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Quotable Quotes


"I am deeply moved by the warmth and courage of the Canadian people which I felt so strongly during my recent visit to your country. Your support of the struggle against apartheid restored me in my journey home and reassured me that many just people around the world are with us." — Archbishop Desmond Tutu

"Canadian girls are so pretty it's a relief now and then to see a plain one."
— Mark Twain

"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." — Sir Winston Churchill

"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

"Canada is probably the most free country in the world where a man still has room to breathe, to spread out, to move forward, to move out, an open country with an open frontier. Canada has created harmony and cooperation among ethnic groups, and it must take this experience to the world because there is yet to be such an example of harmony and cooperation among ethnic groups." — Valentyn Moroz

"Let us be French, let us be English, but most importantly let us be Canadian!" — John A. Macdonald

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