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Top 38 Laurier Quotes

#1. It is a sound principle of finance, and a still sounder principle of government, that those who have the duty of expending the revenue of a country should also be saddled with the responsibility of levying and providing it. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#2. Why, so soon as French Canadians, who are in a minority in this House and in the country, were to organise as a political party, they would compel the majority to organise as a political party, and the result must be disastrous to themselves. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#3. Love in its essence is unconditional. When conditions, exceptions, and ultimatums are cast into the mix, its purity changes. It is no longer love and should be referred to by a less-desirable name. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#4. The twentieth century belongs to Canada. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#5. The Divinity could be invoked as well in the English language as in the French. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#6. He is ready, if the occasion presents itself, to throw the whole English population in the St. Lawrence. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#7. This country must be governed, and can be governed, simply on questions of policy and administration and the French Canadians who have had any part in this movement have never had any other intention but to organise upon those party distinctions and upon no other. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#8. For us, sons of France, political sentiment is a passion; while, for the Englishmen, politics are a question of business. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#9. I beseech thee, for their days are as the days of flowers. And as for my soul, what doth my soul profit me, if it stand between me and the thing that I love? - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#10. Canada first, Canada last, Canada always. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#11. Let your convictions be always calm, serene and superior to the inevitable trials of life. - Sir Wilfrid Laurier - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#12. The Englishman respects your opinions, but he never thinks of your feelings. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#13. Let them look to the past, but let them also look to the future; let them look to the land of their ancestors, but let them look also to the land of their children. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#14. I would advise you to write, my dear friend, because with your active nature, solitude is simply intolerable to you, and after some time your solitude would become perhaps attractive if you were to people it with creatures of your own fancy. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#15. I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#16. Whether splendidly isolated or dangerously isolated, I will not now debate; but for my part, I think splendidly isolated, because the isolation of England comes from her superiority. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#17. Manny has it made in church - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#18. It's hard to watch. Can't stand the pressure of that much hope. - Author: Lisa McMann
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#19. It's not good to be bad, but it's good to be worse - that's life. - Author: Debolina
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#20. I am a subject of the British Crown, but whenever I have to choose between the interests of England and Canada it is manifest to me that the interests of my country are identical with those of the United States of America. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#21. We French-Canadians belong to one country, Canada: Canada is for us the whole world: but the English-Canadians have two countries, one here and one across the sea. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#22. Fraternity without absorption, union without fusion. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#23. It would be simply suicidal to French Canadians to form a party by themselves. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#24. He seemed delighted to hear that she was fine. He was experimenting with being ardently sympathetic with everybody he met. He thought that might make the world a slightly more pleasant place to live in. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#25. Quebec does not have Opinions, but only sentiments. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#26. A colony, yet a nation - words never before in the history of the world associated together. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#27. The little girl's face was from Will's vilest nightmares. Cavernous mouth, distended chin, bastardized nose. The enormous, bulging eyes glared at Will, demanded he see the truth, commanded him to acknowledge his sin. - Author: Kevin Wallis
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#28. Not to make too much of a claim for poetry, but this is a question that goes to the moral heart of the business of any art: 'How do you see the world, and what right do you have to see the world in the way that you do?' - Author: Robert Hass
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#29. Goat tongue is a gift, you got it from the day you're borned or you ain't got it. If you got it, goats'll heed your say-so, if you ain't, they'll jus' trample you muddy an' stand there scornin'. - Author: David Mitchell
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#30. Carter is doing a high-wire act over a cesspool, preaching all the way. Sinclair Lewis, thou shouldst be living in this hour. We have a Warren Harding impersonating Elmer Gantry. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#31. I do not know much about gods;but I think that the river is a strong brown god-sullen, untamed and intractable ... - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#32. Two races share today the soil of Canada. These people had not always been friends. But I hasten to say it. There is no longer any family here but the human family. It matters not the language people speak, or the altars at which they kneel. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#33. If I were not French I would choose to be - Scotch. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#34. Canada is free and freedom is its nationality, - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#35. I have been represented as a Protestant minister; there was not one of the canvassers of the honourable gentlemen opposite that did not represent to the people that I was not a Minister of the Crown, but that I was a Protestant minister. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#36. Confederation is a compact, made originally by four provinces but adhered to by all the nine provinces who have entered it, and I submit to the judgment of this house and to the best consideration of its members, that this compact should not be lightly altered. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#37. I am quite prepared, if we can do it without any disrespect to the Crown of England, to bring our titles to the marketplace and make a bonfire of them. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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#38. I am not here to parade my religious sentiments, but I declare I have too much respect for the faith in which I was born to ever use it as the basis of a political organization. - Author: Wilfrid Laurier
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