Marilyn Vos Savant Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marilyn vos savant quotes, marilyn vos savant sayings, and marilyn vos savant proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.     

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What is the essence of America Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from."      

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Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.     

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A person who learns to juggle six balls will be more skilled than the person who never tries to juggle more than three.     

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

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Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?     

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Be able to keep a secret or promise when you know in your heart that it is the right thing to do.     

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

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Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.     

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Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once.     

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The freedom to be an individual is the essence of America.     

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Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward.     

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When you're in a good mood, bring up the past. When you're in a bad mood, stick to the present. And when you're not feeling emotional at all, it's time to talk about the future.     

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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.     

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Know how weather, especially humidity, can affect the movement of doors and windows.     

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

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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.     

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Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.     

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When you're in a good mood, bring up the past. When you're in a bad mood, stick to the present. And when you're not feeling emotional at all, it's time to talk about the future.     

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

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Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.     

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One cannot inherit a talent for the violin there are no violins in nature. Instead, one must be motivated, able to benefit from practice, and persevering.     

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Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.     

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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.     

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Know how to behave at a fine restaurant, which is a telltale measure of social maturity.     

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Geometry is beautifully logical, and it teaches you how to think and prove that things are so, step by step by step. Proofs are excellent lessons in reasoning. Without logic and reasoning, you are dependent on jumping to conclusions or - worse - having empty opinions.     

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Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself.     

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Many people feel they must multi-task because everybody else is multitasking, but this is partly because they are all interrupting each other so much.     

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Be able to meet any deadline, even if your work is done less well than it would be if you had all the time you would have preferred.     

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When our spelling is perfect, it's invisible. But when it's flawed, it prompts strong negative associations.     

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