Stephen Leacock

A writer and economist.

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5 quotations — 4 Funny, 1 Serious.

  1. Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  2. I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
  3. It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse.
    This, however, I have.
    I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.
  4. Many a man in love with a dimple makes a mistake of marrying the whole girl.

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