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51. "Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture."
Author: Alex Campbell
52. "He had a voice you couldn't miss: strong and penetrating with strange vowels that sounded different from the accents of other English speakers even to me. I later discovered that he was Canadian."
Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
53. "I write with a Uni-Ball Onyx Micropoint on nine-by-seven bound notebooks made by a Canadian company called Blueline. After I do a few drafts, I type up the poem on a Macintosh G3 and then send it out the door."
Author: Billy Collins
54. "And, of course, the fact that Maurice Strong, a Canadian, was in charge made it important for us to pull up our socks and become leaders in this field. Now, here is a field we should be a leader in!"
Author: Brian Mulroney
55. "Yeah, we're sweet but savage, and I think a lot of Canadians are that way."
Author: Bruce McCulloch
56. "It 's the time of year when Canadians mate."
Author: Craig Ferguson
57. "It was easy not to like the other foreigners. I wondered how I'd fallen in with such a band of freaks. There were so many odd, wandering types--a host of bent Australians, warped British, tainted Canadians, tormented runaway Americans. (I considered myself fairly well balanced among this cast, but then look what became of me.) I'd expected it to a certain degree, but I was still surprised. Most of them seemed like misfits. Only a few content. But all of us found teaching work with astounding ease. It didn't matter that, on the whole, we were ragged and suspect because the demand for English in Korea was so great that almost anyone was accepted."
Author: Cullen Thomas
58. "Great Canadian comics are often outsiders and insiders at the same time. That's a great perspective for a comedian."
Author: David Steinberg
59. "It's a beautiful drive across the United States. It's so interesting. I'm a proud Canadian, and there are so many beautiful parts of Canada, but the United States also has incredible diversity in its landscape."
Author: David Sutcliffe
60. "I waited for her to catch up, and when I did, she slowed down, and I missed seeing the light in her hair. I never told Nadia how much I liked seeing the halo the sunlight made of her hair. Sometimes silence is a habit that hurts."
Author: E.L. Konigsburg
61. "I'd ice-skated before, because I'm Canadian and that's what you do as a kid, but I'd never, ever been on quad skates."
Author: Ellen Page
62. "He's a Canadian. I've not much more to say about him." "Isn't he a tall, fit, strapping fellow? A handsome guy, a good-looker with fair hair down to his shoulders?" "Yes," Camille said wairly. "How do you know that as well." "All Canadians are like that. Isn't that so?"
Author: Fred Vargas
63. "The Canadian franchises and Canada as a market for NHL hockey has always been a priority for us."
Author: Gary Bettman
64. "I frankly felt like the reception we received on the way in from the airport was very warm and hospitable. And I want to thank the Canadian people who came out to wave -- with all five fingers -- for their hospitality."
Author: George W. Bush
65. "Americans, though apparently impressed by ghastly sentimentality and outrageous hypocrisy, are by nature much more politically cynical than Canadians. In their longer history they have had much more to be cynical about. They demand a vulgar show, enjoy it, guffaw, and forget it the next morning. When a new U.S. President takes office all bets are off and his campaign platform is dismantled and stored away."
Author: Gordon Donaldson
66. "Canadians can get Parliament working again. Here's how to do that: elect more New Democrats."
Author: Jack Layton
67. "The generic Canadian style of illustration is different from the generic American style."
Author: John Kricfalusi
68. "It may interest for you to know that most Canadians in 2036 are some of the most efficient, ruthless and dangerous people I know. God help Quebec."
Author: John Titor Foundation
69. "Democrats inhabit the low shores of Puget Sound, mostly on its eastern side, in a ragged trail of port-cities that stretches from Bellingham, close to the Canadian border, through Everett, Seattle, and Tacoma, to Olympia, the state capital, at the southern end of the sound."
Author: Jonathan Raban
70. "His tales took on the form of an epic poem, and I felt I was hearing some Canadian Homer reciting his Iliad of the High Arctic regions."
Author: Jules Verne
71. "I was...a journalist...though my typical beat was freelancing articles on Canadian politics, which never included any mention of demonic phenomena, though it might explain the rise of the neoconservatives."
Author: Kelley Armstrong
72. "I grew up in Winnipeg, in the Canadian midwest, the fifth child. It was a great household to grow up in - I was loved to sweet death."
Author: Len Cariou
73. "I'm very proud to be Canadian, but I would move to New York in a heartbeat."
Author: Lexa Doig
74. "Anything we can do to encourage our young people to celebrate the arts and believe in a career in the arts is wonderful for Canada and for Canadian youth."
