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.

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“Instagram is Twitter for people who can’t read” (7/22)
“Math is a drama queen. It can’t seriously have that many problems” (7/22)
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Entry from June 22, 2015
“I would rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity”

"Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I said I would rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity” is a motivational saying that has been printed on many posters. The saying has been cited on Twitter since September 13, 2011.


Twitter
Cameron Carbone
‏@CarboneDrums
Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I said I would rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity.
7:40 PM - 13 Sep 2011

Twitter
HAVE A STRONG DAY®
‏@HaveAStrongDay
“Don’t bite off more than I can chew? I’d rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity.”
1:39 PM - 30 Nov 2011

Twitter
Deborah Henry
‏@DeborahRecruit
Someone once told me not to bite off
more than I could chew. I said I would
rather choke on greatness than nibble
on mediocrity.
3:17 AM - 6 Jan 2012

Think Candy
17th October 2014
id rather choke on greatness than chew on mediocrity

Strong Automotive Merchandising
Friday Words of Wisdom
Written by John Paul Strong, October 24th, 2014
“Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I told them I would rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity.” -Unknown

Modern Savage Nation
February 1, 2015
February 01 2015
“Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I said I’d rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity.”
- unknown

Vine
Brandon Walton
Feb 27, 2015
I’d rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity #greatness #mediocrity #bwalt #Bwaltdotcom

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Monday, June 22, 2015 • Permalink