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Irving Layton Quotes and Sayings

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Canadians look down on the United States and consider it Hell.
They are right to do so.
Canada is to the United States what,
in Dante's scheme,
Limbo is to Hell.
- Irving Layton

Idealist: a cynic in the making.
- Irving Layton

I am a genius who has written poems that will survive
with the best of Shakespeare,
Wordsworth and Keats.
- Irving Layton

When you argue with your inferiors, you convince them of only one thing:
they are as clever as you.
- Irving Layton

 

My neighbor doesn't want to be loved as much as he wants to be envied.
- Irving Layton

We love in another's soul whatever of ourselves we can deposit in it;
the greater the deposit,
the greater the love.
- Irving Layton

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced
a political leader worthy of assassination.
- Irving Layton

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Conscience: self-esteem with a halo.
- Irving Layton

Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it.
I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status.
- Northrop Frye

Canadians are very proud of me, of my career.
- Karen Kain

I love Canadians because I don't see very much racism in Canada.
- Patti LaBelle

Like 84% of Canadians, I believe in God.
- Stockwell Day

So without that Canadian invention we were grounded.
And so that was a really important and key part of
the mission and Canadians should take real pride in it.
- Chris Hadfield

Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all
provinces feel at home in all parts of the country,
and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.
- Pierre Trudeau

The vicious circle has been shattered.
Canadians now enjoy the benefits of the virtuous circle.
- Paul Martin

Deficit reduction is not an end in itself.
It is the means to an end.
Canadians must now decide what kind of country they
want to build with the hard-won dividend.
- Jean Chretien

The Canadians have managed to live peacefully with their Indians.
It is disgrace that the United States has not done the same.
- Stephen Ambrose

We Canadians are not given as a people to great patriotic displays.
- Kim Campbell

You hear stories like that of Canadians trying to get in,
but when you go back home, you don't expect that.
- Caroline Dhavernas

I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see
that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation.
- Kim Campbell

Canadians can get Parliament working again.
Here's how to do that: elect more New Democrats.
- Jack Layton

Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as
we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car.
- Doug Coupland

Yet another thing Canadians and Europeans have in common
is an obsession with the United States,
and with distinguishing themselves from it,
often by crude stereotyping.
- Timothy Garton Ash

It would be simply suicidal to French Canadians to
form a party by themselves.
- Wilfrid Laurier

Canadians are so easily wounded.
- Tucker Carlson

Canadians are cold so much of the time that many of
them leave instructions to be cremated.
- Cynthia Nelms

Yeah, we're sweet but savage, and I think a lot of Canadians are that way.
- Bruce McCulloch

There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.
- Kim Campbell

Canadians want to see real hope restored,
not false hopes raised.
- Kim Campbell

Canadians send us great hockey players.
You also send us wonderful performers,
from the beginning, with Mary Pickford.
- Jamie Farr

But most Canadians have recognized to a greater or
lesser extent that despite much of the so-called progress of the affluent society,
essential ingredients to a meaningful life seem to
be either entirely lacking,
or at best, difficult to grasp.
- Alex Campbell

I grew up in kind of the last generation of Canadians
who thought things that were happening in Britain were more important,
almost, than what was happening in Canada.
And my mother was fervently of that opinion.
- Robert MacNeil

Mostly this problem is contained in the fact that the
US makes it so difficult for Canadians to get green
cards (you heard it here),
but if an American orchestra really wants a player,
they have their ways.
- Lara St.
John

If I am to be known for anything, I would like it to
be for encouraging Canadians,
for knowing a little bit about their daily,
extraordinary courage.
And for wanting that courage to be recognized.
- Romeo LeBlanc

In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort
to build a society of real equality -
not just for some,
but for all Canadians.
A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination
nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
- Paul Martin

I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to
be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts
to get them a free degree or a free diploma across
the border then I guess I'm doing my job.
- Donovan Bailey

