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 August 30, 2013
“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin”

"More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin” is a saying that has been printed on posters. “More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin” has been cited in print since at least 1990 and is of unknown authorship. The saying is popular in both sports and business.


Google Books
Calling It a Day:
Daily Meditations for Workaholics

By Robert D. Larranaga
San Francisco, CA: Harper & Row
1990
Pg. 157:
“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.”

Google Books
Standard & Poor’s Security Dealers of North America
Standard & Poor’s Corporation
1992
Pg. 1703:
More powerful than the will to win, is the courage to begin.
(Bear Stearns advertisement—ed.)

Google Books
“Unlikely" Entrepreneurs:
A complete guide to business start-ups for people with disabilities and chronic health conditions

By RoseAnne Herzog
Traverse City, MI: North Peak Pub.
1998
Pg. 33:
“More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.”
Unknown

Google Books
Getting Business Fit:
How to Survive in These Tough Economic Times

By Gary King
Bloomington, IN: iUniverse
2009
Pg. 5:
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.” —Unknown Author

Twitter
George McClellan
‏@mcgeneral
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin. - Unknown #quote http://ff.im/-2HG56
11:57 PM - 7 May 09

Google Books
Wealth Building Strategies of the Super Rich:
How to Start a Family Dynasty

By Lionel “Luciano Illuminati” White
SPOIO Publishing (SPOIOPublishing.com)
2010
Pg. ?:
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin. --- Unknown Author

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, August 30, 2013 • Permalink