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#1. Profit is what we have left after we make a donation to a worthwhile cause. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#2. Know the difference between principles based on right or wrong vs. principles based on personal gain, and consider the basis of your own principles. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#3. To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#4. Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#5. Know how to behave at a buffet. Take a clean plate for a second helping. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#6. Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#7. What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom 'to' and freedom 'from.' - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#8. The magnitude of an action may change not only the strength of its impact, but the direction. If you became a dentist, for example, you would certainly be an asset to our society. But what if everyone became a dentist? Who would bake the bread? Who would build the houses? - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#9. Revenge feels right only to those directly involved. Justice feels right even to outsiders. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#10. My thoughts are like waffles - the first few don't look so good. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#11. Be able to recognize the dangerous snakes, spiders, insects, and plants that live in your area of the country. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#12. Have you ever noticed that when you must struggle to hear something, you close your eyes? - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#13. What women want is what men want. They want respect. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#14. Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#15. I love having ten times as much stuff to do as I can possibly find time to do. That way, I can pick the one-tenth that I want to do most. But if I only have enough to just occupy all my time, I'm stuck doing all of whatever stuff it happens to be. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#16. Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed? - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#17. Be in the habit of experimenting with your clothing so that you don't get stuck for life with a self-image developed over the course of high school. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#18. There are days when I feel I can do anything and days when I feel I can do nothing. But fortunately for those around me, neither sort occurs very often. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#19. Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language, a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#20. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#21. When our spelling is perfect, it's invisible. But when it's flawed, it prompts strong negative associations. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#22. It is a lot easier to prove that you don't love someone than it is to prove that you do, but one of the best 'proofs' I know is the desire to devote time to the person with no expectation of any sort of compensation, including gratitude, in return. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#23. Scientists and creationists are always at odds, of course. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#24. Try square dancing-at least long enough to no longer feel silly and begin to have fun. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#25. If achieving your potential requires favorable judgment by others, you are much less likely to succeed. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#26. An act of justice closes the book on a misdeed; an act of vengeance writes one of its own - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#27. People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress, they should put the puzzle down for a while. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#28. Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#29. Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way. Otherwise, all you have is an opinion. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#30. The difference between talking on your cell phone while driving and speaking with a passenger is huge. The person on the other end of the cell phone is chattering away, oblivious. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#31. Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#32. Be able to describe anything visual, such as a street scene, in words that convey your meaning. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#33. While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly as well on what the speaker is saying. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#34. If you're wondering if you're dreaming, you're dreaming. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#35. Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#36. Know how to drive safely when it's raining or when it's snowing. The two conditions are different. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#37. Make a habit of canceling every subscription to anything you don't have time to read. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#38. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#39. Have enough sense to know, ahead of time, when your skills will not extend to wallpapering. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#40. A fool is someone whose pencil wears out before its eraser does. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#41. Be sure to expose yourself to criticism: A fine polish requires an abrasive. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#42. Know how weather, especially humidity, can affect the movement of doors and windows. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#43. Play more than one game at a time. This is a painless way to learn how to do many things at once. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#44. Almost all of the finer things in life are free or nearly free. You don't have to pay for the sky at night or snow in the morning or a kiss on the nose when you're sick. Forgetting that may put you at the mercy of those who seek to profit by convincing you to want whatever it is they have to sell. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#45. I believe a 'talented' person is one who has learned how to effectively cultivate and polish any of the many desirable capabilities with which most of us are born but few of us nurture. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#46. Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and opinion that appears in the news. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#47. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#48. Experts say you can't concentrate on more than one task at a time. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#49. The 40s are when you start trading your psychological problems for physical ones. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#50. Be able to recognize many of the major constellations and know the stories behind them. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#51. Know which officials are voted into office and which are appointed, and by whom. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#52. Know about the appeals process, especially in the case of the most serious crimes. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#53. Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous. That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#54. Skill is successfully walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls. Intelligence is not trying. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#55. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#56. Know what happens when an individual declares bankruptcy and how it affects his or her life. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#57. Be able to identify the most common breeds of dogs and cats on sight. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#58. [Adulthood:] It's when you stop doing the stuff you have to make excuses for and when you stop making excuses for the stuff you have to do. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#59. Know how to effectively voice a complaint or make a claim at a retail store. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#60. Know how your representatives stand on major national or state issues. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#61. Know how to behave at a fine restaurant, which is a telltale measure of social maturity. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#62. An ounce of sequins can be worth a pound of home cooking. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#63. Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#64. Common sense comes from experience, and kids need to fail as well as succeed in order to learn it. It's difficult to develop common sense when you spend a lot of time in your room where nothing much happens. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#65. Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance in a straight line and back out of a driveway. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#66. Be able to live alone, even if you don't want to and think you will never find it necessary. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#67. How can we live in freedom and maintain that we are entitled to *anything* that we can't get without the labor of others? Remember, if we are entitled to the labor of others, that makes slaves of those others. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#68. Be able to read blueprints, diagrams, floorplans, and other diagrams used in the construction process. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#69. Feeling is what you get for thinking the way you do. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#70. I?d rather be rejected than used because they both amount to the same thing in the end, but being used takes a lot longer. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#71. The only real meaning in life can be found in a good man. And maybe Paris. Preferably the two together. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#72. Just because you're unemployed doesn't mean you're not doing anything useful. You are, for example, at least keeping your mother-in-law's wit sharp. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#73. Know why certain foods, such as truffles, are expensive. It's not because they taste best. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#74. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#75. Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#76. Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn't embarrassed that he or she asked. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#77. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#78. Ultimately, our future is like a mirror. Whenever we face it, it always reflects what we left behind. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#79. Be able to tell whether garments that look good on the hanger actually look good on you. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#80. Be able to draw an illustration as least well enough to get your point across to another person. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#81. Be able to set a table so that you feel like you're dining, not just sitting and eating. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#82. Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#83. The freedom to be an individual is the essence of America. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#84. Think of a hypothesis as a card. A theory is a house made of hypotheses. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#85. Loving behavior contributes to the group at the expense of the individual. Competition contributes to the survival of the individual at the expense of the group. In the garden of life, some people are more like flowers, and other people are more like weeds. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#86. Know how to treat frostbite until you can get indoors. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#87. Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business - the gambler always loses over the long term. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#88. 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. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#89. You're who you think you are, even if you never admit it to yourself or to anyone else. You may be in the worst position to judge, but you're in the best position to know. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#90. Know how to travel from your town to a nearby town without a car, either by bus or by rail. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#91. Success may be the ability to be happy with whatever we're stuck with. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#92. Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#93. Relatively few of us will find the time-or take it-to live an ever enlarging life. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#94. Be able to suffer wearing a necktie or slightly high heels for an entire evening without complaint or early removal. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#95. A 45-year old looks a lot like a 25-year old who's been out all night. And feels just as good about having survived the experience. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#96. [When asked if the voice is an instrument:] Yes, of course. Some are violins, some are fountain pens and some are stethoscopes. And others are just washboards. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#97. Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#98. Know how and how much to tip people who expect gratuities, even in the case of poor service. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#99. The original answer defines certain conditions, [ ... ] Anything else is a different question. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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#100. You can't be wise without being intelligent, but you certainly can be intelligent without being wise. - Author: Marilyn Vos Savant
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