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Quotes and sayings from famous canadian authors
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it. Robertson Davies

Don't go through life, grow through life. Eric Butterworth

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer. Jim Carrey

Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking. Doug Coupland

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen
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Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. Doug Coupland

You show your vulnerability through relationships, and those feelings are your soft spot. You need to have a soft spot. Victoria Pratt

It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left? Jim Carrey

Art is the concrete representation of our most subtle feelings. Agnes Martin
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SIN: Self-Inflicted Nonsense Eric Butterworth
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The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. Mary Pickford

You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life. Doug Coupland

Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value. John Ralston Saul

My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh. Jim Carrey

Sorrow is easy to express and so hard to tell. Joni Mitchell

Life is funny and it is interesting how we make it as serious as possible. Elisha Cuthbert

Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them. Jim Carrey

I'm like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath. Fred Shero

Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out. Pierre Berton

I'm looking forward to influencing others in a positive way. My message is you can do anything if you just put your mind to it. Justin Bieber

Two things reduce prejudice: education and laughter. Laurence J. Peter

Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value. Doug Coupland

The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself. Mark Messier

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. Laurence J. Peter

My self-editing process is intense. George Murray

Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life's greatest tests alone. Agnes Macphail

Half of us are blind, few of us feel, and we are all deaf. William Osler

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. Marshall McLuhan

We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from it. William Osler

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