The sorrows and disasters of Europe always brought fortune to America. -Leacock, Stephen B.
- I am a great believer in luck and the harder I work the more I am a great believer in luck and the harder I work the more of it I have. -Stephen B. Leacock
- "Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle… "Europe, in legend, has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism." - Daniel Bell
- Stephen Leacock Is this the great campus that I remember so well from my freshman days? What was it? Half a mile long, I think, and broader even than its length. That football goal that stood some fifty or sixty feet in the air, has it shrunk to these poor sticks? These simple trees, can they be the great elms that reared themselves up to the autumn…
- Frase celebre di Stephen Hawking «Per quanto difficile possa essere la vita, c'è sempre qualcosa che è possibile fare. Guardate le stelle invece dei vostri piedi.» (Stephen Hawking)