Canada Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old canada quotes, canada sayings, and canada proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Canadians are more polite when they are being rude than Americans are when they are being friendly.

Edgar Friedenberg

Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel at home in all parts of the country, and when they feel that all Canada belongs to them.

Pierre Trudeau

Canada is one of the most impressive countires in the world.

Barack Obama

Canada is a really big melting pot of cultures, so we ended up with a giant mosaic of different music.

Alessia Cara

Without Montreal, Canada would be hopeless.

Anthony Bourdain

Make no mistake. Canada is not a bilingual country. In fact it is less bilingual today than it has ever been.

Stephen Harper

Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity.

Marshall McLuhan

Canada was built on dead beavers.

Margaret Atwood

Canada has two emblems - the beaver and the maple.

John W. Dawson

The fact is, Canada needs investment, particularly in infrastructure.     

Justin Trudeau

Canada has always been there to help people who need it.

Justin Trudeau

Canadians are the people who learned to live without the bold accents of the natural ego-trippers of other lands.     

Marshall McLuhan

Canadian nationalism is a subtle, easily misunderstood but powerful reality, expressed in a way that is not to state directed - something like a beer commercial or the death of a significant Canadian figure.     

Paul Kopas

Canada is the homeland of equality, justice and tolerance.     

Kim Campbell

Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures.     

Robertson Davies

Canada has great natural resources, and its people have the spirit and ability to develop them.     

Charles E. Wilson

Canadian pride may not rest on our sleeves, but it resides deeply in our hearts.

Steve Miller

Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law.     

Stockwell Day

Canada is a balloon-puncturing country. You are not really allowed to be an icon unless you also make an idiot of yourself.     

Margaret Atwood

Canada is not a country for the cold of heart or the cold of feet.

Pierre Trudeau

Canada is a great country, one of the hopes of the world.

Jack Layton

A Canadian is sort of like an American, but without the gun.     

Anonymous

Canada, more than any nation, will be affected by rising sea levels from global warming.

David Suzuki

Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party.

Robin Williams

Canada is free and freedom is its nationality.     

Wilfrid Laurier

It is wonderful to feel the grandness of Canada in the raw.     

Emily Carr

Canada is a country so square that even the female impersonators are women.     

Richard Benner

Canadians do not like heroes, and so they do not have them.

George Woodcock