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
Contributed by: Zaady
She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
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.
One man's poison ivy is another man's spinach.
Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
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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