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 July 31, 2017
“Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn”

"Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose” is an old saying. ‘Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn”—showing that losing can be a learning experience—is a saying that has been printed on many images.

Brandi Jasmine‏
Sometimes you win. Sometimes you learn
8:33 PM - 10 Sep 2007

Brian Bundesen‏
“Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn” --Robert Kiyosaki
5:01 AM - 20 Aug 2008

OCLC WorldCat record
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn : how to turn a loss into a win
Author: John C Maxwell; Chris Sorensen, (Narrator)
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, ℗2013.
Edition/Format: Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Database: WorldCat
John Maxwell believes that the greatest lessons we learn in life are from our losses. Everyone experiences loss, but not everyone learns from it. Dr. Maxwell explores the most common lessons we learn when we experience loss. Learning is not easy during down times; it takes discipline to do the right thing when everything is wrong. As Dr. Maxwell often points out-- experience isn’t the best teacher; evaluated experience is

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Monday, July 31, 2017 • Permalink