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Canadian Politics quotes by Kelley Armstrong
#1. I was ... a journalist ... though my typical beat was freelancing articles on Canadian politics, which never included any mention of demonic phenomena, though it might explain the rise of the neoconservatives. #Quote by Kelley Armstrong
Canadian Politics quotes by Simon Winchester
#2. We associate the North Atlantic with cod. The motto of Newfoundland used to be 'In cod we trust.' It was a joke, but it was essentially true. But there is no cod anymore. And that's extraordinary. It's all because of either greed or politics - Canadian politics. #Quote by Simon Winchester
Canadian Politics quotes by Lawrence Martin
#3. [Stephen] Harper had said he would use all legal means, and what [John] Baird suggested was an option the prome minister was considering. If the governor general had refused his request, he could have replaced her with a more compliant one, making the case to the Queen that the people of Canada were opposed in great numbers to a coalition replacing his government. #Quote by Lawrence Martin
Canadian Politics quotes by Lawrence Martin
#4. Attempts to thwart or muzzle the media continued as well. At a conservative caucus meeting in Charlottetown in August 2007, journalists assembled in the lobby of the hotel, as they usually do at such gatherings, to talk to caucus members as they passed by. The [Prime Minister's Office] communications team, however, was not prepared to allow it. Taking their cue, or so it appeared, from a police state, they had the RCMP remove the reporters from the hotel. #Quote by Lawrence Martin
Canadian Politics quotes by Lawrence Martin
#5. In the run-up to the election, Stephen Harper had rolled out the rhetoric on the need for clean and transparent government, expressing frustration with Paul Martin's Liberals over their alleged secrecy and obstructionism. "When a government starts trying to cancel dissent or avoid dissent," Harper declared in a statement to be later viewed as notable for ironic content, "Is frankly when it is rapidly losing its moral authority to govern. #Quote by Lawrence Martin
Canadian Politics quotes by Lawrence Martin
#6. The real power in Ottawa, as in Washington, is in the executive branch. At the White House, there are daily briefings for reporters. In Ottawa, there is no such daily access. The media doesn't demand it, and as a result, major powerbrokers remain virtually anonymous. #Quote by Lawrence Martin
Canadian Politics quotes by Michael Moriarty
#7. I know a lot about Canadian politics. I lived in Canadian bars for six years. #Quote by Michael Moriarty
Canadian Politics quotes by Lawrence Martin
#8. The conservatives had started bringing demagoguery to the table on the [Afghan] war issue the previous fall [fall 2006]. Whenever opposition members criticized the war policy, assorted Tories accused them of being disloyal and of failing to support the troops ... [Harper] was gaining the reputation of a leader who couldn't see a belt without wanting to hit below it. #Quote by Lawrence Martin
Canadian Politics quotes by Mordecai Richler
#9. The truth is Canada is a cloud-cuckoo-land, an insufferably rich country governed by idiots, its self-made problems offering comic relief to the ills of the real world out there, where famine and racial strife and vandals in office are the unhappy rule. #Quote by Mordecai Richler
Canadian Politics quotes by Lawrence Martin
#10. [Harper] once told a friend, "I think about strategy twenty-four hours a day," and it was only a small exaggeration. #Quote by Lawrence Martin
Canadian Politics quotes by Bob Rae
#11. Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. #Quote by Bob Rae
Canadian Politics quotes by Rick Mercer
#12. Do the unexpected. Take 20 minutes out of your day, do what young people all over the world are dying to do: vote. #Quote by Rick Mercer
Canadian Politics quotes by Anthony Trollope
#13. Here in England the welfare of the State depends on the conduct of our aristocracy. #Quote by Anthony Trollope
Canadian Politics quotes by Sasha Scarr
#14. The revolution doesn't carry the bible. The resistance doesn't carry the American flag. Feel how you wanna feel about it. #Quote by Sasha Scarr
Canadian Politics quotes by Megan McKenna
#15. Whenever we use our religion, as individuals, or as groups within the church, to act in tandem with political and economic groups that arrest the voice of truth or destroy others, then we are Judas. #Quote by Megan McKenna
