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101. "However, if we examine the Canadian scene closely enough, we can see signs of this physical and spiritual rot settling into a number of our Canadian urban centres with a troubling spill-over into many of our more rural areas."
Author: Alex Campbell
102. "Oh yeah, I'm about to host the Genies, which are the Canadian Academy Awards."
Author: Andrea Martin
103. "Well, I'm Canadian. True, north, strong, and free."
Author: Barry Pepper
104. "It was funny on '24' because I'm a Scots-Canadian, and I was working with the great Scottish actor Tony Curran, and we were both playing Russian gangsters."
Author: Callum Keith Rennie
105. "And now for Return to Flight, I'm chief of robotics working in the astronaut office in Houston, as a Canadian."
Author: Chris Hadfield
106. "Nate had been born and raised in British Columbia, and Canadians hate, above all things, to offend. It was part of the national consciousness. "Be polite" was an unwritten, unspoken rule, but ingrained into the psyche of an entire country. (Of course, as with any rule, there were exceptions: parts of Quebec, where people maintained the "dismissive to the point of confrontation, with subsequent surrender" mind-set of the French; and hockey, in which any Canadian may, with impunity, slam, pummel, elbow, smack, punch, body-check, and beat the shit out of, with sticks, any other human being, punctuated by profanities, name-calling, questioning parentage, and accusations of bestiality, usually-coincidentally- in French.)"
Author: Christopher Moore
107. "WAIT, WAIT! JUST one more!""Bliss, there are children waiting."And they probably hated us, but I was just so glad to see her smiling that I didn't care."Yeah, well, they all just jumped on the bandwagon. Most of them weren't alive when I read Harry Potter for the first time."I turned to the Canadian family behind me and said, "I'm so sorry. This is the last one, I promise." Then I took one more picture of Bliss pretending to push the luggage cart through the wall at the Platform 9¾ monument at King's Cross Station.A little boy stuck his tongue out at Bliss as we left. I pulled her away before she could follow suit."That kid better watch it. I'm totally a Slytherin."I shook my head, smiling."Love, I'm going to need you to pull back on the crazy a bit.""You're right. Realistically, I'm a Ravenclaw."
Author: Cora Carmack
108. "I would also argue... that we are, by inclination and in terms of our history, we are small 'l' liberals, we Canadians."
Author: Dalton McGuinty
109. "Really, it's only been since the '70s that Canadians have had any pride in their country."
Author: Dave Foley
110. "It's appealing to imagine that if we can just get that one thing in our life to work out-- [...] that everything will be solved, absolved, good to go for good. I slipped into that way of thinking way too often, I admitted to Missy, even though I knew that sometimes in life all of a sudden there you were--standing with your Technics turntables just across the Canadian border, and you're not a new you, you're just you, but in Canada."
Author: Davy Rothbart
111. "The Canadian circle in L.A. is really close. There's a magnet effect where we all just huddle together somehow. It's one big Canadian family, really."
Author: Devon Bostick
112. "I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job."
Author: Donovan Bailey
113. "Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car."
Author: Douglas Coupland
114. "The trial of Ernst Zundel has gone down in Canadian history."
Author: Ernst Zundel
115. "In America it's all, 'I'm gonna make something of myself, leave my tiny town and go to L.A!' Canadians are like, 'I'm gonna make something of myself, go to L.A., and then come right back again to hang out with my buddies!'"
Author: Evan Goldberg
116. "This one is called "Chunky Munky".' Nadia stopped with the spoon halfway to her mouth. 'But isn´t a monkey a small chattering Earth creature that lives in trees?' she asked faintly. 'Are ... are you telling me I´m eating chunks of its flesh?' 'Ugh.' Sophia shivered. 'What a thought! The poor monkeys!'Nadia felt ill. 'Is that why this stuff is called 'I Scream?' Because the animal screams when they make it into dessert?"
Author: Evangeline Anderson
117. "I was editing Canadian Literature. I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go, so they reached a nice compromise by which I received half a professor's salary."
Author: George Woodcock
118. "Even the draft dodgers are not pursued and hounded. They are here on our streets, most of them... unless they are breaking Canadian laws .. are getting American dollars from Ma and Pa at home to spend here."
Author: Gordon Sinclair
119. "It has been our experience that American houses insist on very comprehensive editing; that English houses as a rule require little or none and are inclined to go along with the author's script almost without query. The Canadian practice is just what you would expect--a middle-of-the-road course. We think the Americans edit too heavily and interfere with the author's rights. We think that the English publishers don't take enough editorial responsibility. Naturally, then, we consider our editing to be just about perfect. There's no doubt about it, we Canadians are a superior breed! (in a letter to author Margaret Laurence, dated May, 1960)"
Author: Jack McClelland
120. "If Quebecers want to keep the Canadian dollar, they'll keep it - and nobody can stop that, end of debate."
