Quotations by Leacock, Stephen


Life, we learn too late, is in the living, in the tissue of each day and hour.

Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) Canadian economist, writer and humorist
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Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) Canadian economist, writer and humorist
The Garden of Folly, “The Perfect Salesman” (1924)
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The parent who could see his boy as he really is would shake his head and say: ‘Willy is no good: I’ll sell him.’

Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) Canadian economist, writer and humorist
The Lot of the Schoolmaster (1916)
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