Alex Campbell Quotes


26 Alex Campbell quotes:



"Next to God I worship my wife and boy and will soon be with them and with my father and mother, who are there waiting my coming."
"Over the past few years, many of us have increasingly begun to question the direction and meaning of our society as it has developed over the past several centuries."
"Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture."
"We have witnessed the terrible increases in the incidence of alcoholism, the advent of drug dependency, the protests, marches, strikes and human alienation."
"We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrimental to our way of life, and, at the same time, take advantage of those aspects of change which will enhance and improve our quality of life."
"We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate that our slowness in keeping up with our North American neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise."
"As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power, more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity, all of which are convertible into standards concerned only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence."
"Besides, my usefulness here is destroyed because all of my friends think me a man of unsound mind."
"But most Canadians have recognized to a greater or lesser extent that despite much of the so-called progress of the affluent society, essential ingredients to a meaningful life seem to be either entirely lacking, or at best, difficult to grasp."
"Even with, or perhaps, because of, this background, I have over the past few years sensed a very dramatic change in attitude on the part of Prince Edward Islanders towards the on-going rush for so-called modernization."
"However, if we examine the Canadian scene closely enough, we can see signs of this physical and spiritual rot settling into a number of our Canadian urban centres with a troubling spill-over into many of our more rural areas."
"I am glad to go with my wife and baby boy."
"I am through with this body, and what becomes of it will make no difference with me in the future."
"I believe in God and immortality."
"I do not regard it as wrong to take my life, because I simply change my place of residence and go where my wife and baby are."
"I go gladly to my wife and boy, and I leave this world at peace with every one in it and at peace with God."
"I have no ill will in my heart against anybody in this world."
"I hope and trust the infinite, the eternal, and merciful and loving God. I worship Him and feel no guilt in my heart before him for what I am going to do."
"If I go among strangers the story of my insanity soon follows, and I do not care to live such a life when I can in a few hours go to my wife and boy."
"Mechanization or industrialization of this sort has really only left man with one all-important mission in life: to conquer nature."



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