Canadian Politics quotes by Arthur Koestler
#16. I don't approve of mixing ideologies," Ivanov continued. "There are only two conceptions of human ethics, and they are at opposite poles. One of them is Christian and humane, declares the individual to be sacrosanct, and asserts that the rules of arithmetic are not to be applied to human units. The other starts from the basic principle that a collective aim justifies all means, and not only allows, but demands, that the individual should in every way be subordinated and sacrificed to the community
which may dispose of it as an experimentation rabbit or a sacrificial lamb. The first conception could be called anti-vivisection morality, the second, vivisection morality. Humbugs and dilettantes have always tried to mix the two conceptions; in practice, it is impossible. #Quote by Arthur Koestler
Canadian Politics quotes by Michelle Malkin
#17. Girls, here's the truth about the Ban Bossy campaign: It's being spearheaded by a privileged group of elite feminists who have a very vested interest in stoking victim politics and exacerbating the gender divide. They actually encourage dependency and groupthink while paying lip service to empowerment and self-determination. They traffic in bogus wage disparity statistics, whitewashing the fact that what's actually left of that dwindling pay gap is due to the deliberate, voluntary choices women in the workforce make. #Quote by Michelle Malkin
Canadian Politics quotes by Warren G
#18. The ruling quality of leaders adaptive capacity, is what allows true leaders to make the nimble decisions that bring success. Adaptive capacity is also what allows some people to transcend the setbacks and losses that come with age and to reinvent themselves again and again. #Quote by Warren G
Canadian Politics quotes by Will Rogers
#19. You know Lincoln's famous remark about "God must have loved the common people, because he made so many of them?" Well, you are not going to get people's votes nowadays by calling 'em common. Lincoln might have said it, but I bet it was not until after he was elected. #Quote by Will Rogers
Canadian Politics quotes by Thomas Sowell
#20. It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong. #Quote by Thomas Sowell
Canadian Politics quotes by Mark Lilla
#21. When Marxian socialism came to the United States after the 1848 revolutions, it brought along in its baggage this European suspicion of liberal-democratic procedures. Eventually that was dispelled and socialist organizations began participating in electoral politics. But they continued to think of themselves more as the vanguard of a movement than as voices in a democratic chorus. And their preferred political tactics remained the mass demonstration and the strike -- rather than, say, winning elections for county commissioner. The significance of these groups in American politics peaked during the Great Depression and then faded. But their movement ideal retained its grip on the left, and in the 1960s it captured the imagination of liberals as well. There had been emancipatory movements before, against slavery, for women's rights, for workers' protection. They did not question the legitimacy of the American system; they just wanted it to live up to its principles and respect its procedures. And they worked with parties and through institutions to achieve their ends. But as the 1970s flowed into the 1980s, movement politics began to be seen by many liberals as an alternative rather than a supplement to institutional politics, and by some as being more legitimate. That's when what we now call the social justice warrior was born, a social type with quixotic features whose self-image depends on being unstained by compromise and above trafficking in mere interests. #Quote by Mark Lilla
Canadian Politics quotes by Marc Garneau
#22. We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards. The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that make the inspection of the space shuttle possible. #Quote by Marc Garneau
Canadian Politics quotes by Archibald Marwizi
#23. Creating the right mind-set and a positive attitude today, will help you to start crafting a clear plan of how you intend to make your life a success. #Quote by Archibald Marwizi
Canadian Politics quotes by Robert A. Caro
