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Famous Canadian Quotes

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With or without the Royals, we are not Americans. Nor are we British. Or French. Or Void. We are something else. And the sooner we define this, the better.   Will Ferguson 
Many Canadian nationalists harbour the bizarre fear that should we ever reject royalty, we would instantly mutate into Americans, as though the Canadian sense of self is so frail and delicate a bud, that the only thing stopping it from being swallowed whole by the US is an English lady in a funny hat.   Will Ferguson 
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada are the horns, the head, the neck, the shins, and the hoof of the ox, and the United States are the ribs, the sirloin, the kidneys, and the rest of the body  William Cobbett  
The romantic life of each colony also has a special flavour - Australian rhyme is a poetry of the horse; Canadian, of the canoe.  William Douw Lighthall 
Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits, are essentially a temperate people.  William L. M. King 
If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography.   William L. M. King  
"Once a nation parts with the control of its currency and credit, it matters not who makes the nations laws. Usury, once in control, will wreck any nation. Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most sacred responsibility, all talk of the sovereignty of parliament and of democracy is idle and futile." Upon nationalizing the Bank of Canada in 1938   William Lyon Mackenzie King 
There are no limits to the majestic future which lies before the mighty expanse of Canada with its virile, aspiring, cultured, and generous-hearted people.  Winston Churchill 




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