George Ade

1866 - 1944

A Quote by George Ade

It isn't how long you stick around but what you put over while you are here.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: Hand-Made Fables, 1920.

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A Quote by George Ade on decisions and posterity

After being turned down by numerous publishers, he decided to write for posterity.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: Said of ‘main Bohemian,’in "Fables in Slang," The Fable of the Bohemian who had Hard Luck, 1899.

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A Quote by George Ade on achievement and greatness

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have it pinned on them

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: The Rise and Flight of the Winged Insect, Hand-Made Fables

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A Quote by George Ade on neighbors

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

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A Quote by George Ade

Last night at twelve I felt immense But now I feel like thirty cents.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: The Sultan of Sulu, 1902. Remorse

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A Quote by George Ade

She was short on intellect, but long on shape.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

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A Quote by George Ade on admiration, limits, reading, work, and writing

Mark Twain on George Ade's writing: I have been reading him [Ade] again, and my admiration overflows all limits. How effortless the limning! It is as if the work did itself, without help of the master's hand.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

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A Quote by George Ade

One man's poison ivy is another man's spinach.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

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A Quote by George Ade on past

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Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

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A Quote by George Ade on dawn, laughter, time, and water

'But, R-e-m-o-r-s-e! The water-wagon is the place for me; It is no time for mirth and laughter, The cold, gray dawn of the morning after!

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: The Sultan of Sulu, 1902. Remorse

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