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Famous Canadian Quotes

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Canada and space are a natural fit.   Marc Garneau 
If you’re not annoying somebody, you’re not really alive.  Margaret Atwood 
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.  Margaret Atwood 
The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.  Margaret Atwood 
I contend that every woman has the right to feel beautiful, no matter how scrambled her features, or how indifferent her features.  Marie Dressler 
By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves.  Marie Dressler 
Fate cast me to play the role of an ugly duckling with no promise of swanning. I have played my life as a comedy rather than the tragedy many would have made of it.  Marie Dressler 
There is a vast difference between success at twenty-five and success at sixty. At sixty, nobody envies you. Instead, everybody rejoices generously, sincerely, in your good fortune.  Marie Dressler 
No vice is so bad as advice.  Marie Dressler 
Canadians are the people who learned to live without the bold accents of the natural ego-trippers of other lands.   Marshall McLuhan  
We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.  Marshall McLuhan 
The past went that-a-way. When faced with a totally new situation, we tend always to attach ourselves to the objects, to the flavor of the most recent past. We look at the present through a rear view mirror. We march backwards into the future.  Marshall McLuhan 
Art is anything you can get away with.  Marshall McLuhan 
A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.  Marshall McLuhan 
Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.  Marshall McLuhan 
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America--not on the battlefields of Vietnam.  Marshall McLuhan 
The future masters of technology will have to be light-hearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and the dumb.  Marshall McLuhan 
Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.  Marshall McLuhan 
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.  Marshall McLuhan 
In this electronic age we see ourselves being translated more and more into the form of information, moving toward the technological extension of consciousness.  Marshall McLuhan 




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