Marilyn vos Savant

1946 -

A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on action, change, direction, society, and strength

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?

Marilyn vos Savant (1946 -)

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on home and opportunity

If you never heard opportunity knock, maybe you're never at home.

Marilyn vos Savant (1946 -)

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant

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.

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on men, respect, and women

. . . what women want is what men want. They want respect.

Marilyn vos Savant (1946 -)

Source: "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on intelligence, skill, trade, trying, and world

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

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Source: Parade.

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on america, balance, and freedom

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

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on friendship and trouble

A friend is someone who stays by your side all through the troubles he's caused you.

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on future and reflection

Ultimately, our future is like a mirror. Whenever we face it, it always reflects what we left behind.

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on defeat and giving

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

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A Quote by Marilyn vos Savant on experience, good, and justice

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.

Marilyn vos Savant (1946 -)

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