1866-1944, American Humorist, Playwright
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
George Ade – [Family]

After being Turned Down by numerous Publishers, he had decided to write for Posterity.
George Ade – [Posterity]

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.
George Ade – [Winners and Winning]

Do unto yourself as your neighbors do unto themselves and look pleasant.
George Ade – [Service]

For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.
George Ade – [Communication]

If it were not for the presents, an elopement would be preferable.
George Ade – [Present]

In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
George Ade – [Funerals]

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
George Ade – [Past]

She was short on intellect, but long on shape.

The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack.
George Ade – [Travel and Tourism]