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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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Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.  Kim Campbell 
Canadians are more polite when they are being rude than Americans are when they are being friendly. –  Edgar Friedenberg 
Wherever you go in the world, you just have to say you’re Canadian and people laugh –  John Candy 
I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind. ―  John G. Diefenbaker 
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 
The huge advantage of Canada is its backwardness.   Marshall McLuhan  
Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain.   Pierre Trudeau 
I just think you Westerners should take over this country if you are so smart.   Pierre Trudeau  
The US is our trading partner, our neighbour, our ally and our friend… and sometimes we’d like to give them such a smack! –   Rick Mercer 
Canadian money is also called the loony. How can you take an economic crisis seriously?   Robin Williams 
Canadian pride may not rest on our sleeves, but it resides deeply in our hearts.   Steve Miller 
Canada is like a bird, it likes to soar freely.   Unknown  
Yes, if I were dead. - (when asked if they would say nice things about her if she were dead)   Agnes Macphail  
Leave the beaten track behind occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do you will be certain to find something you have never seen before.  Alexander Graham Bell 
God Bless America, but God help Canada to put up with them! –   Anonymous 
What is a Canadian? A Canadian is a fellow wearing English tweeds, a Hong Kong shirt and Spanish shoes, who sips Brazilian coffee sweetened with Philippine sugar from a Bavarian cup while nibbling Swiss cheese, sitting at a Danish desk over a Persian rug, after coming home in a German car from an Italian movie... and then writes his Member of Parliament with a Japanese ballpoint pen on French paper, demanding that he do something about foreigners taking away our Canadian jobs.  Anonymous 
Canada is one of the most impressive countires in the world  Barack Obama 
"I take tips from Canada on a lot of things"  Barack Obama 
I believe the world needs more Canada.   Bono 
Each little Province is a little nation by itself  Charles Tupper