Marilyn vos Savant Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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