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Tommy Douglas Quotes: He was the only man I ever knew who could get money from the rich and votes from the poor with the promise to protect them from each other.
         

He was the only man I ever knew who could get money from the rich and votes from the poor with the promise to protect them from each other.


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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.



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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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