"Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Stephen Leacock on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Stephen Leacock on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Stephen Leacock on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Stephen Leacock on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Stephen Leacock on Benjamin Franklin
"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."