#24. Neither, it turned out, was politics. His views on government were strong, if a trifle simplistic. The cause of the Depression, he felt, was Al Capone. "The trouble with the nation's economy," he declared, was simply Prohibition, which "makes it possible for large-scale dealers in illicit liquor to amass tremendous amounts of currency"; the "present economic crisis," he explained, was due to the "withdrawal of billions of dollars from the channels of legitimate trade" by these bootleggers. #Quote by Robert A. Caro
Canadian Politics quotes by Larken Rose
#25. It's amazing the amount of anger, hostility and hatred some people show towards those of us who want to leave them in freedom. Hysterically, some statists characterize that as the voluntaryists trying to "force" their views on everyone else. "You're oppressing me, by leaving me alone, and wanting me to leave you alone!" Meanwhile, they wildly cheer when some politician promises to extort and control them. Go figure. #Quote by Larken Rose
Canadian Politics quotes by David Kinnaman
#26. It strikes me as unChristian that we often have more charitable attitudes toward ideological allies than we do toward brothers and sisters in Christ with whom we disagree on matters of politics. #Quote by David Kinnaman
Canadian Politics quotes by Esther Dyson
#27. Oh, that all the things my father had told me about how disgusting Washington is are true. And again it's the system - there are lots of nice, well-meaning people there. But it's a sleazy place. And politics is all about doing favors. #Quote by Esther Dyson
Canadian Politics quotes by Matthew Continetti
#28. In the liberal imagination, the money is the government's by default, and the president and Congress determine through the tax code how much to give back to the people. #Quote by Matthew Continetti
Canadian Politics quotes by Osric Chau
#29. I was born and raised in Vancouver. I moved to Beijing in 2010 just before the Olympics. Being an Asian Canadian actor, the amount of opportunity at the time was slim to none. I made the decision to go to China, and it was one of the best decisions of my life. #Quote by Osric Chau
Canadian Politics quotes by Abhijit Naskar
#30. Don't be obsessed with yet another revolution to overthrow the opposition, if you think that a violently excruciating revolution will make everything right. Let me ask a question about this brave new revolution of yours, when you have finally defeated all the bad guys and it's all perfect and just and fair - when you've finally got it exactly the way you want it, what are you going to do with the people like you - the trouble-makers? How are you going to protect your glorious revolution from the next one? You may most blindly and boastfully proclaim that you will win. But remember, no one wins for long. The wheel just keeps turning. #Quote by Abhijit Naskar
Canadian Politics quotes by John Stuart Mill
#31. Every one knows how absurd it would be to infer from what a man is or does when in a private station, that he will be and do exactly the like when a despot on a throne; where the bad parts of his human nature, instead of being restrained and kept in subordination by every circumstance of his life and by every person surrounding him, are courted by all persons, and ministered to by all circumstances. #Quote by John Stuart Mill
Canadian Politics quotes by Jiddu Krishnamurti
#32. We are so sluggish in our mentality that we think the world's problems are not our business, that they have to be resolved by the United Nations or by substituting new leaders for the old. #Quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti
Canadian Politics quotes by Sunday Adelaja
#33. God's principles of national transformation will give the opportunity to make positive changes in the country, overcoming crisis in politics, economy, social services and other spheres. #Quote by Sunday Adelaja
Canadian Politics quotes by Jeremiah Tower
#34. Any meal at the front was an exercise in war-time ingenuity and devotion of the lower classes for their officers. The Petite Marmite a la Thermit was from beef-broth cubes, the tinned Canadian salmon was called Saumon de Tin A & Q Sauce. The Epaule d'Agneau Wellington, N.Z. was army ration lamb, and the terrine of foie gras aux truffes was a can of foie gras that I had bought from the French commanding general. There was a salad of fresh lettuce from somewhere (no one asked in what or whose fertilizer it had been grown in since we would all soon be dead anyway) and the Macedoine de Fruits a la Quatre Bas was a can of mixed fruit. Then fresh strawberries soaked in Cognac. All the usual wines starting with an amontillado, Pommery Extra Sec, Chateau Steenworde Claret, Graham's Five Crowns Port, Bisquit Dubouche Grande Champagne Cognac, Brandy and a Waterloo Cup. #Quote by Jeremiah Tower
