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Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake
by Stephen Leacock

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake
of marrying the whole girl.
- Stephen Leacock

Related topics: Marriage

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland
than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
- 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 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

Life, we learn too late, is in the living,
the tissue of every day and hour.
- Stephen Leacock

We think of the noble object for which the professor appears to-night,
we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one
who will laugh at the professor.
- Stephen Leacock

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It's called political economy because it is has nothing
to do with either politics or economy.
- Stephen Leacock

It may be those who do most, dream most.
- Stephen Leacock

It's a lie, but Heaven will forgive you for it.
- Stephen Leacock

Astronomy teaches the correct use of the sun and the planets.
- Stephen Leacock

In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
- Stephen Leacock

If every day in the life of a school could be the last day but one,
there would be little fault to find with it.
- Stephen Leacock

What we call creative work, ought not to be called work at all,
because it isn't.
I imagine that Thomas Edison never did a day's work in his last fifty years.
- Stephen Leacock

A sportsman is a man who every now and then,
simply has to get out and kill something.
- Stephen Leacock

It is to be observed that 'angling' is the name given
to fishing by people who can't fish.
- Stephen Leacock

He flung himself from the room, flung himself upon
his horse and rode madly off in all directions.
- Stephen Leacock

The classics are only primitive literature.
They belong to the same class as primitive machinery
and primitive music and primitive medicine.
- Stephen Leacock

Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law,
but being a form of moral effort.
- Stephen Leacock

The Lord said 'let there be wheat' and Saskatchewan was born.
- Stephen Leacock

I detest life-insurance agents: they always argue that I shall some day die,
which is not so.
- 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

The landlady of a boarding-house is a parallelogram -
that is,
an oblong angular figure, which cannot be described,
but which is equal to anything.
- Stephen Leacock

Each section of the British Isles has its own way of laughing,
except Wales, which doesn't.
- Stephen Leacock

On the same bill and on the same side of it there should
not be two charges for the same thing.
- Stephen Leacock

Writing is no trouble: you just jot down ideas as they occur to you.
The jotting is simplicity itself - it is the occurring which is difficult.
- Stephen Leacock

There are two things in ordinary conversation which
ordinary people dislike -
information and wit.
- Stephen Leacock

Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence
long enough to get money from it.
- 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

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebration has many different outfits
but she always wears the same beautiful dancing shoes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

There are as many pillows of illusion
as flakes in a snow-storm.
We wake from one dream into another dream.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

Many people know so little about what
is beyond their short range of experience.
They look within themselves - and find nothing!
Therefore they conclude that there
is nothing outside themselves either.
- Helen Keller

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are many answers you have received
but have not yet heard.
- A Course In Miracles

There are not many things in life
so beautiful as true friendship,
and not many things more uncommon.
- Anonymous


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