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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 25, 2021
“Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same”

“Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard” is a saying that has been printed on many images. Authorship is uncertain.
   
“Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. I guess that’s why (life is hard—ed.)… https://instagram.com/p/BITArpKAR13/” was posted on Twitter by Gilmore Lucassen on July 25, 2016. “#courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. #stupidity is the same. So my #life is hard” was posted on Twitter by HEMANth KUMAR on July 28, 2016. “Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard” was posted on Twitter by peekabooo on December 6, 2016.
   
“‘Courage is knowing it might hurt and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. That’s why life is hard.” —Jeremy Goldberg” was posted on Twitter by Harriet Lerner on June 7, 2017, and later on Twitter by Ann Adema on June 7, 2017. It is uncertain who Jeremy Goldberg is, and when he said it.
   
   
Twitter
Gilmore Lucassen
@gilmorelucassen
Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. I guess that’s why… https://instagram.com/p/BITArpKAR13/
3:58 PM · Jul 25, 2016 from London, England·Instagram
   
Twitter
HEMANth KUMAR
@oreyhemanthuu
#courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. #stupidity is the same. So my #life is hard.
11:29 AM · Jul 28, 2016·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
peekabooo
@SachiMucho
Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard.
KISSES LaUnionAdventure
12:41 AM · Dec 6, 2016·Twitter for Android
   
Twitter
Courtney Marie
@CNeile
Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard.
3:47 PM · May 28, 2017·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Harriet Lerner
@HarrietLerner
“Courage is knowing it might hurt and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. That’s why life is hard.” —Jeremy Goldberg
10:37 AM · Jun 7, 2017·Twitter Web Client
   
Twitter
Ann Adema
@ann_adema
“Courage is knowing it might hurt and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. That’s why life is hard.”—Jeremy Goldberg
3:45 PM · Jun 7, 2017·Facebook
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Cre8vity May 21, 2019
Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same.
I guess the only difference is the intention.
     
Twitter
Ted Pylon
@TedPylon
COURAGE is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway.
STUPIDITY is the same. And that’s why life is hard.
9:45 AM · Jul 3, 2019·Twitter for iPhone
 
Reddit—Quotes
Posted by u/TheDarkLord247 September 3, 2019
Courage is knowing it might hurt and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard. - Jeremy Goldberg
COMMENTS
barelysentient-
Nice. Who is Jeremy Goldberg?
TheDarkLord247
He is a historian who takes particular interest in the role of women in history… to be honest I hadn’t heard of him before I came across this quote! 
 
Reddit—Quotes
Posted by u/felixc12 February 22, 2021
Courage is knowing it might hurt, and doing it anyway. Stupidity is the same. And that’s why life is hard. -Jenemy Goldberg
 

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