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I discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing. They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, "To hell with you."  Saul Bellow 
We are always looking for the book it is necessary to read next.  Saul Bellow 
Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.  Saul Bellow 
Hapiness can only be found if you can free yourself of all other distractions.  Saul Bellow 
Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.  Saul Bellow 
There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for.  Saul Bellow 
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.  Saul Bellow 
Canada appears content to become a second-tier socialistic country, boasting ever more loudly about its economy and social services to mask its second-rate status.  Stephen Harper 
If Ottawa giveth, then Ottawa can taketh away.   Stephen Harper  
Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been.   Stephen Harper  
Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it.  Stephen Harper 
The nature of our constitution is that everyone is supposed to be able to do their own thing in their own area of jurisdiction.  Stephen Harper 
The government will join, notwithstanding its failure to prepare, its neglect in co-operating with its allies, or its inability to contribute. In the end it will join out of the necessity created by a pattern of uncertainty and indecision. It will not join as a leader but unnoticed at the back of the parade.  Stephen Harper 
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