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Tommy Douglas Quotes: I remember burying a girl fourteen years of age who had died with a ruptured appendix... I buried a good many people that I knew, some of whom I loved.
         

I remember burying a girl fourteen years of age who had died with a ruptured appendix... I buried a good many people that I knew, some of whom I loved.


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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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I think our Batman had to be fun, light-hearted, funny, tongue-in-cheek... and I think that made kind of an homage to those earlier comic books, where Batman always had a quip or something.

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Force works on servile natures, not the free.

Force works on servile natures, not the free.



I love Spain. It's my favorite country that I've been to and I've traveled quite a bit. I've been really fortunate as an adult to have been to a lot of interesting places like Egypt and China.

I love Spain. It's my favorite country that I've been to and I've traveled quite a bit. I've been really fortunate as an adult to have been to a lot of interesting places like Egypt and China.



A Garden Is Not Passive. It has its own way of responding to your involvement and commitment to it. When you walk into a garden, you know whether it is loved or not.

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I think that I will continue being an active and restless soul. And I think that what I do which is to help people nurture their potential not only for themselves, but also for the world.

I think that I will continue being an active and restless soul. And I think that what I do which is to help people nurture their potential not only for themselves, but also for the world.



The main thing is that I've been studying composition for the last four years. I'd say it's the life experience combined with the lessons that enabled me to go much further.

The main thing is that I've been studying composition for the last four years. I'd say it's the life experience combined with the lessons that enabled me to go much further.



I'm not to the point where I need to shut myself off from people, unless I feel like I need to, but I don't force myself to deal with people.

I'm not to the point where I need to shut myself off from people, unless I feel like I need to, but I don't force myself to deal with people.



The part an actor played on stage was once written on a separate roll of paper.

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