A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe.

A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.

A Country is not a mere territory; the particular territory is only its foundation. The Country is the idea which rises upon that foundation; it is the sentiment of love, the sense of fellowship which binds together all the sons of that territory.

A nation is not conquered which is perpetually to be conquered.

A nation is the same people living in the same place.

A people always ends by resembling its shadow.

A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.

Americans are benevolently ignorant about Canada, while Canadians are malevolently well informed about the United States.

Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.

Canada has never been a melting pot; more like a tossed salad.

China has no income tax, no unemployment and not a single soldier outside its borders.

England can never be ruined except by a Parliament.

France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country.

France is a place where the money falls apart in your hands but you cannot tear the toilet paper.

France is the country where the money falls apart and you can't tear the toilet paper.

Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.

God how I hate new countries: They are older than the old, more sophisticated, much more conceited, only young in a certain puerile vanity more like senility than anything.

God made the country and man made the town.

Great countries are those that produce great people.

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts — the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.

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