Best 494 of Canada quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 17 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

…Maybe I’ll be watching super-8 home videos,” Alecto told her, smiling bleakly. “I love my super-8 camera, it’s an Eastman Kodak one… Kodak stopped manufacturing them, the world went digital and now Kodak has stopped making Kodachrome film and all kinds of traditional film products… it’s sad.” “Well, uh… well, have fun watching your home movies then,” Mandy finished, but she didn’t have the slightest idea what he was talking about.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Beatrice Rose Roberts

At her words, words of forgiveness from Rose, an honest and just woman, something broke inside of Wince. His tears began to flow. Age seemed to drift from his face like misty ghosts from a morning field. Katie lifted his chin and, holding back her own tears, looked into his eyes. "Thank you, Wince." Eve placed her free hand on his shoulder. "May we hold her now?" Wince nodded and gently released the baby into the waiting arms of her sisters. "You did the right thing, Wince." Rose gave Wince a hug. "And you can help us bury her after Wilson and the Tar Ponds City Police see if they can find anybody to lay charges against after all this time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ryan Gosling

I loved growing up in Canada. It’s a great place to grow up, because - well, at least where I grew up -it’s very multicultural. There’s also good health care and a good education system.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jan Morris

the personality of St. John's, Newfoundland, hits you like a smack in the face with a dried cod, enthusiastically administered by its citizenry.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Charlie Angus

Right-wing pundits continually framed First Nations issues as a drain on taxpayers when, in fact, Indigenous communities were presenting a major growth opportunity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Turner

In any democracy, there is always a tug-of-war between policies to achieve equality and policies to promote excellence. I am certain that Canada can achieve both equality and excellence.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Beatrice Rose Roberts

Sing a song of Tar Ponds City, party full of lies! Four and twenty liars, seventeen hands caught in pies! When the pie was cut, Hugh Briss began to sing! Wasn't that a stonewall rat to set before the Fossil's ding?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Joan Chen

I danced in a Lifetime film. We shot in Canada and I got to work with a lot of the dancers who do So You Think You Can Dance, Canada.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Emily Carr

It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

If you were me you’d do the right thing, help your friends, because you’re not a coward,” Mandy sighed sadly. “I covered up a murder because I was scared to go to jail and I did the wrong thing… well, now’s my chance to do the right thing, to save someone’s life, because I don’t want you to die.” “Save someone’s life? I’m no one,” Alecto laughed morbidly. “A hundred and twelve years is definitely way too long to have survived. You’d be wasting your time and risking your own life….” “This is my life,” Mandy declared, smiling sincerely. Alecto just looked concerned and very doubtful as the rain drizzled down the roads and sidewalks, towards the harbour where it fell into the ocean, indistinguishable from all the other water in the world.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Lee Maracle

I succeeded on my own, why can't you?" is a dispassionate call to the majority of Native people to forsake one another. The end results is each of us digging our own way out of the hole, filling up the path with dirt as we go. Such things as justice and principles prevent the whole people from becoming dispassionate. Until all of us are free, the few who think they are remain tainted with enslavement.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Sarah Vowell

Not that there wasn't still plenty of subduing to do here in North America. "Even within our own limits, the savage still lights his death fires, to appease the wrath of an idol," he points out. What's worse, to the "north, there is an immense region of palpable darkness." (Hi, Canada!)

By Anonym 13 Sep

Simon Hoggart

Canada is not so much a country as a clothesline nearly 4,000 miles long. St John's in Newfoundland is closer to Milan, Italy than to Vancouver.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bob Hawke

I assumed the leadership within the Commonwealth for the fight against apartheid. I was very much assisted by Brian Mulroney, the Prime Minister of Canada, [and] Rajiv Gandhi, when he became the Prime Minister of India. And there were trade sanctions.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Susanna Moodie

When things come to the worst, they generally mend.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Irving Layton

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

By Anonym 18 Sep

Alex Himelfarb

Tax is not a four-letter word; rather, it's the price we pay for the country we want.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Frederick George Scott

May the ears of Canada never grow deaf to the plea of widows and orphans and our crippled men for care and support. May the eyes of Canada never be blind to that glorious light which shines upon our young national life from the deeds of those "who counted not their lives dear unto themselves," and may the lips of Canada never be dumb to tell to future generations the tales of heroism which will kindle the imagination and fire the patriotism of children that are yet unborn.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Stephen Colbert

Washington is dangerously positioned between two Canadas, Canada Canada and California's Canada, Oregon.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Harper

It's past time the feds scrapped the Canada Health Act.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Stephen Harper

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Paul Martin

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Peter Mackay

I've been called treacherous, stupid, venal, lazy ..and that's only by the Tories.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jean Chretien

Obviously, I would have been happier if Canada had not been conquered in the past by the English, if this part of North America had remained French, but you can't rewrite history.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

