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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.
If every day in the life of a school could be the last day but one, there would be little fault to find with it.

Humor may be defined as the kindly contemplation of the incongruities of life, and the artistic expression thereof.
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.
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
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.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: College Days," 'Memories and Miseries of a Schoolmaster'
R: In "Quotations to Cheer You Up When the World is Getting You Down," by Allen Klein, 1991.
A: Literary Lapses, `A Manual of Education'
N: Literary Lapses."
K: Literary Lapses, "Reflections on Riding" (1910).

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