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Famous Canadian Quotes

Welcome to CKA Canadian Quotes List, here you will find quotes made by famous Canadians or quotes about Canada. Feel free to contribute a quote we might be missing, our goal is to have the greatest collection of famous Canadian quotes!

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The beaver, which has come to represent Canada as the eagle does the United States and the lion Britain, is a flat-tailed, slow-witted, toothy rodent known to bite off its own testicles or to stand under its own falling trees.   June Callwood 
Canadians are an ambivalent lot: One minute they’re peacekeepers, next minute they punch the hell out of each other on the ice rink.   Ken Wiwa 
There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.  Kim Campbell 
Under this flag may our youth find new inspiration for loyalty to Canada; for a patriotism based not on any mean or narrow nationalism, but on the deep and equal pride that all Canadians will feel for every part of this good land.   Lester Pearson 
A constitution nursed upon the oxygen of our bright winter atmosphere makes its owner feel as though he could toss about the pine trees in his glee.   Lord Dufferin  
A man's never wrong doing what he thinks is right.   Lorne Greene 
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 




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