Why’d you want to kill yourself? Didn’t you feel anything, or didn’t it hurt you?” Mandy questioned, looking puzzled. “Yes, I suppose it did, … it was strange, it was sharp, that’s all I can think of to describe it… and cold, but not cold like ice, more like… I don’t know, like something much worse, something horrible… and it seemed like the ground was falling upwards, becoming the sky… for a moment it made me consider that it was just a dream, that I was on some sort of drug, and then I remember being overjoyed to see the sky was still above me, then just really sad, really tired… and then I don’t remember much else about it,” Alecto told her, glaring straight ahead at the sky with narrowed eyes. “I don’t mind, I’m not supposed to mind, anyway. Mearth already told me that eventually I would want to be dead, that it was inevitable… still, I sometimes wish that I could have done something good for other people in my life, it might have made up for all the bad stuff I’ve done.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paul Hellyer

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stephen Harper

Canada receives the news of the death of Osama Bin Laden with sober satisfaction. Sadly, others will take his place.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Dean Acheson

Americans assume Canada to be bestowed as a right and accept this bounty, as they do air, without thought or appreciation.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Charlie Angus

It was further revealed that the government sometimes refuses to pay for certain medications even after a pediatrician has declared their necessity.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Annie Proulx

By January it had always been winter.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Honor Blackman

South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Lawrence Martin

[Stephen] Harper had said he would use all legal means, and what [John] Baird suggested was an option the prome minister was considering. If the governor general had refused his request, he could have replaced her with a more compliant one, making the case to the Queen that the people of Canada were opposed in great numbers to a coalition replacing his government.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

Mandy smiled cheerfully at an overweight kid in a gold sweater and pink skirt who was chasing her little brother around along the boardwalk. When she was that age, on sunny days she’d be out on the boardwalk with Jud and Wendy, buying rainbow sorbet from the ice cream shop and placing paper boats into the harbour. She felt like a ghost, drifting past the shell of her own childhood.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Pierre Trudeau

I think we have to realize that Canada is not immortal; but, if it is going to go, let it go with a bang rather than a whimper.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Maria Monk

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Stockwell Day

For some decades now, it seems, there has been a ukase in place in American journalism to the effect that Canada is entitled to one story per season.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jay Baruchel

Before World War II in Canada, you were nobody until you went to England. Then, after that it was you're nobody until you went to the States.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

People never like pollution, it has become very wrong to like pollution at all. But just like there are good and bad things about people, there are good and bad things about pollution. If people were pollution we would get rid of anyone who was different, anyone who was considered an inconvenience… but we’d be getting rid of a life, a lot of lives… because we didn’t like them. If pollution was a person would we still be trying to get rid of it? Would we have environmentalists still complaining and protesting and trying to get rid of all pollution?

By Anonym 19 Sep

Arthur Manuel

There is room on this land for all of us and there must also be, after centuries of struggle, room for justice for Indigenous peoples. That is all we ask. And we will settle for nothing less.

By Anonym 16 Sep

John F Kennedy

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners. And necessity has made us allies. Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no man put asunder.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Rebecca Mcnutt

…I’m afraid of what the digital age will do to the world, to the things we think are important… it’s almost like people want to believe in some illusion that they’re robots and forget altogether that they’re real, living people… but everything these days is disposable, even people themselves, and that’s why I’m afraid for the world,” Mandy confessed, looking depressed and worried. “So am I… but I’ll still watch all of it as the world dooms itself, because I want to see how it ends, and whether or not they’ll be intelligent enough to forget all of this digital illusion afterwards,” Alecto explained. “I’m sure that they’ll be able to realize how wrong it all is… even though the idiots outnumber most people these days, there are still enough intelligent people to fight against it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jean Charest

Canada's north is going to change a lot in the new few years. We have every resource imaginable up north.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bob Schaffer

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marc Garneau

Canada and space are a natural fit.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Harold Innis

The history of Canada has been profoundly influenced by the habits of an animal which very fittingly occupies a prominent place on her coat of arms.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Henry David Thoreau

I fear that I have not got much to say about Canada, not having seen much; what I got by going to Canada was a cold.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Mike Myers

It's hard to be super full of yourself in Canada. If there was a motto of Canada, it would be, "Who do you think you are, eh?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Daria Werbowy

The fact that my parents got over to Canada is kind of amazing in and of itself. Had they not immigrated when I was a child, I probably would have never been doing what I'm doing. So, thanks, Canada!

By Anonym 16 Sep

Elinor Florence

I am, to my core, Canadian, so, by osmosis, everything I write reflects that upbringing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sarah Vowell

Because of the "city upon a hill" sound bite, "A Model of Christian Charity" is one of the formative documents outlining the idea of America. But dig deep into its communitarian ethos and it reads more like an America that might have been, an America fervently devoted to the quaint goals of working together and getting along. Of course, this America does exist. It's called Canada.