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
I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.Carl Sandburg
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed.Sydney Smith
Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffered Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night-she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question-Is this all
I have you and even if we never meet or ever see each other, we have left our thumbprints in the thick, moist clay of each others lives.