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Famous Canadian Quotes

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As a people, we know what we can do, we know how to do it, and we just want to get on with it. How? By ensuring that Canada's place in the world is one of influence and pride.   Paul Martin  
Canadians have an abiding interest in surprising those Americans who have historically made little effort to learn about their neighbour to the North.   Peter Jennings  
You look at the history -- the aboriginal people welcomed the first settlers here with open arms, fed us and took care of us ... that continues today, we welcome people from all nations to come in and share.   Peter Stoffer  
A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe.   Pierre Berton 
The essential ingredient of politics is timing.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau 
Society must take every means at its disposal to defend itself against the emergence of a parallel power which defies the elected power.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau 
My life is one long curve, full of turning points.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau 
I bear solemn witness to the fact that NATO heads of state and of government meet only to go through the tedious motions of reading speeches, drafted by others, with the principal objective of not rocking the boat.  Pierre Elliott Trudeau 
Fuddle Duddle.   Pierre Trudeau 
Our hopes are high. Our faith in the people is great. Our courage is strong. And our dreams for this beautiful country will never die.   Pierre Trudeau  
Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain.   Pierre Trudeau 
Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent.   Preston Manning  
It is the difference in knowledge that commands respect. This is why the true test of every student lies in the humiliation of his master.  R. Scott Bakker 
Edmonton isn't really the end of the world -- although you can see it from there.  Ralph Klein  
Pity the poor creatures in warmer countries where the seasons never change. Where summer is eternal and they never know the pain of waiting and the joy at last when summer comes  Ray Guy 
Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women  Richard Benner 
When a soldier steps on foreign soil in a high-risk environment, every single Canadian should be walking with him or her.  Rick Hillier 
The opposition parties, by attacking my relations with the federal government, in the last seven years, have not hesitated to score points.   Robert Bourassa 
A promise made is a debt unpaid.  Robert Service 
Even when Canadian humour is awful it just lies there being awful in its own fresh way.  Robert Thomas Allen