George Ade


American Humorist, Dramatist, Author

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A good folly is worth what you pay for it.

If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.

Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature

A lot of smart young people have come out of Indiana. The smarter they are, the faster they come out.

If we still had the six-game season ticket available, I'm convinced all the five-game packages would have been six-game sales. But it was a record-breaking year for ticket sales no matter how you look at it.

She was a soprano of the kind often used for augmenting grief at a funeral.

A man never feels more important than when he receives a telegram containing more than ten words.

In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.

She was short on intellect, but long on shape

A people so primitive that they did not know how to get money except by working for it.

In uplifting, get underneath.

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have it pinned on them.

A Piker always has his entire Stock of Goods in the Show Window.

It is not time for mirth and laughter, the cold, gray dawn of the morning after.

The music teacher came twice a week to bridge the awful gap between Dorothy and Chopin.

After being turned down by numerous publishers, he decided to write for posterity.

It isn't how long you stick around but what you put over while you are here.

The only Literary Men are those who have to Work at it.

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

It's going to be a beautiful day for football. We now have tickets in hand to meet what we expect will be a strong walkup demand.

The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack.

Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home for wearing what you like.

Last night at twelve I felt immense But now I feel like thirty cents.

Those who are Entitled to it Get it sooner or later.

'But, R-e-m-o-r-s-e! The water-wagon is the place for me; It is no time for mirth and laughter, The cold, gray dawn of the morning after!

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American Humorist, Dramatist, Author