"It's called political economy because it is has nothing to do with either politics or economy."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Stephen Leacock on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Stephen Leacock on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Stephen Leacock on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Stephen Leacock on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Stephen Leacock on Joseph Stalin
"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."
"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
"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."