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Stephen Leacock
(1869-1944) born on
Dec 30
Canadian author, educator, economist, humorist. He was an economic professor noted for popular humor books, literary biographies.
         
   
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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.

R
It may be those who do most, dream most.
A
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.
N
Personally, I would sooner have written "Alice in Wonderland" than the whole "Encyclopedia Britannica".
K
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Peter's Quotations," by Laurence J. Peter, 1977.
K: The Garden of Folly, `The Perfect Salesman'
   


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