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
Contributed by: Zaady
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
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.
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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