Canadian Politics quotes by Bruce Hampton
#35. But Olson had learned that being a wolf advocate wasn't easy, for "the politics of wolf preservation and the science of studying wolves is more vicious and complicated than any wolf pack I've had the pleasure of studying. #Quote by Bruce Hampton
Canadian Politics quotes by Rebecca Solnit
#36. To hope is to gamble. It's to bet on your futures, on your desires, on the possibility that an open heart and uncertainty is better than gloom and safety. To hope is dangerous, and yet it is the opposite of fear, for to live is to risk. #Quote by Rebecca Solnit
Canadian Politics quotes by K. Lee Lerner
#37. Facts count. Conspiracy theories, usually the refuge of the bitter or disempowered, range from factually challenged to wildly hallucinogenic. Many conspiracy theories do both overt and tacit harm. Almost all are insults, intended or unintended, are insults to thousands of hard-working and honest people, and sometimes to entire races, nations, or cultures. #Quote by K. Lee Lerner
Canadian Politics quotes by Michael J. Fox
#38. I've dropped my pebble in the ocean, and hopefully; throughout the course of the day; millions of others will drop theirs in too. No single one of us knows which pebble causes the wave to crest, but each of us, quite rightly, believes that it might be ours; an act of faith. #Quote by Michael J. Fox
Canadian Politics quotes by Plato
#39. Mankind will never see an end of trouble until lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power become lovers of wisdom #Quote by Plato
Canadian Politics quotes by John Boyne
#40. From the introduction "After all, the great joy of literature, as opposed to politics or religion, is that it embraces differing opinions, it encourages debate, it allows us to have heated conversations with our closes friends and dearest loved ones. And through it all, no one gets hurt, no one gets taken away from their homes, and no one gets killed. #Quote by John Boyne
Canadian Politics quotes by Jan-Werner Müller
#41. Populists, by contrast, will persist with their representative claim no matter what; because their claim is of moral and symbolic- not an empirical- nature, it cannot be disproven. #Quote by Jan-Werner Müller
Canadian Politics quotes by Yann Martel
#42. To prosper, a zoo needs parliamentary government, democratic elections, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of association, rule of law and everything else enshrined in India's Constitution. Impossible to enjoy the animals otherwise. Long-term, bad politics is bad for business. #Quote by Yann Martel
Canadian Politics quotes by Karl Marx
#43. As in private life one differentiates between what a man thinks and says of himself and what he really is and does, so in historical struggles one must still more distinguish the language and the imaginary aspirations of parties from their real organism and their real interests, their conception of themselves from their reality. #Quote by Karl Marx
Canadian Politics quotes by Marlon James
#44. Learn this, all nice and decent people. An election year commence as soon as the first gunshot buss. #Quote by Marlon James
Canadian Politics quotes by Richard Overy
#45. No one in either system could be unaware that State Security was out there, but for the ordinary citizen, uninterested in politics, lucky enough not to belong to one of the groups stigmatized as enemies, the attitude was as likely to be prudent respect, even approval, rather than a permanent state of fear. #Quote by Richard Overy
Canadian Politics quotes by Joy Kogawa
#46. In a time like this, let us trust in God even more. To trust when life is easy is no trust. #Quote by Joy Kogawa
Canadian Politics quotes by Bharati Mukherjee
#47. Bengalis love to celebrate their language, their culture, their politics, their fierce attachment to a city that has been famously dying for more than a century. They resent with equal ferocity the reflex stereotyping that labels any civic dysfunction anywhere in the world 'another Calcutta.' #Quote by Bharati Mukherjee
Canadian Politics quotes by Simon Wiesenthal
#48. None of my 'clients' - not Eichmann, not Stangl, not Mengele, and not even Hitler or Stalin - was born a criminal. Somebody had to teach them to hate: maybe the society, maybe the politics, maybe just a Jewish prostitute. #Quote by Simon Wiesenthal
