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#1. In Montreal, there is a friend of mine at school who is a jazz pianist with an amazing voice, and we sort of have this fusion/soul/R&B/folk music kind of thing. We've been keeping it low-key and opening for some friends. - Author: Jake Epstein
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#2. I was born in Montreal and came from a lower-middle-class family. - Author: Maureen Forrester
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#3. My parents were both from Scotland, but had been resident in Lower Canada some time before their marriage, which took place in Montreal; and in that city I spent most of my life. - Author: Maria Monk
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#4. Montreal leads Atlanta by three, 5-1. - Author: Jerry Coleman
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#5. There was always something missing in Montreal. - Author: Pedro Martinez
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#6. It was time to take what he wanted. And what he wanted was her. - Author: Lisa Carlisle
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#7. Normally with any of the races, we go a bit early to get used to the time zone and acclimatize. We'll have a couple of days to see the places. My favorites so far are Montreal and Abu Dhabi. With Abu Dhabi, the facilities are excellent and the weather is always good. - Author: Valtteri Bottas
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#8. The Montreal Olympics were in July 1976, the bicentennial, at the height of patriotism. - Author: Caitlyn Jenner
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#9. I think my music's kind of cold, but I don't know if it's related to the weather. It might be because it's always grey [in Montreal], it's very depressing. - Author: Grimes
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#10. It takes analytical skills worthy of a degree in civil engineering to understand when and where one is allowed to leave a car in Montreal. - Author: Kathy Reichs
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#11. My parents sent me to Montreal because I kept getting kicked out of school in France. - Author: Emmanuelle Beart
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#12. If you're big in Montreal, you're big in Quebec. If you're big in Toronto, you're big in Canada. But if you're big in New York, you're big in the rest of the world. - Author: Shane Smith
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#13. Montreal is different from Monaco, as there are some long straights and big braking moments. - Author: Romain Grosjean
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#14. They've been fairly positive, as firm as they could be in regards to the derivatives operations in Montreal. We didn't sense that there was a hesitation about it. But things change. - Author: Jean Charest
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#15. I started studying theater in school, and then I got into drama school at, like, 19, and it was a national drama school in Montreal, and so it was just you and nine other students for three years, and it was really intense. - Author: Francois Arnaud
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#16. Montreal was a very active jazz center until club owners started putting in strippers instead of music. Before long, there was nothing to hear. - Author: Oscar Peterson
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#17. Mr. Couture is not an American citizen. He is from Montreal. It is a large city, about the size of Boston, in that very large country just north of here. You may have heard of it. They play hockey. - - Author: Sylvain Neuvel
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#18. Montreal was less than two inches to the north. - Author: Emily St. John Mandel
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#19. I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty's, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It's legendary! - Author: Gail Simmons
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#20. You don't need Montreal steak seasoning on everything. - Author: Sandra Lee
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#21. There is no linguistic war in Montreal. - Author: Pierre Moreau
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#22. I was working out at a gym in Montreal when I was doing 'The Bone Collector.' I walked in and said 'Where do I sign in?' Somebody behind me, without even seeing my face, said 'Excuse me, are you on 'Star Trek'?' They recognized me from my voice. - Author: Leland Orser
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#23. Growing up, mostly in Montreal, I was an only child of loving parents. - Author: Rudolph A. Marcus
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#24. I haven't been back in Montreal, at all, since the playoffs ended two years ago. It's been a while. - Author: Saku Koivu
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#25. It was my dream playing for the Montreal Canadiens - it was my dad's team. - Author: Guy Lafleur
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#26. Toronto's likable, but it could be a lot more, as I think Montreal is, lovable. What we need more than anything, I think, is a great pedestrian promenade. Pick a busy streetscape, close it to cars forever, and it will fill with people enjoying nothing more than the pleasure of their own company. - Author: Andy Barrie
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#27. Montreal, this wonderful town ... Pearl of Canada, Pearl of the world. - Author: Mikhail Gorbachev
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#28. As Emile Leger said when he left his mansion in Montreal to go live in a leper colony in Africa, The time for talking is over. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#29. My relationship and the bond with the people in Montreal was kind of special and doesn't happen very often. - Author: Saku Koivu