Author: Jacques Parizeau
121. "Canadians send us great hockey players. You also send us wonderful performers, from the beginning, with Mary Pickford."
Author: Jamie Farr
122. "Nonetheless, to the extent that terrorists have come into our country or suspected or known terrorists have entered our country across a border, it's been across the Canadian border. There are real issues there."
Author: Janet Napolitano
123. "My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian."
Author: Jim Carrey
124. "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."
Author: John G. Diefenbaker
125. "As for the river, it just kept moving,as river do--as rivers do. Under the logs, the body of the young Canadian moved with the river, which jostled him to and fro--to and fro. If, at this moment in time Twisted River also appeared restless, even impatient, maybe the river itself wanted the boy's body to move on, too, move on, too."
Author: John Irving
126. "Canadians want to see real hope restored, not false hopes raised."
Author: Kim Campbell
127. "We made a demand for the the same wage rates to be paid in the Canadian plants as in the U.S. plants."
Author: Leonard Woodcock
128. "In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between."
Author: Leslie Charteris
129. "I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent."
Author: Leslie Nielsen
130. "Well, being a Canadian, I love SCTV, and I think it's the basis for all good North American comedy, so I compare everything to that."
Author: Melissa Auf Der Maur
131. "Because we remain a land of hope and opportunity, and new Canadians see in our unfinished destiny an image of their own unfinished destines."
Author: Michael Ignatieff
132. "I'm a Canadian citizen. But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka. I'm a member of both countries."
Author: Michael Ondaatje
133. "My goal with the Canadian border is the same goal I have for Japan and Korea."
Author: Mike Johanns
134. "I had done Shrek as a Canadian and I'm very proud to be Canadian, but I knew I could give more to it."
Author: Mike Myers
135. "I'm criticized by the feminists, by the Jewish establishment, by Canadian nationalists. And why not? I've had my pot shots at them. I'm fair game."
Author: Mordecai Richler
136. ". . .when the album was done I loved it. It was a mixture of electric and acoustic solo performances with dubs. I called it Le Noise, after Dan. It was a French Canadian joke, a very English was of saying Lanois. I was doing a show that introduced a lot of the songs, and things were going great. I was very happy."
Author: Neil Young
137. "Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status."
Author: Northrop Frye
138. "Even though I'm very Westernized as an individual and very Canadian, I guess I've lost some of my Chinese culture."
Author: Patrick Chan
139. "My family was a good family, I had a great Canadian education and I came up in a great, little town like Ottawa."
Author: Paul Anka
140. "The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and CSIS have provided extraordinary co-operation, as I mentioned earlier."
Author: Paul Cellucci
141. "For a Canadian, natural resources were a good fit."
Author: Peter Munk
142. "We never know the value of water till the well is dry: Canadian proverb"
Author: Radostin Chernev
143. "What are these guys?" He whispered"Canadians," Percy said. Frank leaned away from him. "Excuse me?""Uh, no offense," Percy said. "That's what Annabeth called them when I fought them before. She said they live in the north, in Canada.""Yeah, well," Frank grumbled, "we're in Canada. I'm Canadian. But I've never seen those things before."
Author: Rick Riordan
144. "I love Canadians. They are the coolest, nicest, most patriotic people, and they will support their countrymen no matter what, and I think that's commendable."
Author: Ronda Rousey
145. "I am further back, surrounded on all sides by wailing men, their faces shiny with tears. Uncle Al promised three dollars and a bottle of Canadian whiskey to the man who puts on the best show. You've never seen such grief-- even the dogs were howling."
Author: Sara Gruen
146. "I think as a Canadian hockey player, you go through it in your mind so many times, being able to stand on that blue line and hear your national anthem play and being a gold medal champion, you dream of that. And then to be able to accomplish that and actually win a gold medal and represent your country its an amazing feeling."
Author: Sidney Crosby
147. "Like 84% of Canadians, I believe in God."
Author: Stockwell Day
148. "I'm sorry."About what?"He shrugged, made uncomfortable by the question."I'm not sure. It's a Canadian thing."
Author: Tanya Huff
149. "Canadian cities looked the way American cities did on television."
Author: William Gibson
150. "Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits, are essentially a temperate people."
Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King

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