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.
– Tommy Douglas
I’m so proud to be Canadian. I’ve been to 58 countries, and they’re wonderful countries, but Canada is the best.
– Paul Henderson
I love being Canadian. I think growing up in Canada gives you a world perspective that I certainly enjoy.
– Ryan Gosling
I began doing writing projects and art and design projects to explore a new way of seeing Canada. Roots is one more way of continuing this exploration. I want to present a wide-open Canadian sense of colour, adventure, communication and openness that defines our country.
– Douglas Coupland
When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, ‘Well, what do you need?’
– Steven Wright
The fact that over 50 percent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food especially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.
– Anthony Bourdain
Canada is a balloon-puncturing country. You are not really allowed to be an icon unless you also make an idiot of yourself.
– Margaret Atwood
I’m a Canadian. Outside Canada I carry the flag. Canadian nationalism isn’t as insidious as American nationalism, though. It’s good natured. It’s all about maple syrup, not war.
I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace.
– Lester B. Pearson
As far as I’m concerned, I wouldn’t want to go to any other country. It’s good enough here.
– Orviel Kruse
You look at the history – the aboriginal people welcomed the first settlers here with open arms, fed us and took care of us … that continues today, we welcome people from all nations to come in and share.
– Peter Stoffer
Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party. Like: “Keep it down, eh?”
– Robin Williams
A constitution nursed upon the oxygen of our bright winter atmosphere makes its owner feel as though he could toss about the pine trees in his glee
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
– Britney Spears
I have no intention of giving up my Canadian heritage, and all those who loved and supported me. My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.
– Jim Carrey