A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 30, 2019
“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe”

"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe” is a saying that has been printed on many images. American magazine columnist and author Marilyn vos Savant contributed the aphorism to the book The Most Important Thing I Know (1997) by Lorne A Adrain.


Wikiquote: Marilyn vos Savant
Marilyn vos Savant (born 11 August 1946) is an American magazine columnist and author who rose to fame through her listing in the Guinness Book of World Records under Highest IQ. The following quotes are mostly from Ask Marilyn, her Sunday column in PARADE magazine. Where a question and answer are indicated, the question is a reader’s and the answer is Marilyn’s.

Quotes
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
. As quoted in Courage: the heart and spirit of every woman : reclaiming the forgotten virtue (2001) by Sandra Ford Walston

OCLC WorldCat record
The most important thing I know
Author: Lorne A Adrain
Publisher: New York : Cader Books ; Kansas City, MO : Andrews and McMeel, 1997.
Edition/Format: Print book : English : 1st ed
Summary:
Presents inspiring thoughts on what matters most from such leaders and celebrities as Bill Clinton, Martina Navratilova, George Harrison, and the Dali Lama.

18 May 1997, Bellingham (WA) Herald, “Famous contributors offer wisdom for life” by Lisa Faye Kaplan (Gannett News Service), pg. C1, col. 4:
(From the book by Lorne A. Adrain.—ed.)
“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.”
-- Marilyn vos Savant, columnist

Hathi Trust Digital Library
Google Books
Collegial Coaching:
Inquiry Into the Teaching Self

By Marylou Dantonio
Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa
2001 (2nd edition. Google Books incorrectly has the 1995 first edition.—ed.)
Pg. 98:
Marilyn vos Savant says it simply: To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

Google Books
Courage:
The Heart and Spirit of Every Woman

By Sandra Ford Walston
New York, NY: Broadway Books
2002
Pg. 69:
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant

Google Books
Change the Way You See Everything through Asset-Based Thinking
By Hank Wasiak and Kathryn D. Cramer, Ph.D.
Philadelphia, PA: Running Press
2006
Pg. 136:
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant

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