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    Canadian economist & humorist

    Quotes by Stephen Leacock

    • Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
    • I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.
    • Newspapermen learn to call a murderer 'an alleged murderer' and the King of England 'the alleged King of England' to avoid libel suits.
    • Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
      "Nonsense Novels",1911
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