George Ade

1866 - 1944

A Quote by George Ade on life

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

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

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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

Anybody can win, unless there happens to be a second entry.

George Ade (1866 - 1944)

Source: The World's Best Thoughts on Success & Failure, compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.

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