Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock

Canadian writer, economist and historian
Humor may be defined as the kindly contemplation of the incongruities of life, and the artistic expression thereof.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The minute a man is convinced he is interesting, he isn't.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is difficult to be funny and great at the same time. Aristophanes and Moliere and Mark Twain must sit below Aristotle and Bossuet and Emerson.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A barber is by nature and inclination a sport. He can tell you at what exact hour the ball game is to begin, can foretell its issue without losing a stroke of the razor, and can explain the points of inferiority of all the players, as compared with the better men that he has personally seen elsewhere, with the nicety of a professional.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We think of the noble object for which the professor appears tonight, we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one who will laugh at the professor.More Stephen Leacock quotes [07/18/2011 02:07:16]

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