Canada Day Quotes

A cautious people learns from its past; a sensible people can face its future. Canadians, on the whole, are both.
- Desmond Morton

Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women
- Richard Benner

Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them. 
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

We wish nothing more, but we will accept nothing less. Masters in our own house we must be, but our house is the whole of Canada.
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.
- Queen Elizabeth II

A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe.
- Pierre Burton

As far as I'm concerned, I wouldn't want to go to any other country. It's good enough here.
- Orviel Kruse

Canada is a place of infinite promise. We like the people, and if one ever had to emigrate, this would be the destination, not the U.S.A. The hills, lakes and forests make it a place of peace and repose of the mind, such as one never finds in the U.S.A.
- Lester B. Pearson

Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world.
- Winston Churchill

I always thought of this as God's country.
- Jack Granatstein

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 Diefenbaker (From the Canadian Bill of Rights, July 1, 1960)

I am so excited about Canadians ruling the world.
- John Diefenbaker

I wouldn't let someone take my Canadian citizenship from me for anything.
- Jim Kale

If you don't believe your country should come before yourself, you can better serve your country by livin' someplace else.
- Stompin' Tom Connors

In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity, and mutual respect.
- Bill Clinton

It's going to be a great country when they finish unpacking it.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Keep Canada beautiful. Swallow your beer cans.
- Anonymous

Our hopes are high. Our faith in the people is great. Our courage is strong. And our dreams for this beautiful country will never die.
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

Vive la Canada. This country is not for sale.
- Don Sweet

We peer so suspiciously at each other that we cannot see that we Canadians are standing on the mountaintop of human wealth, freedom and privilege.
- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

We shall be Canadians first, foremost, and always, and our policies will be decided in Canada and not dictated by any other country. - John G. Diefenbaker

When I'm in Canada, I feel this is what the world should be like.
- Jane Fonda

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