Canadian QuotesPaperback - 2005
We all love to have that perfect phrase for that perfect moment. As Goldwyn Smith once said, Nothing can stand against a really resolute quoter. Find some of the greatest, funniest and most memorable words spoken by Canadians in this easy-to-use collection.* I just am a Canadian. It is not a thing which you can escape from. It is like having blue eyes. -Robertson Davies* What we do should have a Canadian character. Nobody looks his best in somebody else's clothes. -Vincent Massey* The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not Am I really that oppressed? but Am I really that boring? -Margaret Atwood* Most Americans don't understand Canadian political parties. Neither do most Canadians. -Eric Nicol* Where Canadians got the monotone that you're listening to now I don't know - probably from the Canada goose. -Northrup Frye* I didn't know at first that there were two languages in Canada. I just thought that there was one way to speak to my father and another to speak to my mother. -Louis St. Laurent* Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain. -Pierre Trudeau* Hudson's Bay is certainly a country that Sinbad the Sailor never saw, as he makes no mention of mosquitoes. -David Thompson* The Americans are our best friends whether we like it or not. -Robert Thomson* If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography. -William Lyon MacKenzie King.And many more...
Publisher: [Edmonton] : Blue Bike Books, 2005.
Characteristics: 168 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.