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1. "To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization."
Author: Adrienne Clarkson
2. "Growing up in a Canadian household that was more British than Big Ben, I dreamed of flying to England myself and visiting the places my family never tired of talking about. I always woke up before the plane landed."
Author: Alan Bradley
3. "I was born in Israel, to Canadian parents. My father immigrated in 1948, part of a wave of young men and women who came as pioneers, to fight for a Jewish homeland. Their motive was in large part a reaction to the Holocaust, and their slogan was 'Never Again.'"
Author: Ayelet Waldman
4. "The media response to unusual weather is as ritualized and predictable as the stages of grief. First comes denial: "I can't believe there's so much snow." Then anger: "Why can't I drive my car, why are the trains not running?" Then blame: "Why haven't the local authorities sanded the roads, where are the snowplows, and how come the Canadians can deal with this and we can't?" This last stage goes on the longest and tends to trail off into a mumbled grumbling moan, enlivened by occasional ILLEGALS ATE MY SNOWPLOW headlines from the *Daily Mail....*"
Author: Ben Aaronovitch
5. "Canadian hockey fans... They boo me every time I go anywhere. Because I play for Team USA."
Author: Brett Hull
6. "Our expanding Canadian operations are concrete evidence of General Motors confidence in Canada."
Author: Charles E. Wilson
7. "I may have made a mistake in renouncing my Canadian citizenship, which I have never ceased to promise to try to regain."
Author: Conrad Black
8. "The rinsed foam swirled into one drain that always clogged come October when the maples dropped Canadian propaganda over everything."
Author: Daniel Handler
9. "I think I'm a good Canadian, but I'm not the greatest Canadian."
Author: Donald Stewart Cherry
10. "Canadian winters are long. Life is hard and so is ice."
Author: Douglas Coupland
11. "Thank you for reminding Canada that I'm a disappointment to them. I like hockey, I love it, but I'm not an avid hockey - let's face it, true Canadian - fan. I've always been more into snowboarding and skateboarding and sort of the alternative sports, I'm not crazy about hockey - but love it!"
Author: Dustin Milligan
12. "Canadians, do not vomit on me!"
Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
13. "Canadians have this weird way about them where we really stick together."
Author: Estella Warren
14. "I'm a good Canadian girl. I miss all that good stuff. I miss tobogganing and I miss snowboarding, but I've also learned to surf and I've become a water baby which I used to be relatively terrified of the water and I kayak all the time now and I'm able to run year round on the beach which you can't obviously do in Canada."
Author: Evangeline Lilly
15. "My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness."
Author: Gabrielle Roy
16. "To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope."
Author: Jack Layton
17. "I feel like a Mac store! I have a Canadian iPhone, an American iPhone and an iPad. I'm constantly downloading music to iTunes."
Author: Jennifer Morrison
18. "I feel like Canadian movies should be as good or better than the competition because of the talent we have here."
Author: Kevin Zegers
19. "I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation."
Author: Kim Campbell
20. "We Canadians are not given as a people to great patriotic displays."
Author: Kim Campbell
21. "Mostly this problem is contained in the fact that the US makes it so difficult for Canadians to get green cards (you heard it here), but if an American orchestra really wants a player, they have their ways."
Author: Lara St. John
22. "Setiap orang punya keinginan punya mimpi, punya asa...dengannya, hidup jadi terarahmasa depan terencanadia adalah bagian dari mimpi itudan tanpa dia sebagai pondasimimpi tak akan mungkin bisa kubangun"
Author: Majdy
23. "Through these ongoing activities and possibly in the future, a Canadian will go live and work on the International Space Station and we will continue to make Canadians proud of our achievements in space."
Author: Marc Garneau
24. "No wonder the only Canadians anyone's ever heard of are the ones who have gotten the hell out. Anyone with talent who stayed would be flattened under an avalanche of equality."
Author: Maria Semple
25. "I know this may sound like an excuse," he said. "But tensor functions in higher differential topology, as exemplified by application of the Gauss-Bonnett Theorem to Todd Polynomials, indicate that cohometric axial rotation in nonadiabatic thermal upwelling can, by random inference derived from translational equilibrium aggregates, array in obverse transitional order the thermodynamic characteristics of a transactional plasma undergoing negative entropy conversions.""Why don't you just shut up," said Hardesty."
Author: Mark Helprin
26. "You can't help noticing that since abandoning its faith in the unseen world Europe seems also to have lost its faith in the seen one. Consider this poll taken in 2002 for the first anniversary of September 11: 61 percent of Americans said they were optimistic about the future, as opposed to 43 percent of Canadians, 42 percent of Britons, 29 percent of the French, 23 percent of Russians, and 15 percent of Germans. I wouldn't reckon those numbers will get any cheerier over the years."
