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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

Achievement is talent plus preparation. Malcolm Gladwell

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


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

I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful. Alanis Morissette

Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. Doug Coupland

There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen
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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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The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power. Mary Pickford

SIN: Self-Inflicted Nonsense Eric Butterworth
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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

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

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

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

Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes. Tom Cochrane

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

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

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

My self-editing process is intense. George Murray

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

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

Few people can see genius in someone who has offended them. Robertson Davies

The eyes see only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. Robertson Davies
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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



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