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#30. You grow up skinny in Canada; in working-class Montreal, you're definitely the underdog. - Author: Jay Baruchel
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#31. Three months later, on September 5, 2001, at a pro-am event preceding the Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, I was invited to play a round with Tiger Woods. Nothing in the game of politics had ever been as nerve-racking as that game of golf. - Author: Jean Chretien
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#32. In the province of Quebec where I come from, we speak French, and the only cosmopolitan city is Montreal. Every time we tackle the subject of immigration and racial tension, it's an issue that concerns Montreal. - Author: Philippe Falardeau
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#33. Baseball will be back to Montreal, I want to see it. I want it to happen before I die. I will see it - Author: Felipe Alou
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#34. There used to be a lot of industry in Montreal, and now there's not, so it's really easy to get huge, empty spaces where you can practice and make music or make art for very, very cheap. - Author: Grimes
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#35. We're going to play our game and we're going to come back and we're going to play Montreal or Tampa, - Author: Alexander Ovechkin
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#36. I'm a very unhealthy person, and Montreal is very cold, and I'm usually sick when I'm there. - Author: Grimes
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#37. I thought they may have presumed too much knowledge of certain things for people who are not comedians. Like Montreal. A comic understands what it is and its importance, but someone else may not know about it. - Author: Todd Barry
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#38. Oh, we had a lot of sex back then in Montreal; it wasn't just me. Blame it on the cold. The roses in everyone's cheeks made them seem way more appealing than they actually were. We confused the indoors with intimacy and electric heating with connection. - Author: Heather O'Neill
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#39. I would compare that to when I first started with the Montreal Canadiens; it was a big family then, where the guys really stuck together and worked like a unit. But when I came back in '88, it was not like that anymore. - Author: Guy Lafleur
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#40. I think the height of ridiculousness was when I was playing Elizabeth in 'The Golden Age' while preparing to start shooting 'I'm Not There.' I literally finished filming Elizabethan grandeur on Friday, flew to Montreal, and started being Bob Dylan on Monday. - Author: Cate Blanchett
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#41. I think over there in Montreal they're a bit hardcore with the old homos. They're not that keen on them. - Author: Allan Carr
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#42. When I was shooting a movie in Montreal, it was freezing. If you take a little bit of Aquaphor and dab it on your face, it keeps your skin looking fresh. I dubbed it Aqua For Everything. - Author: Lucy Liu
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#43. I felt (a) it was a great role and (b) I wanted to stay in town. I wanted to stop going to these four month and five month gigs up in Toronto or Montreal or Vancouver or down in Mexico. I wanted to be around my son, Max. This came along and I was like, 'I really want to play this guy!' - Author: John C. McGinley
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#44. I have never had so much fun as in Montreal. I taught the kids French, I baby-sat, I went to school, I was a receptionist at a hairdresser's, I danced and drank all night. I found that the more you do, the more you have time to do ... it's weird, non? - Author: Emmanuelle Beart
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#45. Let Toronto become Milan. Montreal will always be Rome. - Author: Jean Drapeau
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#46. They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there. - Author: Mike Schmidt
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#47. My all-time favourite political promise - more a boast than a promise, really - came from former Montreal mayor Jean Drapeau, who said in the lead-up to the 1976 Olympics, 'The Olympics can no more lose money than a man can have a baby.' - Author: Martin O'Malley
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#48. Hockey is like a religion in Montreal. You're either a saint or a sinner; there's no in-between. - Author: Patrick Roy
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#49. And some places you been before are so great that you don't ever mind going back. Some places you been before you don't ever want to go back, you know, like Montreal in the Winter. - Author: Morgan Freeman
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#50. researchers from the University of Montreal have linked obesity to stress (higher stress levels = higher body weight), but have also found that education and mental outlook can reduce that stress/ weight relationship. - Author: Shawn Talbott
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#51. The excitement of the fans in Montreal, especially in the playoffs, I don't think you can get that anywhere else. For a hockey player, I kind of wish everyone could go through that and experience what it is to play there. It's very unique. - Author: Saku Koivu
