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Pierre Trudeau Quotes and Sayings

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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

My life is one long curve, full of turning points.
- Pierre Trudeau

Luck, that's when preparation and opportunity meet.
- Pierre Trudeau

The state has no business in the bedrooms of the nation.
- Pierre Trudeau

 

The essential ingredient of politics is timing.
- Pierre Trudeau

We wish nothing more, but we will accept nothing less.
Masters in our own house we must be,
but our house is the whole of Canada.
- Pierre 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 Trudeau

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Living next to you is in some ways like sleeping with an elephant.
No matter how friendly and even-tempered is the beast,
if I can call it that, one is affected by every twitch and grunt.
- Pierre Trudeau

Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada
or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they
want to keep 'em down in L.A.
- Philip Kaufman

We came off the road of the last tour very inspired to just keep playing,
so we went to Canada.
- Billy Sherwood

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

I see Canada as a country torn between a very northern,
rather extraordinary, mystical spirit which it fears
and its desire to present itself to the world as a Scotch banker.
- Robertson Davies

Actually, in this instance we do have probably a better
tracking system than was the instance in Canada.
Because this is a dairy cow, they're all individually tagged.
- Ann Veneman

I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened
in the decades following Confederation,
there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.
- Stephen Harper

My mother is Ukrainian.
She immigrated to the U.S.
from Canada as a child.
- Bob Schaffer

In my opinion, Al Moritz may be the best poet of his generation in Canada.
- George Murray

We emigrated to South Africa and later to Canada so
I went to school in several places.
- J. Philippe Rushton

Here in Canada, in the Western world,
we are inside the walls.
Outside the walls are the barbarians.
- Barbara Amiel

We are not imperialists.
We don't even try to take over Canada.
It would be easy, although it might take a rear guard
action to guard Anne Murray.
- Evan Sayet

Trudeau's contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it,
and I had to come in and save it.
- Brian Mulroney

When I started out in Canada, I did a lot of voice-overs and commercials.
- Andrea Martin

To work on the actual location I think is great.
This thing of going to Canada and pretending you're in New York,
it's terrible.
- Jessica Lange

Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council,
I'd be praying for it.
- Karen Kain

We would be there for Canada, part of our family.
That is why so many in the United States are disappointed
and upset that Canada is not fully supporting us now.
- Paul Cellucci

Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers,
they had to break new ground.
I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit.
- Tom Cochrane

You accumulate political capital to spend it on noble causes for Canada.
If you're afraid to spend your capital,
you shouldn't be there.
- Brian Mulroney

The thing about Canada is, you're not really considered
a Canadian actor unless you do something with the CBC.
- Lexa Doig

I'd be prouder still to say I was Canada's 10th woman prime minister.
- Kim Campbell

I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a
matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office.
It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk.
- Larry Holmes

Canada has great natural resources, and its people
have the spirit and ability to develop them.
- Charles E. Wilson

In the late 1950s a major topic under discussion was
whether Canada should acquire nuclear weapons.
- John Charles Polanyi

My plan was to stay in Canada to make films.
- Ted Kotcheff

In 1983, NASA invited Canada to fly three payload specialists,
in part because we had contributed the robotic arm
that is used on the shuttle.
- Marc Garneau

So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies,
including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent
need for this military action against Iraq.
- Paul Cellucci

My parents were both from Scotland, but had been resident
in Lower Canada some time before their marriage,
which took place in Montreal; and in that city I spent most of my life.
- Maria Monk

We don't come to Canada for our health.
We can think of other ways of enjoying ourselves.
- Prince Philip

Canada is the only country founded on the relentless pursuit of the rodent.
- Preston Manning

I don't even know what street Canada is on.
- Al Capone

The joke newspaper, it says Canada abandons the monarchy.
- Mark McKinney

Being around all the great names of the game at a young
age because they were my heroes;
the fact this meant so much to Canada.
It was just an incredible thing to be a part of.
- Marcel Dionne

There was a time there in the mid '80s to the '90s
there that we played six finals,
three Canada Cups, we were playing hockey almost 10
months a year for a long time there.
- Mark Messier

Canada has always been a strong supporter of China's accession to the WTO...
We look forward to playing a constructive role in helping
complete China's accession.
- Pierre Pettigrew

I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded,
rights are protected and the people of this land are
treated as equals under the law.
- Paul Martin

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

There is a big cry in California to stop everyone from running to Canada.
- Wayne Rogers

I came from Canada when I was about 10 years old,
and our family settled in Cleveland,
Ohio.
- Joe Shuster

I think Canada, our industry is still somewhat based in America's industry.
- Scott Speedman

Canada was built on dead beavers.
- Margaret Atwood

My personal political convictions are rooted in the
populist political traditions of western Canada.
- Preston Manning

When I was crossing the border into Canada,
they asked if I had any firearms with me.
I said, "Well, what do you need?"
- Steven Wright

We absolutely believed in Heaven and Hell,
Purgatory, and even Limbo.
I mean, they were actually closer to us than Australia or Canada,
that they were real places.
- John McGahern

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

We are also looking to Canada as we continue to integrate
the North American energy market.
- Paul Cellucci

From that moment on, there will be an irreversible
process to separate Quebec from Canada.
- Jean Charest

There is a Canadian culture that is in some ways unique to Canada,
but I don't think Canadian culture coincides neatly with borders.
- Stephen Harper

In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn.
- Mordecai Richler

From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have
clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every
way to make Canada's war effort as effective as possible.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Canada is the only country in the world that knows
how to live without an identity.
- Marshall McLuhan

Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in
Canada for five and a half months a year.
- Anthony Michael Hall

Canada is like an old cow.
The West feeds it.
Ontario and Quebec milk it.
And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes.
- Tommy Douglas

The unfortunate thing is, for the contents of the building
I could not get any insurance anywhere in Canada.
- Ernst Zundel

I am truly sorry that a fowl of Canada is no longer with us.
- Dave Winfield

We already get more energy from Canada than from any other foreign country.
- Paul Cellucci

The increased consumption of alcoholic beverages in
Canada since the outbreak of war is one evidence of this.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Another turn in my life happened when I took on the Canada Council.
- Maureen Forrester

The trend now is to shoot in Canada because it's cheaper,
and they don't care what the location is.
- Steve Buscemi

The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because
I think people in America,
in North America, know that we have a very strong food
safety system and that our food is safe to eat.
- Ann Veneman

I really think Canada should get over to Iraq as quickly as possible.
- Paul Martin

I have been told by a member of the board of one of
Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission
of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
- John Barton

Blacks in the Caribbean, Britain, Canada and sub-Saharan
Africa as well as in the United States have low IQ
scores relative to whites.
- J. Philippe Rushton

I don't have any respect at all for the scum-bags who
went to Canada to avoid the draft or to avoid doing their fair share.
- R. Lee Ermey


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