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George Ade

George Ade in 1904
Born (1866-02-09)February 9, 1866
Kentland, Indiana
Died May 16, 1944(1944-05-16) (aged 78)
Brook, Indiana
Occupation Writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
One man's poison ivy is another man's spinach.
A man never feels more important than when he receives a telegram containing more than ten words.
George Ade
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.
To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.
In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
George Ade
It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.
George Ade
Anybody can win - unless there happens to be a second entry.
Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature.
George Ade
If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
Early to bed and early to rise is a bad rule for anyone who wishes to become acquainted with our most prominent and influential people.
George Ade
She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
George Ade
A good jolly is worth what you pay for it.

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.