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 June 15, 2017
“Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off”

Entry in progress—B.P.

20 June 2008, Townsville (Queensland) Bulletin, “Psyched Up” by Marie Bella, pg. 207:
Borrowing the words from an unknown sage: “Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off”.

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“Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off.” ~Author Unknown I like it!!
10:03 PM - 16 Nov 2008

14 March 2015, Sunday Herald-Sun (Melbourne, Australia), “But wait, there is more to life if we’re patient,” pg. B3:
Patience is the ability to count down before you blast off.
Author unknown

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Thursday, June 15, 2017 • Permalink