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 May 07, 2018
“Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams”

"Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams” is a saying that has been printed on many images. The saying encourages someone to break free of an unexciting job and to follow his or her dreams.

The saying was posted on Twitter on March 7, 2017, and is of unknown authorship, but probably originated in Africa. Tshepiso Mokwena was credited on Twitter on March 8, 2017. Ashley Nesh was credited on Twitter on March 8, 2017. Caleb Karuga was credited on Twitter on March 9, 2017.


Twitter
Chrissy 🐧
@Chrisssy_R
“Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams”
4:04 AM - 7 Mar 2017

Twitter
Diablo
@KabeloNgwane
“Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams...”
10:39 AM - 7 Mar 2017

Twitter
Shazz
@SibandeShaz
“Your salary is a bribe they give you to forget your dreams”
10:55 AM - 7 Mar 2017

Twitter
FuTheGrapher mr Ceo
@Dat_guy_dzuba
“Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams” ~ Tshepiso Mokwena
Wake up black child
5:44 AM - 8 Mar 2017 from Giyani, South Africa

Twitter
#IAmMamaWinnieMandela&imFearless
@Ausinthabi
Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams .. - by Ashley Nesh
3:15 PM - 8 Mar 2017 from Midrand, South Africa

Twitter
Christopher Izani
@ChristopherIzan
Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams .. - by Ashley Nesh
12:24 AM - 9 Mar 2017

Twitter
Yinka Adesola
@adesola_yinka
Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams
Caleb Karuga
12:40 AM - 9 Mar 2017

Twitter
🇿🇦princeranthaka
@princeranthaka
“Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams” ~ Tshepiso Mokwena
12:52 AM - 9 Mar 2017

Twitter
uche Ohus
@ucheohuaka
“Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams”
Caleb Karuga (Mindset of an entrepreneur)
1:17 AM - 9 Mar 2017

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams
submitted March 15, 2017 by jordanravengabriel

Facebook
Cardiac Music
March 29, 2017 ·
Your salary is the bribe they give you
to forget your dreams” -Ashley Nesh
#BelieveEdition
#TheSixTape

The Guardian (Nigeria)—Saturday Magazine
Shina Peters and Jim Ovia… Two legends on different paths
By Gbenga Adebambo
01 April 2017 | 3:01 am
(...)
INVEST IN YOUR DREAMS: Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams.

The Guardian (Nigeria)—Saturday Magazine
Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time
By Gbenga Adebambo
15 July 2017 | 1:36 am
(...)
Someone said, “Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams”. I believe there is an iota of truth in this quote because most times, if care is not taken, we become so much busy with our job that we have little time for our dreams.

Linkedin
Your salary is the bribe they give you to forget your dreams.
Published on January 3, 2018
Chrisjan Peters
Serial Entrepreneur, Intl. Business Coach

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWork/Businesses • Monday, May 07, 2018 • Permalink