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Marilyn vos Savant

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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

#depth #education #important #length #less

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#business #casinos #gambler #long #long term

While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly as well on what the speaker is saying.

— Marilyn vos Savant

#nearly #saying #speaker #well #while

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

#array #attention #calls #children #constant

No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task again and again until you have half a dozen things you're trying to get done, all at the same time.

— Marilyn vos Savant

#choose #done #dozen #get #half

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

— Marilyn vos Savant

#ahead #enough #extend #know #sense

If your head tells you one thing, and your heart tells you another, before you do anything, you should first decide whether you have a better head or a better heart.

— Marilyn vos Savant

#anything #before #better #decide #first

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

At first, I only laughed at myself. Then I noticed that life itself is amusing. I've been in a generally good mood ever since.

— Marilyn vos Savant

#been #ever #first #generally #good

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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