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.

Recent entries:
“An ego and a superego walk into a bar…” (bar joke) (2/22)
“Head of lettuce. That must be a boring job” (2/22)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (2/22)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (2/22)
“What do you call a priest who becomes a lawyer?"/"A father in law.” (2/22)
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Entry from June 16, 2015
“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have”

"Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have” is a saying that has been printed on many posters. “NEVERRR let the things you want,, make you FORGET the things you have (Lovestories)” was posted by Rev Run on Twitter on December 22, 2009. The saying quickly went viral.


Twitter
Rev Run
‏@RevRunWisdom
NEVERRR let the things you want,, make you FORGET the things you have (Lovestories)
7:21 AM - 22 Dec 2009

Google Books
Fre-ed:
GPA’s, NCAA’s, Eating Disorder in the Way. How I Won the Struggle & Regained My Life Back Expressed Through Verse

By Sarah Simonetti
Xlibris Corporation (Xlibris.com)
2012
Pg. 74:
“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.”

i define me
Thursday, March 29, 2012
never let the things you want
make you forget the things you have

Posted by heidi at 1:35 PM

Google Books
Freedom, Vulnerability, and Love:
A Journey of Self Discovery

By Kathy Bazinet
Bloomington, IN: Balboa Press
2014
Pg. 27:
Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have. —Author unknown

reddit
“Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.” (self.quotes)
submitted March 5, 2015 by flareme
Something we all need to remember.
Source: http://www.jarofquotes.com/view.php?id=never-let-the-things-you-want-make-you-forget-the-things-you-have

Montreal (Quebec) Gazette
Victor Schukov: How come there are almost no words to express condolence?
VICTOR SCHUKOV, SPECIAL TO THE MONTREAL GAZETTE
Published on: March 23, 2015
Last Updated: March 23, 2015 10:12 AM EDT
Last week, I read a poster that said, “Don’t let the things you want make you forget the things you have.”

The Odyssey
10 Quotes to Live by
Ten quotes to help guide you through life

Amanda DeZulovich in The List on Apr 2, 2015
(...)
9. “Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 • Permalink