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10 Famous Quotes by Stephen Leacock
12/30/1869 - 3/28/1944
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Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

Advertising Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.

Electricity Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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the attempt to make the consumption of beer criminal is as silly and as futile as if you passed a law to send a man to jail for eating cucumber salad

Prohibition Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.

Argument Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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If I were founding a university I would begin with a smoking room; next a dormitory; and then a decent reading room and a library. After that, if I still had more money that I couldn't use, I would hire a professor and get some text books.

University Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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It may be those who do most, dream most.

Inspirational Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

Inspirational Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.

Literature Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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Many a man in love with a dimple makes a mistake of marrying the whole girl.

Love Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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Marriage is a lottery, but you can't tear up your ticket if you lose.

Men and women Quotes, by Stephen Leacock

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