Adrienne Clarkson Quotes


13 Adrienne Clarkson quotes:



"A society like Canada's, with its four centuries of give-and-take, compromise and acceptance, wrong-doing and redress, is basically a forgiving society."
"At our best, we are in constant search of something beyond, of national dreams and destinies that we reach toward, together."
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"[They] stood out against the dignity, bravery and perseverance of our Canadian Forces, ... Smoky Smith . . . is no longer the enthusiastic and smiling presence among us, but his spirit carries on."
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Brave Quotes
"To be complex does not mean to be fragmented. This is the paradox and the genius of our Canadian civilization."
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes Canadian Journalist Quotes
"Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which, like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals, you will have added your conception, your artful piece of stone."
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Creation Quotes Canadian Journalist Quotes
"This has made me feel even a greater part of your family."
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"This is a land of soul, this is a land of commitment, and this is our place, ... Lets never forget that."
"Stumbling through darkness and racing through light, we have persisted in the creation of a Canadian civilization."
"Knowing better than anyone my own shortcomings, I undertake this task with humility and ask you all, as Canadians, to help me."
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Humility Quotes
"It reflects an intense personal, as well as a national, gratitude for what Ukrainian Canadians have done for freedom in the country of origin of their ancestors and the example they helped set for the world,"
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"[The fight for freedom was] a daunting task, ... but he did it like his comrades - without fanfare, without hesitation, with great pride and determination."
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"The initiative, the love and understanding that I have seen in all of you over the past six years are the best reasons for hope, not only for Canadians, but for all human beings,"
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"I have felt the warmth of your society, the welcome given to anyone who comes to be with you, to share and to understand,"
Author: Clarkson Quotes Category: Society Quotes



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