Quotes by Lester Bowles Pearson

I accept now with equanimity the question so constantly addressed to me, 'Are you an American' and merely return the accurate answer, 'Yes, I am a Canadian.'

Lester Bowles Pearson

The fact is that we prepare for war like giants, and for peace like pygmies.

Lester Bowles Pearson

This is the flag of the future, but it does not dishonor the past. (On his country's new Maple Leaf flag)

Lester Bowles Pearson

We have achieved the most amazing things, a few million people opening up half a continent. But we have not yet found a Canadian soul except in time of war. (On lack of national identity)

Lester Bowles Pearson

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Your food stamps will be stopped effective March, 1992, because we received notice that you passed away. May God bless you. You may reapply if there is a change in your circumstances.

Greenville County S.C. Department of Social Services, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993

Pat Healy Really, it's only a side thing for my true passion. Mary And what's that Pat Healy I work with retards. Mary Isn't that a little politically incorrect Pat Healy Yeah, maybe, but hell, no one's gonna tell me who I can and can't work with.

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Some people weave burlap into the fabric of our lives, and some weave gold thread. Both contribute to make the whole picture beautiful and unique.

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Good sense is of all things in the world the most equally distributed, for everybody thinks he is so well supplied with it, that even those most difficult to please in all other matters never desire more of it than they already possess.

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