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 March 15, 2016
“Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer”

"Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer” is a motivational saying that has been printed on many images. The saying was cited on Twitter by Cristal Steverson on May 10, 2011.


Twitter
Cristal Steverson
‏@CristaltheGreat
Seek respect not attention. It lasts longer.
1:21 PM - 10 May 2011

Twitter
ABEIKU shai
‏@ShaiBlaze
Seek Respect Not Attention,It Lasts Longer......#wisesaying
1:40 PM - 10 May 2011

Twitter
RAA
‏@Rockoaa
Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer.
Author unkn
12:49 PM - 30 Sep 2012

Google Books
Stolen Pages From Teenage Diaries
By Honey Makhija
New Delhi: Educreation Publishing
2015
Pg. 44:
Seek Respect, Not Attention. It lasts longer.

Google Books
Legacies Under Construction:
How Our Choices Define Us

By Cyndy Stevenson
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse
2016
Pg. ?:
As someone once said: “Seek respect, not attention. It lasts much longer.”

Gecko & Fly
13 Amazing Quote About Self Confidence And Believing In Yourself
Updated: January 21, 2016
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Seek respect. not attention. It lasts longer.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Tuesday, March 15, 2016 • Permalink