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Tommy Douglas Quotes: A recession is when your neighbour has to tighten his belt. A depression is when you have to tighten your own belt. And a panic is when you have no belt to tighten and your pants fall down.
         

A recession is when your neighbour has to tighten his belt. A depression is when you have to tighten your own belt. And a panic is when you have no belt to tighten and your pants fall down.


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Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.

Courage, my friends; 'tis not too late to build a better world.



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.

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.



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.

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.



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.

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.



Courage, my friend, it's not too late to make the world a better place.

Courage, my friend, it's not too late to make the world a better place.



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.

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.

The [Liberal] federal government's trouble is that they have a wishbone where they should have a backbone.



The greatest way to defend democracy is to make it work.

The greatest way to defend democracy is to make it work.



I felt that no boy should have to depend either for his leg or his life upon the ability of his parents to raise enough money to bring a first-class surgeon to his bedside.

I felt that no boy should have to depend either for his leg or his life upon the ability of his parents to raise enough money to bring a first-class surgeon to his bedside.



The religion of tomorrow will be less concerned with the dogmas of theology and more concerned with the social welfare of humanity.

The religion of tomorrow will be less concerned with the dogmas of theology and more concerned with the social welfare of humanity.





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Like snowflakes the human pattern is never cast twice. We are uncommonly and marvelously intricate in thought and action.

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The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.



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When we know exactly all a man's views and how he comes to speak and act so and so, we lose any respect for him, though we may love and admire him.



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The future of life on Earth depends on our ability to see the sacred where others see only the common



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He's a nice guy, but he played too much football with his helmet off.



So the actual privilege is that you can then take time off - and if you don't, you're a fool. You're earning all this money to support children whom you then don't see, which is absurd.

So the actual privilege is that you can then take time off - and if you don't, you're a fool. You're earning all this money to support children whom you then don't see, which is absurd.



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You cannot achieve success without the risk of failure...You cannot achieve success if you FEAR failure.




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