Author: Mark Steyn
27. "I'm not stereotypically Canadian. I don't really follow hockey. I don't feel like anything other than myself, basically."
Author: Michael Cera
28. "I think that Scottish people, like Canadians, are often misunderstood and what I like about my Scottish friends and relatives is how quickly it can go from love to anger. It's a great dynamic."
Author: Mike Myers
29. "Urban design as a discipline barely exists in most American and Canadian cities. In Singapore, there are innovative transportation strategies at work."
Author: Moshe Safdie
30. "The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered bands going north or south, and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull ventured south of the Canadian border, and important expeditions were sent against them."
Author: Nelson A. Miles
31. "When I won the belt, it was kind of a precedent... The only Canadian to have ever held it."
Author: Owen Hart
32. "I love Canadians because I don't see very much racism in Canada."
Author: Patti LaBelle
33. "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."
Author: Pierre Trudeau
34. "Remember the referendum on the Charlottetown constitutional accord? The more Canada's political and business elites threatened Canadians that the country would disappear into a black hole if the accord weren't passed, the more Canadians opposed it."
Author: Preston Manning
35. "I stared. "Canadian Satanists? You're sending me to a group of Canadian Satanists?"
Author: Richelle Mead
36. "Anybody have any money?"Frank checked his pockets. "Three denarii from Camp Jupiter. Five dollars Canadian."Hedge patted his gym shorts and pulled out what he found. "Three quarters, two dimes, a rubber band and—score! A piece of celery."He started munching on the celery, eyeing the change and the rubber band like they might be next."
Author: Rick Riordan
37. "As a kid I decided that a Canadian accent doesn't sound tough. I thought guys should sound like Marlon Brando. So now I have a phony accent that I can't shake, so it's not phony anymore."
Author: Ryan Gosling
38. "Being Canadian and from Winnipeg, I have the spirit of a dreamer because of the cold, and being in the basement thinking of possibilities of where else I can be in the world, in a good way!"
Author: Sarah Carter
39. "I think the Canadian sense of humor is dryer than America's and juicier than Britain's. I think it's a cross between the two of them, really."
Author: Scott Thompson
40. "And all those boys of Europe born in those times, and thereabouts those times, Russian, French, Belgian, Serbian, Irish, English, Scottish, Welsh, Italian, Prussian, German, Austrian, Turkish – and Canadian, Australian, American, Zulu, Gurkha, Cossack, and all the rest – their fate was written in a ferocious chapter in the book of life, certainly. Those millions of mothers and their million gallons of mother's milk, millions of instances of small talk and baby talk, beatings and kisses, ganseys and shoes, piled up in history in great ruined heaps, with a loud and broken music, human stories told for nothing, for ashes, for death's amusement, flung on the mighty scrapheap of souls, all those million boys in all their humours to be milled by the millstones of a coming war."
Author: Sebastian Barry
41. "I have very strong Canadian connections. My daughter was born there a year and half ago. But because of the nature of my job, I need to be in countries where I can get the stories that I am looking at."
Author: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
42. "Nonsense. Everyone knows Canadians are a peaceful people." He was laughing now."Tell that to the White House circa 1812," I told him."Oh? Why?""Because that's the year the peace-loving Canadians burned it to the ground."Dominick grabbed an empty bottle and jumped onto his chair. The room got silent in an instant as everyone paused to look at him. "Cheers to 1812." He lifted his empty bottle.The whole room whooped and raised their full glasses, howling in unison.I could barely hear over the sound of my own laughter."
Author: Sierra Dean
43. "The rules of Canadian engagement say that if we encounter a celebrity, we have to pretend we're not encountering a celebrity."
Author: Stephanie Pearl McPhee
44. "Hitchhiking around Canada with a buddy after my senior year of college was the closest thing to an adventure I'd ever had, and given the cheerful, helpful nature of most Canadians, it wasn't much of an adventure."
Author: Stephen King
45. "It took him forever to get to downtown Vancouver although Tony had to admit that saving the world by public transportation was a particularly Canadian way to do things."
Author: Tanya Huff
46. "Royal Canadian Air Farce, and I was in three sketches there. And they wrote some really great stuff for me."
Author: Trish Stratus
47. "It would be simply suicidal to French Canadians to form a party by themselves."
Author: Wilfrid Laurier
48. "The glorious transmutation of autumn had come on: all the vast Canadian shores were clothed with a splendour never seen in France; to which all the pageants of all the kings were as a taper to the sun."
Author: Willa Cather
49. "From the outset of the war, the Canadian people have clearly shown that it is their desire to help in every way to make Canada's war effort as effective as possible."
Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King
50. "I can't live for more than four years outside of Canada. I'm Canadian, so ultimately that is my reference point."
Author: Yann Martel

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