Winnipeg Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 31 Quotes About Winnipeg

#1. Most everything influences my work. Working in a used bookstore. Going for walks in the woods and peering at mushrooms. Writing reviews. Coming from frumpy, grumpy, faded-at-the-knees Winnipeg. - Author: Ariel Gordon
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#2. A woman says: I plan to cut the shoulder pads out of all my blouses and dresses and load them on a barge and dump them in Lake Winnipeg, creating a tidal wave which I'm told can be harnessed to provide electric power to the entire region. - Author: Carol Shields
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#3. There are more speculators about New Westminster and Victoria than there were in Winnipeg during the boom and they are a much sharper lot. Nearly every person is more or less interested and you will have to be on your guard against all of them. - Author: William Cornelius Van Horne
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#4. And I never thought about how the lights don't go out, so you never really rest, in that way. I never really thought about the intensity of being watched, all the time. Those are some things that I didn't know about prison. - Author: Taylor Schilling
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#5. Being Canadian and from Winnipeg, I have the spirit of a dreamer because of the cold, and being in the basement thinking of possibilities of where else I can be in the world, in a good way! - Author: Sarah Carter
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#6. Well, I had a wolverine. It was supposed to be a cat, but Jason (Patric) is allergic to cats. I can't remember where I got it. Some back alley taxidermy, maybe? But I think I got it at The Bay taxidermy department. Downtown Winnipeg. Next to the tumbleweeds. - Author: Guy Maddin
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#7. I just wrapped 'Eclipse' yesterday and the last scene we shot is probably my favorite thus far. I finally got to tell my story, in a very gentle yet elaborate way. - Author: Nikki Reed
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#8. Terrorist organizations with specific political agendas may be encouraged and emboldened by Yasser Arafat's transformation from outlaw to statesman. - Author: John F. Kerry
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#9. We are all shaped by where we grow up, though that shaping takes different forms. I don't think there's any doubt that coming of age in Winnipeg both opened my eyes and made me hungry - if I can subvert all claims to be a real writer by mixing metaphors like that. - Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
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#10. You have to remember that west of Winnipeg the ridings the Liberals hold are dominated by people who are either recent Asian immigrants or recent migrants from eastern Canada; people who live in ghettos and are not integrated into Western Canadian society. - Author: Stephen Harper
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#11. In the theater you rehearse for a minimum of five to six weeks. And then you get to play it. Which means you get to get better. That's the great thing about the theater. - Author: Christopher Walken
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#12. I grew up in Winnipeg, in the Canadian midwest, the fifth child. It was a great household to grow up in - I was loved to sweet death. - Author: Len Cariou
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#13. The atmosphere was even greater than in Winnipeg last year. The place was almost packed for warm-ups, which was fun for us. You look at the group and you get your salute and you get the standing ovation and that means a lot to us. - Author: Jennifer Botterill
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#14. I write right off the typer. I call it my "machinegun." I hit it hard, usually late at night while drinking wine and listening to classical music on the radio and smoking mangalore ganesh beedies. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#15. I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! - Author: Chris Jericho
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#16. When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming, they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas. - Author: Saadi
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#17. The human species, although happily ridiculous at times, is still reaching for the stars. - Author: Walt Disney
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#18. Winnipeg has the largest collection of Inuit art in the world, I believe. They can be quite simple in a great way and often have sparse backgrounds and isolated characters. They often have a really great look to them. - Author: Marcel Dzama
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#19. The Winnipeg Art Gallery has a good collection of Inuit art, and most of what I've seen I've seen there or in the few books I have. I should spend more time researching. - Author: Neil Farber
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#20. My dad started taking me to Winnipeg games when I was 3 or 4. As a kid, I loved Wayne Gretzky, and I remember the first game I got to see him play against the Jets. The Kings beat the Jets, and I was happy that they did. Gretzky left the game after the first period, and I was upset about that. - Author: Jonathan Toews
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#21. Radio was my lifeline as a kid growing up in Winnipeg in the 1950s. It connected me with the wider world outside our little prairie city. - Author: Randy Bachman
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#22. I came from Winnipeg and a small-town background, and I wouldn't say a depressed area, but Winnipeg has never been a rich area like Toronto. - Author: Gerry Schwartz
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#23. I moved to New Zealand from Winnipeg when I was almost five. I hated it. It was to a city in the south of New Zealand called Invercargill and there was constant rain. There was a depressing sensation in the air. - Author: Daniel Gillies
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#24. I think whenever anyone asked me why I wanted to be a hockey player, that's where it all started, watching the Winnipeg Jets play as a young kid. - Author: Jonathan Toews
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#25. The mall," said Jeremiah early next morning as he reached for the handle of the large glass door, "was invented in Winnipeg, - Author: Tomson Highway
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#26. I actually loved Winnipeg. Everyone told me I was going to hate it, but it was great. - Author: Liev Schreiber
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#27. When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor. - Author: Euripides
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#28. After a lifetime of deep thought, I've decided that life is a distraction, but probably not from anything important. - Author: Robert Breault
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#29. You could live in Winnipeg a thousand years and not meet Ringo, Paul McCartney, or Bob Dylan. - Author: Burton Cummings
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#30. I don't read reviews and I don't know what to do with opinions, so I just lose them. They take up space, they become a process of manufacturing a persona, which I want to avoid. - Author: Anne Carson
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#31. I was a kid from Winnipeg - I didn't know anything about the world. - Author: Gerry Schwartz
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