For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.
George Ade (1866 - 1944)
Contributed by: Zaady
After being turned down by numerous publishers, he decided to write for posterity.
Source: Said of ‘main Bohemian,’in "Fables in Slang," The Fable of the Bohemian who had Hard Luck, 1899.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have it pinned on them
Source: The Rise and Flight of the Winged Insect, Hand-Made Fables
Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
Last night at twelve I felt immense But now I feel like thirty cents.
Source: The Sultan of Sulu, 1902. Remorse
Anybody can win, unless there happens to be a second entry.
Source: The World's Best Thoughts on Success & Failure, compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.
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