Stockwell Day Quotes

24 Stockwell Day quotes:

"The rights and freedoms that citizens enjoy - give a little here; take a little there - are still the same as they were in the beginning."
"There are Americans will find it difficult to believe that the Prime Minister can simply impose candidates on ridings, and can so efficiently move individuals out of private life and into the Cabinet with virtually no resort to the electorate."
"It is well known that I am pro-life... But I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people."
"I am more convinced than ever that a lively two party system is essential to our democracy."
"The typical journalist's typical lead for the typical Canadian story nowadays is along this line: that Canadians are hard at work trying to gain a reputation as a nation of rapid social change."
"The real intolerance in Canadian society is shown by those who would deny people of faith the right to participate in public life."
"As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God's design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings."
"Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law."
"The same undisciplined government spending and social engineering that has undermined our economy over the past 30 years has also been tearing at the social fabric of this land."
"Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Activism Quotes
"I have engaged in debates where people who do not believe in marriage have said they think marriage is a terrible thing. They think it is awful. I have participated in debates where people have said they think marriage is one of the most fearsome and loathsome institutions there is. I disagree with that, but they have a right to say it."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes
"It is said that a neo-conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Conservative Quotes
"Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone's right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional."
"My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected."
"Like 84% of Canadians, I believe in God."
"I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction."
"For some decades now, it seems, there has been a ukase in place in American journalism to the effect that Canada is entitled to one story per season."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Journalism Quotes
"Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of."
"I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech."
"Is it true that Scandinavian countries which expanded the marriage term have statistically reported depreciation, that is a lessening of appreciation, for heterosexual commitment to marriage? Yes, in those jurisdictions the social indices themselves are clear."
Author: Day Quotes Category: Marriage Quotes

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