Author: Liane Balaban
75. "The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not 'Am I really that oppressed?' but 'Am I really that boring?'"
Author: Margaret Atwood
76. "I'd always enjoyed acting at high school, and I was all lined up to do an honours degree course in biology at a Canadian university, and at the eleventh hour the drama teacher I had said, 'You know, you'll get a lot more girls if you go into acting,' and that kinda sold it."
Author: Matt Frewer
77. "I did not even look at the scoreboard when my routine was done in 1976. My teammates started pointing because there was this uproar" (Nadia Comaneci). These remarks highlight an important feature of those practices that entail skilled and active engagement: one's attention is focused on standards intrinsic to the practice, rather than external goods that may be won through the practice, typically money or recognition. Can this distinction between internal and external goods inform our understanding of work?"
Author: Matthew B. Crawford
78. "The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted by Canadian unfair trade practices."
Author: Michael Crapo
79. "As for my country, I don't live there, but obviously I'm very proud to be Canadian."
Author: Mike Weir
80. "I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds."
Author: Nelly Furtado
81. "The traveler from Europe edges into it like a tiny Jonah entering an inconceivably large whale, slipping past the straits of Belle Isle into the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where five Canadian provinces surround him, for the most part invisible. Then he goes up the St. Lawrence and the inhabited country comes into view, mainly a French-speaking country with its own cultural traditions. To enter the United States is a matter of crossing an ocean; to enter Canada is a matter of being silently swallowed by an alien continent."
Author: Northrop Frye
82. "I'm a very, very proud Canadian, and having the privilege to represent my country on the international level was the highlight of my 18-year career."
Author: Paul Henderson
83. "I'm so proud to be Canadian. I've been to 58 countries, and they're wonderful countries, but Canada is the best."
Author: Paul Henderson
84. "In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others."
Author: Paul Martin
85. "The vicious circle has been shattered. Canadians now enjoy the benefits of the virtuous circle."
Author: Paul Martin
86. "Um...is that thing tame?" Frank said.The horse whinnied angrily."I don't think so," Percy guessed. "He just said, 'I will trample you to death, silly Chinese Canadian baby man'."
Author: Rick Riordan
87. "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."
Author: Romeo LeBlanc
88. "Science is the most durable and nondivisive way of thinking about the human circumstance. It transcends cultural, national, and political boundaries. You don't have American science versus Canadian science versus Japanese science."
Author: Sam Harris
89. "I think Canadian humor is a little less broad than American humor."
Author: Scott Thompson
90. "While it is entirely untrue that Canadians lack a sense of humour, the funniest ones tend to head south: Dan Aykroyd, Jim Carrey, Michael J. Fox."
Author: Simon Hoggart
91. "When people bore me, I close my eyes and try to remember the order the Seven Dwarfs marched in. But it's not always the dwarfs I think about. Sometimes aI try to list all of the Canadian provinces."
Author: Stephan Pastis
92. "It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today for the public inauguration of our supreme political figures to be accompanied by prayer."
Author: Stockwell Day
93. "On every album I've put out, I've put diverse Canadian songs on it. They're not provincial album; my albums are national albums. There'll be a song about Saskatchewan and Vancouver and Nova Scotia on there."
Author: Stompin' Tom Connors
94. "They are the largest collection of freshwater lakes in the world. They border eight U.S. states and the Canadian Providence of Ontario and at time have supplied water to one-third of Canadians and one-seventh of Americans. They're vaster than the entire New England region and define beachfront to many people who have never seen an ocean."
Author: Susan Magsamen
95. "I wanted to make Canadian films, and I ended up making American films."
Author: Ted Kotcheff
96. "It was 1988, I believe, that I met Grit. We were both appearing in a Canadian Folk Festival and as we sat backstage he handed me his guitar. I played it, loved it, and then found out that he'd made it himself."
Author: Tom Chapin
97. "Canadians are so easily wounded."
Author: Tucker Carlson
98. "Dad went to Canada to learn how to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force. He took me on my first airplane ride, where I could have a hand on the stick."
Author: Wally Schirra
99. "During one or two summers, as well as part-time during the school year, I worked for a small Canadian company which developed electrical instruments for military planes."
Author: Walter Kohn
100. "The great themes of Canadian history are as follows: Keeping the Americans out, keeping the French in, and trying to get the Natives to somehow disappear."
Author: Will Ferguson

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