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Canadians Quotes

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Canadians are so easily wounded.
- Tucker Carlson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

If I can raise more money for charities,
or get more Canadian kids to play golf,
the green jacket will mean even more.
- Mike Weir

And on a Canadian set, everybody is equal.
You get paid the same.
You live together in barracks.
You have a communal kitchen.
You buy and cook your own food.
- Sandra Oh

The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical
where the American is assertive.
- V. S. Pritchett

The trial of Ernst Zundel has gone down in Canadian history.
- Ernst Zundel

My goal with the Canadian border is the same goal I
have for Japan and Korea.
- Mike Johanns

To be complex does not mean to be fragmented.
This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization.
- Adrienne Clarkson

I'm criticized by the feminists, by the Jewish establishment,
by Canadian nationalists.
And why not? I've had my pot shots at them.
I'm fair game.
- Mordecai Richler

I'm a Canadian citizen.
But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka.
I'm a member of both countries.
- Michael Ondaatje

I wanted to make Canadian films, and I ended up making American films.
- Ted Kotcheff

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

What we do should have a Canadian character.
Nobody looks his best in somebody else's clothes.
- Vincent Massey

We made a demand for the the same wage rates to be
paid in the Canadian plants as in the U.S.
plants.
- Leonard Woodcock

Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies,
which are the Canadian Academy Awards.
- Andrea Martin

When I won the belt, it was kind of a precedent...
The only Canadian to have ever held it.
- Owen Hart

Well, I'm Canadian.
True, north, strong, and free.
- Barry Pepper

Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits,
are essentially a temperate people.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I'm very proud to be Canadian, but I would move to New York in a heartbeat.
- Lexa Doig

I am not anti-American.
But I am strongly pro-Canadian.
- John G. Diefenbaker

It is well known that I am pro-life...
but I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people.
- Stockwell Day

My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am.
I will always be proud to be a Canadian.
- Jim Carrey

I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts;
perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
- Leslie Nielsen

There is a whole school of Canadian academics,
media personalities, and politicians whose definition
of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States.
- Preston Manning

Dad went to Canada to learn how to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force.
He took me on my first airplane ride,
where I could have a hand on the stick.
- Wally Schirra

I was on a founding members of the Canadian theatre
movement in the late 60's till the mid 70's and performed
theatre from Halifax to Vancouver and all places in between.
- Nick Mancuso

During one or two summers, as well as part-time during the school year,
I worked for a small Canadian company which developed
electrical instruments for military planes.
- Walter Kohn

I had done Shrek as a Canadian and I'm very proud to be Canadian,
but I knew I could give more to it.
- Mike Myers

It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today
for the public inauguration of our supreme political
figures to be accompanied by prayer.
- Stockwell Day

On the way from Chicago, I spent the summer of 1947 in Ottawa,
helping to build the first of a series of econometric
models for the Canadian government.
- Lawrence R. Klein

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and CSIS have provided
extraordinary co-operation,
as I mentioned earlier.
- Paul Cellucci

Well, being a Canadian, I love SCTV,
and I think it's the basis for all good North American comedy,
so I compare everything to that.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

You cannot name a Canadian prime minister who has done
as many significant things as I did,
because there are none.
- Brian Mulroney


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