Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Happy Canada Day!

There have been many great things said about Canada.

Let's celebrate this great historic day with these quotes about our beautiful and unique country!

Happy Canada Day!

“It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw, not because she is Canada but because she's something sublime that you were born into, some great rugged power that you are a part of”  Emily Carr

Sister and I from Victoria to London

“Canadians, like their historians, have spent too much time remembering conflicts, crises, and failures. They forgot the great, quiet continuity of life in a vast and generous land. A cautious people learns from its past; a sensible people can face its future. Canadians, on the whole, are both” Desmond Morton

Who Speaks for Canada: words that shape a nation

“It's never felt more Canadian to be Canadian than it does now”  Douglas Coupland

Souvenir of Canada

“Canada is the linchpin of the English-speaking world”  Sir Winston Churchill

A history of the English-speaking peoples

“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

Giving: how each of us can change the world

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

Jane Fonda: the private life of a public woman by Patricia Bosworth

“Every country is like a particular type of person. America is like a belligerent, adolescent boy, Canada is like an intelligent, 35 year old woman. Australia is like Jack Nicholson.” Douglas Adams

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy: a trilogy in five parts

“I believe the world needs more Canada”  Bono

Bono: in conversation with Michka Assayas

“Canada's the best country in the world” Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber: the fever! by Marc Shapiro

“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

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