For example, the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He's right. A hundred years from now, the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic.

— Brian Mulroney

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I can see now a vision emerging how Canada is going to profit in the future from our Arctic resources without destroying the environment on which it is all based.

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The biggest trading partner of the United States is not West Germany or Japan, it's right here.

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My second biggest mistake in life, for which I have no one to blame but myself, is having accepted payments in cash from Karlheinz Schreiber for a mandate he gave me after I left office... My biggest mistake in life, by far, was ever agreeing to be introduced to Karlheinz Schreiber in the first place.

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Trudeau's contribution was not to build Canada but to destroy it, and I had to come in and save it.

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In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy.

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So that was Reagan's political problem.

As a rancher in California, he was an environmentalist himself. But the President of the United States doesn't control everything that happens in Washington.

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You can't be chasing 15 rabbits. Otherwise, the public mind cannot follow you.

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Nobody has achievements like this ... you cannot name a Canadian prime minister who has done as many significant things as I did, because there are none.

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Every cabinet minister gets a mission statement from the Prime Minister.

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First, President Reagan was not enthusiastic.

But I built up a relationship with him in other areas and then persuaded him that this was important to us and to me, and that we had to at least be in the process of looking at this seriously.

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This country is made up of small towns and big dreams.

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Once you articulate an agenda, you have to follow it.

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About Brian Mulroney

Quotes 21 sayings
Nationality Canadian
Profession Statesman
Birthday October 16

I am not denying anything I did not say.

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I would go to them and I would explain this is the price of going forward.

We're going to move ahead in all these other areas. We're moving ahead in tax reform and GST, we are moving ahead on trade, but this will not be done at the cost of the environment.

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There are so many demands on your time, on your resources, and on the prestige of the government.

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The Conservatives over the years have done a great deal, from Sir John A, to Diefenbaker, and others.

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And look, I was a big, brassy guy who won and won big. I did what I wanted.

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You have to spend your political capital on great causes for your country.

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I commend Sri Chinmoy for his faith and serenity, and I hope he will continue to exert his calming and constructive influence on the international community for many years to come.

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If your only objective is to be popular, you're going to be popular but you will be known as the Prime Minister who achieved nothing.

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