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Marilyn vos Savant

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I believe that love--not imitation--is the sincerest form of flattery. Your imitator thinks that you can be duplicated; your lover knows you can't.

— Marilyn vos Savant

#love #self-esteem #love

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#observation #study #studying #wisdom #observation

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#condition #defeated #giving #giving up #makes

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#bathing #bathing suit #become #depressed #go

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#center #intelligence #new #skill #successfully

Skill is successfully walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls. Intelligence is not trying.

— Marilyn vos Savant

#intelligence #intelligence

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#ahead #enough #extend #know #sense

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#awake #during #good #good idea #great

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

#concentrate #concentration #helps #homework #induces

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

#ability #because #cell #cell phones #disorganized

About Marilyn vos Savant

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She was named by Toastmasters International as one of the "Five Outstanding Speakers of 1999" and in 2003 received an honorary Doctor of Letters from The College of New Jersey. After two years Marilyn vos Savant dropped out to help with a family investment business seeking financial freedom to pursue a career in writing. A 10 years and 6 months chronological age corresponds to neither the age in accounts by vos Savant nor the school records cited by Baumgold.

: /ˌvɒs səˈvɑːnt/; born August 11 1946) is an American magazine columnist author lecturer and playwright who rose to fame through her listing in the Guinness Book of World Records under "Highest IQ". Since 1986 Marilyn vos Savant has written "Ask Marilyn" a Sunday column in Parade magazine in which Marilyn vos Savant solves puzzles and answers questions from readers on a variety of subjects.

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