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 April 10, 2015
“The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle”

"The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle” is a motivational saying that has been printed on many posters. The saying was cited in 1921 in the Bostnn (MA) Sunday Post, in the column “The Sunday Morning Bean Pot” by George Brinton Beal (1888-1957).


30 October 1921, Bostnn (MA) Sunday Post, “The Sunday Morning Bean Pot” by George Brinton Beal, pg. 44, col. 4:
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle.

25 July 1922, Twin Falls (ID) Daily News, pg. 7 col. 5:
Always.
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle.

Chronicling America
22 November 1922, Challis (ID) Messenger, pg. 1, col. 5:
Always.
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle.

5 May 1926, Lexington (KY) Herald, pg. 3, col. 7:
The best angle from which to approach a problem is the “try” angle.

Google Books
The Educator’s Book of Quotes
By John Blaydes
Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.
2003
Pg. 11:
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the “try angle.” —Author Unknown

Google Books
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners:
101 Inspirational Stories of Energy, Endurance, and Endorphins

By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark and Ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster
2010
Pg. ?:
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle. ~Author Unknown

Twitter
The Diamond Games
‏@DiamondGames
Classroom Motivational Poster – The Best Angle From Which to Approach Any Problem Is the Try-angle http://bit.ly/18WIzcs
2:17 AM - 7 Feb 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Friday, April 10, 2015 • Permalink