Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise.
Canada is like an old cow. The West feeds it. Ontario and Quebec milk it. And you can well imagine what it's doing in the Maritimes.
I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them.
The [Liberal] federal government's trouble is that they have a wishbone where they should have a backbone.
My dream is for people around the world to look up and to see Canada like a little jewel sitting at the top of the continent.' To his daughter Shirley Douglas, 1951
Will it be a great source of comfort to certain Canadian boys to know that the bullet that maimed them for life was made from Canadian nickel sold by the International Nickel Company?
We agree with the statement contained in the encyclical Quadragesimo Anno, written by Pope Leo XIII, that anything which dominates the life of the community should be owned by the community. That is the basis upon which we believe there should be government ownership of monopolistic enterprises.
When the war came we were shocked to find, as Mr. Thorson, the then Minister of National War Services said, that forty-six per cent of the men called were rejected because that depression had left physical and psychological scars which will never be erased from that generation.
To accept the principal that all power proceeds from the barrel of a gun is to accept a society which will be dominated by those with the biggest guns.
The inescapable fact is that when we build a society based on greed, selfishness, and ruthless competition, the fruits we can expect to reap are economic insecurity at home and international discord abroad.
I am still a little fellow. Mr. Tucker is big enough to swallow me, but if he did, he would be the strangest man in the world. He would have more brains in his stomach than he does in his head.
I felt something like the man on the resurrection morning who was reading his own tombstone and said either someone is an awful liar or I'm in the wrong hole.
The greatest way to defend democracy is to make it work.
Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.
We believe that no nation can survive politically free but economically enslaved.