Quotes of Canadian

“ Canadians are cold so much of the time that many of them leave instructions to be cremated. ”

- Cythina Nelms

“ Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States. ”

- John Bartlett Brebner

“ The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive. ”

- V. S. Pritchett

“ Canadians can disagree, but it takes a lot to get Canadians to intensely hate something or hate somebody. And it usually involves hockey. ”

- Stephen Harper

“ If I am to be known for anything, I would like it to be for encouraging Canadians, for knowing a little bit about their daily, extraordinary courage. And for wanting that courage to be recognized. ”

- Romeo LeBlanc

“ I think we would be hard pressed to tell our own people why we are doing this with India when even the British won't do it or the Australians won't do it and the Canadians won't do it. We need to have those other flags flying on these joint enterprises. ”

- Dean Rusk

“ The Americans are our best friends - whether we like it or not. ”

- Robert Thompson

“ The Ottawa river flows out of Protestant Ontario into Catholic Quebec. ”

- Hugh MacLennan

“ Canada's climate is nine months winter and three months late in the fall. ”

- Evan Esar

“ John Kenneth Galbraith and Marshall McLuhan are the two greatest modern Canadians that the U.S. has produced. ”

- Anthony Burgess

“ Actually, when it comes to knocking the Canadian cultural scene, nobody outdoes Canadians, myself included. We are veritable masters of self-deprecation. ”

- Mordecai Richler

“ A Torontonian is a man who leaves culture to his wife. ”

- Brendan Behan

“ Toronto has no social classes - only the Masseys and the masses. ”

- B. K. Sandwell

“ Listen your Lordship, I'm a respecter of institutions. Even in Paris, I remained a Canadian. I puffed hashish, but I didn't inhale. ”

- Mordecai Richler

“ If a player continues transgressing the rules, his side shall lose him. ”

- Unknown

“ Canada has no cultural unity, no linguistic unity, no religious unity, no economic unity, no geographic unity. All it has is unity. ”

- Kenneth Boulding

“ Canada is not a country for the cold of heart or the cold of feet. ”

- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

“ The mighty voice of Canada will ever call to me. ”

- Arthur Conan Doyle

“ There was a small boy of Quebec Who was buried in snow to the neck: When they said 'Are you friz?' He replied 'Yes, I is - But we don't call this cold in Quebec!'. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ Canada is a live country - live, but not, like the States, kicking. ”

- Rupert Brooke

“ The Greeks, who knew everything, understood that without the orgy there is no middle ground between bedlam and Toronto... we need the healing grace of the orgy in this country. ”

- Hugh MacLennan

“ Much will have to change in Canada if the country is to stay the same. ”

- Abraham Rotstein

“ I want history to jump on Canada's spine with sharp skates. ”

- Leonard Cohen

“ When I stand on a street in a Canadian city and look across the street, it couldn't be anywhere but Canada, but how can I prove it? ”

- Margaret Mead

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

- Dean Acheson

“ I was a little nervous, 'cause for me, it's kinda like taking a big step and really doing something different. ”

- Carmen Electra

“ Only when I came to America did I think of myself as British. ”

- Naveen Andrews

“ If you see the Sopranos, you're not going to be speaking in the Shakespearean English. ”

- Lucy Liu

“ This is not just a disaster for South Asia. It is a British disaster, too. ”

- Michael Howard

“ English? Who needs that? I'm never going to England. ”

- Homer Simpson
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