"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Stephen Leacock on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Stephen Leacock on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Stephen Leacock on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Stephen Leacock on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Stephen Leacock on Winston Churchill
"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."
"Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica."
"Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it."
"Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl."
"Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect."
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