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#52. When I was younger, my dad was making a music video for a band in Montreal. I was goofing around and being a ham. An agent was there and she was telling me, 'Hey, do you think you'd want to go out on auditions?' I was like, 'Yeah, what's an audition? Sure, I'll do it.' - Author: Vanessa Lengies
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#53. My father was an actor, and we have the most important theatre company in Montreal. - Author: Gilles Duceppe
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#54. This campus was an island of quiet in the city's roar, and at night it was an island of dark in the city's blaze. - Author: Hugh MacLennan
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#55. My whole plan in my head has always been, if I go a year without acting, it's time to go home; it's time to go back to Montreal. - Author: Vanessa Lengies
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#56. The truth is Canada is a cloud-cuckoo-land, an insufferably rich country governed by idiots, its self-made problems offering comic relief to the ills of the real world out there, where famine and racial strife and vandals in office are the unhappy rule. - Author: Mordecai Richler
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#57. I love cities. New York, Montreal, London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto, L.A ... but, I do choose to live in Vancouver. It's home. - Author: Stewart Butterfield
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#58. I want to paint Montreal as a rather fantastic city, which it was, because nobody knows today what it was like. And I'm one of the last survivors, or rapidly becoming one. - Author: Christopher Plummer
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#59. I think people in Montreal smoke a lot, and I used to smoke when I was 17-18, and just picked it up when I was playing juniors. But I think I stopped when I was 22, which was a big decision in my life. - Author: Mario Lemieux
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#60. Toronto was a great place to work, a fun place to work. People were so hockey-oriented, hockey-minded, without being too critical. In Montreal, they got downright nasty sometimes. - Author: Pat Burns
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#61. Overnight success just doesn't happen. You've got to put your time in ... you're up and down, all of a sudden, it just clicks. And I think that's what's happened to me since I got to Montreal. And I'm proud of the things we've been able to accomplish ... we've all made each other great. - Author: Anthony Calvillo
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#62. I never liked living in Montreal. And I don't really like the music scene there. It was never my cup of tea, and I never felt like I ever fit in. - Author: Mac DeMarco
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#63. Some say that no one ever leaves Montreal, for that city, like Canada itself, is designed to preserve the past, a past that happened somewhere else. - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#64. I have an enormous family because I'm from Montreal and my family's Catholic, so my dad has eight siblings and they all have kids and we all grew up in the same property on weekends and summers. - Author: Jessica Pare
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#65. Being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens, that was the greatest moment in my career. And stealing the Stanley Cup in 1978 and bringing it back to my hometown of Thurso. - Author: Guy Lafleur
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#66. One of the advantages, one of the special things, about playing in Detroit or Montreal is guys like Gordie Howe walk in the room. I didn't know he was here tonight, it was kind of a coincidence to get that assist on a night that he's here. - Author: Steve Yzerman
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#67. You know what's nice about Montreal? Not only is it a beautiful city, but you have Cuban cigars. - Author: Jamie Farr
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#68. I'm very happy to come back. I've always had success here and the public is fantastic. I love you, Montreal. - Author: Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
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#69. I ended up in the US for a month or so, before moving to Montreal with some Romanian friends. - Author: Nadia Comaneci
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#70. GYBE are among my, erm, two favourite Montreal bands, Arcade Fire being the other. - Author: David Bowie
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#71. We would much prefer to see ownership in the hands of the Maple Group, if only because we would much rather see Canadian ownership of our stock exchange. What we are first of all interested in is making sure that Montreal is able to preserve that niche or expertise. - Author: Jean Charest
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#72. Since the beginning, I always loved the game. When you grow up in Montreal, one day you want to be a professional hockey player. When I was six or seven, I knew that was what I wanted. - Author: Mario Lemieux
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#73. Montreal is a very cosmopolitan, sophisticated, erudite, educated, glorious city today. But it wasn't quite that way when I was growing up there. There was a lot of anti-Semitism. And I had to deal with that in an area of the city that had very few Jews. - Author: William Shatner
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#74. Maybe I was cast into a different role (in Montreal) and it seemed to follow me around wherever I went, ... Everyone is skeptical until you produce. It's up to me from this point forward. I'm going to get an opportunity to maybe take on a bigger role leadership-wise and offensively. - Author: Darcy Tucker
