Draw your salary before spending it.
George Ade (1866 - 1944)
Source: Forty Modern Fables, 1901. The People's Choice
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The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack.
Source: Forty Modern Fables, 1901. The Old-Time Pedagogue
In uplifting, get underneath.
Source: Fables in Slang, 1899. The Good Fairy
For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.
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.
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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