren’t even thinking.

Politicians are like ships; nosiest when lost in a fog.

If at first you don’t succeed, you’ll get plenty of advice how to.

Some people can quit a job without leaving a vacancy.

Knowledge is awareness that the fire will burn. Wisdom is remembering the blister.

Here in Coast360 you can find Wintzell’s Oyster House on Perdido Beach Blvd in Orange Beach.