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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
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.

R
Humor may be defined as the kindly contemplation of the incongruities of life, and the artistic expression thereof.
A
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.
N
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
K
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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