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Famous Canadian Quotes

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Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.  Marshall McLuhan 
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America--not on the battlefields of Vietnam.  Marshall McLuhan 
The future masters of technology will have to be light-hearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and the dumb.  Marshall McLuhan 
Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.  Marshall McLuhan 
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.  Marshall McLuhan 
In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.  Marshall McLuhan 
The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.  Marshall McLuhan 
The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.  Marshall McLuhan 
When a friend wants to become your agent get ready for a change in friendship.  Martin Dansky 
Fur fashion conjures a strange rapport between humans and beasts; humans pose frequently in fur while their furry cousins often pose for extinction.  Martin Dansky 
I think that if mankind is an ongoing experiment , it would be better to start again from scratch.  Martin Dansky 
If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.   Mary Pickford 
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business.   Michael J. Fox  
Canada is a nation of people who came from somewhere else.   Microsoft Encarta  
When asked what he did. "I am a latent Science Fiction reader."  Milton Acorn 
In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn.   Mordecai Richler 
As far as I'm concerned, I wouldn't want to go to any other country. It's good enough here.   Orviel Kruse 
I understand that many newlyweds are vacationing here (Niagara Falls)I suppode seeing the falls was their second biggest disappontment.  Oscar Wilde 
The spineless pussy willows in Ottawa are actually helping to condition the Canadian public to accept the surrender of our country, which American forces were unable to accomplish in 1776 and 1812. -   Paul Hellyer 
The fact is the statements are perfectly consistent, but more importantly, I don't have all the facts.   Paul Martin