I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would
address these legal and constitutional arguments,
but they refuse to.
They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world,
but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.
- Stockwell Day

Through these ongoing activities and possibly in the future,
a Canadian will go live and work on the International
Space Station and we will continue to make Canadians
proud of our achievements in space.
- Marc Garneau

Canadians tend to be a bit more religious than most Europeans -
though not more than the Poles or Ukrainians.
Most important, their attitude to immigration and ethnic
minorities is more positive than that of most Europeans.
- Timothy Garton Ash

This country must be governed, and can be governed,
simply on questions of policy and administration and
the French Canadians who have had any part in this
movement have never had any other intention but to
organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other.
- Wilfrid Laurier

Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians,
and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment,
have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a
significant attitudinal change towards our culture.
- Alex Campbell

I think that Scottish people, like Canadians,
are often misunderstood and what I like about my Scottish
friends and relatives is how quickly it can go from love to anger.
It's a great dynamic.
- Mike Myers

Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority
in this House and in the country,
were to organise as a political party,
they would compel the majority to organise as a political party,
and the result must be disastrous to themselves.
- Wilfrid Laurier

The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical
Canadian story nowadays is along this line:
that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation
as a nation of rapid social change.
- Stockwell Day

We'll support the government on issues if it's essential
to the country but our primary responsibility is not
to prop up the government,
our responsibility is to provide an opposition and
an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians.
- Stephen Harper

An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands
of work with the need to care for children,
or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for themselves.
Our programs have simply not kept pace with these societal changes.
- Kim Campbell

The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation -
the obligation to Parliament -
it's the reason we did the merger!
- is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government.
- Stephen Harper

Americans want action for their money.
They are fascinated by its self-reproducing qualities if it's put to work.
- Paula Nelson

People are stunned to hear that one company has data
files on 185 million Americans.
- Ralph Nader

Americans no longer look to government for economic security;
rather,
they look to their portfolios.
- Bill Owens

Americans are the only people in the world known to
me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their
college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.
- Paul Fussell

Americans love to fight.
All real Americans love the sting of battle.
- George S. Patton

It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they
eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
- Christopher Dodd

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live
today than any other building that has gone remotely
by the name of architecture in our history.
- Russell Lynes

And so, my fellow Americans,
ask not what your country can do for you;
ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy

Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to
control reality by purely material means...
airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the
comforting prospect of cash.
- Cecil Beaton

Americans are shy about the body.
I have to remember that when I go there.
- Ana Beatriz Barros

Americans often have trouble enjoying the present moment.
- Alan Dundes

Americans don't want cowboys to be gay.
- Larry McMurtry

There was no race - but to the extent that there was an arms competition,
it was almost entirely on the Soviet side,
first to catch up and then to surpass the Americans.
- Herman Kahn

Americans are making coffee a bigger part of their lives,
expanding attitudes and behaviors that are driving
new levels of consumption.
- Robert Nelson

It's time for conservative Americans to right the ship again.
- Mike Pence

Broadcasters have a responsibility to serve the public
interest and protect Americans from objectionable content,
particularly during the hours when children are likely to be watching.
- Bart Gordon

Americans have been selling this view around the world:
that progress comes from perfect protection of intellectual property.
- Lawrence Lessig

And, gentlemen, they have not yet done so,
and it is quite clear that no Americans,
no people in the world probably, are going to war with the Soviet Union.
- Paul Robeson

Americans...
still believe in an America where anything's possible -
they just don't think their leaders do.
- Barack Obama

And we broadcast tapes sent to us from Americans against the war.
These were most effective I believe.
- Hanoi Hannah

Manufacturers employ more than 14 million Americans
doing what Americans do best,
making things, building things, transforming raw materials into finished products.
- John Engler

Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation.
And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we
can help bring democracy to every corner of the world.
- Barbara Boxer

By the year 2000, most Americans will be online one way or another.
- Nicholas Negroponte


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