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Famous Canadian Quotes

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Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.  Stephen Leacock 
Many a man in love with a dimple makes a mistake of marrying the whole girl.  Stephen Leacock 
Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.  Stephen Leacock 
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.  Stephen Leacock 
Newspapermen learn to call a murderer "an alleged murderer" and the King of England "the alleged King of England" to avoid libel suits.  Stephen Leacock 
Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.  Stephen Leacock 
I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.  Stephen Leacock 
I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall some day die, which is not so.  Stephen Leacock 
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.  Stephen Leacock 
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong in the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.  Stephen Leacock 
A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.  Stephen Leacock 
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.  Stephen Leacock 
It is said that a neo-conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality.   Stockwell Day  
Time and time again, history has proved that the conservatives are right and the liberals are wrong.   Stockwell Day  
In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations, its cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.  Stuart Keate