Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock

Canadian writer, economist and historian
Newspapermen learn to call a murderer "an alleged murderer" and the King of England "the alleged King of England" to avoid libel suits.More Stephen Leacock quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort.More Stephen Leacock quotes [07/18/2011 02:07:01]
You cannot depict love inside a frame of fact. It needs a mist to dissolve in.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In Canada we have enough to do keeping up with two spoken languages ... so we just go right ahead and use English for literature, Scotch for sermons, and American for conversation.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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