Marilyn vos Savant Quotes

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Born: August 11, 1946, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

1.
A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.
- Marilyn vos Savant

2.
Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause.
- Marilyn vos Savant

3.
Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance in a straight line and back out of a driveway.
- Marilyn vos Savant

4.
Be able to live alone, even if you don't want to and think you will never find it necessary.
- Marilyn vos Savant

5.
Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized.
- Marilyn vos Savant

6.
Have enough sense to know, ahead of time, when your skills will not extend to wallpapering.
- Marilyn vos Savant

7.
I think change is possible, but only for individuals who were never truly gay in the first place and who have a strong personal motivation to recover their heterosexuality.
- Marilyn vos Savant

8.
Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
- Marilyn vos Savant

9.
Know how to travel from your town to a nearby town without a car, either by bus or by rail.
- Marilyn vos Savant

10.
Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
- Marilyn vos Savant

11.
Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.
- Marilyn vos Savant

12.
Society needs people who can manage projects in addition to handling individual tasks.
- Marilyn vos Savant

13.
Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.
- Marilyn vos Savant

14.
Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
- Marilyn vos Savant

15.
The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to compress his or her analysis into less time.
- Marilyn vos Savant

16.
The freedom to be an individual is the essence of America.
- Marilyn vos Savant

17.
The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
- Marilyn vos Savant

18.
To acquire knowledge, one must study but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

19.
Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business - the gambler always loses over the long term.
- Marilyn vos Savant

20.
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom 'to' and freedom 'from.'
- Marilyn vos Savant

21.
Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
- Marilyn vos Savant

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