Canadian Politician Quotes

256 Canadian Politician quotes:

"If we do not step forward, then we step back. If we do not protect a right, then we deny it."
"The achievements we forge in this place and in our nation will not be those of one person or one party."
"At a moment that comes rarely in the life of a country. It is a time when destiny is ours to hold."
"Every Canadian who wants to learn should have the opportunity to do so."
"But I'm very libertarian in the sense that I believe in small government and, as a general rule, I don't believe in imposing values upon people."
"First of all, I can't forget my first responsibility - which is to be the Leader of the Opposition and that's to provide an alternative government."
"I think the way to change it is to handle issues individually when it's essential to do so."
"What the government has to do, if it wants to govern for any length of time, is it must appeal primarily to the third parties in the House of Commons to get them to support it."
"The government can only be brought down because it alienates several parties in the House."
"I think there is a dangerous rise in defeatist sentiment in this country. I have said that repeatedly, and I mean it and I believe it."
"We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs."
"The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government."
Author: Harper Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Obligation Quotes
"All I know is that every time I go to Africa, I am shaken to my core."
"I'm in a great rage now, as I understand how many lives we have lost."
"Truthfully, when I see what we can accomplish with money on the ground, it's the only time in my life I have wished I was Bill Gates."
"I think when you've travelled around a lot in Africa, you understand something that many people here don't recognize: the extraordinary power that is Africa at village level - at community level."
"It gives one hope, this great strength of Africa."
"Young women, adolescent girls, are more subject to infection, sometimes at a rate of six times that of boys. That tells you a lot about the vulnerability of women."
"I'm still at the end of my rope because I find myself not handling things well when I travel."
"The United Nations has a lot of capacity on the ground."
Author: Lewis Quotes Category: Canadian Politician Quotes Nations Quotes

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