Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock

Canadian writer, economist and historian
It was Einstein who made the real trouble. He announced in 1905 that there was no such thing as absolute rest. After that there never was.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Modern critics, who refuse to let a plain thing alone, have now started a theory that Cervantes's work is a vast piece of "symbolism." If so, Cervantes didn't know it himself and nobody thought of it for three hundred years. He meant it as a satire upon the silly romances of chivalry.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The sorrows and disasters of Europe always brought fortune to America.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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Compleat Angler is acknowledged to be one of the world's books. Only the trouble is that the world doesn't read its books, it borrows a detective story instead.More Stephen Leacock quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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