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A collection of quotes by Marilyn vos Savant on study, knowledge, wisdom, love, flatter, inspire, motivation, addiction, observation, funny, humanity and drugs.

10 Mind-Blowing Quotes By Marilyn Vos Savant

Famous As: Columnist
Born On: August 11, 1946
Born In: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
One of the most celebrated American author, columnist, playwright and lecturer, Marilyn vos Savant gained popularity after having recorded the highest IQ, according to the Guinness Book of Records. Savant was known for her “Ask Marilyn” column in the ‘Parade Magazine’, where she solved complex problems from various subjects with the help of her logical, mathematical and verbal intelligence. Her published works in ‘Ask Marilyn’, ‘More Marilyn’, ‘and Of Course’, ‘I'm for Monogamy’ and ‘The Power of Logical Thinking’, were compilations of these intricate puzzles and questions featured in her columns. She cemented her stature as a genius after solving complicated problems such as ‘The Monty Hall problem’, "Two boys" problem’, ‘Errors in the column’ and ‘Fermat's last theorem’. Apart from receiving the honorary ‘Doctorate of Letters’ from ‘The College of New Jersey’, ‘The Toastmasters International’ named her one of "Five Outstanding Speakers of 1999". She held prominent advisory posts at ‘National Council on Economic Education’, ‘National Association for Gifted Children’ and the ‘National Women's History Museum’. Let us go through some of the most enlightening quotes and sayings from this American genius, emphasizing her thoughts on issues subjected to wisdom, creativity, success, knowledge, vocabulary and humor. Take a look at the most famous quotations and thoughts by Marilyn vos Savant which have been curated from her work, interviews and life.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person.

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

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

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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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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.

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