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Summary

Marilyn vos Savant is a famous Writer from USA, she is 71 years old and still alive, born August 11, 1946.

Biography

She is an American columnist, author, lecturer and playwright who became world famous after the Guinness Book of Records listed her under "Highest IQ." Since 1986, she wrote in the Sunday column "Ask Marilyn" in Parade magazine. Here she answers questions from readers in a variety of topics. She created great controversy when she gave a correct answer to the paradox, Monty Hall problem in the September issue 1990th Three of her books (Ask Marilyn, Marilyn More, and Of Course, I'm for Monogamy) are compilations of questions and answers from "Ask Marilyn", and The Power of Logical Thinking includes questions and answers from the column. The world's highest recorded IQ of 228 is attributed to Marilyn vos Savant.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 70 quotes who is written / told by Marilyn.

Related authors: Monty Hall

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilyn_vos_Savant

Famous quotes by Marilyn vos Savant (70)


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"Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar"
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"Be in the habit of getting up bright and early on the weekends. Why waste such precious time in bed?"
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"Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward"
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"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"
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"Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent"
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"Be able to identify the most common breeds of dogs and cats on sight"
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"Know what to do if you feel faint or dizzy, especially if you might fall and hit your head"
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"I would not encourage children or teens to multitask because we don't know where those efforts may lead"
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"Be able to draw an illustration as least well enough to get your point across to another person"
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"Be able to describe anything visual, such as a street scene, in words that convey your meaning"
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"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"
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"Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business - the gambler always loses over the long term"
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"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe"
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"People who work crossword puzzles know that if they stop making progress, they should put the puzzle down for a while"
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"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"
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"Know why certain foods, such as truffles, are expensive. It's not because they taste best"
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"Know which officials are voted into office and which are appointed, and by whom"
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"I suspect that some apparently homosexual people are really heterosexuals who deeply phobic about the opposite sex or have other emotional problems"
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"I believe that one can indeed work on two or more tasks at once, but in ways yet to be understood"
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"Capital punishment is the source of many an argument, both good and bad"
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"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"
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"Be able to defend your arguments in a rational way. Otherwise, all you have is an opinion"
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"Know how to drive safely when it's raining or when it's snowing. The two conditions are different"
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"Know how to behave at a buffet. Take a clean plate for a second helping"
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"Know about the appeals process, especially in the case of the most serious crimes"
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"Experts say you can't concentrate on more than one task at a time"
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"Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous. That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity"
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"Be able to live alone, even if you don't want to and think you will never find it necessary"
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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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"A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night"
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"Know the official post office abbreviations for all 50 states without having to consult a list"
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"Know how to effectively voice a complaint or make a claim at a retail store"
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"Be able to tell whether garments that look good on the hanger actually look good on you"
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"Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side"
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"Be able to recognize many of the major constellations and know the stories behind them"
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"Be able to read blueprints, diagrams, floorplans, and other diagrams used in the construction process"
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"Be able to hiccup silently, or at least without alerting neighbors to your situation. The first hiccup is an exception"
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"Be able to suffer wearing a necktie or slightly high heels for an entire evening without complaint or early removal"
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"Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn't embarrassed that he or she asked"
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"Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person"
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"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from.""
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"Know where to find the sunrise and sunset times and note how the sky looks at those times, at least once"
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"Know how and how much to tip people who expect gratuities, even in the case of poor service"
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"I think change is possible, but only for individuals who were never truly gay in the first place and who have a strong personal motivation to recover their heterosexuality"
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"Be able to recognize the dangerous snakes, spiders, insects, and plants that live in your area of the country"
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"Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and opinion that appears in the news"
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"Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father"
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"Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance in a straight line and back out of a driveway"
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"Multi-tasking arises out of distraction itself"
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"Make a habit of canceling every subscription to anything you don't have time to read"
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"Know what happens when an individual declares bankruptcy and how it affects his or her life"
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"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"
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"Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table"
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"Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support or undercut almost any argument"
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"When our spelling is perfect, it's invisible. But when it's flawed, it prompts strong negative associations"
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"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"
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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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"Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before"
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"Evolution has long been the target of illogical arguments that use presumption"
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"While you're writing, you can't concentrate nearly as well on what the speaker is saying"
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"Learn at least two classic ballroom dances, at least one of them Latin"
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"Know how to behave at a fine restaurant, which is a telltale measure of social maturity"
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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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"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"
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"Be able to keep a secret or promise when you know in your heart that it is the right thing to do"
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"Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike"
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"Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause"
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"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"
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"A person who learns to juggle six balls will be more skilled than the person who never tries to juggle more than three"
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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"


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