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 October 26, 2015
“Take risks: If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise”

"Take risks: If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise” is a motivational saying that has been printed on many posters. The saying has been cited in print since at least 1999 and is of unknown authorship.


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Tomasz Sienicki | tsca
4/15/99
(...)
life is short: take risks
if you win, you’ll be happy
if you lose, you’ll be wise
(anonymous)

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Tomasz Sienicki | tsca
5/9/99
(...)
life is short: take risks
if you win, you’ll be happy
if you lose, you’ll be wise
(anonymous)

Google Books
Mind Your Own Bizniche!
By Mary Squire
San Jose, CA: Writers Club Press, an imprint of iUniverse
2002
Pg. 47:
Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
Author Unknown

Google Books
Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations)
By M.P. Singh
New Delhi: Lotus Press
2006
Pg. 241:
“Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.” — Anon

Google Books
Science, Religion & Spirituality
By Sukhraj S. Dhillon
Baltimore, MD: Publish America
2007
Pg. 45:
Take risks: If you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise. —Anonymous

Google Books
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Home Sweet Home:
101 Stories about Hearth, Happiness, and Hard Work

By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Amy Newmark
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster
2014
Pg. 44:
Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise. ~Author Unknown

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