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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.
         
   
F
Astronomy teaches the correct use of the sun and the planets.

R
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong in the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
A
The Lord said 'let there be wheat' and Saskatchewan was born.
N
What we call "creative work" ought not to be called work at all, because it isn't. . . . I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years.
K
A 'Grand Old Man'. That means on our continent any one with snow white hair who has kept out of jail till eighty.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Literary Lapses," `A Manual of Education.'
R: Homer and Humbug."
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Executives Quotation Book," ed. by James Charlton, 1993.
K: The Score and Ten."
   


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