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.

Contributed by: Zaady

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)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade

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

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade on past

in

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Contributed by: Zaady

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

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade on mind, peace, and rules

To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade

Draw your salary before spending it.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: Forty Modern Fables, 1901. The People's Choice

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade on time

in

The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: Forty Modern Fables, 1901. The Old-Time Pedagogue

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade

In uplifting, get underneath.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: Fables in Slang, 1899. The Good Fairy

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by George Ade on life

in

For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content