Canadian Politics quotes by Plato
#49. For I am certain, O men of Athens, that if I had engaged in politics, I should have perished long ago and done no good either to you or to myself. #Quote by Plato
Canadian Politics quotes by Lynda Jessup
#50. To put this even more bluntly, one might think about the difference between adding traditional and contemporary Indigenous art to the National Gallery of Canada's historical Canadian wing and imagining the entire gallery curated from an Indigenous perspective of what a "National Gallery of Canada" might mean.37 Put slightly differently, the project of Indigenous representation in the gallery in Canada has been defined as "bringing aboriginal art in to the history of Canadian art" rather than of incorporating settler history into the history of Aboriginal art.38 Would such reimaginings mean, for example, a move away from the primacy of a liberal politic and of the artist genius as a cultural application of that politic? #Quote by Lynda Jessup
Canadian Politics quotes by Robert Gilpin
#51. There is a pressing need to integrate the study of international economics with the study of international politics to deepen our comprehension of the forces at work in the world. #Quote by Robert Gilpin
Canadian Politics quotes by Ehsan Sehgal
#52. Criticize with neutral faith, for human rights, fair and transparent, and equal justice shows sober insight; otherwise, it pictures only awkward politics. #Quote by Ehsan Sehgal
Canadian Politics quotes by John Adams
#53. We may ... affirm that the balance of power in a society accompanies the balance of property in land. The only possible way, then, of preserving the balance of power on the side of liberty and public virtue is to make the acquisition of land easy to every member of society; to make a division of the land into small quantities, so that the multitude may be possessed of landed estates. #Quote by John Adams
Canadian Politics quotes by Jamie Farr
#54. I think Canadian talent is exceptional. You continually show us up here in the States with your brilliancy. #Quote by Jamie Farr
Canadian Politics quotes by Anthony Marra
#55. On December 9, 1994, Yeltsin issued a statement ordering the Federal army to execute the disarmament of all illegal armed units in Chechnya, or as they were known locally, the government. #Quote by Anthony Marra
Canadian Politics quotes by Annalee Newitz
#56. So science alone cannot solve this problem [mass extinction of humans]. It's something that we can only tackle by bringing science together with culture, economics, and even politics. #Quote by Annalee Newitz
Canadian Politics quotes by John Ortberg
#57. Politics, after all, is largely about power. And power goes to the core of our issues of control and narcissism and need to be right and tendency to divide the human race into 'us' vs. 'them.' #Quote by John Ortberg
Canadian Politics quotes by Paul Theroux
#58. In countries where all the crooked politicians wear pin-striped suits, the best people are bare-assed. #Quote by Paul Theroux
Canadian Politics quotes by Cory Bernardi
#59. I've got to put forward a very strong conservative voice, advocate for conservative values and advocate for principle in politics to restore faith in politics. #Quote by Cory Bernardi
Canadian Politics quotes by Junius Williams
#60. We learned how to envision a different neighborhood, fought for the resources to make it happen, and in March 1968, through the Medical School Agreements, had been given the green light to proceed. All we had to do was make it happen
and ascend to a new level of power in the community. #Quote by Junius Williams
Canadian Politics quotes by Marcus J. Borg
#61. Jesus was killed. This is one of those facts that everybody knows, but whose significance is often overlooked. He didn't simply die; he was executed. We as Christians participate in the only major religious tradition whose founder was executed by established authority. And if we ask the historical question, "Why was he killed?" the historical answer is because he was a social prophet and movement initiator, a passionate advocate of God's justice, and radical critic of the domination system who had attracted a following. If Jesus had been only a mystic, healer, and wisdom teacher, he almost certainly would not have been executed. Rather, he was killed because of his politics - because of his passion for God's justice. #Quote by Marcus J. Borg

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