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#75. In Montreal spring is like an autopsy. Everyone wants to see the inside of the frozen mammoth. Girls rip off their sleeves and the flesh is sweet and white, like wood under green bark. From the streets a sexual manifesto rises like an inflating tire, the winter has not killed us again! - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#76. All Montreal bands have around nine members, I believe. - Author: David Bowie
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#77. In America there's lot of cool cities, but in Canada there's, like, well, Vancouver, Toronto and Halifax may be cool, but they're so expensive. Montreal is the only city that's affordable but also has buses and culture. - Author: Grimes
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#78. No, I love Montreal ... I think I love Montreal more than Montreal loves me ... I love the food there. - Author: Kathy Griffin
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#79. At the end of six innings of play, it's Montreal 5, Expos 3. - Author: Jerry Coleman
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#80. I just go wherever work brings me. I share a house with friends in L.A., and I share a house with friends in Montreal when I'm there. - Author: Francois Arnaud
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#81. She and Marie were Montreal girls, not trained to accompany heroes, or to hold out for dreams, but just to be patient. - Author: Mavis Gallant
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#82. There's no such thing as a superhuman. But the only thing I got to tell you, if you take a dog and kick him around he's got to be alert, he's got to be more sharper than you. Well, we've been kicked around for two thousand years. We're not more smarter, we're more alert. - Author: Mordecai Richler
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#83. For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy. - Author: Kim Campbell
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#84. My very best memory of Montreal was the moment inside the Olympic arena when I was waiting under the stadium and those majestic gates opened up. It was a whole other world. - Author: Sugar Ray Leonard
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#85. Long live Montreal, Long live Quebec! Long live Free Quebec! - Author: Charles De Gaulle
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#86. I was born in Montreal in 1939, the second son of poor immigrants. - Author: Sidney Altman
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#87. 'Mars et Avril' is a science fiction film. It's set in Montreal some 50 years in the future. No one had done that kind of movie in Quebec before because it's expensive, it's set in the future, and it's got tons of visual effects, and it's shot on green screen. - Author: Martin Villeneuve
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#88. I went to Montreal. My first gig went very badly. They just weren't laughing at anything. I found out they were a load of Christians, and it was a gig to raise money for a new church roof. - Author: Allan Carr
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#89. My life was in Montreal years ago. Best food in the world. - Author: Don Rickles
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#90. My home is Montreal. I will stay in Montreal and continue to make movies in Montreal. But it's also very healthy for Canadian filmmakers to work outside the country. You learn so much. - Author: Denis Villeneuve
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#91. Perhaps the single most successful international agreement to date has been the Montreal Protocol. - Author: Kofi Annan
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#92. When I went to the starting line of the 1976 Olympic marathon in Montreal, it was with the unsettling conviction that some of my competitors were cheaters. - Author: Don Kardong
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#93. Food from Quebec is not known to be amazing. Actually, even though you can eat really, really well in Montreal, it's crazy. It's one of the best cities I eat in, but typical Quebec food is like food from people that work in the woods. It's potatoes, meat and sauce. - Author: Charlotte Le Bon
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#94. During the Vietnam era, more than 30,000 draft dodgers and deserters sought harbor in cities like Montreal and Toronto, where public opposition to the war was strong and most residents didn't question their motives. - Author: Wil S. Hylton
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#95. Fact: If you want to get ahead as a Canadian, you're going to have to leave the country. Especially if you have the gall to live in Montreal. - Author: Laura Roberts
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#96. Montreal's not a city. It's a Disney World for alcoholics. - Author: Mike Wilmot
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#97. Montreal is a great town. There's equal parts blue-collar town. - Author: Jay Baruchel
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#98. To me, Toronto is a good party city, I think Vancouver has the best smoke, you know. And then, Montreal has the best..uh..Chinese food? - Author: Kid Ink
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#99. Without Montreal, Canada would be hopeless. - Author: Anthony Bourdain
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#100. My politics were pretty anarchistic until 1969 when the Montreal police went on strike. Within hours, mayhem and rioting broke out and the Mounties had to be called in to restore order. It instilled in me that one's convictions can be subjected to empirical test. - Author: Steven Pinker
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