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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Entry from November 09, 2015
“Knowledge is power, and power corrupts. So study hard and be evil”

"Knowledge is power, and power corrupts. So study hard and be evil” has been printed on many gift items, such as T-shirts, posters and ecards. “Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Study hard. Be evil” was cited in newsgroups in 1999. Authorship is unknown.


Google Groups: alt.callahans
Monk’s New Place
BLACK C V
10/12/99
(...)
Claire Black
#include standard_disclaimer.h
Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Study hard. Be evil.

Google Groups: alt.callahans
nov 5
Claire Black
11/8/99
(...)
Knowledge is power. Power corrupts. Study hard. Be evil.

Google Groups: sol.lists.freebsd.questions
DSL natd rules....
William Woods
1/26/00
(...)
“knowledge is power. power corrupts. study hard, be evil.”

Google Groups: alt.music.placebo
{OT} Withdrawls
kate
6/22/00
(...)
“ And as we all know,knowledge is power; power corrupts.  So study hard, and be evil, children!” -liz

Google Books
The Know-It-All:
One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World

By A. J. Jacobs
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster
2004
Pg. 136:
As I try to process this, we are approached by a balding, bespectacled man whose jacket is blanketed with buttons. One says, “I used to procrastinate but now . . .”, another says, “Knowledge Is Power. Power Corrupts. Study Hard and Be Evil.”

Google Groups: Life Cubed
“Great Bumper Stickers”
Marshall
3/17/08
(...)
Knowledge is power, and power corrupts. So study hard and be evil.

Twitter
HalThePenguin
‏@halthepenguin
Knowledge is power and Power is corrupts, so study hard and be evil
11:17 AM - 11 Sep 2008

Google Books
The Book of Quotes
By Omana Kannan
Xlibris Corporation (Xlibris.com)
2013
Pg. 49:
“Knowledge is power, and power corrupts. So study hard and be evil.”
Author Unknown

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Monday, November 09, 2015 • Permalink